cpu

  1. Zarathustra[H]

    AMD Ryzen 5 Processors Start At $169 and Launch on April 11th

    Ooops... Looks like someone over at Guru3D pulled a stupid and announced something they shouldn't have a little early. The story has been taken down now, but not before LegitReviews took it and ran with it. It looks like Ryzen 5, 6 core, 12 thread and 4 core, 8 thread CPU's are coming on...
  2. pencea

    Noctua NH-U14S with 7700k 5ghz?

    Currently using the Noctua NH-U14S. Was wondering if I were to get the 7700k, will this cooler be adaqute enough to handle it at 5ghz? Also are the chances for 7700k hitting 5ghz high or is that only achievable for a small minority?
  3. FrgMstr

    AMD Ryzen and the Windows 10 Scheduler - No Silver Bullet

    So we have seen all sorts of theories batted around here for days now about why the AMD Ryzen CPUs show poor gaming performance at 1080p resolutions and below. One of the reasons that has been rumored heavily has been put to the fault of the Windows Scheduler. PCPer has a full look, with tons...
  4. M

    WTB: Skylake i5/i7, Z170, 16GB DDR4 $400 shipped

    Helping younger brother out for a core upgrade for a computer which is five years old and showing age. Skylake i5/i7, ATX Z170 16GB DDR4 2x8. Speed does not matter. CLOSED.
  5. FrgMstr

    AMD Ryzen 1700 CPU vs 1700X CPU Review @ [H]

    AMD Ryzen 1700 CPU vs 1700X CPU Review - So there has been a lot of talk about what Ryzen CPU do you buy? The way I think is that you want to buy the least expensive one that will give you the best performance. That is exactly what we expect to find out here today. Is the Ryzen 1700 for $330...
  6. Zarathustra[H]

    AMD Hopes to Break Intel Server Dominance with New 32-Core Naples Chip

    Infoworld has a story up today about AMD's server chief Forrest Norrod, and how he believes he can take the fight to Intel on the server front. Naples has a massive 32 cores, more PCIe lanes and greater memory capacity than Intel's counterparts, and will likely also sell at a lower cost. On...
  7. B

    Xeon 1650 v4 - Q Good for CAD, Sketchup and Overnight Rendering?

    Hello all, First post on this site, strange this is that I can't see a description of the forum, although it's clear what's been spoken about! So I Use AutoCAD full time, Sketchup 1/4 time and I'm well in need of an upgrade as it's been around 4 years since the last one (details at the bottom...
  8. pencea

    Intel Allegedly Playing Dirty To Undercut AMD’s Ryzen

    Intel Allegedly Playing Dirty To Undercut AMD’s Ryzen The editors-in-chief of two of America’s top PC hardware and technology publications have confirmed to Wccftech that they have indeed been approached by Intel regarding upcoming Ryzen reviews. Although both said that it was business as...
  9. FrgMstr

    Relid Your Intel CPU on the Cheap with no Delid Tools @ [H]

    Relid Your Intel CPU on the Cheap with no Delid Tools - So we have covered a lot about taking your shiny new Intel CPUs apart lately, affectionately known as "delidding." What we have found in our journey is that "relidding" the processor might be an important part of the process as well. But...
  10. pencea

    Ryzen 1800X @ 3.6GHz With Turbo Disabled – Outperforms Intel’s 8-Cores In 6/8 Tests CPU Benchmarks

    Ryzen 1800X @ 3.6GHz With Turbo Disabled – Outperforms Intel’s 8-Cores In 6/8 Tests CPU Benchmarks The tests include integer math, floating point performance, prime numbers, encryption, compression, sorting, SSE performance and physics. The AMD Ryzen 7 1800X outperformed every other CPU in 6...
  11. pencea

    AMD Ryzen 7 1700X 8 Core CPU Benchmarks Leaked Thousand Dollar Performer At $389

    AMD's second fastest processor 1700X is showing some really impressive performance in Passmark benchmark. It's single thread performance which is crucial, was faster than both Intel's 5960x & 6800k and was only 3% slower than the 6900k. Again keep in mind this is the 1700x, not the 1800x which...
  12. Zarathustra[H]

    Intel Celeron/Pentium/Core i3/i5/i7 - NVIDIA vs. AMD Linux Gaming Performance

    Those Open Source fanatics over at Phoronix have a nice comparison of how 5 different Intel CPU's with 5 different AMD and Nvidia GPU's perform in some of the most popular games available in Linux. They keep the commentary short and sweet, and mostly let their results do the talking, so if you...
  13. Zarathustra[H]

