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I7-4770 vs. i7-4771 vs. i7-4770K - Which has missing instruction set vs. the other 2?

Question: I7-4770 vs. i7-4771 vs. i7-4770K - Which has missing instruction set vs. the other 2?

I've got my build together to use a Socket 1150. I have read that one of these CPU's does not have the full/latest instruction set vs. the others. Overclocking is not important to me but I will buy the "K" series if it has the fullest instruction set.

Can anyone enlighten me further on this?


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Answer: I7-4770 vs. i7-4771 vs. i7-4770K - Which has missing instruction set vs. the other 2?




They all have the same instruction sets according to the intel site, unless im missing something, which one are you reffering to.

Those are essentially the same chip, just different clock speeds and 1 is unlocked.

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I want to set up on Patreon, the crowdfunding site for writers, artists, etc. Beyond word processing I am woefully ignorant as to navigating their or any website. My Young Adult novel is finished (cinematic structure, designed to be a movie) so at this point I need to decide on the best format for that site and possibly other sites and then getting it going. I welcome any suggestions or referrals. I live in Los Angeles. I have Microsoft 7 and an Apple computer that I can go to if recommended.

Answer:Offer writing instruction for basic computer instruction

Sorry but it's not within the realm of the assistance that we provide to help someone solicit funds.

Since there's nothing we can do I'm closing this thread.

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Hi, is a Seasonic M12II-620 620W enough to OC a 4770K (as far as a H110 can take it) and use a 4GB Gigabyte GTX 770 at the same time? Or would a 750W PSU be better (I'm trying to save money).

Answer:Is 620W enough to OC a 4770K?

GTX 770 - 230W
i7-4770K - 84W

Leaves 300W for the rest of the system, including over-clocking. The average users motherboard and drives might use 150W, and if so that still leaves 150W for over-clocking headroom with the 620W PSU.

Without knowing for sure how the power recommendations are calculated. I'm guessing when specifications for the motherboard are calculated, power usage for all card slots are calculated. This gives massive headroom, when each card slot is alloted 75W's. You are looking at 300W's allocated just for 4 card slots. If you are not using the card slots, then the allocated power essentially could be subtracted from the system power recommendation. But then the motherboard probably has a ceiling for power usage, which is used instead of calculating card slots. But the card slots do play a roll in the total power supplied to the motherboard.

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I have an Intel i7-4770K CPU, it is quad core multithreaded to 8 processors, however, I have a program which loads lots of data every second BUT only works on one thread. The program was running well in an old duo core CPU, but now it freezes seconds at the time for data waiting in queue.

I need to remove the threading that the Haswell CPU is doing to at least use 25% of the CPU instead of the 12.5% being used now.

Is there a way to do this?

Answer:Need no Multithreading in my i7-4770K CPU

The easiest and most temporary way is when you start it, remove the extra cores from the process in task manager.

It shouldn't really matter. If an application is single threaded, it runs on a single thread and that is all there is to it, regardless of CPU.

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Wanted to get some opinons on good motherboards that support the i7 4770k CPU. Thanks in advance!

Answer:Motherboards for i7 4770k?

Depends on your budget, but if you want favs, heres the ones I personally like and are rich with features.

MSI Gaming Z87

Asus Z87 Deluxe

Those are a few of my favs that are reasonable. There are some I love at the 400 dollar mark, but those are a bit up there in price.

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I dont know if anyone is still active on this thread but I would like to know what would be a good build to go with my cpu i7 4770

im on a 1500 dollar budget and plan on doing alot of video editing using visual effects

Answer:Build to go with i7 4770k?

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Hey guys,

Just got a Z87x-UD3H and a 4770k and I am having a lot of problems with C1E,C3,C6/7.

EIST is working fine, but having ANY of the above enabled causes random BSODs (1e,3b,d1,0a,50,24,19) the windows desktop manager to crash, and rarely the video driver.

If ALL of the options are all disabled my system operates perfectly.

Gigabyte claims it's because my psu is incompatible. I think that's crap because none of the options work. I was under the impression that was a totally different issue.
Current Hardware:
4770k @ stock
Z87x-UD3H - 6i bios
16GB (4x4) G-SKILL Ripjaws @1600MHZ 9-9-9-24 1.5 V (Memtest OK)
Corsair 1000HX
256GB Samsung 840 PRO
128 GB Crucial C300
279GB 2x Raptors in Raid 0
500 GB WD Caviar
Soundblaster X-Fi Titanium HD

Answer:C1E,C3,C6/7 BSODs with new 4770k

I would suggest you to disable RAID. How to Disable RAID: 5 Steps - wikiHow

Now boot the computer back. Is it booting OK with all the HDDs detected, including the 300 GB one? If not, enable RAID again and wait for next instruction.

If yes, uninstall Marvell 91xx SATA 6G RAID Controller in Control Panel > Programs and features. Then follow Drivers - Clean Left over Files after Uninstall to get rid of any leftovers of the driver.

Get rid of intel rapid storage. First uninstall it from Control Panel > Programs and Features. Then Uninstall the driver from device manager.
Right click on "my computer" icon and click "manage" on the context menu.
It will open the "computer management" window.
Select "Device Manager" in the left pane, It will list all the existing devices up.
Expand "IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers" by clicking on the triangle in front of it.
Select one Intel device item under it, right click, uninstall.
Continue the process for all Intel items under "IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers"
Now restart the computer. At restart, windows will auto configure the appropriate native system driver.
Make it sure that your SSDs are running with up-to-date firmware.

Crucial C300-CTFDDAC128M
Samsung 840 SSD.
Let us know how the computer is running now.


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Hey guys, so just have a small concern about my cpu. Just built this new pc a week ago and the cooler I use is a corsair h75, the temperatures I get are great even under load I barely pass 65c using prime 95 or intel burn test. My concern is when its on idle or I am doing anything the temperatures are constantly changing, quickly, up and down very rapidly. Never to a dangerous level buy they change so often. For example in idle Im around 25c per core but itll go up to 26c 27c 28c 29c 30c and back down and up...etc and ideas?

Answer:I7 4770k temperatures

Don't read core temps. That's the reading from the individual core. They vary within 10C very quickly.

Take the CPU overall temp, as this is the temp of the metal bit on the chip.

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Question: ati hd 4770

how's this card working under w7

Answer:ati hd 4770

Hi, I am sure it works fine in windows 7, most cards do.

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Question: Ati hd 4770

OK I committed to a buy finally. The ATI HD 4770. The reviews looked good on both tigerdirect and newegg. Although it's a mid-level card I couldn't beat the deal, $94.99 and free shipping. I think it will fit nicely with my rig.

Answer:Ati hd 4770

Yes it should, and a very nice boost over the 8400 GS you have now.

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Question: Ati hd 4770

I can not install ATI HD 4770 into my computer. I have Windows 7 64. I have been reading all forums but nothing helps. Can not install in from CD where it sais compitable with windows 7. I downloaded some drivers from internet. I tried to install directli but it did not help. Is there enybody with a solution?

Thank you!

Answer:Ati hd 4770

Install this.

Drivers & Support | GAME.AMD.COM

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Hi all need to find a good i7 cooler for 4770k 3.5ghz "Haswell" CPU after searching a few site's found a

PH-TC12DX recommended for the i7 ??? any forts because I also see this unit is compatible with socket lg775 witch I currently use with a arctic freezer 7 pro rev.2 could I not use this model too?, prob a new tho, or is the ph-tc12dx better

or do u have any better selections

planning to build asus maximus vi formula, i7 477ok 3.5ghz to over clock, 16gb ddr3, don't really wont to go down the water rout

Answer:Core i7 4770K Cooler

The default "pretty good for overclocking" cooler is this:

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/FM2/AM3+ -

There are better coolers, but you pay noticeably more.

