Forum discussion tagged with Intel.
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    Question How to upgrade laptop?

    Good day. I want to buy Lenovo ThinkPad T16 Gen3, but have questions regarding which specs I should prioritize, to get most performance for money. I will use my laptop for work. I always have many Microsoft Outlook windows open (30-40 emails in the same time), I have many Chrome tabs open...
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    Question So many options! which do I choose for video editing and 3D modelling?

    Hi tom's guide team and all the experts here @COLGeek @rgd1101, @hang-the-9 I need some help in making the right choice and I am confused. I need an RTX 3070, Intel i7 or AMD Ryzen that has enough power for video editing and 3d modelling / rendering without lagging, found a lot of laptops but...
  3. PBMaxx

    Question Sony Vaio VPCF136FM CPU replacement

    I have read people saying you can't upgrade laptop hardware and that isn't entirely correct. On my Dell Inspiron 1525, I've replaced the CPU several times. A couple of other Asus laptops I've upgraded CPUs as well. All worked better than the original equipment. Every time I try a different...
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    Solved! Playing games at low quality graphic card

    Can my graphic card get damages as i played very high minimum requirements games? Ex: i played sims 4 on my toshiba laptop with Intel HD Graphics 4000, many says, will run it well with lowest graphic settings but will encounter some issue such as lag, glitch etc.... Does will hurt my gpu?
  5. Jph5674

    Solved! My HP omen laptop wont use dedicated graphics for internal display

    I have the HP Omen ce018dx. It will only use the integrated intel gpu and not the nvidia 1050. The nvidia gpu will only work on external displays. I've tried disabling the Intel graphics and restarted PC. Thinking this would force it to use nvidia but it didn't. Instead some generic...
  6. Navneet Gautam

    Question How do I stop my BIOS from updating itself automatically ?

    I have an asus tuf fx 505 ge laptop, recently the bios updated itself automatically and throttlestop stopped working, i read online that switching to a previous version will fix it, it did, the previous version did fix it, until the next day when it started it up again and the first thing i see...
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    Question IdeaPad 330-15IKB with Radeon 530 bluescreens when graphics device is enabled

    Hi there My laptop that I bought little more than a year ago is starting to have bluescreens with the error PAGE FAULT IN NONPAGED AREA pointing to system file atikmdag.sys. The problem first appeared when I was in the middle of a game. Searching online I found that it is a graphics card...
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    Solved! i3 7020u vs Pentium Gold 5405u

    Hi All Hope you are well. I was hoping you could provide some advice as I am looking to buy a entry level laptop which I will be using for my business. The likely use case for the laptop will be running a CRM software such as Salesforce, Zoho or Hubspot, running Office 365 programs such as...
  9. philly.a

    Solved! Is it possible to replace / repair my laptops GPU?

    I bought a custom gaming laptop in 2013 from Cyberpower UK. It lived a good life but around 6 months ago the GPU began failing, BSOD's, failing to boot etc which didnt resolve after driver resets... the laptop is functional only when the GPU device is disabled. I now use a desktop, but for the...
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    Question Use Nvidia GPU for Games and Intel UHD 630 for Games, separately?

    Sorry, I couldn't find a thread for "Desktops". I was wondering, if there is a way to use these two GPUs separately? My PC currently has a: -RTX 2060 -Intel UHD 630 -Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-9700 CPU @ 3.00 GHz -Windows 10 Home, ver 1903 and -32 GB (31.8GB) usable RAM I noticed that when I only...
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    Question Why my laptop is getting low FPS?

    Hey, i bought a new laptop - Acer Nitro 5. Laptop came on Tuesday so I have it only 2 days. I install all the drivers, set all settings, I was looking on the internet how to set NVIDIA settings and all things about it. I set GPU setting, just everything, and my average FPS in CS:GO is 120 FPS...
  12. Lartwel

    Question Nvidia card is not showing up in display adapter and Intel card is used instead

    I have Lenovo Ideapad 520 laptop. Specs: i5-8th gen, 8 GB RAM, Nvidia MX150 4GB video card. But when I checked the display adapter properties. These are the info I found: The adapte type: Intel(R) UHD Graphics 620 Total available Graphics Memory: 4161 MB Dedicated Video Memory: 128 MB System...
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    Question My laptop refuses to use dedicated Nvidia GPU for games

    Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit (10.0, Build 17134)(17134.rs4_release.180410-1804) System Manufacturer: Acer System Model: Aspire V3-571G Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3630QM CPU @ 2.40GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.4GHz Memory: 16384MB RAM Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000 NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M I've...
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    Solved! "CPU throttled at 91% by Windows" possibly overheating?