    Intel Reportedly Preparing Two New Chips in Kaby Lake Refresh

    The folks over at Canard PC have certainly been getting lots of attention lately. Now they have some fresh rumors about a pair of new Intel Kaby Lake CPU's. (Link to article translated from French using Google Translate.) They report that we will likely soon be seeing a Core i7-7740K at 4.3Ghz...
  14. FrgMstr

    Intel Kaby Lake i5-7600K CPU De-Lid & Re-Lid Temp Results @ [H]

    Intel Kaby Lake i5-7600K CPU De-Lid & Re-Lid Temp Results - We got in our retail purchased Intel Core i5-7600K Kaby Lake architecture processor and of course the first thing we wanted to do was overclock it to 5GHz, and then very quickly remove the Integrated Heat Spreader and see how much...
  15. I

    FS: 4790K & GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 Mobo

    Intel Core i7-4790K (never mounted to stock cooler) Sold GIGABYTE G1 Gaming GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 Mobo sold https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128708 US shipping only Paypal Heatware: Timo_Tech
  16. K

    FS: i5-3570 CPU

    Pulled from a working Dell workstation, this CPU was used in an office ennvironment. No overclocking, just Adobe and Office apps. Does not include a heatsink or fan. Intel i5-3570 CPU - SOLD to windianrecords H E A T W A R E
  17. S

    CPU Bottleneck. Where to go from here? Answer: New GPU

    I'm currently running an i5-4670k overclocked to 4.7GHz* and a GTX480 I have a 144hz screen and in the games that I don't get 144 frames per second such as Insurgency or Natural Selection 2, it's still very smooth, but it will float around 100 and vary. When I look at the system status it shows...
  18. FrgMstr

    7700K for Delidding!

    Just got in our first retail 7700K for overclocking testing and delidding this week when our Delid tool comes in from Overclockers UK. https://www.overclockers.co.uk/der8auer-delid-die-mate-hs-000-dr.html
  19. FrgMstr

    Intel Kaby Lake Core i7-7700K Overclocking Preview @ [H]

    Intel Kaby Lake Core i7-7700K Overclocking Preview - After having a few weeks to play around with Intel's new Kaby Lake architecture Core i7-7700K processors, we finally have some results that we want to discuss when it comes to overclocking and the magic 5GHz many of us are looking for, and...
  20. K

    FS: Z170-UD3, Z170X-Gaming 5, H170-Gaming 3, i5-6600k, 8GB DDR4, Seasonic 650W, GTX 1060 6GB, RX 460

    I've got a bunch of sale. Talk to me. Heatware: Comradetao, Reddit: Comradetao, Ebay: chidorimachines READ THIS FIRST I only ship to the contiguous US. I do not accept "gift" payments. The motherboards were bought for business resale, so I have to charge tax in Ohio. If you're out of Ohio...
  21. FrgMstr

    Intel Kaby Lake Core i7-7700K IPC Review @ [H]

    Intel Kaby Lake Core i7-7700K IPC Review - We have now gotten to spend a good amount of time with Intel's new Core i7-7700K processor, codenamed "Kaby Lake." This processor family is set to be launched at CES next year. Today we are pushing through a suite of benchmarks to see what Kaby Lake...
  22. W

    FS: i5-2500k 16GB DDR3 MSI Z77A-GD65 (SOLD)

    Selling my old system. Got a good price on a i7-6700k and I figured why not. I don't have the motherboard box or manuals anymore but not sure why you'd really need that. Comes with backplate and I can throw in some SATA cables if you care. Motherboard specs are here -...
  23. cthulhuiscool

    PC Hardware, Graphics Cards, Barebones Desktop, Gadgets and Goodies

    Need to clear house, and make way for the new crap that's bound to come in with the holidays. Prices include shipping unless noted. Will deal locally in Santa Barbara area for discount. Heatware: Cthulhuiscool PC Hardware: GPU: EVGA GTX 560 ti 448 cores edition (1280 mb ram) Excellent...
  24. Q

    I'm not going to need to upgrade for a good long while, am I?

    I'm looking at my current PC and at upgrades that will be available in the next year or so, and not seeing any real need to upgrade. CPU? I have an i7-3770S and unless I need many more cores, the performance boost really isn't much GPU? I have two Maxwell Titan X cards and they handle...
  25. Stormside

    Sold: Intel Core i7-2600 Sandy Bridge 3.4 GHz LGA 1155 $115

    SOLD! Tested then pulled from working system. Asking $115 shipped (US48) 1st class with DC. CPU only. Verified Paypal accepted. Any questions PM me. 32nm Sandy Bridge 95W 8 MB SmartCache 3.4 Ghz/3.8GHz turbo Intel HD Graphics 2000 QUAD Core with Hyper-threading
  26. FrgMstr