Look here for reviews and good info:

FrostyTech - Best Heat Sinks & PC Cooling Reviews

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Gigabyte GA-Z87M-D3H LGA 1150 CrossFireX DVI/HDMI mATX
Intel Core i7-4770K Haswell 3.5GHz
G.Skill Sniper Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) 240-Pin SDRAM DDR3 2400 (PC3 19200)
GeForce GTX 760 (4GB 256-bit GDDR5)
SanDisk Extreme II 240 GB SATA 6.0Gb/s 2.5" SSD
Pioneer BDR-209DBK 16x Blu-Ray/CD/DVD Writer
Win7Pro x64 SP1

With the help of a friend, I started 24/7 overclocking my CPU to 4.3 GHz to help with heavy duty graphics tasks (primarily focus stacking). This was achieved by adjusting the 'CPU Upgrade' value in the UEFI BIOS under the 'Performance' tab. Idle and stress temps were well within normal range with the installation of a Cooler Master Hyper TX3, but are now peaking at 93c, prompting me to look into simple-assembly water cooling options along the lines of the Corsair H50/H60/H70/H80/H100 and Antec Kuhler H2O 620/920. My questions are:

1. Can I expect better temperatures with one of the above listed water cooling systems, or would I be better off with either a better air cooling system or adjustments to my existing one?

2. What options am I limited to given the space restrictions of a Fractal Design Core 1000 tower?

3. Given that there have been no significant changes in the orientation or position of the tower or the temperature of the room in which it's kept, what might have caused this spike in idle and stress temperatures?

4. I've read "elsewhere": Read more

Answer:Watercooling A Matx I7-4770k

Here's a starting point, including tests.

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Hi, I am going to OC my 4770K. I'm using an MSI Z87-GD65 Gaming and a H100.

I want my computer to last years, at least five years, but I want to OC too

What's a nice safe OC for my hardware that won't kill the lifespan of my stuff?


Answer:What is the max OC that is good for the longevity of my 4770K?

It's not really the clock that kills the CPU, it's the heat and voltages. So just make sure your CPU isn't running too hot (>80C) and stick to sensible voltages.

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Hi, I followed a video on youtube to OC my CPU to 4.4GHZ. The thing is my CPU permanently runs at 4400mhz, I don't know if that's normal or now. I have an MSI GD56 GAMING.

These are the settings I was told to change:

Intel C-State enabled
C1E Support = enabled
Package C-State Limit = Auto
CPU Ratio Mode = Dynamic
Enhanced Turbo = Enabled
CPU Core Voltage Mode = Adaptive
CPU Ring Voltage Mode = Adaptive

Other settings that were change were just multipliers and voltages.

Is there anything I can change to get my CPU to throttle back when it's not being used?


Answer:Overclcoked 4770K never throttles down

This link is all I can offer for assistance.

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for some reason my new build only reports 2 cores and 4 threads inside cpuz my mobo is a asus vi hero. it should show up as 4 core 8 thread but it isnt. any fixes

Answer:hidden cpu cores on a i7 4770K

Really? How come your specs say otherwise?

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ok, i just slapped on some TX-2 to my 2 4770's.

while doing so, i noticed that there is no pads or paste or anything even close to the memory to help cool it other than air flow.

thermal pads (and paste for that matter) are only used when a plate is forcing them down right?

if so, does anyone know of a nice cooler that would work for 4770's.


Answer:4770 has nothing cooling the ram? - ZEROtherm ZH100 VGA FET Cooler - VGA Cooling

for just the VRam these should do fine

I don't know of any one-peice full cover blocks, just GPU heatsink kits with passive vRam heatsinks

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Hi all,
I have the problem that the fan of my ATI HD 4770 goes on and off contunuisly.
Besides the noise, the mouse and the keyboard is not working properly when the fan goes on. e.g. if I add a Textlayer in Photoshop I need to press the letter keys a couple of times before I can see it on the screen. I have the newest drivers installed.
Any ideas?

Answer:ATI HD 4770 Fan issue

Make sure your PC, and video card fan, is clear of dust bunnies etc then reseat the card and see if this resolves your issue. If you don;t monitor your temperatures I'd use MSI Afterburner or another software that monitors CPU,GPU and HDD temps.

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i7 4770 has a turbo speed upto 3.9Ghz. and normal at 3.4ghz

Is it the same as overclocking? Can this processor reach the turbo speed on the H97 motherboard?


Answer:Gigabyte H97 and i7 4770

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My 4770 has been heating up a lot lately both on game and idle. It is summer but 77C and 90C odd gaming still seems a bit high. I have been looking around and found that some stock cooler aren’t any way near as good as others on the market. So was wondering what people would suggest for my graphics card, i have been looking at these

Or could it just need some new thermal paste and A cooler realignment
Hope someone can help

Answer:XFX 4770 New cooler help

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Well I tried installing Windows 8 on my secondary PC with a HD 4770 and P2 X6 1035T. I installed 12.6 and 12.4 drivers and I cannot get any kind of graphics control center to work. Only CPU presets, no kinda of video card options. I'm not exactly sure what to do now. I tried doing some searching around, but I can't find a answer. I know there isn't any official drivers for the HD 4000 series on Win 8, but I thought previous Win 7 drivers should be working. Any ideas?

Answer:HD 4770 and Windows 8

xBanzai89 said:

Well I tried installing Windows 8 on my secondary PC with a HD 4770 and P2 X6 1035T. I installed 12.6 and 12.4 drivers and I cannot get any kind of graphics control center to work. Only CPU presets, no kinda of video card options. I'm not exactly sure what to do now. I tried doing some searching around, but I can't find a answer. I know there isn't any official drivers for the HD 4000 series on Win 8, but I thought previous Win 7 drivers should be working. Any ideas?Click to expand...

When I tried Win8 on my old Dell laptop with ATI 1400XT on it, I ended up having to use the 32bit Win8 installer and I found only one set of Vista 32 drivers that actually worked with the CCC and that let me select the proper resolution. Sometimes the CCC would eat up 100% CPU for some reason as well. Hopefully you wouldn't have to do something as drastic

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I was playing around with the ATI Overdrive and I unlocked it. Now I cant seem to get it to lock back and go back to the original settings. I'm assuming this is for overclocking my card. I haven't changed any settings, just not sure what I'm doing and would like to set it back to factory settings.

Answer:HD 4770 ATI Over drive

Top left of ccc advanced see Graphics, click it, drop down click on ati overdrive, uncheck the box, hit defaults, OK and you should be back to default

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Question: 4770 replacement?

For those of you that were left out when the 4770 went belly up due to bad yields, the replacement card came out today if you care to check it out.

Answer:4770 replacement?

This may be announcement day, but this revision/replacment has been out for a while, and they seem to have fixed the problems.

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I accidentally bought a 4770K without a cooler :/

But I have an unused 3770 stock cooler somewhere, would it be OK to use that?


Answer:Can the 3770 stock cooler be used on a 4770K?

I would say yes after reading the following. It seems the difference mentioned below is all in the backplate design. Since the stock cooler doesn't use a backplate, it is a non-issue.

Noctua Offers Free LGA 1150 Haswell Mounting Kit Upgrade for Older Heatsinks

Because the LGA 1150 socket keeps the same mounting hole spacing as the current LGA 1156 and LGA 1155 sockets, many newer Noctua cooler will not need the mounting kit upgrade, and can simply be installed into the Haswell machine as is. In other words, if the heatsink worked with your Lynnfield, Sandy Bridge, or Ivy Bridge-based system, it will work in a Haswell system as well.Click to expand...


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Hey everybody new member here, need some quick advice and hope this is not a reposted question (i am on time constraints on this computer)

Anyway, I was about to install my haswell CPU into the motherboard but accidentally touched the bottom of the chip. Note, there are no pins on the chip, but im sure i got my oily fingers into the connectors.

