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Your best bet is to see what TiWorker.exe is and what may be causing it to use CPU. Sometimes, high CPU usage might be caused by another problem, like high disk usage. (Perhaps that leads to high disk cache usage which the CPU is involved with; I dunno. But I've definitely seen that cause and effect.) Or high memory usage, which causes disk thrashing. ...


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This worked for me (all or one of this steps): Install hyperV from "add windows features". Reboot and do updates. Do a maintenance from security center. Turn off windows firewall (if you use another firewall together). Now the "worker has stopped working!" (for me).


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You see those high values, because you use the Rapid Mode. Run Samsung's SSD Magician and disable it:


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CPU speed is 3100 MHz but it is automatically lowered at 1600 MHz when not on high demand. This is done by all CPUs today in order to save power/ reduce heat. So the CPU speed will vary between 1600 and 3100 depending on the CPU load. If you have something to keep it 90%+ used, it will certainly be at 3100 all the time.


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While this is not an actual hibernate, the process can be suspended. It will immediately stop using CPU cycles, but is still will be using memory. Fortunately, this memory will be swapped to pagefile, if you launch any memory-intensive application afterwards, so it's not a real issue. Suspended process can't survive reboot\logoff, but this will be enough to ...


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Since you're on Windows, you could always create two user accounts and use the fast account switching function in windows and use each of them for different sets of apps. Since Windows pretty much hibernates the other seesions opened on the computer. I think so.


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There are two settings in Thunderbirds advanced settings (Tools > Options > Advanced > General > Config Editor) that might help this situation: layers.acceleration.disabled = true (defaults to false, this one solved my problem) gfx.direct2d.disabled = true (defaults to false)


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Yes you can tweak the settings during the rebuild process. It won't hurt anything. Enable SSH in control Panel -> Terminal -> Check SSH Log on using Putty or a similar SSH program use username root and password is the same as the admin account Type this command: echo 50000 >/proc/sys/dev/raid/speed_limit_min and your rebuild speed should greatly ...


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Integrated graphics, loves memory speed. Your DDR3 1066 is comparatively slow. Your processor supports DDR3 1866. Pick up 8GB of Gskill Aries 1866 with 9 or 8 timing for $60 at Newegg. It should improve integrated graphics drastically. Won't make it better than a discreet card, but playable. You could use the leftover memory for a HTPC or something like ...


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The 800MHz look like Windows runs in power saving mode which locks down the frequency to this low value to save power. To allow high clock rates, change the powerplan of Windows to balanced or high performance.


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Yes it does, as windows reads all fonts on start up and must validate all fonts in: C:\windows\fonts before resuming start up. If you install new fonts in windows, you will experience slower boot by windows. That is why it is recommended that you only keep the main fonts in windows listed in this link and keep also fonts you are using in special ...


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I had the same issue which i just resolved, the file you are having problems with is windows automatic update service. Go to control panel, search update, click turn windows updates on or off, then set it to never check for windows updates. If you would like to check for updates in the future just change the setting get the updates and change it back to ...


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Part of the problem is that its only one chip, so you are running at single channel, meaning your highest possible frequency is about 1066Mhz. Additionally, at present, in order to get speeds greater than 1600, you need to enable an overclocked XMP profile in the BIOS for most motherboards. Since you are in Single-Channel mode, the frequency for 1600Mhz ...


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I've had similar problems with my setup running OS X 10.10.2 and before I upgraded OS X to. What I found was that when I changed display settings in OS X to use the "Default for display" Resolution. I then unticked in VMware the "Automatically adjust user interface size in Windows" and ticked "Use full resolution for Retina display" this does how ever give ...


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I have same problem, but these solutions was not fixed my issues. However I have found a blog post from artykul8, what fixed fixed all of my issues! http://artykul8.com/2012/06/vmware-performance-enhancing/ Tweak: Disable memory swap files .vmem files mainMem.useNamedFile = "FALSE" Unfortunately this parameter does not work for VMware Player, as it ...


