1. Joined : Apr 2014
    Denmark
    Posts : 207
    Windows 10 Pro
       30 Jun 2015 #1

    Core i7 4790K not compatible with Win10?


    Now what!
    I have reserved my copy of Windows 10 on my gamer-rig, which is a Intel Core i7 4790K CPU. When checking my system, this is now showing up
    http://i738.photobucket.com/albums/x...psmr72rr3m.jpg

    The text is in danish, saying that this PC does not meet the standard for Windows 10. Windows 10 can't be installed on this PC because the CPU is not supported!!

    Now what can I do about this?
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  2. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 2,923
    Windows 10 Pro
       30 Jun 2015 #2

    I've seen this before with this processor. The processor "idles down" to save power, and Windows thinks the CPU speed is too low for Windows. You have to disable this.. I forget what its called.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 17,373
    Triple Boot 10 Pro & 10 Insider Pro & 8.1 Pro
       30 Jun 2015 #3

    Burgurne said: View Post
    Now what!
    I have reserved my copy of Windows 10 on my gamer-rig, which is a Intel Core i7 4790K CPU. When checking my system, this is now showing up
    http://i738.photobucket.com/albums/x...psmr72rr3m.jpg

    The text is in danish, saying that this PC does not meet the standard for Windows 10. Windows 10 can't be installed on this PC because the CPU is not supported!!

    Now what can I do about this?
    Mystere said: View Post
    I've seen this before with this processor. The processor "idles down" to save power, and Windows thinks the CPU speed is too low for Windows. You have to disable this.. I forget what its called.
    Try changing your power settings. I have i7-4790 and have it set like below and have no problem. You can tinker with the range of %.
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  4. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 2,923
    Windows 10 Pro
       30 Jun 2015 #4

    According to this thread, if you disable Intel Speed Step and Turbo mode, it will install. You can re-enable them afterwards.

    Solved Can't upgrade from 8.1 to 10 - CPU less than 1 GHZ - Windows 10 Forums
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  5. Joined : Apr 2014
    Denmark
    Posts : 207
    Windows 10 Pro
       30 Jun 2015 #5

    Embarrassing .. that solved thread is my own.
    But I was sure this problem was solved by Microsoft earlier, as I have never seen this before today in the "GWX app"

    Thank you for your inputs
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  6. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       14 Jan 2016 #6

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    Try changing your power settings. I have i7-4790 and have it set like below and have no problem. You can tinker with the range of %.
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    Thank you, this helped me alot.
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