My question is, can i use coffee filter and 99 % isoproply on the back of the chip? ill ensure to be wearing gloves for the procedure

Answer:1150 Haswell CPU 4770K Cleaning

Just grab a clean, dry lint free cloth or paper towel and wipe the area you touched. Be careful for the resistors in the center and that you are properly grounded.

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Hi there,

I upgraded my gaming computer a couple weeks ago. I got an ASUS Z87-A motherboard, an i7 4770k CPU, and a GeForce GTX 780.

Whenever I put the computer under any stress (game, benchmark, etc) for a few minutes or a few hours it causes a BSOD with the error "STOP 0x0000124" which I googled and I think it's usually a hardware error, I'm not sure. I've tried using different RAM sticks and my old GTX580, and neither fixed the problem. The temperatures do not seem to be bad, I'm using the stock CPU cooler that came with it and I am not overclocking anything. Everything idles around 30C and during a benchmark they get about 70-80C.

I've seen plenty of threads about this BSOD with this motherboard but none ever have much of an answer. I'm not sure how to look at the .dmp file and the windows debugging tools have an error when they install.

Corsair HX850W PSU
GeForce GTX 780
i7 4770k with stock cooler
ASUS Z87-A motherboard
8GB G.Skill Ripjaws RAM

My drivers are all up to date I'm 99.9% sure. I also reinstalled Windows 7 with a clean install and it did not change anything.

Answer:ASUS Z87-A and i7-4770k BSOD x124

Hi and welcome to TSF please follow the instructions here
I will move to Bsod,App crashes and hangs for further help

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Hey all,

I was just wondering before I make my purchase, if a XFX Radeon HD 4770 would work with my 375W PSU, it's from DELL and I hear they underrate their power supplies so it might be somewhere in the 400s hopefuly. It's been running my power guzzling 256mb x850 PE and after checking some wattage consumption charts it shows that they are pretty close in terms of wattage. Also, I hear that the 4770 is great for low power consumption. I'm running a Intel E6600 2.4 Ghz Dual Core with 2GBs of RAM.

What are your thoughts? Does anyone have success stories with DELL PSUs? They reason I want this card is because of the power to performance ratio as well, because i'm not interested in upgrading my PSU as i'll just replace the whole PC another year or 2 down the line with the new i7 stuff. I'm just looking for a temporary boost in performance.

P.S: My PSU has only 1 6-pin connector, but I believe thats all I need?


Answer:XFX Radeon HD 4770 - PSU question

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My neighbors young son has just got a copy of Lord of the Rings , Battle for Middle Earth II - they have an E6300, ATI 4770, 2gb ram running XP Pro SP3, but as soon as the initial logo comes up the game falls over with a game.dat error.

I tried installing it on my PC - EP45 UD3R, E6750, ATI 4770 4GB RAM Dual Boot XP SP3/ W7 7201 and I have the same problem in both systems - both XP and Windows 7 - the ATI drivers are the latest available.

I then installed it on my Dell laptop running XP Pro SP3 with Geforce GO7900GS and it works perfectly....

SOO, i'm a little irritated that my nice new ATI 4770 seems to be the culprit..

any ideas please?

Answer:game.dat error with ATI 4770


Seems to be a common thing with this game from EA, seems picky at what graphic cards it runs well with, seems Nvidia are ok but Ati cards fall over with that error, but do make sure you have latest patch for the game installed also as the patches do sometimes fix isssues like this Version 1.06 patch (latest afaik)

also check this posting out HERE and drop the screen resolution if using a hires widescreen monitor.

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hi friends,
yesterday i bought a new graphic card ati hd 4770(eah- asus) 512mb. everything was fine gaming and all. and my graphics rating given by windows was also 7.2.
but the problem i am facing is while playing video or viewing images they are not clear and depth. in some players they are blur and in some players they are boxed like.
u can observe that in the following pictures.
windows rating index picture

the same above one when zoomed

video song

in vlc

in windows media player

in the above pictures u can observe that all the picture is like boxed when played in vlc
but colors are correct
but coming to windows media player little boxed but the colors are more bright.

except the problem of this playing of videos and pictures the graphic card is perfectly working with all games and etc..

before installing the graphic card everything was fine working with me..
so plzz friends help mee..

thanx in advance..

plzz suggest me....!

Answer:ati hd 4770(eah-asus) problem

somebody plzzz help..

y no one is giving reply? just seeing going?

u didnt hav any idea why it is coming like this...?

plzz reply something

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I was able to upgrade install Win 10 and the only error message was "this is taking a little longer" I ran SFC and it didn't find any bad system file. System was sluggish and windows explorer would crash. I called XFX tech support and they said there are no drivers for win 10 for the 4770. I would have to buy a newer card.

Is this correct? I don't want to buy new video cards just to get win 10?

Any advice is appreciated

Answer:Drivers for XFX Radeon 4770

They are correct -- there are no Win10 drivers for what is essentially the AMD HD4xxx-series products. You would have to install the Legacy drivers and those might not work with Win10:

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Hey Guys,
I just built my new PC and everything was working fine until I tried to play some games...
When playing League of Legends, after about 8-10 minutes the pc restarts itself.
I started to recreate the crash but this time observing the gpu temperature with gpu-z, the last lines of the saved log before the crash are as follows:

Date , GPU Core Clock [MHz] , GPU Memory Clock [MHz] , GPU Temperature [?C] , Fan Speed (%) [%] , Fan Speed (RPM) [RPM] , Memory Used [MB] , GPU Load [%] , Memory Controller Load [%] , Video Engine Load [%] , Power Consumption [% TDP] , PerfCap Reason [] , VDDC [V] ,
2013-10-13 22:14:26 , 1123.5 , 1752.8 , 61.0 , 54 , 1770 , 360 , 54 , 31 , 0 , 53.2 , 12 , 1.2000 ,

2013-10-13 22:14:27 , 1123.5 , 1752.8 , 61.0 , 54 , 1770 , 360 , 57 , 33 , 0 , 54.2 , 12 , 1.2000 ,

2013-10-13 22:14:28 , 1123.5 , 1752.8 , 61.0 , 54 , 1800 , 360 , 57 , 32 , 0 , 53.9 , 12 , 1.2000 ,

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Answer:i7 4770/GTX 770 restarts PC while gaming

When doing load testing, you should always include your CPU as well.

But I can pretty much already tell you, definitely PSU. Minimum recommended is 600w, and although that L8 is a decent unit, it probably isn't able to hold up. (Even though in theory it should).

Your GPU temps look good, so it's either going to be CPU temps or PSU.

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Hey guys...another 'will this work?' post:

I have a HD 4770 Sapphire card on the way with a Corsair 400cx 400 watt PSU to power it...and my new system.

the Corsair:

The official recommendation is a 450w PSU for the card...though the Corsair has [email protected] on the 12v rail...

This is what I intend to run:

........................................ ASUS M4A785-M AMD 785G
........................................ .Athlon II 250 'Regor' DUAL-core
.......................................... 2 SATA hard drives
............................................1 IDE disc drive
.............................................2 gig ram, DUAL-channel
..............................................1 USB external HD
...............................................a couple of fans...and of course..the 4770.

Lastly, I have no intention of OC'ing...but...if you've OC'd this 4770/PSU combo...I'd like the info you can provide...Cheers...

Answer:HD 4770 vs Corsair 400w cx PSU?

It should work, but I would shoot for at least a 500W power supply for extra headroom on additional components. The 400CX would probably be fine, but you would be better off with something more powerful anyways. Always better to have more juice available, opposed to coming up short...

I would recommend:

or for $10 more just get the 650W model TX.

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Anyone manage to get the 4770 gfx card to work in Win 7 RC ?

Couldn't get mine to work (tried both Vista and Win 7 drivers for 4670 / 4850 as 4770 not listed).

