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Intel Processors

  1. Raevenlord

    Intel's Chris Hook Confirms Commitment to Support VESA Adaptive Sync on Intel GPUs

    Intel's Chris Hook (there's something strange there) said in a conversation with r/Hardware's moderator dylan522p that the company is still planning on adding support for VESA's Adaptive Sync (also known as AMD's own FreeSync branding) in Intel GPUs. To put this in perspective, Intel is the...
  2. btarunr

    Intel Explains Key Difference Between "Coffee Lake" and "Whiskey Lake"

    Intel "Whiskey Lake" CPU microarchitecture recently made its debut with "Whiskey Lake-U," an SoC designed for Ultrabooks and 2-in-1 laptops. Since it's the 4th refinement of Intel's 2015 "Skylake" architecture, we wondered what set a "Whiskey Lake" core apart from "Coffee Lake." Silicon...
  3. btarunr

    Finer Details of Intel Core i7-9700K and Core i9-9900K Emerge

    Taiwanese tech site BenchLife.info scored finer details of Intel's upcoming premium LGA1151 processors through screenshots of leaked documents; revealing more about the Core i7-9700K 8-core/8-thread processor, and the top-dog 8-core/16-thread Core i9-9900K. The i7-9700K has the QDF number QQPK...
  4. btarunr

    Intel "Whiskey Lake-U" Core Processor Lineup Detailed

    Intel is giving final touches to its 9th generation Core "Whiskey Lake-U" processors for Ultrabooks and other ULV platforms. Successors to 8th Gen "Kaby Lake Refresh" chips, these 15-Watt SoCs may not pack a newer microarchitecture in terms of IPC increases, but Intel is building them on the...
  5. Tibor Hazafi

    i7-6700K with Windows 7?

    Hi all, My question: Is the i7-6700K Skylake CPU fully compatible with Windows 7? Even if I install it into an intel 200 (B250) motherboard? Thanks, hazazs
  6. Devastator0

    Odd Issue with X58 System

    Oh great and wise TPU community, I come to you asking for help. Heh, so, ok, my problem is that I have an older X58 system containing the following: i7 920 (cooled with a Corsair H100i V2) ASUS P6T V2 Deluxe (running 1202 BIOS) 12GB G.Skill F3-12800CL9T-6GBNQ ASUS Strix GTX 980 Samsung 840 Pro...
  7. btarunr

    Intel to Paper-launch 9th Gen Core on August 14, Availability in Q4-2018

    Intel's client desktop processor lineup is under tremendous pressure owing to competition from AMD, with the company having to roll out entire processor generations over mere 2-3 quarters. You'll recount that Intel was merrily trotting around with its barely-innovative 7th Gen "Kaby Lake" family...
  8. btarunr

    Intel Releases "Spectre" Hardening Microcode Updates for "Ivy Bridge" thru "Westmere" Architectures

    Intel today released the latest round of CPU micro-code updates for its processors, which expand support for Intel processor microarchitectures ranging all the way back to 1st generation Core "Westmere," and "Lynnfield," and including "Sandy Bridge" and "Ivy Bridge" along the way, at various...
  9. btarunr

    Intel Shelves Z390 Express As We Knew It, Could Re-brand Z370 as Z390

    Intel is rumored to have shelved the iteration of its upcoming Z390 Express chipset as earlier publicized, the one which had certain new hardware features. It could now re-brand the existing Z370 Express as Z390 Express and probably bolster its reference design with heftier CPU VRM...
  10. 27MaD

    Overclocking Core 2 Duo E7600 to 3.8-4.0 Ghz ???

    Hello guys, i have a Core 2 Duo E7600 ((stock 3.06Ghz-1.287v core voltage)) and it's overclocked to 3.6 Ghz with 1.300v core voltage and the temps are perfect and the pc is stable , but currently i want to reach 3.8 or 4.0Ghz would be better , how much should i set the core voltage at ??? my...
  11. Black Panther

    Worth upgrading my i7 930 to an X5680?

