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Maximum resolution and refresh rate supported by cpu

My igpu of laptop supports resolutions upto 4096 x 2304 at 60hz via display port. Will my laptop support an external monitor of 2560 x 1440 resolution and run at 120hz refresh rate when plugged via ...
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Intel Xeon Processor (Skylake, IBRS, no TSX) AVX2 support? [closed]

I tried this command to find the model of my intel processor $ lscpu | grep "Model name" Model name: Intel Xeon Processor (Skylake, IBRS, no TSX) But this seems like a very vague ...
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Modern equivalent of the Motorola 68000?(In power and price)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motorola_68000 I've been designing a modern 16-bit console in my head for fun. Most 16-bit consoles of the time used the 68k, but I want one which is still being ...
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Advice on server CPU to buy

My team and I are considering the purchase of a new compute server. Specifically we are dealing with CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) in the area of Space Engineering. According to past experiences, ...
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Can I use more + faster SODIMM with old laptop now I've switched from Celeron to Pentium 4?

I have an ancient laptop that officially maxes out at 384MiB; that's 128MiB soldered on the mobo, and a 256MiB SO-DIMM. I've swapped the CPU from a 1.5GHz Intel Celeron, with a 2.4GHz Pentium 4 (it ...
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Laptop recommendations for these specs

I'm looking to upgrade to a slightly more powerful gaming laptop. I have the specs I want in mind but just want recommendations of brand and model that match, some pros and cons of each, and maybe a ...
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Can I use more RAM than the published limit for a CPU?

I'm planning to buy a new low-end mini PC. I'm looking for the absolute cheapest model that meets my main requirement of being able to install a minimum of 16 GB of DDR4 SODIMM RAM. Here's the problem....
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Should I upgrade the CPU for lightweight home server?

I recently built a new gaming PC, which leaves me with my previous parts that currently are going unused. What I wanted to do was setup a small home server that can host a light survival Minecraft ...
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Confused about AMD/Intel DDR2 type memory

I am looking for RAM DDR2 non-ECC, unbuffered, PC2-6400 4GB per one bank to upgrade my old PC. Currently have 4GB on it in four banks. The maximum capacity is 16GB. I am using an HP desktop that has ...
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Suggestions for a new laptop

I am planning to buy new laptop. Need some suggestions from you guys. Here is some details: I'm a web developer I'll use it for productivity and multi - tasking (running php server + mysql, open 2 or ...
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Which motherboard should I choose?

I want to build a custom pc that can support i9-13900K and RTX 4090 in future as I'm a 3D artist, and a stock trader. But for now I want a pc for stock trading, which can support i5, and 32GB/64GB RAM....
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Replacing Ryzen Processor in Gaming PC

Currently have: Processor: AMD A8-9600 Radwon R7 Motherboard: A320M PRO-VH PLUS (MS-7B07) Graphics card: Asus GeForce GT 1030 2GB I am looking into upgrading processor to Ryzen 7 5800X 3D My question ...
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Question about the CPU "Ryzen 9 7950X3D" [closed]

I bought a new PC: my mainboard is the "ProArt X670E-CREATOR WIFI", and the CPU is the "Ryzen 9 7950X3D". According to the homepage of ASUS, the mainboard supports my CPU only ...
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Intel Turbo Boost parameter in bios crashes the system [closed]

I recently built a computer with these components: Motherboard: Gigabyte Z790 GAMING X AX Processor: i7-13700KF Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, 10 GB RAM: HyperX DDR5 2x16GB 5200 PSU: ...
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Optimized clockspeed CPU vs RAM

please refer to noted comments below also Is it better to have a faster speed processor/CPU or memory/RAM clockspeeds? For instance, I have a HP Z2 G5 i7-10700 2.9ghz that runs at about 2904mhz (per ...
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Why is my CPU performance bad? [closed]

Yoga Slim 7 14ARE05 - CPU AMD Ryzen 7 4800 U - 16GB RAM - GPU 512MB ATI AMD Radeon Graphics I have included the benchmarks in the picture below the render showing both my single core and multi core ...
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Linux Notebook with AMD Ryzen CPU, dedicated AMD GPU, USB4

I am using a Lenovo L14 AMD since quite a while, and while Linux support was wonky in the beginning it finally works well. Using it for media creation work is not ideal though, as the CPU and GPU ...
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Will upgrading my 15 year old computer make it powerful enough for video editing?

