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Questions tagged [processor]

For questions about central processing units (CPUs) used in anything from micro-PCs to servers and workstations.

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What are the best and low cost tools available in India for Deep Learning Training?

I am trying to build a 'Edge Deep Learning' application. My idea is to bring Yolo to medium size microcontroller/processors. The real problem I am facing is, training the Yolo. Please note, I do ...
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Is the new Apple Mac Pro really competitively priced? [closed]

In their WWDC 2019, Apple argues that their $6000 price tag for the new Mac Pro is justifiable since its spec-equivalent PC is pretty much equal in price. Is this true for their base-model Mac Pro?
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Computational EM/Physics Workstation Build

I would like to build a dedicated computer for computational EM/Physics. I'll be starting my Master's in EE in the Fall 2019. I need some advice on the best processor to use, i.e. Intel vs AMD, as ...
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How much heat would an AMD FX-6350 emit if overclocked?

I am planning to move an Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 and its FX-6350 CPU (default TDP 125W, max temp 61C) into a new chassis with a GeForce 1070 and a 680W power supply. I am looking at a series of CPU ...
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Should I switch from intel core i3 2100 to i5 2500k or i7 2770k for easy working in android studio in 2019

I currently own an old pc with 2gb ram, i3 2100 and with no gpu. So i am thinking to upgrade it to i5 2500k or i7 2700k with 16 gb ram, nvidia 710 2 gb vram and 320 gb ssd Will it be enough to carry ...
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[Laptop]: what is the performance difference between intel i7 4th generation with 8th generation laptop? [closed]

I am planning to purchase 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7-4600U 2.10GHz 2.70GHz model. Also, I am thinking of latest version of 8th generation if it has lot of performance difference. Regarding this I ...
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Confusion regarding price difference in two laptops [closed]

I have been considering buying a new laptop and got puzzled regarding price differences between this two models: HP Envy 13-ah0042tu 2018 13.3-inch Laptop (8th Gen Intel Core i3-8130U/4GB/128GB/...
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Suggestioned upgrades for a old Dell Studio XPS 8100

I have been meaning to upgrade my desktop though i am not sure what would be best. Though admittedly i have not kept up to date with hardware so i am completely green in regards to where my specs ...
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Which should I upgrade for programming in Laptop, RAM or SSD?

I have a Lenovo 320 laptop which has core i3 processor, 7th generation and 4GB RAM. Now for Programming what should I upgrade? Should I upgrade 4GB to 8GB or add 250GB SSD with 1TB HDD? I am really ...
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What is more important for running an OS on a virtual machine RAM, HDD speed, or processor speed?

I'm in the process of selecting a PC. I'm in a bit of a conundrum as my budget is limited. I need to run Windows 10 Professional and Linux Debian distro on the same PC. I hope to install one of them ...
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Will a Corsair H75 cooler be enough to cool a Core i7 7700?

I am looking to acquire a Core i7 7700 (non k) in a week or so. My current build: MSI Radeon RX 570 4GB ARMOR OC Edition MSI KRAIT B250 Motherboard Pentium G4600 @ 3.6 GHz Corsair H75 AIO ...
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I would like to ask about which laptop do I need to use Matlab (Simscape, Simulink) without any lag?

My current laptop is based on Intel Core i3 4010U 1.70 GHz. It takes almost 10-15 minutes to initialize Matlab. Then as 10-15 minutes to run Simuink/Simscape. 1-2 minutes to execute a command. I don'...
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stronger hp pavillon or hp probook

I am data science master student and I am planning to buy a new laptop for good quality of work. So I am confused which laptop to buy. I have two choices: hp pavillion and hp probook g5.. here are the ...
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Looking for an industrial SoC with two camera interfaces

What (industrial) SoCs are capable of reading two CMOS image sensors in parallel, one two-lane MIPI CSI-2 and one either CSI or parallel With "industrial" I mean as well the temperature range (–20°C ...
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Recommendation a GPU upgrade for old computer

I am currently building a new PC so I'm looking to give away my previous self build from 2011'ish to the kids. What I was wondering is would a modern graphics card, say something like a GTX 1660Ti be ...
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What setup is ideal for running Excel?