Answer:Windows 7 RC and 4770 gfx card

I have wasted half a day today trying to get my 4770 working on win7
PC running on just integrated 3200 is perfectly fine, but when I put 4770 in CCC and neither system recognize it. Card is then runing as Default Graphic Adapter.

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My neighbors young son has just got a copy of Lord of the Rings , Battle for Middle Earth II - they have an E6300, ATI 4770, 2GB RAM running XP Pro SP3, but as soon as the initial logo comes up the game falls over with a game.dat error.

I tried installing it on my PC - EP45 UD3R, E6750, ATI 4770 4GB RAM Dual Boot XP SP3/ W7 7201 and I have the same problem in both systems - both XP and Windows 7 - the ATI drivers are the latest available.

I then installed it on my Dell laptop running XP Pro SP3 with Geforce GO7900GS and it works perfectly....

SOO, i'm a little irritated that my nice new ATI 4770 seems to be the culprit..

any ideas please?

Answer:game.dat error with ATI 4770

Seems to be a problem with the game and certain combinations of graphics cards and drivers. Updating or changing the drivers to a compatible one may help to get it to work:

See this forum thread:

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got a buddy of mine in Colorado who has the opportunity to get a 4770k for cheap....his question is can he swap out his current 2600s for the 4770k? I could find nothing on line that says yea or nay, and I've not worked with these.



Answer:Solved: swap Intel i7-2600s for i7-4770K

Nope, the 4th generation processors use a new socket type, LGA 1150 instead of the 1155 used on second and some third generation processors.

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I have an eMachines ET1161-05 desktop and the integrated graphics leaves much to be desired. It runs Vista Basic 32 bit O.S.
Other (factory) stuff is:
Emachines MCP61PM-GM Motherboard

AMD Athlon LE-1620 processor, 2.4GHz, 1MB L2 cache
2GB DDR2 SDRAM, expandable up to 8GB
NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE chipset
Integrated graphics processing
PCIe slot for graphics card upgrade
7.1-channel high-definition audio
Windows Vista SP2 OS
Includes keyboard, mouse and speakers
18xDVD?R/RW drive
160GB SATA II hard drive
I hope it does cause I've already ordered an XFX HD477AYDFC Radeon HD 4770 Video Card - 512MB DDR5, PCI Express 2.0, along with a Diablotek DA Series 500w ATX Power Supply (D15-1205).
Will these new (in transit from tiger direct) items get along well with my system?
I'm not expecting miracles, but I am expecting large improvements.

Answer:Will a Radeon HQ 4770 work on my system?

It will Work with your Current System.

Only make sure that you have a good power Supply 500Watts or More and that too Certified ones like CORSAIR, Seasonic, FSP etc.

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There is a slight problem with my boots up to the point where I select the OS (Windows 7 is the only one) and once selected the typical moving green bar appears in the bottom center of the screen for a brief second then goes to a blank screen with a white moveable cursor. Safe mode also produces the same result, just a larger cursor...which tells me the OS is at least loading.

The system boots to a c:>\ through the install CD allowing for options through the command line.

Been through all the repair options including rebuilding the MBR. Never thought that was the problem but gave it a try just in case.

What I really suspect is the ATI driver failed. It is v9.7 which was apparently not quite ready for prime time.

Now the question is how do I disable it using the command line to allow for a generic Windows 7 driver to take over? Once I get into the system the driver can be upgraded to 9.9.

Suggestions greatly appreciated.



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I just bought a new HP desktop with i7 4770 CPU, running some CPU intensive applications. I see in the task manager, the CPU usage is at 80-85% usage at 3.64GHz only. This CPU is supposed to be running at 3.9GHz turbo, is my CPU defective?

The PC randomly shuts down nearly every hour. Only message I got is "your PC ran into a problem" but there's no other message. It did list 3 files that should be sent to Microsoft for diagnosis but I declined to send them.

Answer:Overheating? i7 4770 CPU running at only 3.64GHz?

The i7 4770 is actually rated @3.4GHZ and with the turbo boost it can go up to 3.9GHZ. Depending on what application you are running and the number of active cores it uses, it can range from 3.7GHZ - 3.9GHZ.
You can look at the table from this link for more explanation: Intel? Core? i7 Desktop Processor — Intel? Turbo Boost Technology frequency table

If the PC randomly shuts down, it may be due to drivers software that cause the system to crash, faulty memory etc...

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Hi, I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit and I've got some sort of a problem.
I have an ATI Radeon HD 4770 graphics card and a Smasung SyncMaster2243NW (16:10) monitor and I can't set the resolution to 1680x1050. I managed to force the resolution using Powerstrip, but isn't there an easier way?

Also, does anyone else have this problem?

Answer:Resolution problem with an ATI Radeon HD 4770

Make sure that you have installed the latest drivers for your monitor...

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does Samsung 960 EVO support Asus Z87 Deluxe Moth. with i7-4770k ?

here is Samsung 960 EVO
here is my Motherboard
Z87-DELUXE | Motherboards | ASUS Global

Z87-DELUXE | Motherboards | ASUS Global

Expansion Slots2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode)
4 x PCIe 2.0 x1

ManageabilityWfM 2.0, DMI 2.7, WOL by PME, PXE

SLI and crossfire ready
Samsung Minimum requirment says it need Haswell Refresh
but I have Haswell i7-4770k will it support ???

here is Haswell refresh list
The Haswell Refresh Processors - The Intel Haswell Refresh Review: Core i7-4790, i5-4690 and i3-4360 Tested

Answer:does Samsung 960 EVO support Asus Z87 Deluxe Moth. with i7-4770k ?

I don't believe the z87 motherboards supported m.2 (your's does not have m.2 connectors) but you can use an adapter card which should have similar results depending on your hardware and motherboard.

Asus Accessory Hyper M.2 X4 Mini Card M.2 to 32Gbit/s with PCIE slot flexibility Retail - Buy Asus Accessory Hyper M.2 X4 Mini Card M.2 to 32Gbit/s with PCIE slot flexibility Retail Online at Low Price in India -

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Hello. I am hoping to build a nice system sometime used for gaming and have chosen a cpu
and video card that I believe will handle games smoothly on Ultra settings with graphical mods installed.

The cpu is an Intel Core i7 4770k. I am not interested in over clocking it, so not sure if you all may know of a better cpu for around the same price? I am open to ideas.

The video card is an EVGA GeForce GTX 760 4gb version which I found that certain graphical mods require more VRam, so I am going for 4gb instead of 2gb.

I was just wondering if you all believe the i7 would bottleneck this video card at stock? or would there be any way to tell? Could a motherboard also hinder any of the 2 components' features or abilities in performing at their best or is it strictly cpu/gpu that should be the main concern?

Having slower DDR3 RAM will not cause the GDDR5 VRam to under perform? or do these have nothing to do with one another?

Thank you for more information regarding these things. The main game I am going to be playing is Skyrim at Ultra 1920x1080 using ENB Boost/Climates of Tamriel plus other graphical mods. I may even host big battles like you see others do on YouTube, so hopefully all of that will or can run smoothly too with these graphical mods.
Again, I am open to suggestions if you believe there are better components for around the same price that can better handle or can give the best performance in maxed out, graphical modded, big battles, Skyrim.

Do let me know i... Read more

Answer:Can a stock i7 4770k bottleneck GTX 760 4gb Graphics Card? {Skyrim}

Click the PC next to my name. I have no bottlenecking issues with my CPU/GPU, and that's even considering my CPU is a step down and GPU a step up.