I want to run something by people here to see if I'm on the right track or if I'm wasting my time. I found my old desktop computer from almost 15 years ago. After some initial research, I get the ...
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Should I toss my MSI z590 motherboard and start over?

Will my MSI MPG Z590 10th/11th gen Gaming Carbon wifi motherboard be outdated soon? Using for UE5 and game programming
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What school computer should I buy?

I'm a recent graduate from high school. I want to make sure I'm prepared to enter college as a computer science major. However, I don't have a computer. I don't know which computer to get for college. ...
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A recent CPU of 80 TDP or less suitable for Nofan CR-80EH

The fanless CPU cooling company Nofan has produced the model CR-80EH which according to the linked webpage can be used for CPUs of up to 80 TDP. Is there a recent CPU of 80 TDP or less suitable for ...
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A personal computer CPU which does not require any fan to cool it

I desire to custom-build a totally noiseless personal computer (no fans at all). The PSU is fanless, 500W. The GPU is fanless. The hard drive is SSD/NVMe. Is there a modern PC CPU which does not ...
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Please recommend a companion for Tesla M40 graphic card

I'd like to buy a NVIDIA Tesla M40 card, but it doesn't have video output, so I need another graphic card to output the graphics rendered by M40. I don't really like to choose an integrated GPU coming ...
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Laptop Recommendation for Gaming Price-Affordablity Comparation

I'm looking for a laptop, I kept the price band a little wider. I would like to share with you that I found 2-3 while researching. I would be glad if you are among these candidates or if you have ...
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What laptop hardware makes the most logical sense for compiling rust? (Linux)

I am looking for a new laptop which will mostly be used for programming, specifically rust and want to get something that has best performance for the $. I'd rather replace my laptop every 2 years ...
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Would Adobe Animate get huge benefits from a high end graphics card?

I couldn't find any definitive answer so I'm asking here if putting more of the budget towards a high end GPU is more beneficial vs a better CPU when it comes to Adobe Aninmate? The computer would not ...
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Modded PC CPU upgrade - will the power supply manage?

I have a motherboard FOXCONN H61 with a Celeron CPU. I'd like to upgrade the CPU to possibly a i7-2600 or a i7-3770 (looking for used/renewed ones). Now here's the thing: I power the motherboard with ...
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Need recomendations for a three monitor system, possibly without a GPU

I am on the market for a new computer. I want to be able to run three monitors, perferably daisy chained. I work in software development and run IDEs and compile a lot of code. I need the realestate ...
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Is my older desktop capable of upgrading?

Good morning all, I've got a HP Pavilion I bought from my brother some years ago ;it was a work desktop prior. He had a shop replace the factory graphics card (NVIDIA GEFORCE 9500 GS) with a 1gb ...
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Suggestions for good hardware for object detection using Yolov7

I need some suggestions on what is the best hardware to do object detection using YoloV7. I have been using Nvidia's Jetson hardware like Nano and Xavier. I have tried running and optimizing Yolov7 ...
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why video cards/GPU are not like CPUs in terms of installation into a computer?

why GPUs, generally are in another electrical board (video card) and are not like CPUs to be installed in the motherboard?
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What is the cheapest computer (mobo/CPU) that can run windows 11

The purpose is to run some bitcoin wallet and will rarely be opened or anything. I want to run electrum, exodus, that's it. Maybe anti malewarebytes. I got some cheap computer but my partner want ...
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Small MCU with two RS-232 ports mounted in a box

I need two serial ports (RS-232) and an MCU already mounted in a box. This is not something that requires an OS, so Arduino level is fine. It is going to read in serial data on one port (9,600 bps) ...
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About the hardware recommendation for Unreal Engine 5

I want to delve into game development next month and I know I need a very good PC, but I'm a student and can have very little money to spare. I'm eyeing an Acer Swift 3 Ryzen with the following specs: ...
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Can't decide between a better CPU vs better GPU for graphic design and some video editing

I have to build a PC and I have limited money. I may upgrade CPU or GPU in future though. But I can't decide which one would be more important for tasks like graphic design apps (Adobe, Affinity etc.),...
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Between Intel or AMD, whose latest motherboards will support more numbers of future generations of CPU sockets and specifications?

