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  1. btarunr

    AMD Outsells Intel 2:1 on European Retailer Mindfactory.de

    European PC enthusiasts continue to see value in choosing AMD Ryzen processors over Intel Core, as the latest public data by German retailer Mindfactory.de, which ships across the EU, shows AMD processors outselling Intel 2:1. Although earlier Intel would have the upperhand in revenue despite...
  2. G

    is it normal for i3 8100 have higher temp than i5 8400 ?

    I just tested last night and find it very strange that the i3 8100 give me 63*c prime95 while the i5 8400 only 58*c ,theoretically the the i5 have higher clock plus 2 more cores mean it will generate more heat ......
  3. Raevenlord

    Gigabyte to Bundle Overclocked, Cherry-picked Intel Core i9-9900K With $900 Z390 Aorus Xtreme Waterforce

    Gigabyte has been stretching its product portfolio for a while now, and it seems the company really wants to be the one to distribute everything on your PC if it can. Of course, no company does this based on its good heart - Gigabyte is putting up a margin on all products, as the whole spirit of...
  4. btarunr

    Intel Unleashes 56-core Xeon "Cascade Lake" Processor to Preempt 64-core EPYC

    Intel late Tuesday made a boat-load of enterprise-relevant product announcements, including the all important update to its Xeon Scalable enterprise processor product-stack, with the addition of the new 56-core Xeon Scalable "Cascade Lake" processor. This chip is believed to be Intel's first...
  5. TheMadDutchDude

    Old School LGA 775 era Overclocking Competition @ TPU!

    Hey fellow TPU enthusiasts! I promised that I'd come up with some kind of competition for the forum over the weekend, but I am struggling to come up with a format that everyone might enjoy. I figured it would therefore be best to ask what benchmarks you'd like to see in the competition. That...
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    Compilation performance (gcc) of 8700k vs 9700k

    I'm having a lot of trouble finding compilation performance comparisons of the new 8c/8t vs old 6c/12t chip. I currently have a 6700k at home on a crappy motherboard (won't even run the RAM at it's xmp profile) and my new work desktop (an 8700k) compiles our firmware in 6.5 minutes compared to...
  7. btarunr

    Intel Readies New Stepping of 9th Gen Core Processors

    Intel is readying a new stepping of 9th generation Core processors, which could require motherboard BIOS updates. ASUS released a statement in which it mentions that Intel is preparing to launch processors based on the new stepping of "Coffee Lake Refresh" silicon from Q2-2019. It goes on to say...
  8. btarunr

    Several Gen11 GPU Variants Referenced in Latest Intel Drivers

    The latest version of Intel Graphics drivers which introduce the company's latest UWP-based Graphics Command Center app, hide another secret in their INF. The file has pointers to dozens of variants and implementations of the company's next-generation Gen11 integrated graphics architecture...
  9. Dinnercore

    Core 2 Duo - An OC adventure

    Hello there. I´m starting this thread to document my first half-serious OC voyage. I love hardware from around 2008 and wanted to start with CPUs that are not really relevant anymore and cheap to replace. So I decided to begin with the good old socket 775 dual cores. Things I will try and...
  10. btarunr

    Intel Graphics Teases a New Gamer-Friendly Control Panel

    Intel Graphics switched gears from being integrated graphics solutions for basic 2D desktop and video, to something that could appeal to gamers. The change appears to have been brought about by hiring of Raja Koduri, who led graphics teams at AMD and Apple. Intel discovered that its iGPUs can...
  11. btarunr

    Intel to Refresh its LGA2066 HEDT Platform This Summer?

    Intel is rumored to refresh its high-end desktop (HEDT) platforms this Summer with new products based on the "Cascade Lake" microarchitecture. Intel now has two HEDT platforms, LGA2066 and LGA3647. The new "Cascade Lake-X" silicon will target the LGA2066 platform, and could see the light of the...
  12. btarunr

    Intel CPU Shortages to Worsen Thru Q2-2019

    Supplies of Intel processors will worsen in the second quarter of 2019 according to Taiwan-based industry observer DigiTimes. In a research-based report covering not just the DIY channel, but also the OEM channel focusing on notebook manufacturer, DigiTimes notes that heading into Q2, growth in...
  13. Animalpak

    Upgrade from z97 to z390

    Guys i need some opinions about my next upgrade after 5 year im still using z97 chipset and the i7 4790k. Time for me is to step up, even i see that is still a good system. Current setup: Asus Maximus XI Impact z97 ( mini ITX ) Intel 4790k Corsair Dominator DDR3 1866 mhz 2x8 GB Samsung M.2 960...
  14. Raevenlord