    Hello all! I have bought a few days ago new Acer Aspire A515-52-394A with i3-8145U, 8GB ram, 250GB SSD, Windows10 Home and i am very glad with the purchase. However, after performing userbenchmark tests several times, i always get the following warning:" CPU throttled at 91% by Windows...
  15. DavidovicRom

    Got a new lap top with pretty good specs but disk usage is high and it tends to get frozen some times.

    So guys, I bought a new lap top its a Lenovo Note book V330. The specs are 4GB Ram, Intel® Core i5-8250U (1.6 GHz base frequency, up to 3.4 GHz with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology), 1TB SATA 5400RPM,Intel® UHD Graphics 620. High disk usage, high ram usage. A lot of people advised me to get at...
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    Can run GTA 5

    Can I run GTA 5 with Intel graphics 4400 and CPU clock speed 1.70ghz And ram 8gb
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    Intel Processor supports virtualization but VT option is not in BIOS.

    My Lenovo S20-30 with Intel(R) Pentium(R) n3540 supposedly supports virtualization but the option isn't under the configuration tab or security tab in BIOS. Checked for a BIOS update on the Lenovo PC support site but the last update was for Windows 8.1, which I wasn't able to install when I was...
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    Solved! Can I run GTA 5 with 4 gb ram and Intel graphics 4400 and Intel i5 4th generation clock 1.70ghz

    Can Can I run GTA 5 with 4 gb ram and Intel graphics 4400 and Intel i5 4th generation clock 1.70ghz
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    Solved! Intel I3 vs Intel I5 - 8th Gen

    I was wondering with all other things about the PC holding the same which would be a better set up? Intel Core I3 8130U with 20 GB of RAM (DDR3/DDR3L 1600 MT/S) or Intel Core I5 8250U with 12 GB of RAM ( DDR4 2133)?
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    Solved! I'm looking at buying an AMD laptop for gaming and general use

    Hi there, i've only really used intel throughout my life and never touched AMD so i don't know anything about them, what's good, what's bad, what's cost effective and what's an equivalent to intel. My price range for the laptop is under £1k, so if i could get a cheap, medium and powerful...
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    Solved! can an intel celeron cup N3050 @ 1.6 GHz be upgraded

    trying to improve a laptop that is Intel Celeron CPU N3050 @ 1.6 GHz Ram 2 GB. usable 1.86GB extremely slow and when anti-virus is running takes up 100%
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    Intel Patent Heralds Foldable Future Merging Phone and PC

    A newly unearthed patent shows a three-fold device that transforms from phone to full-size tablet. Intel Patent Heralds Foldable Future Merging Phone and PC : Read more
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    Solved! i have a dual core pc and virtualizayion is not supported on my pc and pubg is not running on it. also i have intel(r)g33/31 e

    I need help cant play pubg on my pc say update your graphics card while i have the latest one it is Intel(R)G33/31 Express chipset family. Virtualization is not supported. I have only 256 mb video memory. and have a total of 4 bg ram.
  24. Vivek Lee

    hp vs lenovo ?

    there are these laptops Lenovo ideapad 300 i3 7020u intel hd 620 4gb 2133mhz 1tb 5400rpm hdd 1080p screen 2 cell battery Lenovo ideapad 300-15arr ryzen3 2200u radeon vega 3 4gb 2133mhz 1tb 5400rpm hdd 1080p screen 2 cell battery HP 15q-ds0006TU i3 7020u intel hd 620 4gb 2133mhz 1tb 5400rpm hdd...
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    Solved! Need HELP Please wrong cpu and graphic errors

    Hi all Laptop : Hp pavilion g6 2291ex so i'm getting this weird problem in my laptop (Video_tdr_failed intel.....) and can't fix it i tired reinstalling my windows still not working and most importantly my cpu model number changed and thats when the problems started in went from i3110u to...
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    Solved! is it possible to replace a notebook with INTEL 945GM chipset with an INTEL GM45 or PM45 chipset

    I am faced with an unfortunate situation in which my notebook, a Lenovo T60 (uses DDR2 RAM), which has an INTEL 945GM chipset, the motherboard is faulty and probably has to be replaced. However, it is difficult to get the right one By chance, I have a spare notebook, a Fujitsu Lifebook S6520...
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    Solved! I have acer Aspire 5 A515-51G, and it is showing "PXE-M0F: Exiting PXE ROM.

