1.    30 Jun 2015 #1
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Denmark
    Posts : 246
    Windows 10 Pro

    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.    30 Jun 2015 #2
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Nashville, TN
    Posts : 3,143
    Windows 10 Pro

    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.    30 Jun 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 29,653
    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)

    Quote Originally Posted by Burgurne 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?
    Quote Originally Posted by Mystere 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.    30 Jun 2015 #4
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Nashville, TN
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    Windows 10 Pro

    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.    30 Jun 2015 #5
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Denmark
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    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    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.    14 Jan 2016 #6
    Join Date : Jan 2016
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    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by f14tomcat 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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