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does Samsung 960 EVO support Asus Z87 Deluxe Moth. with i7-4770k ?

here is Samsung 960 EVO
here is my Motherboard
Z87-DELUXE | Motherboards | ASUS Global

Z87-DELUXE | Motherboards | ASUS Global

Expansion Slots2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode)
4 x PCIe 2.0 x1

ManageabilityWfM 2.0, DMI 2.7, WOL by PME, PXE

SLI and crossfire ready
Samsung Minimum requirment says it need Haswell Refresh
but I have Haswell i7-4770k will it support ???

here is Haswell refresh list
The Haswell Refresh Processors - The Intel Haswell Refresh Review: Core i7-4790, i5-4690 and i3-4360 Tested

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So, I have a Radeon HD 4800 Series card and a 4770 card and was wondering whether it was possible to crossfire those. I have tried just installing drivers (both cards are showing up in device manager) but the installer does not mention anything about crossfire when installing. Catalyst Control Center does not show any crossfire settings either. (I have checked every category).

I have ran furmark once. It did detect both GPU's but only use one.

Answer:AMD Radeon HD 4800 Series and 4770 Crossfire possible?

Whitehooder, you would need two cards from the same series

What are the system requirements for AMD CrossFire??

The minimum requirements to run AMD CrossFire are:

2x or more AMD Radeon? HD2000 series or greater graphics cards that are within the same family model number. E.g. 2 x AMD Radeon HD6770
AMD CrossFire compatible graphics cards
AMD CrossFire supporting motherboard
At least one AMD CrossFire interconnect bridge for each additional graphics card

AMD Crssfire FAQ

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I have been closely monitoring my CPU temperature and fan speeds.  I understand the fan speeds are controlled via the bios, with no user adjustments possible (other than setting them at full-speed).  What I have observed is as follows:
1) The diagnostic tests (F12 at startup) all pass successfully.  Both fans are capable of speeds in excess of 4500 rpm.
2) At any CPU temperature under 72C, the fans run at a constant idle speed:  CPU fan @1026 rpm; front fan @1198 rpm.
3) Starting at a CPU temperature of 72C, the fans begin to accelerate.
4) At a CPU utilization at ~95%, the fans will adjust their speed to keep the CPU temperature at 85C.  There is no attempt by the system to increase fan rpms to reduce the temperature below 85C.  The maximum rpms I have observed are 2072 rpm for the CPU fan and 2201 rpm for the front fan.  (At these speeds, the fans are barely audible.)
5) The CPU temperature of 85C is maintained no matter how long the CPU utilization is at 95% (admittedly, only tested for 45 minutes).
Depending on the source of information, 85C is at the top end of what is considered an acceptable sustained temperature for an I7 4770.  I would prefer this maximum sustained temperature to be lower.
So, three questions:
1) Is this normal?
2) Is there a way to adjust the "maximum temperature allowed" to some other temperature (say, 80C)?
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For the past 3 mornings I have come into the office to see a lovely BSOD.
Seems to be fine during the day.
This is a new computer build that I just finished last week.
processor is i7 4770k

Originally I thought it was because I was trying to slightly overclock to 4.0 ghz but I disabled that and it still happens.

and motherboard is
ASRock Fatal1ty Z87 Killer LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Gaming Motherboard

Not sure what else people need but happy to provide any info. Thanks.

Answer:BSOD every morning when I show up to work. - New i7 4770k Custom Build

Blah it just happened again and I was not even using the computer for anything.

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Using the existing (measly) 300W PSU, can I add a EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti video card without issue? And as I am in Windows 10, will I need to unlock the bios?

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I have an IdeaCentre K450 with an i7 4770. BIOS version and date is LENOVO I1KT34AUS, 2013-11-18. I have checked online with the Lenovo Companion software and there doesn't seem to be any newer BIOS version for this model. The SKU is: "LENOVO_MT_1012". I have successfully replaced the PSU with a 600W version. If I put an i7 4790K in this machine, would it work? Has anyone tried? Has anyone tried a GTX 1080 in this machine? Johan 

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I have currently have an intel 3570 rig with windows 8.1 if I get a haswell 4770k with a similar specification in ram and graphics will that feel a lot faster on the same operating system in terms of booting speed and starting up programs? And how would it compare if I decide to make the 4770k rig have windows 7 instead of 8.1 would it be faster than the 3570 in starting up windows?

Thanks for your suggestions

Answer:Performance 3570 vs 4770k in Windows 8.1 and Windows 7

You wouldn't see a real difference until it came to CPU intensive applications such as video editing. You wouldn't be able to straight swap a 4770 for the 3570 anyway as they're different socket types, the Ivy Bridge being 1155 and the Haswell being 1150. You'd need to replace the motherboard as well.

I'd stick with the 3570.

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Since nobody has an answer for my last post can anybody explain (in detail) how I can install & delete something from safe mode command prompts? If I could just get the old ant-virus removed and the new one installed I think I could fix it. Also can anybody explain why internet explorer won't open??

Answer:OK I need some instruction

Finally able to get a hijackthis log here it is...

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:01:55 PM, on 10/15/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Safe mode

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\JetLan USB 2.0 Networking - Data Transfer Cable\JetLan2a.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\G\My Documents\Downloads\dead v\HiJackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page =*
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar =*
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = Read more

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Have 3 PC's one XP Sp3, two Vista's which one needing to figuire out why the network says unknown with many dependcy group failures within the Win. Services knocking out my Windows firewall & network connection ! Tried using Windows Essentials security protection work good for awhile & then starting to get the firewall & network issues now. I used Malwarebytes.Karpensky's,Combo-fix,Spybot search & destroy,Glary spyware/rootkill & Win.Defender scan / cmd. sfc/scannow too. but still come up with no infections or issues ? I guess the last thing to do is to reformat then just reinstall Vista Home disc not seeing anything else other to try, but there still might be HOPE on fixing these two issues 

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Question: The instruction

hi friends

i am not able to close this problem, please have a look on the attachment of
give me the solution waiting for you replay

thanks and regards


Answer:The instruction

This sometimes happens if Windows Update had some problems installing a download. Go to your Control Panel and turn off Automatic Updates and reboot. Go to the Microsoft website and download all windows updates from there. Once downloaded and installed, reboot your computer and you should be good. At that time, you can re-enable Automatic Updates.

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I am running a Compaq machine using Win XT Home. I tried installing a software program, and received the message that I did not have the "SSE2 instruction set" installed. Is this a software install, or do I not have a current enough processor? If I cannot get this instruction set installed, I can return the software and purchase one that is compatible with my machine. Thanks.

Answer:[email protected] Instruction Set

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Since this crosses between Windows and Internet I decided to put it here. Since I got this computer I seem to have started learning in the middle and trying to work my way in both directions. This is getting frustrating. Its a sad thing that I have (almost) reformatted my hard drive and still have problems doing all those fancy things with my email, like reading them. Are there any sites that will give instruction from the beginning (pick a topic) and walk you through? The ones I have found are a joke. I have the different tech sites and such but it would be nice to know what you all are talking about once in a while. Dont want to wait 5 to 20 years to learn. Checked out the bookstore and have you seen the selection? Why would I buy a book on HTML when I dont even know how it applies to me and I am not buying one that calls me a dummy right off the bat. Only Bryan and Acacandy are allowed to do that. You may email me if its a secret site you dont want anyone to know about, I promise< I wont tell. Thanks.

Answer:Further Instruction

Try this one, not sure what your looking for but this covers a lot of subjects

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I bought the ASUS: A7N8X DELUXE MB

The graphic card is: Sapphire ATI RADEON 9500 128MB DDR
Chipset: ATI RADEON 9500
Memory:128MB 128-bit DDR memory
Supports the new AGP 8X standard (2.0 GB/sec)
Unique VIDEOSHADER™ engine uses programmable pixel shaders
ATI's latest FULLSTREAM™ technology removes blocky artifacts from streaming Internet video and provides sharper image quality
SMARTSHADER™ 2.0 technology allows users to experience complex, movie-quality effects in next-generation 3D games
Powered By ATI Manufactured By Saphire Technologies.

The PSU is: ThermalTake W0009R 420Watts Dual Fan Power Supply.

