Questions tagged [intel-core-i7]

Intel Core i7 is an Intel brand name for a series of high-end mobile and desktop microprocessors based on the x86-64 architecture.

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Intel CPU CONSTANTLY Throttled to Lowest Frequency - Ubuntu 20.04

I am at my wits end here and could use some additional input. Long story short (more detail below), my system keeps throttling the CPU speed and I am unable to recover until I am able to unplug the ...
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Intel Wireless card wakes up laptop every 15-45 minutes during sleep, logs telemetry, and goes back to sleep DESPITE being expressly told NOT to do so

I have a Razer Blade 15 (2019), with Intel i7-9750H and NVIDIA 2060. The wireless adapter is an Intel Wireless-AC 9560 at 160MHz. The laptop also has a Realtek PCE GbE Ethernet controller Throughout ...
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Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x) just won't turn on

I set the VT-x = enabled in BIOS and still Intel Processor Identification Utility reports that VT is not available. VirtualBox refuses to show options for 64-bit OS as well. My processor clearly ...
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CPU (?) clicking sound during resource-intensive tasks

I just bought a new computer (Lenovo Yoga 13, with integrated graphics and SSD). Whenever I bring it out of sleep, or do something resource-intensive (such as heavy Photoshop work), I hear a scratchy ...
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Does Intel Smart Response provide any statistics on the cache usage?

I've set up my Z68-based Core i7 PC with a 60GB SSD dedicated as a Smart Response cache drive. Is there any way I can get any statistics out of it? It would be nice to have some information on how ...
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Computer freezes for 2+ seconds, mouse still moves

I have this problem on my workstation. The computer would effectively freeze for 2-5 seconds for no apparent reason, then continue as normal. While frozen the mouse would still be movable, but only on ...
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How to calculate the setting for BCLK with Core i7?

Help me figure out the proper calculation for overclocking a Core i7. Given that: the default maximum memory speed is 1333MHz, the motherboard supports up to 2200 MHz by overclocking, and it has a ...
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No throttling of any kind but processor freq sticks at 0.8 Ghz and Power ~ 8W

I have Dell XPS 9650, i7-7700Hq, GTX 1050, 512GB SSD, 16GB DD4, 4K. I find no throttling as in Thermal, Power limit, Current limit, MB VR (from Intel XTU), No Limit reasons from ThrottleStop, No "Yes"...
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Memory controller arbiters and memory accesses

Does anyone know what the Arbiter would look like on a DDR memory controller? I was thinking that in order to perform memory access operation reordering for optimisation it may contain a ROB / ...
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Lenovo T480 with i7-8650U drops down to 399 MHz and stays there

Sometimes, my laptop will suddenly start performing very poorly. I thought it might be overheating, so I checked HWMonitor and saw that the temperatures were fine. What I did see however is that the ...
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Selecting between cpuidle governors - Ubuntu 16.04 running 4.4.0-59 kernel

I am trying to find out how to select between the cpuidle governors menu and ladder. Currently my system is configured with menu but I want to switch it to ladder. So far I know that it should be ...
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How to set thermal throttling lowest CPU clock on Linux?

I am having huge problems with thermal throttling on my Thinkpad T420 with Core i7 and Nvidia Quadro. When the throttling starts I get the kernel message: [42544.677294] [Hardware Error]: Machine ...
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How to get memory up to 1333 or higher on EVGA X58 3X SLI Core i7 Motherboard

I'm trying to go up on my DDR3 from 1066 to 1333 but Windows keeps crashing upon startup; before / after login screen. I have a EVGA X58 3X SLI Core i7 Motherboard. I upgraded from 3 Gb to 12 Gb and ...
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Does the fps fall due to sudden clock-speed fall or the gpu is the reason behind this?