I make financial models which take a lot of calculation power for a couple of reasons: I run Monte Carlo simulations (VBA) with up to 100 different simulated input variables for a million plus ...
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How to find out the generation of my Intel Xeon Gold 6130 processor? [closed]

me and some colleauges want to use cluster-computing to do fast deep learning inference. We thought about using OpenVINO by intel as to do so. However, OpenVINO requires 6th to 8th generation Intel ...
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switching endianness on ARM

I have heard that ARM processors can switch between little-endian and big-endian. What do processors need this for? Is it used on Android phones?
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Building a Budget Deep Learning Machine

So I want to create a fast Deep Learning Machine with Nvidia's RTX 2060 but I'm divided between AMD's Ryzen 2600X and Intel's Intel Core i5-9600K. Now I know that there is a big gap in the price, but ...
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DDR4 memory DC recommendation to go with Intel 9900k on Hero XI z390

I have two possible DC (double capacity) memory for a z390 Hero XI with 9900k (at 4.8-5.1GHz); with the context of having 128GB in Windows 10 x64. Timings are a bit different, and price difference is ...
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Fan for Ryzen 2600

I have a Ryzen 2600 and I won't OC. I find the default cooler too noisy (I don't have heating problems, max temp after a stress test was 67ºC). My priority is reducing noise. I have checked some ...
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Ultrabook with good cooling

I am looking for a ultrabook. (13-14" up to about 1.5kg) I would like to have 32GB RAM and high end ULV processor like for example i7-8650U or i7-8550U. I also would like to have 4x PCIe Thunderbolt ...
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What is the best choice for AI GPU? [closed]

AI and Deep learning use GPU for speed up their learning process, now the question is what is the best choice for buying Graphic card? Single GTX1080T on 1 PC or Double GTX1070T on 1 PC? Can we use 2 ...
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Intel quad core pentium vs i5 [closed]

I do not game or code...so is buying a i3 o i5 really worth the $200 instead of getting a quad core pentium say n5000?
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RTX2060 and i5-4430 - does this combination make sense? [closed]

I'm planning an upgrade of a gaming PC. This is my current setup: CPU: Intel Core i5-4430 @ 3.00GHz MB: ASUS H-81 Plus GPU: GeForce GTX 560 Ti RAM: 8 GB I want to replace GPU with RXT2060 and later ...
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Hardware selection recommendations for a embedded like OpenCV project

I need to choose hardware for an OpenCV project that I am working on currently. Space is limited hence I cannot use a full blown computer. The project specs are listed below: Using two USB 3.0 high ...
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GPU and CPU needed for multiple chrome browsers running online 2d games [closed]

I will have 20-30 docker containers each running debian, and a chrome browser running in each of those. Each browser will be playing online slot games. My current computer doesn't have a good ...
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Should I go for better processor or better GPU for graphics rendering?

I need a new laptop. I am not considering building a desktop. I work with 3D modeling of furniture/ambients and rendering software such as sketchup/vray and I need mobility. Should I invest in a ...
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What's the intel cpu for consumer with best value? [closed]

I'm looking for an Intel CPU with higher core and suitable for programming. Please advise.
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AMD A12-9720P + Radeon RX 540 vs Intel I5 7200U + NVIDIA 940MX - Which is the best?

I'm choosing between two laptops from Acer: A515-41G-1480: (1) CPU: AMD A12-9720P 2.7Ghz (2) RAM: 8GB DDR4 (3) GPU: Radeon RX 540 2GB DDR5 (4) HD: 1TB; A515-51G-50W8: (1) CPU: Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5 ...
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Will a non-ECC memory work with motherboard and CPU that supports ECC?

I have this two components that support ECC memory: AMD RYZEN 3 1200 AMD RYZEN MSI B450M PRO-M2 On the other hand I have this memory 4 GB DDR4 2400 KINGSTON VALUE CL17 Questions Are they going to ...
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Processor type for web development (webpack dev server, jest tests, node, docker building) - High clock speed vs multiple cores?