The CPU is: AMD ATHLON XP 2600 /333 FSB PROCESSOR CPU- Specifications: CPU: 2.08 GHz Type: XP 2600 Thoroughbred Cache: 256K BUS: 333MHz Socket A (Includes Heat Sink and Fan)

And the ram is Kingston 2 sticks of 256MB 333MHz DDR PC2700 DIMM CL2.5.

And a WD hdd, 40gb 7200, but with only 2mb cache, bought it on sale at fry's for $39.00 after rebate.

And all this stuff will go in a RaidMax ATX case,

I already have a 2 old MS keyboard and mouse.

And a almost new LG CD Rom 52x for now, ( I'll use it to install the OS and stuff)

but of course later on, when budget allows the SONY 500 DVD WRITER is in my list,

I'm posting this 'cause I'm not sure if the rams, are they the correct one for this board?

And especially the processor too, is it the right one, and\or will I have to do some BIOS tweaking?

And the qu... Read more

Answer:Need instruction on New RIG (is this right)

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Have 3 PC's one XP Sp3, two Vista's which one needing to figuire out why the network says unknown with many dependcy group failures within the Win. Services knocking out my Windows firewall & network connection ! Tried using Windows Essentials security protection work good for awhile & then starting to get the firewall & network issues now. I used Malwarebytes.Karpensky's,Combo-fix,Spybot search & destroy,Glary spyware/rootkill & Win.Defender scan / cmd. sfc/scannow too. but still come up with no infections or issues ? I guess the last thing to do is to reformat then just reinstall Vista Home disc not seeing anything else other to try, but there still might be HOPE on fixing these two issues 

Answer:Need further instruction help ?

Hello and welcome to Computer Hope Forum. My name is Dave. I will be helping you out with your particular problem on your computer. 1. I will be working on your Malware issues. This may or may not solve other issues you have with your machine.2. The fixes are specific to your problem and should only be used for this issue on this machine.3. If you don't know or understand something, please don't hesitate to ask.4. Please DO NOT run any other tools or scans while I am helping you.5. It is important that you reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.6. Your security programs may give warnings for some of the tools I will ask you to use. Be assured, any links I give are safe.7. Absence of symptoms does not mean that everything is clear.If you can't access the internet with your infected computer you will have to download and transfer any programs to the computer you're using now and transfer them to the infected computer with a CD-RW or a USB storage device. I prefer a CD because a storage device can get infected. If you use a storage device hold the shift key down while inserting the USB storage device for about 10 secs. You will also have to transfer the logs you receive back to the good computer using the same method until we can get the computer back on-line. *************************************************************************Please download MiniToolBox to Desktop and run it.Checkmark the following boxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE... Read more

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I'm getting an error whenever I launch Counter Strike: Source via steam, Specifically on the "Sending Client Info" loading part as I'm attempting to connect to a server. I've heard of this error before and I have a general understanding of it, but no idea how to troubleshoot it.

The error:
The instruction at "0x13f0dd04" referenced memory at "0x0e4a8998". The memory could not be "read". Click on OK to terminate the program

I recently patched the game, No one else seems to be having this problem from patching it on my friends list.

Intel Dual Core E6500 @ 2.93 GHz
2048MB RAM
ATI Radeon HD 4300/4500 Series(Don't quite remember the precise model number but I'm half-sure its a 4350)
DirectX 9.0c
Windows XP Professional 32 Bit.
Thank you to whoever responds.

Answer:The instruction at....

This thread might be better served in the gaming forum. If you think so you can click the report link and request it be moved there.

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Hello everyone,installed a 30day trial of Adobe,s Premier Pro only to be told that I cannot run this program because I do not have the SSE Instruction Set.So, what is it and how do I get it?Pamy

Answer:SSE Instruction Set

click here

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Hi all

please help

this morning i switched on my win 7 pc as normal.

would not load up and keeps offer me to launch startup repair. or start windows normally

startup repair goes through checking on startup repair which then asks for a system restore. i click restore and it tries to go through process and i get the following errors at different times "0x73f68f18" or "0x74918f18" or "0x74488f18". it flicks between the two. i click ok or click X on the error message and im faced with system recovery options.

Any of the options now given, system restore, startup repair etc comes up with the error and stops the process even after selecting a previous system restore which then reloads saying it will load the previous version. when restarting i get same error and still can not load up pc

i have been into bios and selected default in case anything changed.

worthwhile to note that when it first loaded up it wanted to boot up from the nvida network, even though on bio cd was 1st and then hard drive 2nd. seemed to by pass these. after going through bios and system restore that first boot up process has not reoccurred.

i have not added any software or programs or hardware over past few weeks. the pc shut down last night i noticed with a windows update to install. i do not know which as i just selected shut down and went to bed leaving the machine to update and shut down.

the only other thing was that i was helping out my mother and all ... Read more

Answer:The Instruction 0x74488f18

a new one " 0x73bb8f18" and 0x73ca8f18 now on 2 more attempts to system restore.

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I just purchased my first laptop. It's a 17.3 from Acer and was a terrific buy and has worked great. One problem, the instruction manual is supposed to be already loaded into the laptop but I don't know where to find it. The sales clerk said it would appear if I clicked the icon on the lower-left which has the Windows icon but I still don't see it. It uses Windows 7. It did not come with a CD-ROM with instructions. Where is the manual hiding?

Answer:Where are the Instruction Manuals ?

When you click on the Windows 'Start' button as it used to be known in the bottom left corner, a menu will appear. Just above the Shutdown button there will be a button called 'Help and Support'. I think this is they are referring to.

If you don't find the help you need then I would suggest posting in the Windows 7 forum if it is a problem using Windows, or if it is a problem with the physical laptop itself then post here.

But remember, as this laptop is new it is still under warranty, so don't do anything that would invalidate that. Mention in the forum that it is still under warranty if you post anywhere for advice.

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Hi ,Can anyone tell me what this attachment means & how can I put an end to it? It's always popping up every time I start any browser.

Answer:Illegal Instruction ?

You say this happens on every browser you try? What would they be?

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the above keeps popping up saying -referenced memory at: the memory could not read. It then terminates the programme so I have to restart.........HELP!! - I have windows xp by the way.

Answer:the instruction "0x01403718"

click here and download the blaster virus removal tool and follow the instructions.johnny.

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I have got the following error on XP under a video editing app. The app is VirtualDubMod. I never got this error before. The error is below.

The instruction "0x025397a8" referenced memory at "0x01bc39f0". The memory could not be "read".

What exactly does that mean? How do I fix it? Is it possible to fix it?

Answer:The instruction of referenced

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Recently my wife's laptop (5 year old hp Pavilion dv1000) started hibernating shortly after start-up, even with a full battery or when connected to an outlet. HP tech support recommended disabling hibernation in the control panel, but the malfunction that caused the sporadic hibernation is probably still alive and well. The last time it hibernated I unseated and reseated the RAM chips and tried to reboot; the computer asked if I wanted to restore old data or start with new data (paraphrasing here) and I selected to start fresh. Now it's running solid as a rock, and I can actually type this message! If anyone can offer my some advice I'd appreciate it. It seems like a firmware or software issue, but I can't take it much further than that.


Answer:xp hibernating without instruction! help!

Right click a blank space on the Desktop/Properties/Screen Saver/Power/Hibernate. Make sure Hibernate is Unchecked. Configure the other power selections to your desire.

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Hiwe suddenly started to get e mails about stock/shares that we could buy(if we had lost our marbles.).We ignored these and deleted themSuddenly our computer has started sending the emails on to other addressess some seem to go through some seem to go to non known addresses or returned to sender. I cannot see how to stop this any ideas

Answer:e mails being sent without instruction

Scan for viruses/spyware.