    My cpu is currently oc'd at 4Ghz and I use this pc primarily for gaming. Will an X5680 show any difference in performance, and will I be able to oc it to over 4Ghz on air cooling?
  12. storm-chaser

    QX6850 Extreme Restoration Blog

    Recently sold of my Q9550. I've already done the LGA 771 to 775 conversion but I've always wanted a C2D / C2Q extreme chip. So after kicking myself for selling my Q9550 a few months back, I made good on this deal and finally purchased a QX6850! This processor was originally going to go in a HP...
  13. W1zzard

    Intel CEO Brian Krzanich Resigns - For Having Sex With Colleague

    Intel Corporation today announced the resignation of Brian Krzanich as CEO and a member of the board of directors. The board has named Chief Financial Officer Robert Swan interim chief executive officer, effective immediately. Intel was recently informed that Mr. Krzanich had a past...
  14. W1zzard

    OpenBSD Turns Off Hyper-Threading to Combat Intel CPU Security Issues

    Lead developer for OpenBSD Mark Kettenis has announced that OpenBSD will no longer enable Hyper-Threading on Intel processors by default. This move is intended to mitigate security exploits from the Spectre ecosystem as well as TLB and cache timing attacks, because important processor resources...
  15. Raevenlord

    Intel: "If [AMD] Wanted an Intel Core i7-8086K CPU, [They] Could Have Just Asked Us"

    Oh well, this almost makes us think of this industry as going hand in hand merrily, tongue-in-cheeking each other towards fulfilling, eternal happiness. It's a shame that this not usually the shape of our industry, but really, life isn't either, so let's keep our expectations in check. All in...
  16. C

    Trade Your Intel Core i7-8086K for a Threadripper 1950X

    AMD acknowledges Intel's contribution to the x86 architecture over the last 40 years. However, AMD is convinced that they are the leading company for future high-performance computing, and will "take it from here". That's why AMD will hold its own online sweepstakes to give the first 40...
  17. Saidrex

    Cooler for Core i7-8700K

    Hello. Everyone, recently decided to upgrade my PC and get Core i7-8700K. Would Cooler Master Hyper TX3 EVO be enough to cool it? It's current one i'm using for my Core i5-2500. I don't plan to overclock it.
  18. M

    is it worth to update my cpu to 8700K??

    hi i have the 4770K in overclocking to 4,5 my question is is it worth to update my 4770K to 8700K?? for games?>?> for how long do you believe that 4770K will serve me for to ,play games?>? will i see any difference if i will update my 4770K to 8700K for games?? will 4770k last for the next...
  19. Knoxx29


    Quick Question. Does anyone own a i7-8086K?
  20. Raevenlord

    The Saga Continues: Intel Addresses New Research for Side-Channel Variant 4 Attacks

    Following Google Project Zero's (GPZ) disclosure of speculative execution-based side-channel analysis methods in January, Intel has continued working with researchers across the industry to understand whether similar methods could be used in other areas. We know that new categories of security...
  21. btarunr

    Possible Intel 8-core LGA115x Processor Surfaces on SANDRA Database

    That Intel bringing 8 cores to the mainstream-desktop (MSDT) platform is more than a rumor now, as a curious-looking SiSoft SANDRA database entry suggests. An anonymous source submitted benchmark results of a processor with 8 cores, 16 threads, 256 KB of L2 cache per core, and 16 MB of L3 cache...
  22. Raevenlord

    In Wake of Intel's 10 nm Process Difficulties, Analyst Firm Bumps AMD's Share Outlook

    Intel's woes with their 10 nm process have been well documented by now (and even if they hadn't, the absence of any real product on store shelves would be a dead giveaway). And as Intel struggles to get its process up and running - and is now ramping up production on comparatively simple Core i3...
  23. nomdeplume

    Intel processor generational differences

    There really is no reason to go with i5-4590 over an i5-6600, is there? I have a small doubt remaining whether they widely differ in ability for the type of cpu heavy tasks I would be doing regularly. Currently this is music file conversion and working in Lightroom. Sold the i5-2400 system in...
  24. O

    High temperatures on my 8700k

    Hi, I recently adquired a 8700k and a Aorus Ultra Gaming v.2 I have a Corsair H80i v2 with a broken screw but looks quite tight, thought My memory is 2666Ghz Corsair Vengeance. I activated the OC included in the MB and I tried this profiles from BIOS 5.0 Ghz Crash on windows 4.9 Ghz Crash on...
  25. Raevenlord

    AMD & Intel Roadmaps for 2018 Leaked

    Bluechip computer, a German IT distribution company, has inadvertently spilled the beans on AMD and Intel's plans for the remainder of this year, shedding some more light on a number of products whose existence was still somewhat marred in fog. The information comes straight from a webinar...