    Spoiler Alert: New Security Vulnerability Found Affecting Intel CPUs

    A new security vulnerability has been found that only affects Intel CPUs - AMD users need not concern regarding this issue. Dubbed Spoiler, the newfound security vulnerability was discovered by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in partnership with the University of Lübeck, and affects all...
  15. btarunr

    Intel Core i5-9400F Processor Lacks STIM, Uses Thermal Paste

    With its 9th generation Core processor family, Intel introduced STIM (soldered thermal interface material) to transfer heat between the processor die and the metal integrated heatspreader (IHS), as opposed to fluid thermal pastes. Enthusiasts prefer soldered IHS for their superior heat-transfer...
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    i7-6700HQ vs.i7-7700HQ vs i7-8750H ,which one is better for gaming and less throttles?

    Hi all. I would please you to tell me which of these three i7 CPU's is better for gaming and less throttles : the i7-6700HQ ,the i7-7700HQ or the i7-8750H? Please tell me. Thanks to all in advance.
  17. Devastator0

    Issue with old 775 Socket rig

    Hi All, So, I have an old Core2 Quad Q9650 paired with a EVGA 790i FTW mobo and 8GB of Corsair XMS3 (Big silver heatsinks) RAM and the issue I'm having with the machine is that I cannot get a video display out of it (using the old GTX 285 with it). From memory, the last time this rig was used...
  18. TheLostSwede

    Official Intel KF/F pricing

    https://s21.q4cdn.com/600692695/files/doc_downloads/cpu_price/2019/Jan_07_19_Recommended_Customer_Price_List_.pdf It looks like Intel decided not to give any discount on these parts... Greed rules once again. They even decided to charge $5 more for the i3-9350KF over the older i3-8350K. Also...
  19. btarunr

    Intel 9th Gen Core "F" iGPU-Devoid Processor Family Launched, Confirmed to Lack iGPU

    Intel finally disclosed specifications of its entire 9th generation Core "F" extension desktop processor SKUs. The ARK pages confirm the lack of integrated graphics solutions, although they won't mention if the iGPU is merely disabled or physically absent. Among these SKUs are the Core...
  20. btarunr

    Intel Expands its 9th Gen. Core Desktop Processor Lineup with Core i5-9400 and i5-9400F

    Intel today expanded its 9th generation Core "Coffee Lake Refresh" socket LGA1151 desktop processor lineup with six new SKUs. The first of these will begin rolling out in stores toward the end of January 2019. These include the Core i5-9400 6-core/6-thread processor clocked at 2.90 GHz with 4.10...
  21. Solaris17

    7980xe Delid

    Thanks to @Xx Tek Tip xX a few months ago for pointing me in the right direction. (I was originally going to do bare die but was advised instead to just to an IHS delid. Its been a bit but finally got around to it. Ambient Temp: 22ºC CPU Clock: 4.5ghz all cores Test: Intel XTU 15min stress...
  22. Winudertas

    Is Core i5-7300HQ just a turd of a chip?

    Hello, boys and girls, Maybe someone can confirm with similar setup (1060 or 1050 Ti). Is Core i5-7300HQ just a turd of a chip? Yeah, I have this laptop with GTX 1060 almost a year, paid about 1.1k EURO at Crypto Craze (with 16GB RAM too) and I'm not satisfied. People speculate, some...
  23. DuxCro

    Upgrade for i7 3930K?

    I decided to upgrade from my i7 3930K CPU. Which requires a new MBO and RAM. Which CPU do you think would be a good upgrade? I am fine with either intel or AMD. I do a lot of Twitch streaming so video encoding capabilities are important. Thank you.
  24. Raevenlord

    A Christmas Gift: Intel Accuses Qualcomm of Stifling Competition

    An Intel Newsroom post penned by the company's Steven Rodgers takes a stab at Qualcomm over their patent litigation cases. Titled "Qualcomm's Patent Litigation Campaign isn't Really about Vindicating Intellectual Property Rights", Rodgers cites the number of times Qualcomm has been fined by...
  25. btarunr

    Four 9th Gen Core "KF" Processor Models Get Listed

    We've tracked the possibility of GPU-disabled 9th generation Core "Coffee Lake Refresh" processors since early December with a Q1-2019 launch target. Some of these chips are already surfacing on retailers, with Norwegian and Finnish online stores listing four chips: the Core i9-9900KF, the...