My laptop has intel i7 8500u with base freq of 1.8 Ghz and turbo boost upto 4 Ghz.While playing different games suddenly the fps fall tremendously and the laptop itself starts running slowly not only ...
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Dell XPS 9570 BIOS downgrade issue (i7-8750H)

I'm trying to perform a BIOS downgrade from 1.16.2 back to 1.15.0, but keep getting the error: ME Firmware EndUpdate Failed Error 0x000001F3 The downgrade is initiated from Windows without error ...
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Enable hardware virtualization causes crash

Every time I enable hardware virtualization in my BIOS and restart my PC will load just past the showing of the Asus logo then shuts down. It will keep restarting my PC trying to load, and fails every ...
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Optimum display resolution can't be achieved with Intel HD 4000 graphics card

Every distro I use does not recognise the Intel HD 4000 internal graphics card, which is not recognized, and I am unable to set my monitor optimum resolution. I have tried xrandr, but that's not a ...
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CPU Usage Static at 42% - Intel core i7 (Quad Core)

I have a HP dv5t 2100 CTO laptop with Intel core i7 (quad core) / 8GB RAM. Recently I've noticed that the maximum CPU usage it attains is fixed at 42% - I mean it does not go beyond that come what ...
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My game is running via the Intel integrated GPU instead of my Nvidia GTX 1050

Important notes: I have a Dell XPS 15 9560 Processor is Intel core i7-7700 HQ CPU @ 2.80GHz I have 32.0 GB of RAM My Windows 10 is updated. I have a GTX 1050 I have Nvidia geforce My Nvidia driver (...
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Comparing CPU benchmark

I have a laptop with the Intel Core I7-6700HQ. In the next days my workstation will be ready, with a Ryzen 7 2700x. As you can see in this benchmark the overall difference is ONLY 64%. This sounds ...
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LGA 2011 socket (i7-3930K) pin DDR2_CS_N[5] SSTL broken. Socket is toast?

EDIT: It seems that my 4am self, even with a quadruple check, managed to have an off-by-one error :) The pin is actually P18 which is listed as 'P18 DDR2_CS_N[5] SSTL O' I'm guessing this means it's ...
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Intel® Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework (DPTF) for Linux

I have a new laptop with Core i7 7th Gen, and since no Windows other than 10 work on 7th Gen Intel, I decided to switch completely to Linux. I was going through all drivers for Windows that was given ...
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Did a windows update, restarted, cannot reduce CPU multipliers anymore

I have been using the same laptop (Clevo p151sm1b, i7-4700MQ) for years and have had the turbo boost CPU multipliers reduced to 28x via Intel XTU. Recently, I did a windows update, restarted, and ...
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Difference between core i7 and dual core i7

Usually we heard about core i5, core i7 etc. but in the recent years we hear about dual core i7 and quad core i7 etc. This confuses me. Does it generally mean that they have double and quadruple ...
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CPU Core Temperature 40 degrees cooler than CPUTIN tempterature

My PC has been heat crashing due to an overheated CPU (Intel i7 4820k) a lot recently. I opened it up to redo the thermal paste and confirm that was not the issue. I booted back up and monitored with ...
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Having an issue with VT-x not being detected

I've recently built a new machine, planned as a significant upgrade from my last box... Gigabyte X99P-SLI Motherboard Intel i7-5930K CPU (Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes) 64 GB RAM ...
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How do I prevent my Intel graphics driver from pushing windows inside the screen boundaries after sleep?

I recently got a new Lenovo Yoga 900 which came with Windows 10 insider preview out of the factory. After installing hours of Windows Updates, updating drivers, and registry edits, I am finally able ...
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Is there a windows 7 driver for ICH10R that supports >2TB drives?

The ICH10R controller on my ASUS P6T SE board does support drives larger than 2 TB, however, the windows driver I can find doesn't. I am trying to use a 4 TB HDD, I am not trying to boot from that ...
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Does Centos 6 and gnome support i7 hardware?

I have installed Centos 6 on a new HP laptop HP PROBOOK 430G1. While booting I see the message Detected CPU model 6 family 69 unsupported hardware device : Intel CPU model Inspite of Centos ...
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One CPU core stuck at 100% doing kernel stuff

A few days ago I started experiencing a weird issue - one core was stuck at 100% doing some kernel stuff. This problem is NOT OS specific: it occurs in Windows 7 (including Safe Mode), Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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random freezing / shutdown

Apologies for the length of this question... I built a new system some months ago, retaining only the GPU and power supply from the old system and have been having intermittent issues with it. My ...
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Z77 Motherboard with i7-2600K cpu, what will not work?

