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

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Requirements for 3d environment art

Hello are these specs good if I want to create complex environment 3d art using blender or other 3d packages? Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50GHz 2.60 GHz Graphic card 4Gb Ram 16 GB ...
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Low consumption build - x64 - Linux

I would like to build a low consumption PC that will be on 24/7. It will not be used for intensive calculations of course. I've already tried some prefabricated solutions like this one but I found it ...
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I am searching for Maker Board/Mini PC to run Apps made with .NET/.NET Core

I am loooking for a Mini-PC or a Maker Board which is capable of running Apps made with .NET/.Net Core. So it can be Windows and Linux Machines. But they need to support the .NET Runtime. My ...
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What would be a good CPU for IntelliJ for under $300

What CPU is best optimized for running a program like Intellij? I'm looking to build a computer best optimized for running Intellij. This computer will be a non-gaming computer so to remove some of ...
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Will any AMD CPU fit SP5?

Not a whole lot is known yet about SP5, Zen4, or where Intel will be when these AMD products are available. However, will (any) current AMD CPU's fit the SP5 motherboards / socket?
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Upgrading a Niché Workstation

I've got a somewhat odd setup I'd like to upgrade. I need it to have DirectX 12 Feature Support and coincidentially, I've got a Inno3d Geforce GTX 1660 lying around. It does not seem to be compatible ...
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Understanding benchmark scores - i7-11390H vs i7-1195G7

I am shopping for my first new laptop since 2013, and trying to estimate the performance I will experience. Two models I am considering (HP Spectre x360 16" & MSI Summit 16") have the i7-...
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Laptop buying suggestions

I recently secured a job as a technical writer (proposal development) in an IT firm. The company will be providing a laptop when I am in the office, but for remote work, I will need my own Laptop. I ...
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CPU for Polkadot validator

I want to build validator node for staking in Polkadot. In hardware requirements specified 7700k. Is it possible to set up Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 instead of Intel Core 7700k Recommended configuration: ...
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What to consider when choosing portable device for browser based application performance?

I am looking for a device that could run a browser application developed by my company. For the moment we tried a tablet (7 inch, 2gb ram, cpu:Spreadtrum SC9832E, android 10). The application works ...
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I wanna upgrade my pc and want to know if the procesor is compatible

I'm upgrading my desktop computer, it's a computer for development, I don't understand much about hardware though. Could somebody please tell me if the processor Intel Bx80684I99900K Intel Core I9-...
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Cpu support for the asus PRIME A520M-A II CSM

Im thinking on buy several motherboards A520M-A II CSM , but I don't know if these are able to support the Ryzen 5 5600G and the Ryzen 7 5700G. In the cpu list support only appear the Ryzen 5 5600GE (...
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Does the ASUS Micro ATX PRIME B550M-K motherboard support Ryzens 5xxx series out of the box?

I hope you can guide me, there is the motherboard ASUS Micro ATX PRIME B550M-K based on the AM4 socket, the idea is to pair it with a Ryzen 3/5/7 5xxx. But since the majority of the motherboards ...
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What would be an optimal CPU to get for a Minecraft Server for around 100$ if any? (50 player server)

I started hosting a MC server on a dedicated machine at home for a week now and I wanted to get something a bit better, it runs with a few plugins - 5GB ram dedicated to the server. So, my budget is ...
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is it good decision to upgrade to ssd?

I have a laptop having 4gb RAM with i3 5th generation, and does not have M2 slot but has CD drive. My laptop speed is very slow now so I decided to add 128gb SSD to it. The service center told me that ...
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How much of a bottleneck will I get with a 3060 Ti and Core i5

I am going to get a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti and an eGPU chassis for my computer. I have a MacBook Air (I Know NVIDIA isn't supported for macOS) and use the eGPU on bootcamp. I have heard that your ...
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Memory for my build

I'm putting together a part list. The part list is below. PCPartPicker is warning about recommended memory voltage for my selected memory and CPU. How concerned should I be about that? I've never ...
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Which GPU for i5 11600k

I'm putting together a gaming rig with an i5 11600k (liquid cooled) and GIGABYTE Z590 mobo... average RAM, GIGABYTE AORUS NVMe Gen4 SSD, beefy PSU... everything is coming along nicely... with the end ...
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whether the AMD A6-5400B processor supports x64?

whether the AMD A6-5400B processor supports x64? does it only work on x86?
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Is HPE AMD EPYC compatible with AMD EPYC in custom-built systems?