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Hello everyone,

Each time I try to connect to the chat in the following site: , I receive the following : the instruction at 0x0ba60068 referenced memory at 0x0ba60068 , the memory could not be written...
This site is in Hebrew.
Im using a professional XP edition, and a DELL Vostro 1500 machine.
Im not a big understander in computers, so Pls. I need a rather simple help.
Thank you!!!

Answer:The instruction at oxoba60068....

Hi Semimeni, welcome to the forums.

Which browser and version are you using to connect to that site, is it "Internet Explorer 8"? I don't think it's a physical memory problem if it only happens on that site.

Also, that page makes heavy use of flash, so I would suggest downloading the latest flash player update from this URL (just untick the McAfee option download):

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Hi folks, been a whils since I last posted. I've bought the latest edition of PC advisor and I have been trying to load up Advanced WindowsCare Pro 2.9 from the free DVD. I've got the whole thing loaded okay but in the amgazine the instructions state: "online registration required, copy and paste the licence code from the DVD interface".All very well but I do not understand what it means by the DVD interface. Thes edisks used to have a front page from which you could select what programmes you wanted adn they had the license numbers there as well. Hopefully one of you will be able to help.RegardsPushkin :-)

Answer:DVD interface instruction

If you put the PCA DVD in your drive and open it (Explore) then click on the Adobe Reader icon, Adobe will open with the content of the disk. Scroll down to the Advanced Windows Care Pro page and the licence code is there.If you update it will all become invalid as AWC will be overwritten with a later version not covered by the licence.

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I need help. I accedently errased a fill needed when my Windows XP is loading on. Now I can't get past the "Welcome" screen. The error reads, " The instruction at 0x7c9113b5 referenced memory at 0x8b55ff93. The memory could not be read." Does anyone know how to get past this???

Answer:Instruction at 0x7c9113b5

Hi James, and welcome to TSF.

Try booting into safe mode, usually by tapping F8 during startup, select safe mode from the options screen and run system file checker,

click >> >> run >> and type sfc /scannow (note the space after sfc) >> click ok or press enter. This command will immediately initiate the Windows File Protection service to scan all protected files and verify their integrity, replacing any files with which it finds a problem.
In all likelihood you will be prompted to insert the Windows XP CD.

Let me know if this helps.

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Hi guys,

I have tried to install Enosoft DV Processor which unfortunately requires to have SSE2 instructions.

From my signature, you can see that I have a Pentium 3 (August 2001), and an Aopen AX34 MB, I guess there's not so much I can do if I want to install this program, other than changing my MB, corrrect?

...but since you are geeks you never know, you may have a solution.

Thank you

Answer:SSE2 instruction set

You could try another program, don't know Enosoft (Eno is a laxative in the UK) but it seems expensive compared to the competition from Ulead, which works fine with a P3.

Studio T

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everytime i log out of outlook this messageappear i have not a clue what it means,The instruction at "0x77f83189" referenced memory at "0x00924ba4" the memory could not be written please click ok to terminate the program.any help would be great Mammmak.

Answer:the instruction at "0x77f83189"-

click hereclick here click hereclick here

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I have recently installed Windows XP and would like know how to use more of the practical and helpful features it contains. Which is the best illustrated and easiest to understand instruction manual available?

Answer:Which is the best XP instruction manual to buy?

PC Advisor magazine of course !(FE - we can speak later about my rewards... ;) )

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I was requested by Broni to post my problem in this forum. My computer has been getting nasty error messages and then quits responding for about the last 2-3 weeks. It tells me the instruction at 0x7c923845 referenced memory at 0x00000000. The memory could not be read. Then another window pops up and says Generic Host for Win32 Services has encountered an error. Here is the DDS log I was told to post:
DDS (Ver_10-10-21.02) - NTFSx86
Run by HP_Administrator at 7:43:56.45 on Sat 10/30/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2047.1385 [GMT -7:00]

AV: Norton 360 *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {E10A9785-9598-4754-B552-92431C1C35F8}
FW: Norton 360 *enabled* {7C21A4C9-F61F-4AC4-B722-A6E19C16F220}
FW: AVG Firewall *disabled* {8decf618-9569-4340-b34a-d78d28969b66}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
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OK, I've been reading this section of the forum for some time, and thought I was learning some things. NOT! First, I do not game (in the sense referred to in this place), however, a mobo change to ASUS P5P800 (no onboard video), caused me to buy an AGP card ATI Radeon 9250- wait- I KNOW! But, for the time being, that's all I'm gonna have.

A previously purchased Audigy 2ZS came bundled with: Lara Croft: Angel of Darkness, and Rainbow six 3. I KNOW! But they are all I'm going to try, til I figure out if I even can do this at all. I know my system can handle anything this card can put out- P4 640 HT, 2x1024 PC3200 AData RAM, 500W steady PSU, decent 19" TFT. But I'm a mechanic-type.

I load Lara Croft, I enter the video setup, and.......... Gamma radiation! Aa! AF! SCRU me! Positron emissions! This screen has an alias! You need refreshment! Set me to 438.77651.204X11 and-a-half! What the hell is a Logitech Wingman, and can I trust him?

In other words, please, a primer on settings to get the most out of these two cheapo games, so I can decide if there might be gaming in my future.

Thanks, guys. :wave:

Answer:Elderly guy needs instruction

A logitech wingman is a sweet joystick (a device to play games with). Don't know about the rest!

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I get this error message when my computer shuts down;
"THE INSTRUCTION 0x005368e1 could not reference the memory 0x00000000
the memory could not be read." can anyone tell me how to fix this?

Answer:The instruction 0x005368e1

Hmmm...could be a few things...what OS are you using? Win 9x? Are you afraid to do a format? It's not the only solution, but with problems like this, I personally like to start fresh.

You could also try getting new system files. IIRC, memory 0x00000000 is a base memory address used when booting the system. You can get nice new system files from

It could also be a hardware issue. You can get more RAM. I would recommend (US) or (CDN). I got 512 MB PC3200 Kingston RAM for $60 CDN at Canada cheap.

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Been getting these error messages recently:

The instruction at “0x67da591e” referenced memory at “0x01398aa7”. The memory could not be read.
The instruction at “0x67da591e” referenced memory at “0x01524a46”. The memory could not be read.
The instruction at “0x77f57ec4” referenced memory at “0x00000067”. The memory could not be “written”.
The instruction at “0077f57ec4”referenced memory at “0x00000067”. The memory could not be “written”.
They usually happen when I try and open My Documents or go searching for a specific file. I really have no idea what they are but Windows gives me the option of either terminating the program or debugging it. When I choose debug, the whole system locks up. Terminate usually allows me to continue working after a short period. I have tried to use sfc /scannow to fix it but the prob reocurrs shortly after. Could it be a trojan? Anyone ever seen this or have any ideas? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Answer:The instruction at “0x67da591e”.....Help..

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Tried to load CoffeeCup Gif Animator, today, as I've done many times.

Today, though, it loaded up and up popped this little box with a big red cross in it. "Privileged instrustion" it said. Nothing else. I clicked on "OK" and the box disappeared. Then came straight back. I clicked "OK" and it disappeared. Then it came straight back. I couldn't access the program, so I did the three-fingered salute.

"Hmm", I thought. The obvious first thing to do, was to reinstall CoffeeCup.

It did the same thing.

"Hmmm", I mused "I'll try uninstalling, then reinstalling".

It did the same thing.

Not very helpful, is it? "Privileged instruction"?

I suspect it's a Windoze message, rather than a CoffeeCup one, though I may be mistaken (I'm good at that!).

A search revealed it to be "A machine code instruction that may only be executed when the processor is running in supervisor mode. Privileged instructions include operations such as I/O and memory management.", which tells me something, but nothing that's helpful to me... Memory? I have 384meg of RAM, if that helps. Virtual memory is handled by the system.

I also found something about this with G-Force GFX cards. I have a G-Force GTS/G-Force Pro card, but I haven't had this problem, before!