    AMD Confirms Zen Launch

    Lisa Su of AMD just confirmed on its earnings call that AMD's new Zen processors will launch into the desktop market "Summit Ridge" in Q1'17, and its Zen server products will launch in Q2'17.
  27. Stormside

    Sold!: Intel Core i7-3770 Ivy Bridge (1155) 3.4GHz $155 shipped

    Sold! Recently pulled. CPU only. Asking $155 shipped (US48) 1st class mail with DC. Intel® Core™ i7-3770 Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz) Specifications Will accept verified PayPal only. Any questions please PM me. Thanks for looking!
  28. V

    New motherboard, bent pins (cpu socket)

    Hello So I have the new Asus Strix Extreme mobo with a skylake 6700k, the pins on the motherboard are bent, and they managed to make a scratch on two of the copper electricity receivers (on the cpu, not the core in the middle). I am thinking the cpu might still work as long as the copper...
  29. Pieter3dnow

    AMD prepares Zen for CES 2017 launch

    According to Digitimes : Seems we are getting there finally and if Zen goes on sale in February it should finally be over ;)
  30. Sand dan Glokta

    Is there a difference when gaming between the 6700k and 6800k?

    I'm pretty torn between getting the 6800k and the 6700k. I do like that the 6800k has more lanes. I'm going to be mostly gaming so It does make more sense to go with the 6700k, even though It does have better single core performance. And is there even a difference when gaming with the 6800k as...
  31. FrgMstr

    Enermax ETS-T50 Axe CPU Air Cooler Review @ [H]

    Enermax ETS-T50 Axe CPU Air Cooler Review - Enermax keeps up its onslaught of CPU air cooler designs today with a tower cooler that uses five direct touch heatpipes to move all those BTUs. It has LED lighted fans along with a stealthy black exterior. Interestingly, Enermax has included a...
  32. FrgMstr

    Alphacool Eisbaer 240 CPU AIO Cooler Review @ [H]

    Alphacool Eisbaer 240 CPU AIO Cooler Review - The Alphacool Eisbaer series of all-in-one CPU coolers are one of the units that spearheaded the non-sealed liquid cooling systems that we are seeing more and more of. This means adding coolant and even expanded the loop if you need to do so...
  33. H

    [Help] Rampage IV Extreme - Weird Behaviour.

    I usually find a solution online, but I've searched for 3 days now and did not find similar case. Clicked shut down, went out for 2 hours, came back and pc freezed on shut down screen. Switched it off and can't get it back to life now. Debug 00, cpu qled red. Resetted cmos Flushed through usb...
  34. -Anomie-

    FS: i5 6600K, Brand new in unopened box, $175

    SOLD Thank you to the buyer for making this an easy transaction, sorry for causing all that drama earlier (or not :P).
  35. F

    Need Upgrade Advice - from R7 370 to ??

    Current build: MSI 970a-G46 AMD FX-6300 stock cooler/No OC XFX R7 370 2GB/No OC 8GB RAM Win 10 512G SSD 650W Seasonic Games I am playing: DOOM Stellaris Subnautica FO4 Will play: No Man's Sky I have about 450$ to spend. I currently game on a 1080p TV, and will do so for the foreseeable...
  36. H

    eGPU/Alienware/8TB HDDs/1000w PSU/WiFi-AC/2133 SODIMM/DisplayPort Hub/Gaming Acc/MORE!

    I am selling off a bunch of stuff to make some room! If you have any questions or need photos, please feel free to PM or post here. I will also entertain offers, just ask. Shipping cost depends on location. Willing to give discounts on some combined items. Thanks for looking! Main: Alienware...
  37. T

    Finally got a Dell Precision workstation laptop with Quadro - thermal paste recommendations, please?

    Ok, so I finally got one of these after lusting for one for many years, a Dell Precision M6700 (16GB RAM, Intel Core i7-3740QM quad, Nvidia Quadro K4000M based on the GTX 670m iirc coupled with the Premier Color IPS panel display too) and I'm looking to cool this puppy down. Now, having said...
  38. Z

    FS:AT&T S6 Edge, i7 980x, EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX, Lian Li PC-X2000F, Corsair RM450

    Everything is negotiable, make me a reasonable offer. I accept Paypal, Google Wallet, and Amazon Payments. Included shipping is to the continental US only. You can find my Heatware HERE. S6 Edge 32GB - AT&T - $340 shipped The phone has been in a case with a screen protector since day 1, and...
  39. B

    ZFS high cpu load with low io and cpu usage

    Hi, We are using zfs on one of our servers. Both deduplication and compression features of zfs are also enabled in it. We were trying to migrate a vps disk from an ext4 server using 'DD', but the migration process seems to be resulted in an increased load on zfs server and hence the migration...
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