As everyone here likely knows, the chip shortage is making it hard to get all kinds of CPUs. I'm in need of an 8-, 12, or 16-core 7002-series AMD EPYC processor (socket SP3). They are hard to come by. ...
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Screen change made half of my hardware obsolete: what to upgrade first?

EDITED: I recently upgraded the screen of my computer, which was an HP 2229h from about 10 years ago, to a much more recent and better screen: an AOC U32E2N (https://eu.aoc.com/en/products/monitors/...
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What is the latest version of ThinkPad laptops that doesn't have Intel Management Engine or similar remote controller built-in?

I work in cybersecurity and would like to find an older laptop that doesn't have the Intel Management Engine built-in, while still able to run a Debian OS well. I have an IBM ThinkPad t42 with 42T0273 ...
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New desktop build, Which I7 CPU to choose

I've started making a list for a new build I'm doing, since my current desktop is starting to get some problems. But getting to the CPU, I'm really split about the choice of CPU. I've decided that I'm ...
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What is a better buy? The AMD RYZEN 7 4700U or 5700U?

i want to buy a laptop. Both have 16GB RAM and the READON as graphics card. What is a better buy? 4700U VS 5700U?
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I Need Recommendations for a CPU upgrade. I Currently Have Intel I5 7400 3.0GHz

I'm looking to spend up to $300. If the CPU upgrade requires a Motherboard upgrade thats okay, I want to be able to upgrade further in the future. My Current Specs: Radeon rx 580 MSI Bazooka 250m ...
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Gaming Rig that can Handle VR (and Roblox VR)

I’m helping my nephew put together a system that will allow him to play Roblox VR on his Oculous Quest 2 headset. With my knowledge and research, the things I’ve been keeping in the back of my head as ...
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Which RAM should I add to my laptop with processor 2133 MHz speed...?

Actually, I want to upgrade my laptop RAM. So, when I was searching for compatible RAM for my laptop I got to know that it was already pre-installed(inbuilt) with 4GB 2666 MHz? Do I need to add 8GB of ...
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Would love some laptop buying advice

I will start studying AI next week and I am having a really hard time figuring out which laptop to buy. There is so much choice and laptops with the same CPU, RAM and SSD storage very wildly in price. ...
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i7-4790 vs i5-6500 for JavaScript development

I'm looking for a temporary & budget PC for software development (JS with VS Code). I found attractive and comparable in terms of price used PC models with i7-4790 (HP 800 G1 SFF) and i5-6500 (HP ...
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Which CPu and GPU to use for Blender?

I'm looking to buy a computer to do blender mainly 3D modelling and animations and would like to know what is the best mix of CPU and GPU for these needs. CPU: Intel Core I7 11700K AMD Ryzen 5 5600X ...
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Does twice the cpu benchmark score mean it can get a job twice as fast?

Does twice the cpu benchmark score mean it can get a job twice as fast? Let’s say I bought a cpu that has twice the single thread performance score of what I used to have. Does this mean it can ...
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What is TBD meaning in the specs of GPU?

I know that the core speed of a VGA is a number, for example: 1365 MHz, 1500 MHz, 1530 MHz ; Some GPUs have core speed is TBD. So what does it mean? I have googled around but find nothing.
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Hardware (PC parts) slotting website

I am in a need of any kind of simulation website/software that can allow a person to slot in the right parts in a PC. For example, if you put in RAM where a graphics card should be, there would be an ...
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Compatible Hardware to run Hyper-V Manager

I am currently running a Hyper-V on Windows Server 2019 using an AMD Ryzen 7 2700 Eight-Core Processor 3.20GHz with 64Gb RAM. I need a disaster recovery machine that can run the hyper-v machines if ...
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How noticeable is a higher core-count CPU for a software developer's quality of life?