I'm a professional web developer - and I'm looking at buying a new laptop. The common tasks I'm doing are: Running webpack dev server Running jest tests Running nodemon Building docker images ...
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CPU intensive workload and spare time utilization

Backgroud I'm working on a project to use cool a server with watercooling and use this heat for my house. I'm planning to cool the CPU and memory (maybe GPU). It will host my own websites as well as ...
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Rumor on U type CPUs - Are they worse? [closed]

I heard a rumor CPU codes terminated in U are integrated with motherboard so they would be "worse" (that is what I heard). I only found some general meanings in https://www.intel.in/content/www/in/en/...
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New 11.6" laptop with 16GB RAM

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad 11e with an Intel Celeron CPU N2940 and 8 GB of memory (Crucial Single DDR3 1600 MT/s). Intel's website states the Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) is 8 GB, but I ...
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What CPU to get for deep learning + mining?

I have decided afer a lot of research to get a GTX 1070 ti as a single GPU. I will be using it for deep learning at home (I am a beginner and that's enough for me), and I want to get it to work on ...
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Hardware upgrade after a long time: which MB, RAM, CPU, and GPU? [closed]

Time to upgrade my desktop PC, which - unlike most people - I do very rarely, which also means that I'm currently quite out of practice with buying new HW. My computing and graphics needs are not ...
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Should I stick to AM3+ or upgrade to something else? [closed]

My motherboard just died on me, and I am wondering if I should just stick to the same kind of motherboard (AM3+). If i do I would be able to reuse the cpu, ram, and psu for a bit longer. Is it even ...
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Best CPU out of these for Image Processing

Between this 4 CPUs, which one is the best for a lot of image editing/compression/optimization? -Intel Core i7-2600K 3.40GHz -Intel Xeon E3-1230v2 3.30GHz -Intel Xeon E3-1270v2 3.50GHz -Intel Xeon E3-...
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Upgrading soldered laptop cpu? [closed]

As we know some laptops come with soldered cpus. In most cases same laptop has different variants of it e.g. one comes with i5-7300hq and other with i7-7700hq. Those cpu's are same generation. My ...
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Do I need a matched pair of Xeons for a dual CPU board if there is only one stepping level listed?

I am considering purchasing 2 Xeon 2667v2 CPUs to use in a dual CPU board. The spec page (click on "Ordering and Compliance" on the left) only lists a single step level: Does that mean that I don't ...
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How do I optimize performance of a 2700x without OC? [closed]

I've been reading up on VRMs, heatsinks, et al. on modern boards (e.g. b450, x470), and I'm a bit lost. The 2700x, as you know, has XFR and can make use of PBO, and according to reports, this means ...
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Searching a good Ultrabook for work

I'm looking for a Ultrabook with this characteristics: Essential 8th or 7th generation of CPU. (i5, i7 or amd) Not more than 13"/14" of screen size. Very important the weight... i need to travel ...
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Which are the most popular phone processors? [closed]

For my scientific research I need to know the most popular phone processors to know their FLOPS parameters. But I can't find a some resource about it. I could find the best mobile processors only (but ...
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Scientific Computing on AMD CPUs?

While Intel's 9900K is the fastest "mainstream CPU" currently offered, it is quite a price hike (currently around $570, despite an MSRP of $430). Combined with the necessary motherboard, it looks to ...
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Appropriate power meter for CPU and GPU power consumption?

I want to buy a power meter in order to measure CPU and GPU power consumption, on a remoter desktop machine (in which I have physical access). The software is ubuntu 18.04, I can measure the nvidia ...
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New laptop: when to buy to get spectre and meltdown fixes [closed]

I'm thinking about getting a new laptop. I'd like to know if anyone knows when we can expect mainstream laptops to contain mitigation for spectre and meltdown vulnerabilities. From what I've read on ...
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Faster clock or more cores for best performance of video editing? [closed]

I will be configuring a new Windows-based computer in the next few weeks. This will be a general purpose computer, but will be used on a fairly regular basis for video processing (Sony Vegas) and ...
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Is a Deep Learning + High Performance Workstation impossible with current hardware offerings? (Late 2018)

I would like a desktop computer which is fast and snappy for common "power user" workflows (eg. coding IDEs, 20+ Chrome tabs, Blender, Audio Editing, Web/File Server, Backup server) and also has the ...
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Which is better: A laptop with intel core i7-7500U Processor OR intel core i7-8550U Processor

I want to get a new laptop and I've been making lots of research. I've narrowed my two choices down to two laptops with their processor as intel core i7-7500U and intel core i7-8550U Processor. I'm ...