    Intel UNDI, PXE-2.1 (build 083) Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Intel Corporation This Product is covered by one or more of the following patents: US6, 570, 884, US6, 115, 776 and US6, 327, 625 Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller Series v2.64 (11/20/15) PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable...
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    Solved! Deciding between DDR3 vs DDR4 Laptop

    I have been looking at 2 laptops.One has DDR3-1600 and the other DDR4-2400 THIS IS THE DDR3 ONE: Acer Aspire E5-576G-57QB Intel Core i5-8250U (8th Gen) / 1.60GHz Processor (Turbo Speed upto 3.40 GHz) Cache – 6MB Dual Graphics -Intel UHD Graphics 620 (4GB) + NVIDIA GeForce MX150 Dedicated...
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    Solved! Laptop with GTX 950m and a intel graphics 620

    Is it possible to make my intel integrated gpu work together with my nvidia graphics card (kinda like the way sli works) ?
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    How long is too long for gaming on a non gaming laptop

    I play games on my non gaming laptop everyday, 1 hour during the day and 1 hour during night. Will it harm my laptop? My laptop has 8gb ram Intel core i3 Intel 520 graphics card
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    Solved! Thinkpad T420S getting too hot?

    Hello I own a Lenovo Thinkpad T420s With the Intel Core I5 2520M, 6GB Ram, NVS4200M. Speccy says it is running windows (idling) around 55 - 90 Celsius which I'm not sure is good. Does anyone know if these types of Temperatures are normal? Thanks
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    Will the GTA V play on a laptop with 8th gen intel i3 and intel uhd graphics 620?

    My laptop description says: Intel Core i3-8130U 2.2Ghz with Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz Intel UHD graphics 1000 GB HDD 20GB Memory: 16GB Intel Optane Memory+ 4GB DDR4 Memory Thank you! :D
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    Laptop freeze randomly on battery

    I just bought a dell e6320 with intel core i7 3520m, 4GB ram and 180GB of intel ssd. On 1st and 2nd boot it runs smoothly but after the 3rd boot the laptop sometimes freezing randomly while on battery but if I plugged in the charger it run smoothly just like the 1st and 2nd boot. If anyone has...
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    can a msi optix24 monitor run on dell i3 intel graphics 4410

    can an msi optixG24C monitor run on dell laptop i3 with an intel graphics 4410?
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    no boot device available

    My Windows 8 laptop says "no boot device available", please anyone help me. Thanks [post title edited to reflect the problem - mod]
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    Solved! CPU Upgrade Combatability for Laptop

    My Inspiron 13 5378, Intel I3 Core 7100U is running at 2.40 gigahertz. I would like to know if I could upgrade this to fit my needs- which should be at least a hyperthreaded i5 module. Can I upgrade the CPU as many others have had before?
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    Why can't my Dell latitude-3350 play games?

    My laptops specs are 4gb of ram, Intel i3 5015u and Intel 5500 graphics. I know that an i3 isn't very good but shouldn't it at least be able to play games like CSGO, rainbow 6 siege, and ARK? I can only really play minecraft on it but it still sometimes lags. I have downloaded all the drivers...
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    Solved! conexant smartaudio does not show up after cloning to SSd intel

    No sound. I cloned my T420 Win 7 Pro to a Intel ssd5 sound,video and game controllers are there on the old drive but not on the cloned new drive. (redone 4 times) Everything else works fine.
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    Solved! Acer aspire e1 431 blank screen

    Hello guys, I just replace my laptop processor intel B960 to intel i3. After replacement i got blank screen, no beep but fan still running and on start up power led and hdd led are on but after couple of seconds hdd led turns off. What i should do. Thanks
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    Intel Keyboard malfunction

    How come my keyboard on my Intel Acer doesn't work
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    Solved! How much could i sell my laptop for?

    hello guys, i currently own a lenovo Ideapad 320 and was thinking to sell for some quick cash. everything is working fine besides the battery life when unplugged. i was wondering how much could my laptop sell for? specs : Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7200U CPU @ 2.50GHz 8GB DDR4 Ram Intel(R) HD...
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    Cpu upgrade toshiba satelite

    I have a toshiba satelite c655-s5049 running an itel celeron 900 i want to upgrade to an intel core 2 duo t9550 1066 can it be Done ? Seeing as how the memory is 1066 ...My email is <Removed by moderator>.
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    How can I bypass windows 7 a Intel computer with no hard drive

    How can I bypass my windows 7 laptop computer with out hard drive
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    VMware Virtual Drive SSD Lifespan, single or multaple files?