Here are some pretty general questions from a new developer / moderate gamer about CPU core counts and how they affect the developer experience in terms of convenience and QoL. Feel free to answer any/...
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How to make decision on whether replace current desktop for better performance or not?

I have built my first system around 5 years ago, the main purpose is to do data crunching/machine learning/deep learning related tasks. Most of my hardware was decent at the time (given my budget ~$3K)...
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Laptop CPU overheats regulary, how to stop it?

Specs: Intel core i5-7200U @2.5GHz, 2 Cores Turbo ON: -Current clock speed:3.1 GHz -min clock speed: 0.4GHz -max clock speed: 2.7GHz Turbo ON temperature: -low 70 C -current 95 C -high 95 C ...
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are there any MQTT based 4g obd2 device?

can anyone suggest to me the Chinese manufacture who produce 4G based OBD-2 device with the following specification: The OBD-2 device should work on the MQTT protocol The OBD-2 device should monitor ...
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Using an Air Compressor to clean the dust from the motherboard?

Is it ok to use an air compressor to clean the dust from the motherboard, from the cooling fans and from the radiators? If yes, then what kind of air compressors are recommended? Are the tire ...
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Cheap computers for teaching coding

I'm trying to set up a sort of community service project. I want to teach coding to people who otherwise wouldn't be able to learn to code because of financial constraints. I'm hoping to be able to ...
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Processor Choice for Deep Learning PC

I'm planning to build a PC for deep learning and computer vision, but I'm really confused about which processor I should get. I've read too many articles about it, and still couldn't decide. Currently,...
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Questions I have about my custom high-end water cooled PC before I buy

Hello Fellow PC Builders, I have meticulously sifted through each and every component on PC Specialist in the Liquid Cooled PC builder in an attempt to build my dream PC. I do have some questions ...
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Not so expensive desktop parts (processor and gpu) recommendation

I currently have Dell 7570 15" laptop. Upgraded with 16 GB RAM, 4 GB 940MX graphics card and i7 8th gen processor. But still my laptop struggles in playing games at even medium settings and a ...
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Choosing a case for 5090x for heavy duty usage

I am trying to choose a case from the following. I will be using a 5090x with a noctua 15 cooler, need to have space for a future 3080 graphic card and most importantly it needs to able to dissipate ...
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Laptop for programming/utility and getting into Linux

I've seen a lot of "Wich laptop should I buy?" questions but noone fits my needs. I'm a web developer (situated in Italy) with actually no computer at home since mine power supply burned out ...
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Which laptop should I buy for video editing & web browsing & some video games?

I am looking for a laptop for work and study. This laptop must be able to handle: Videoconferences e.g. Zoom or Meet Use Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Fast Internet browsing ...
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New CPU Upgrade And Requirements To Run Software

I current have AMD Athalon 2 X3 445 CPU on a Gigabyte GA-MA770T-UD3 AMD 770 DDR3 1666(OC) Soket AM3 Anakart motherboard. I haven't upgraded my PC In a while but I've just bought an Oculus Quest 2 AR ...
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What should I switch my cpu to?

I'm running my old computer from like 6 or 7 years ago as a server, and for the most part it works fine. I have some extra money, and when it is bottlenecked, the cpu causes the bottleneck. The ...
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Which CPU should I choose ? 10700K, Ryzen 3900X or 11700K?

The RTX 3080 arriving it seems in September, I started to build my new rig. I selected 3 processors for this but I'm still really hesitant, I actually need help in choosing: 10700K: Pros: Currently ...
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CPU for a developer machine

Without getting into the debate about whether AMD or Intel is better, I need to build a new developer machine. I use a broad range of tools on primarily Windows. Things that probably matter: I ...
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