All my life I have bought all my gaming PCs with Intel CPUs. I always face a major issue, though: 2 to 3 years after buying a new PC, when I try to replace my 2 to 3 years old GPU with a brand new ...
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What hardware do I need for large large (Excel) data dumps (NO gaming)?

I work for a software company. When we sign new clients, the old software supplier makes a 'dump' of their database that we can then import. However, 99 out of 100 times we manually have to do a lot ...
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Seeking hardware recommendations for scalable number of I/O

I have a theoretical problem that involves connecting 40 IR sensors and 40 lights to a computer to switch lights on and off based on the input from the IR sensors using python. I found the Arduino ...
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Upgrading cpu on the HP EliteBook 2740p

I have this really neat laptop from 2010 that I want to refurbish. I want to replace the RAM and disk together with the CPU. According to the HP manual: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02066162....
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Server Recommendation for windows server 2022

I'm new to maintaining users. As we currently don't have an active directory server on-prem, everything is in the cloud currently with Azure. I'm looking to buy a Dell Server for Windows 2022 Domain ...
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Hardware recommendation for a small scale DHCP server

I'm at a small company of around 20 employees, and I'm looking for a small (and possibly cheap) hardware that can serve as a DHCP server. I was thinking of a Rasberry Pi, but I am open to any other ...
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Are recent AMD CPUs or Intels with efficiency cores better for a MSVC (C++) focused developer PC setup (are those E-Cores any good?)

I'm struggling to decide whether to create a new developer PC setup based on recent AMD or Intel CPUs because i cannot find any specific performance measurements focused on compilers and linkers; i'm ...
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Laptop buying guide

I want to buy a 4th or 5th generation laptop for casual tasks like typing office and coding, but the laptop I want should be very durable and work for a long time in harsh places like mountains, gyms ...
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What is best system of cooling for my old computer?

I have done a few of modifications of my oldest computer. It is 17 years old and still working good enough, but I would like to make it less noisy. I don't like how CPU is overheating. Currently, the ...
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Optimal motherboard for 256GB RAM and dual Nvidia RTX 3090

I am in the process of building a workstation for photogrammetry and 3D Modeling. My day to day work, involves going out to field and scanning environments using drone enabled 3D scanners or 360 video ...
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Upgrading Core 2 Duo to Core 2 quad on Dell XPS M1730

I have a 2008 Dell XPS M1730 laptop, which has a Core 2 Duo X9000. I want to upgrade it to a quad core QX9300, but I’m not sure if the laptop will support it. These laptops were never sold with quad ...
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Should I get RTX 3090 for my old build with i7-6700 (For machine learning)?

I have an old build which I bought used and want to use it for deep learning. Should I buy a brand new PC or buy an RTX 3090 and use it with the old build? Here are the current specs: i7-6700 Gigabyte ...
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AMD graphic card with AMD processor or NVidia card with AMD processor

Planning to buy a graphic card looking at 6950 XT or Nvidia 3090 Ti. I have AMD Process "AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Eight-Core Processor, 4150 Mhz, 8 Core(s), 16 Logical Processor(s)" someone told me ...
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Buying PC for Autonomous Driving Software and Simulator

I am currently going to buy PCs for my university for the purpose of using Autonomous Programming Software and the simulator. The simulator we currently use is CARLA and we had an issue where the ...
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Is 750 watts enough for a Ryzen 7 5800X and a MSI RTX 3080 gaming Trio Z

just bought the components for my first build: MSI RTX 3080 gaming Trio Z Ryzen 7 5800X (Without an IGPU) Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML240L RGB V2 ASUS ROG Strix B550-E Gaming PNY 3600MHZ 2x8gb RGB ...
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