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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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Intel Core i7-9700K vs 9750H

I'm going to build a computer, but I'm stuck on choosing a processor. I found two processors: Intel Core i7-9700K and i7-9750H. The 9750H, according to the official site, is a bit faster and has more ...
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CPU recomendation for animator`s computer

I am helping my brother build a budget computer for his studies as animator. Right now the budget is very low, so I opted to buy a good CPU to futureproof any of his needs and buy a better graphics ...
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Which is better on a laptop - R5 2400U with GTX1050 4GB, or i5 8265U with MX150 2GB?

Can you guys please suggest which one of these LAPTOPS will be better and why? All of these have 8GB of RAM. Ryzen 5 2400U processor, GTX1050 4GB Graphics i5-8250U processor, Radeon 530 4GB Graphics ...
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Laptop with unlocked/K Intel CPU and a SSD

I need a new laptop with at least a 128Gib SSD (without spinning drive) and Nvidia graphic gard and 16GB of RAM and unlocked Intel CPU. Not for overclocking or getting better CPU performance but for ...
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Upgrading an old Toshiba

My old Toshiba Satellite L500 13w is becoming slower. I have had few problems with it until now, it's been pretty reliable since I first bought it - brand new - about ten years ago. I changed the ...
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What's the best CPU and motherboard under $300 for playing Minecraft?

What is the best CPU and motherboard under $300 for playing the Java Edition of Minecraft? I already have a graphics card, 256GB SSD and a 600W PSU. I'll also use it for normal computer usage.
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Is i7 3520M in an Older Machine Better Than i5 5300U in a Newer Machine?

Two second hand refurbished laptops: One is Lenovo Thinkpad T450 with i5 5300U CPU, the other one is Lenovo Thinkpad X230 with i7 3520M CPU. The RAM and hard drive will be exactly the same on both ...
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Is there any MPU, MCU or SOC that have SIL certification?

Is it possible only a component have a SIL level, For example is there a processor that have IEC 61508 SIL4 certificate or EN 50126 SIL4 certificate. If there exists what would you recommend to me ...
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Low cost quad-core mini pc options

I am a post-doc researcher working on computational modelling projects. In my spare time, I like to code open-source projects on some topics outside of my university role. I intend to set up a low-...
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CPU for Machine Learning

I'm looking for an upgrade from my i5 6600. Workload - ML prototyping in Keras and heavy IO, compression etc. I'm considering Ryzen 9 3900X + MSI X570-A PRO. What architectures in this price area (...
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Will eight cores in a CPU become more relevant in the future for gaming and VR? [closed]

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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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. Aspects are as follows, Aspects: Frequency Cores/Threads Can run multiple Virtual Machines ( I think this needs RAM) I don'...
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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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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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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 ...