Any ideas as to what the hell "Privileged instruction." might mean, in this context? Or, rather, how on Earth I can stop it ... Read more

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i found this article in google under"dos infiltration",i was angry at the idea some idiots take pleasure in destroying computers operating systems using loopholes in windows,its no wonder thier are so many problems out there,i enclose a copy of this article,maybe someone with a heap of brain power could understand and close off these loopholes,
; the article reads as follows[;
Computer Terror and Distruction
Issue #1 - BBS Infiltration

By the Chamelion

This article starts of the first issue of Computer Terror and
Distruction. Each issue will deal with a particular area of
computer distruction, dealing mostly with different ways to ****
over computers.

After taking a look at some of the better phreak/hack BBS
systems, I haven't been able to find any good material on BBS
distruction. Most of the information I have gathered is rather
simple and outdated, and dealt mostly with hitting Control Break
alot. Well, as most BBS systems are no longer written is basic,
this is a rather stupid thing to try doing. (Although it still
works on some lame BBS games). One of the best methods of
breaking into a BBS is uploading a trojan horse. The easiest
language to create a trojan is in batch language. However, the
sysop can easily view the program before he runs it, and thus the
trojan is discovered. However, using a new program called
BAT2EXEC, you can convert your trojan batch file to a COM file,
which is harder to read.

(Note: If BAT2EXEC.COM isn't in the archiv... Read more

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Hi All,
When I use Ulead with Belkin DVD Creator, I have often an error:
"instruction: "0x73d21351" use memory adress "0x00000004". Memory cannot be "read" "
It's the same on two differents computers with Windows XP. It appears when I want to export a video file (mpeg, dvd, ...)
On the net I've seen there are other people with the same problem, but I haven't seen any solution.

Thanks for your help

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the instruction at 0x7c9100c8 referenced memory at 0x4458dcx4 the memory could not be read

Answer:the instruction at 0x7c9100c8

Hi MrMom and welcome to TSF !

More informations would really help :

If the error message always happen when you use a given application then uninstall/reinstall the latest version of that application.

If it happens randomly then test your ram : download, unzip and burn memtest86+'s pre-compiled bootable .iso (.zip) using ImgBurn (select "write image file to disc" and browse for the memtest .iso file). Leave the CD in the drive, restart the computer, enter the BIOS at startup and set the boot order priority to CD-rom first. Leave memtest run for several hours (2 at least) and report if it shows any errors (press esc to exit memtest when ready).

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le message : L?instruction 0x 747370cb emploie l?adresse m?moire??..

s'affiche lorsque je suis dans internet explorer, que faire??? il me bloque totalement.


Answer:L’instruction 0x 747370cb

Hello and Welcome to TSF

Most members in this forum type and read in English, could you please retype your message in English so we can give you further assistance .

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Please instruction for use upload file by NC softwrare. My computer don’t set up flashFXP.

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I am running Windows Vista Home basic on an E Machine. I am new to computers and don't know very much. I need an instruction book. For instance: I am trying to learn about screen shots. One web site said click on PrtScrn and it would put the imange on the clip board. I go to msprint and there are two files listed (I clicked twice) I want to delete them and start over. I need a book that gives me smiple directions about things like that. Any suggestions? Bob

Answer:Need instruction book

Hello Bob,

Welcome to the forums

I'd go to and do a search for Vista. Several good books show. The dummies books are good if you are brand new to computers.

Also I would suggest looking through the tutorials section. Lots of great info there. Tutorials - Vista Forums

We're here if you need us. Enjoy.


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i have an acer aspire desktop and i cant find any kind of instruction didnt come with one and i am just wondering if there is somethin in the computer like that or where i can find one?

Answer:instruction manual? win 7?

go to acer website,, there you will find your manual,you just need to enter the exact model you have,you will be able to d/l it in pdf format

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Well latly i've bin getting a pop up with a command propt in the back round saying something about an illegal instruction, but only when i download somthing and try to install it, i just close it and install what ever i need installed, but this time it would not let me install the program it would just pop up and i'd click close and nothing happens.Can someone tell me what this means?

chris thanks in advance:major

Answer:illegal instruction?

This information is for windows 2000

What version of windows are you running?

It can also be tied to a trojan. So you might want to head over to the malware section to see if that is the problem on your computer.

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Hi! I followed the instructions in your blog but I still get the same pop up ads and website redirect. It's coming from Positive Finds which I already uninstalled from the Control Panel. Although it doesn't slow my computer down, it causes delay in my work. And I'm afraid it might worsen later on. Help please! I attached some screenshots.

Answer:I still have pop-up ads after following instruction in your blog


My name is Argus and and I will be helping you with your computer problems.

Before we begin, please note the following:

I will working be on your Malware issues, this may or may not, solve other issues you have with your machine.
The logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me.
Stay with the topic until I tell you that your system is clean. Missing symptoms does not mean that everything is okay.
Instructions that I give are for your system only!
Please do not run any tools until requested ! The reason for this is so I know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.
Please perform all steps in the order received. If you can't understand something don't hesitate to ask.
Again I would like to remind you to make no further changes to your computer unless I direct you to do so. I will not help you if you do not follow my instructions.

Uninstall some programs

We need to uninstall some unwanted/unneeded programs.

Press the + R on your keyboard at the same time. Type appwiz.cpl and click OK.
Search there for each entry mentioned below, right-click the entry and click Uninstall one at a time
The list of programs to uninstall:

Free File Viewer 2014
After completing uninstalls, please manually reboot your machine!

Note: If you get the message like: An error occurred while trying to uninstall, just press Yes.
Download Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit to your desktop... Read more

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My computer has been getting nasty error messages and then quits responding for about the last 2-3 weeks. It tells me the instruction at 0x7c923845 referenced memory at 0x00000000. The memory could not be read. Then another window pops up and says Generic Host for Win32 Services has encountered an error.

I've run AGI and it removed 1 error. I also ran MalWare Bytes and there were no issues found. What is the next step to get rid of this?

Answer:instruction at 0x7c923845

Let's try this.Download/install BlueScreenView, BlueScreenView.exe file.When scanning is done, Edit/Select All...then File/Save Selected Items.Save the report as BSOD.txt.Open BSOD.txt in Notepad, copy all content and paste it into your next reply.Louis

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I have a problem with the explorer

when I try to open some particular folders i get this error message

'' The instruction at '' 0x#######'' referenced memory at ''0x######''. the memory could not be ''read''.
click on OK to terminate the progrem
click cancel to debug the progrem.

either i press Ok or cancel the windows rest the explorer and close all the opened folders

Note: #numbers change each time i get the message
the same problem sometimes happend with wmplayer.exe

Could any one help????????????

Answer:the instruction at '' Ox######'' referend.......

come on .... anyone helppppppppp!!!!!!!!!

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Split from  - Hamluis.
I have a sony vaio laptop. I keep getting this error message: the instruction at 0xfc45584d referenced memory at 0x00000008. The memory could not be read. Click on OK to terminate program.
I press OK but nothing hapoen and message pop up again.

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I used the instrutions posted here to remove a infections from my computer. I beleive I was successful but when I used the Combo Fix I must have used the version with the glitch and deleted several program files (e.g. all of my office, Turbo Tax, etc.). I saw you all have been able to assist other folks with this and hope you can help me as well.

Thanks in advance,

Hopeful in MD....Bob

Answer:Tried to use instruction to remove malware

Sorry for not attaching the logs produced trying to remove malware. I have attached the following logs:

Hijack This.
ComboFIx log.

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Please help!

Attached HJT file, tried Xoftspy and AVG, no luck.

Not able to launch task manager or regedit.

Will auto pop up lots of MS-Dos windows: subject line C:\Windows\system32\ctfmon.exe.

Thank you.

Answer:Ntvdm CPU illegal instruction

your computer is infected go to the link below do as it says then post back with a link to the new post.

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