I'm building a new system. So far I think I narrowed it down to Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H (Z77 Ivy Bridge chipset) motherboard. I was planning to get i5-3570K(Ivy Bridge) cpu, but now I can get i7-2600K(...
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CPU clocks locking at max speed on Windows 10 even when it's not under load

I have an Asus X510UR Laptop running a dual boot setup with Windows 10 (build 19042) and Ubuntu 20.04. Whenever I boot Windows and login, my CPU (an Intel i7 8550U) clock locks at max speed, temps ...
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bad performance of my CPU

i have a intel i7 7500U CPU who have a maximum speed of 2,7 GHz but some day it suddenly start outperforming with everything (literaly), so my computer becomes unusable so i decide to change mi ...
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Can I run multiple gpu without sli/crossfire

I have a intel i7 9700F. I also have a RTX 3070 and a 250 GT from my old pc. I am obsessed with chasing frames so I was wondering if I could use both graphic cards (non crossfire/ anything like that). ...
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is 90c normal for i7-9750H in laptop

is 90c normal for i7-9750H when playing games in laptop and 85c for GTX 1660 TI
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maximum RAM capacity DX58SO + i7 920 only 8Gb

I have a i7 920 cpu on a DX58SO motherboard. Reading the specs of these, I concluded that the maximum RAM capacity should be 16 Gb. https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/37147/intel-...
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Lenovo Laptop with Kingston Ram doesn't seem to operate well

I've just finished adding a new 32GB ram card to my lenovo laptop, and I noticed that some processes were running slowly. htop ram allocation Now, suddenly, I am seeing these HUGE ram allocations for ...
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Does using IGD Multi-Monitor causes BSOD?

I'm using an MSI 2080 Super paired with a 9700K on an MSI Z390 chipset. I believe the BSOD attacks started to occur after I plugged an old HDMI tv into the UHD 630 of 9700K, because why would I use my ...
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Core i7 vs Xeon in a different scenario

I googled to know the difference between i7 and Xeon processors mostly both processors are compared with gaming perspective. I want to run Hyper-V and Android Stuido for simulations, please help me ...
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VM in VM in VM: Nested VT-x issue

Just for fun, I'm trying to run a VM inside a VM that runs inside a VM. I'm pretty sure that my CPU doesn't actually support nested VT-x normally, but I was able to force-enable that setting in the ...
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How do I properly connect the power cables for my Intel Core i7-10700 processor?

The new motherboard (Gigabyte Z490 AORUS ELITE AC) has two connectors ATX_12v_2x2 and ATX_12v_2x4 (Photo 1). From the power supply unit (Be quiet! Pure Power 11 700W) there is a cable with CPU1-P4 and ...
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Processor Speed for Gaming Application

I have a simulation software that recommends "Intel Core i7 @ 3.20GHz or equivalent." I will be purchasing a new laptop and want to make sure I get an adequate processor. Many of the ...
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CPU frequency is locked at minimum after removing battery from lenovo laptop on linux mint 20

I recently have played games in high performance and found my laptop battery is dying so fast. The full percentage went down by 3% when I charged it and I decided to use my laptop without battery. ...
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ThrottleStop dosen't save SpeedShift SST Limits

ThrottleStop dosen't save SpeedShift SST Limits in profile 1,2,3,4. I have to select a profile and everytime have to adjust speedshift limits manually opening TS. Is there a workarround for this ? ...
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Coreinfo - difference between the PREFETCHW and 3DNOW

After reading the about 3DNOW instruction set extension, I found that prefetchw is one of 3DNOW's instructions.   I wanted to know if my CPU supports the instruction PREFETCHW, I ran coreinfo and got ...
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Virtualization on Windows 10 Home x64

I am trying to enable Virtualization on my Laptop through BIOS but as soon as I boot into windows it disables itself. My processor(Intel Core i7-4700MQ) also supports virtualization Technology. https:/...
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BSOD while installing Intel HD 630 driver on windows 10 build 19041.329

I'm facing a problem to install the Intel HD 630 driver on my laptop. While installing, the screen becomes black and a BSOD came out. The problem is fixed when I disable the driver in device manager ...
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Full-Screen apps black after sleep/hibernate windows 10

I just built a new computer with a 2080 Super on an i7. Everything works great, but full-screen apps like overwatch will go to black screens after the computer has been in sleep or hibernate. If I ...
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Intel CPU memory type meaning

I'm reading Intel CPU's spec, the memory type it lists a single frequency, like for i7-8809G, it says Memory Types: DDR4-2400, the confusing is does this mean only 2400 memory modules are supported, ...