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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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Will eight cores in a CPU become more relevant in the future for gaming and VR?

I am deciding which parts to include in my PC, primarily aimed towards gaming. My last PC lasted 7 years so longevity is the key for this build. Obviously no one can know the future so I'm just ...
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Core 2 Duo with 4 GB DDR 3 RAM versus Quad Core with 4 GB DDR 2 RAM! Which is better and why?

I want to buy a computer for personal use. One vendor has Core 2 Duo with 4 GB DDR 3 RAM whereas the other has Quad Core with 4 GB DDR 2 RAM. I would like to know which one is better in terms of ...
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I need laptop recommendation for heavy work load [closed]

I am looking for a new business laptop which i can use for heavy work load, I mostly have following application open Outlook 2016 Visual Studio 2013, 2015 MS Office Antivirus MS SQL Management ...
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What is the best hardware configuration to up run 10TB SQL data? [closed]

Hi I have 10TB SQL data backup, I want restore that 10TB SQL Database to Physical System ( Desktop Computer which installed MySQL Server) and will process CRUD operation with that SQL Database For ...
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Does Intel manufacture older generations of Intel Core processors?

I recently did a little research on several different industrial embedded computers for a project that I am working on. It turns out that a lot of these industrial fan less PCs can be purchased with ...
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Ryzen Threadripper Upgrade for TR-4 socket

I have an X399 motherboard with a TR-4 socket and in it is an AMD TR4 Ryzen Threadripper 1920x, after the recent developments with Ryzen chips, should I upgrade to a 24 cores CPU instead of a 24 ...
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Dual CPU or high core count

I am looking to purchase a fairly high-end workstation for engineering research and need some insight on potential benefits of going with a dual socket CPU setup vs a single CPU with higher core count....
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Tensorflow Deeplab

I am student now and I plan to use the model on github called deeplab to do some research.The following is the related website. Could someone tell me whether I can install and run deeplab on macOS ...
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Support Vector Regression implementation using CORAL development board

Is it possible for CORAL platform implement Support Vector Regression presently implemented in a 32 bit processor? If not, what platform would you recommend?
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HP EliteBook 840 G1 For Programming / 3D modeling

HP EliteBook 840 G1 RAM : 8GB (Support 16GB) Graphic : 4GB HDD : 320GB Cache : 4MB CPU : Core i7 4600u is this laptop good for programming and 3D modeling? Visual Studio/ Cinema 4d/ After Effects
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Inverter 500VA/300W for 100VA setup recommendation

I bought a new Inverter (Onduleur) 500VA/300W since I have occasional power failure at home. My setup has 100VA approx including a computer (3A, 19V) with its monitor (1.5A, 19V) and a router. A new ...
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Blockchain hyperledger CPU

I am building a PC with the purpose of creating Blockchain applications. I would much appreciate recommendations for CPUs. Around the price range of '$300-$450'
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Is there any motherboard that supports Ryzen 3xxx out of the box?

I am thinking on building a computer. I would like to use one of the new Ryzen CPUs, probably the Ryzen 3600. The problem came up when I had to pick the motherboard. Most motherboards support the new ...
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Which RAM ic to buy?

i am building a memory module, 32 bits wide, parallel and byte-addressable. I did a research and bit i could not find an memory IC that will suit my needs. It must be able to StoreWord, StoreHalf and ...
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Which Laptop for Software Development?

I've just started a Diploma of Software Development (Australia), and I'm wondering what specs I should look at in a laptop. I am looking at putting an i9 in my desktop soon for video editing, and so ...
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Quiet Cpu Cooler for 4690k @ stock

I am looking to make my PC a little more quiet. When I game sometimes I can hear my stock 4690k fan speed up. I am trying to figure out what my best option is for quiet cpu coolers at a reasonable ...
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Machine learning computer vs gaming computer [closed]

In trying to by a prebuilt computer for machine learning, is it a good idea to just get a good gaming computer or are there specs that a machine learning computer should be more inclined to focus on? ...
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replacing a soldered i3-4030u [closed]

So I dug up an old laptop (Lenovo flex 2-15") because I was looking for something to potentially start gaming on just for fun in spare time and very strongly need a better cpu. It has a i3-4030U 1....
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Hardware specification for Deep Learning research

I need a Desktop computer for Deep Learning research work with large datasets. The models of Deep Learning may be huge and complex, so they may need heavy computations. My budget is INR 250000 i.e., ...
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Processor replacement [closed]

I have a problem with a pc using intel core i7 gen 4. And would like to test it with other pc that using i5 gen 4. Is it Match vice versa with the mother board? And how about the driver installed in ...
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What is CPU architecture? [closed]

I'd like to ask you what is CPU architecture, in an oversimplified way. I'm learning node.js and recently I saw a code console.log(os.arch()). The result was x64. What does that x means? Thank you!
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Plug in-able CPU/GPU?

I've got a low-end laptop (a Dell Inspiron, running Ubuntu) which satisfies 95% of my needs perfectly. It's not just that I like and it happens to be low-end; I like it because it's low-end. I like ...
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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 ...