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The part of a computer responsible for performing computations, often referred to as a processor.

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When did Intel start supporting “high density RAM / memory” & will the Core i7-3770 support it? [duplicate]

I have multiple HP Compaq Elite 8300 CMT (with Core i7-3770 processors) workstations that accept DDR3-1600 (PC3-12800) memory. I was about to order some memory of this specification: "(4x8GB) DDR3-...
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CPU improper installation possible?|on hold| [on hold]

Cpu performance is not up to the mark and temp reach sky high..Is it possible that I installed the cpu improperly?How to know the installation was proper/correct?
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Are there relation between CPU's Ghz and RAM's Mhz? [duplicate]

Could I predict what frequency of RAM should be knowing frequency of CPU ?
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Cannot see CPU temperature on Intel Extreme Tuning Utility

I recently bought a laptop for gaming with Windows. After have seen some video tutorial I started dealing with Intel Extreme Tuning Utility to decrease CPU performance while not playing in order to ...
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CPU limitations on RAM upgrade

My system uses a Celeron 1.4GHz with 2GB RAM. I would like to upgrade my RAM for photo-imaging software requirements to either 4GB or 8GB. Will the program workload still be highly dependent on the ...
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Is overheating a sign that I need a new CPU?

I have an HP Envy laptop. A while ago my CPU fan started dying, and the whole side of the laptop would heat up. I didn't use an application to check the CPU temperature, but I never experienced ...
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why motherboard wires started to work as antennas in higher clock rates, these wires

i read this article about CPU part of article say : As the processor clock signal became very high, one problem showed up. The motherboard where the processor is installed could not work using the ...
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CPU voltage/temp spiking under low load on 8700k

I recently built a new PC and after some cursory temperature monitoring in the BIOS I installed Windows 10 and everything looked fine. I installed HWiNFO to get a better look at my CPU temperatures ...
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Dell Laptop Fan constantly running when ACPI extensions are off - Linux

I have a strange ongoing problem with my laptop. It's a single-core CPU with a top speed of 1.6Ghz and I use it for everything including programming old custom hardware through serial and parallel ...
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I want to know the real speed of SDRAM [closed]

I looked a lot of sources, but nowhere information about speed and access latency of static RAM, unlike other types of memory like SDRAM and other.
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Will CPU lifetime be affected if temperature stays below the manufacturer's specified maximum temperature? [closed]

I recently played some games on a Macbook Pro, where the CPU temperature hovered around 75 - 94 degrees celsius. I know that temperature degrades the lifespan of the CPU, but is it the case that ...
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How many threads can I run when using an Intel Core Duo CPU to speed up bulk data download from Amazon S3 in a custom application?

How might I find out the maximum number of threads I can use? I'm new to programming, so I'm trying to figure out what I need to know. I have 950 GB of files to download from Amazon S3. I was thinking ...
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who designs x86 / x86-64 processors? [closed]

ofc there's the well known Intel and AMD, but i recently learned that a 3rd company, called "VIA Technologies" also designs x86 / x86-64 CPUs, is there any other companies doing it?
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i9-7940x Strange TDP increase while stress testing

I was running the CPU torture test "In-place large FFTs" from prime95 on my brand new i9-7940x while monitoring the CPU temperature and TDP with Intel Extreme tuning utility. During the test I ...
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Disable / Hide 14 Hyperthreaded Cores in Windows Task Manager

Is there any way in Windows 10 to show only CPU usage for full cores? It would be nice if Task Manager could do it, but another utility might be helpful as well. The reason is really a matter of ...

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