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One cpu core working harder than the rest

I have seen that with my AMD A8 cpu one of the cores is working harder than the rest. See below: The running processes: Does any one know if this is a problem or just a natural assurance.
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2answers
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Why a demanding proccess doesn't use another core?

I've got an older Core i5 laptop and I play Dota 2 game sometimes. It's pretty demanding for my processor. But when I quit the game and look in system resources graph (in Taks Manager) and see ...
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0answers
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How is CPU time measured on Windows?

I am currently creating a program which identifies processes which are hung/out-of-control, and using an entire CPU core. The program then terminates them, so the CPU usage can be kept under control. ...
2
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1answer
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Windows BSOD when all cpu cores enabled

I'm getting a blue screen "A clock interrupt was not received on a secondary processor within the allocated time interval", just a few seconds after the Windows desktop is loaded. (For reference, ...
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6answers
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How to limit a process to a single CPU core?

How do you limit a single process program run in a Windows environment to run only on a single CPU on a multi-core machine? Is it the same between a windowed program and a command line program? ...
2
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3answers
2k views

Multiple CPU not showing in task manager

I have an i7 intel core. Normally it shows 8 cpu's in my task manager, however for some strange reason it does not anymore. I can't recall changing anything. I noticed this problem when I wanted to ...
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1answer
6k views

how do I make java.exe use multiple cpu's?

I'm running Hudson on a Windows 7 (x64) machine: this is simply started using 'java -jar hudson.war'. For some reason the java process only uses one cpu, out of 2 available, although it is running ...
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0answers
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Boot camp not utilizing all cores on Mac Pro

I've recently inherited a MacPro2, 1 for a new development machine. I have a decent-sized disease transmission simulation that needs to be run several thousand times. The model is written in C# and ...
6
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1answer
3k views

Setting permanent process CPU core affinities in Windows

I am planning on getting a new CPU and am looking at a quad core i5. The reason for the quad-core is that I generally multi-task a lot for example running Visual Studio, Eclipse Aptana, Photoshop, ...
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3answers
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7-Zip compression on multi-core computers

Does 7-Zip take advantage of multiprocessor or multi-core systems when compressing? For example, would there be a close to 16 times speed-up on a 16 core system assuming no disk or memory ...
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2answers
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How good is Windows at distributing tasks between cores? [closed]

I have two cores in my computer, and i want to know this: When my computer is running several programs at once (firefox, downloading, uninstalling, etc.), how well is windows distributing that across ...