    Hi everyone, I was wondering what the best is for a SSD lifespan. (Intel 760p (VMware) Saving and using a virtual drive as a single file or as multiple files? Thank you for awnsering, DarkPyr00
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    My Intel next book screen glitches out.

    I received this nextbook for Christmas. The problem with it is when it is turned on and at the home screen after a while, the screen goes black and has weird multicolored glitch blocks on it. the picture attached shows what it looks like.
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    Solved! CPU usage higher than GPU usage when gaming

    I currently have a Dell Inspiron 7577 with an Intel i7-7700HQ and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q. My problem is that the Intel Integrated Graphics usage is higher than that of the Nvidia. Is there any way to fix this? Things that I've tried: 1. Changed the preferred graphics processor to...
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    Solved! can i play this games??

    i have intel core i5 5th generation 4GB ram, with intel hd 5500 graphic and NVIDIA GEFORCE 820m 2GB dedicated graphics can i play this games ( BATTLEFIELD 4) (PLAYER UNKNOWNS BATTLEGROUND) ( GTA 5) please answer me please...
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    Solved! How do I get to the Intel graphics driver

    My lenovo T60 comes on, everything is working well but its black screen or rather dim disp, most times I use a flash light to do what ever i want to do, how do I sort this, also someone said its an Intel WDDM issue, please how do I remove the driver too
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    Solved! Laptops with and without removable batteries

    I have a more than 6 years old 15" laptop on Intel Core i7-3610QM and a new one 17" on i5-8250U. Both computers have detachable batteries, which I store in the fridge. I use them with AC adapters only. Today I found the old battery is still in a perfect condition and holds power as a new one...
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    Solved! I have an Intel HD Graphics 5500 what VRAM is that

    VRAM laptop question
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    Intel smart tablet

    I bought an Intel smart tablet from a pawn shop and I'm trying to connect it to my wifi but there is nowhere that I can find that says connect to wifi
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    Solved! My prosecor Is intel i3 6006u I want to change it in my laptop

    I wantto change my Proccesor plz help me
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    Solved! I want to replace intel centrino with intel centrino duo.

    i have two old laptops. And I want to replace intel centrino with intel centrino duo. Will it work? Plz. suggest me with a proper solution.
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    Solved! Intel UHD Graphics Control Panel reverting back to 60p Hz framerate unplug battery recurring

    Hey all, So I'm dealing with my ASUS Strix Hero II (GL504GM). It has both an Intel and an NVIDIA graphics card, but I believe we're just dealing with the Intel, which is a 630, driver version When I first got the laptop, I found it was annoying how the screen constantly flashed...
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    Solved! Pavilion 15 Intel Core i7-8550U CS0064TX

    Hp Pavilion 15 Intel Core i7-8550U CS0064TX This laptop has 8gb ddr4 ram and 4gb Nvidia mx 150 vga discrete GPU. Ive wanted to know is this 1d10 or 1d12 mx 150?
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    Games are using my Intel HD Graphics instead of my dedicated gpu

    Games are using my Intel HD Graphics instead of my AMD Radeon HD 6900M Series. Here are my Specs Intel Core i7-2630QM CPU @ 2.00GHz Installed memory: 8Gb Ram 64 bit Integrated Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000 Dedicated Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6900M Series
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    Solved! Laptop for sims 3 & 4

    Will any of these laptops run the sims 3 (all expansions + stuff) and sims 4 (all expansions + stuff)? I'd like medium-high settings for both. Acer Aspire ES1-533-C55P 15.6 in. Intel Celeron N3350 1.1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD Notebook Acer Aspire 3 15.6 in. Intel Celeron N3350 1.1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD...
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    Intel HD 630 Problems - I'm 1/2way to a fix, need help though!

    Long story short, my intergrated graphics card keeps failing with every driver except the barebones Basic Display Adapter. My laptop screen works in safe mode, but in normal mode with the intel driver, i just get a black screen. ------ I've tried everything from disabling/clean...
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    Solved! Csgo running poorly even on low settings intel 620

    I went to go look up intel 620 csgo gameplay, to see if the performance is expected. They ended up getting 60+ fps on medium settings. I'm hardly getting around 30 on low. Please help i7 7500u 8gb ram intel 620 720p 1tb hard drive (this is for my laptop, and I'm afraid that when I build a real...
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    Unable to access the Intel HD Graphics Control Panel

    Hello. I'm having trouble accessing the Intel Control Panel meaning I don't see an option to open it at all apart from going to where its installed, yet it still doesn't open anything instead leaving processes open of it ( I have tried multiple answers to threads from...