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    9900KS Temps - Some Cores Hotter Than Others

    Hi all, I have a 9900KS that I run at stock while gaming (ARK: Survival Evolved) - I have notced that some cores are around 10-15 degrees hotter than others: I'm using a 280mm AIO liquid cooler and really good thermal grease (CM MasterGel Maker) - is this one of those things solved by...
  2. cageymaru

    Intel Notifies Partners of Upcoming Price Cuts

    Digitimes is reporting that Intel has notified its downstream PC and motherboard partners that price cuts of 10 - 15% are coming for its 8th and 9th generation desktop processors.
  3. cageymaru

    AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X Is $679 on Amazon

    Amazon has the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X Processor (YD295XA8AFWOF) for $679.00. https://www.amazon.com/AMD-Ryzen-Threadripper-Processor-YD295XA8AFWOF/dp/B07GFN6CVF
  4. cageymaru

    Intel to Outsource Entry Level Processor and IoT Device Production

    According to upstream supply chain sources that have confided with Digitimes, Intel is considering outsourcing the production of entry-level Atom processors, chipset, and IoT devices to foundry houses. The sources speculated that only Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is capable...
  5. cageymaru

    Intel Core i9-9900K Processor Shortage Hits NewEgg and Amazon

    NewEgg and Amazon are experiencing shortages of the new Intel Core i9-9900K processors. Hardforum community member, Twitch streamer and hardcore overclocker Elmy has reached out to us to express his frustration at having his Intel Core i9-9900K Coffee Lake processor shipment delayed until the...
  6. cageymaru

    Bob Swan of Intel Pens Open Letter Addressing the Corporation's Supply Issues

    Intel CFO and Interim CEO Bob Swan has penned an open letter addressing supply issues at the corporation. He acknowledges the lack of consumer product availability in the retail pipeline as he explains the incredible growth that Intel is experiencing in the High-performance computing (HPC)...
  7. A

    Why is 3.7GHz 4-thread G5400 have slower benchmark than 3.4GHz i5-3570k?

    I am a little confused about this. Okay, so the G5400 is newer. It's a celeron, but it has 2 cores with hyperthreading, so the effective core count is the same as the 4-core i5-3570K without hyperthreading... The G5400 has a base clock speed of 3.7GHz, while the i5-3570K is 3.4GHz...
  8. R

    New Processor Vulnerability Discovered

    Microsoft and Google Project Zero researchers announced today a new category of processor vulnerability known as a speculative execution side channel vulnerability, or Speculative Store Bypass, that is closely related to the Spectre Variant 1 vulnerability. Microsoft has also released a security...
  9. R

    Intel Announces New Processor

    Intel has announced a new processor today, the Xeon D-2100. The D-2100 is a low power SoC with a range of 4 to 18 cores, integrated PCH, up to 4 10Gb Ethernet ports, and a TDP of 60-110 watts. The new processor features a significant performance increase over the D-1500. There sure is a lot of...
  10. R

    Intel Launches 8th Generation Core Processors

    In an announcement today, Intel has released the 8th generation of the Core processors. The initial release is limited to the U-series processors, 15 watt units designed for laptops and convertibles. All are quad-core processors with Intel HyperThreading technology, which us up from previous...
  11. FrgMstr

    AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and 1920X CPU Review @ [H]

    AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and 1920X CPU Review - The day is finally upon us that many CPU enthusiasts have been waiting for. We get to see what AMD's new Threadripper CPU is all about in terms of performance, and in attempts to cool the beast. There has been no lack of hype for months now...
  12. FrgMstr

    AMD Releases Ryzen 3 Processors

    AMD today released two models of its mainstream-priced, high-efficiency AMD Ryzen 3 desktop processor, the AMD Ryzen 3 1300X and AMD Ryzen 3 1200 CPUs. Ryzen 3 processors come equipped with true quad-core unlocked performance for computing and gaming, and join the award-winning AMD Ryzen™ 7 and...
  13. FrgMstr

    AMD Launches EPYC Enterprise CPUs Available Today @ [H]

    AMD Launches EPYC Enterprise CPUs Available Today - AMD held it official EPYC enterprise CPU launch today in Austin, TX. If you are not aware of EPYC, it is quite simply AMD's effort to get back into the datacenters that are now firmly held by Intel Xeon processors. What do you get when you...
  14. FrgMstr

    AMD Shows of Epyc Datacenter CPU

    AMD just got finished off showing off some of the basics about its EPYC datacenter processor. It is based on the Zen architecture goodness, and is in a nutshull, four Ryzen CPUs on a single package for server. So you get 32 Cores under one integrated heat spreader with support for 4TB of...
  15. VanGoghComplex

    Delid i5 7600k w/ Rockit 88!

    It's so pretty... let's mess with it! Power down... Drain the loop... Pull some pipes... y'know, I've heard it said that rigid tubing makes this kind of thing a pain, but I actually kinda prefer tearing down a rigid setup. Oh no! That i5 is trapped, and filthy! There we go, all clean and...
  16. FrgMstr

    AMD Ryzen Oxide Game Engine Optimized Code Tested @ [H]

    AMD Ryzen Oxide Game Engine Optimized Code Tested - There has been a lot of talk about how AMD's new Ryzen processors have pulled up somewhat short at low resolution gaming. AMD explained that code optimizations from game developers are needed to address this issue, and today is the day that...
  17. FrgMstr

    AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Retail CPU Overclocking X 2 @ [H]

    AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Retail CPU Overclocking X 2 - We have seen what the Ryzen 7 1700 sampled to us by AMD would do when it comes to overclocking, but what happens when you purchase a 1700 CPU? We went out and purchased one online and one locally and put these to test to find out their...
  18. 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...
  19. pencea

    Ryzen 7 1700X Processor Blows Away Intel’s $1000 Core i7-5960X & goes toe to toe with Intel’s 6900k

    AMD Ryzen CPUs Support 3600MHz DDR4 Memory http://wccftech.com/amd-ryzen-cpus-support-ddr4-memory-speeds-3600mhz/ AMD Ryzen 7 1700X Processor Blows Away Intel’s $1000 Core i7-5960X & goes toe to toe with Intel’s $1000 Core i7 6900k Cinebench 15 scores The Core i7 5960X scores around 1318 cb...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. M

    My Mobo and processor died - Thinking of building that SFF I always wanted

    Hi Guys A few days ago my mobo/processor just gave up the ghost and so I thought maybe this is a great time to build that SFF PC I have always wanted. I have a bit of an idea where I want to go with it but your advice would be appreciated. Here is what I have been looking at so far.... Good...
  25. A

    Help Upgrading My Dell Inspiron 530

    Hello, I have an old Dell Inspiron 530. Here are the system specs- Dell Inspiron 530 Desktop Computer Specs I plan on upgrading the RAM, processing unit, hard drive, and video card. How much RAM should I put in it? What processing unit should I use? And hard drive and video card should I...
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