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A CPU bottleneck basically means the CPU is the slowest part on your system, it affects you by capping everything else to its speed. For example: In a bakery, their oven can produce 40 muffins per minute but their packaging machine can only pack 12 muffins per minute. The bottleneck here is the packing machine, which results in a throughput of 12 muffins ...


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I'm not sure what your problem is you are asking about. If this is a general question about "what to be aware of" then, yes you should consider the CPU performance. If the question pertains to particular behaviour of your laptop then having a description of those symptoms would be helpful. CPU Bottleneck in general refers to the issue of data flow. ...


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I have installed an SSD into an 8 year old laptop. The speed increase was phenomenal. I use the SSD for multi-booting into various Windows and Linuxes. If you go for a 128GB or 256GB SSD it will not cost that much. Most laptops with upgradeable drives are very simple to upgrade. In my case I had to remove a single screw, pull out the drive bay, pull out the ...


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If you are plugged in via ethernet directly, make sure your wireless is not also turned and connected to the network (or any other network). This can cause interference in Windows. If you torrented your copy of windows, definitely check to make sure you're not using network resources for other nonsense. And especially if you did that, but in either case, ...


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Performance is very much depend of the type of work load you want to do. Even for a database server, it very much depends on the query you do. Unfortunately Quad Core i7 doesn't mean very much, as there are several different generations of chips under the i7 branding. In general, I found the benchmark results on phoronix-test-suite informative in getting ...


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You probably mean that you are using HDA graphics embedded in the i5 CPU. The memory size used by this chip is fixed, and adding momre memory won't change how much is used by the GPU. So you will end up with 7GB available to your OS (if it's the 64bit version !) and still 1GB for your graphics. Please note that the graphic performance of a computer is not ...


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If your first ram stick got fried and is causing errors, adding a functional one in addition wouldn't resolve the crashing problem. You should run memtest off some bootable media -- download to usb or cdrom, run via BIOS. It may be as simple as removing the old ram stick and running on your new 8gig stick (and sending the fried stick back to the ...


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There are more benchmarks and the i7 does beat the i5. However, there still seems to be some weird performance benchmark scores flying out there. For example the Ars Technica review had some results where the gpu performance of the i7 was lower than a comparable i5's. He's got a request in with Lenovo to see why its occuring. Here's the article: ...


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For you command line junkies, this would be: defaults write com.apple.dashboard mcx-disabled -boolean yes And then also, I think you have to reset the dock: killall -1 Dock Not like the GUI method is tough, but this is nice if you want to write a configuration script or something.


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HD getting full? File fragmentation? HD beginning failure? Network cables damaged/dirty? WiFi interference? I don't think the CPU being throttled to a slow frequency would make a difference in file transfers, but...?


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Its difficult to understand what you are asking, but it seems to me like your disk has more then 1 partition, and for whatever reason there is a lot of access on the primary partition - That level of utilisation would be somewhat alarming to me as well. Its also possible that the second disk is something else - like USB key. I wonder if the problem is ...


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BTRFS extensively uses memory caching, which probably is what's causing this behavior. I've observed read speeds up to 8GB/s on my Xeon E3-1220 system, which is about expected with my current memory configuration. Note that the actual hardware are 2 1.5TB disks and 2 1TB disks, with the pagefile on an SSD (this also makes a difference). [root@Helium ~]# dd ...


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This issue seems to appear if the voltages near the top of your table are near the maximum voltage. I was able to stably over-clock to 3ghz with 3.1ghz boost without having these issues. I had redesigned my frequency to voltage ratios and was able to get much more performance without having thermal protection stop by to interfere.


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You can't combine them together. nVIDIA optimus will pick the nVIDIA GPU for games. But the 860M is still not fast enough to run modern games with good performance. You can use a desktop GPU via an eGPU adapter to have a better performance. If the Desktop GPU gets too slow for new games in 2016/2017 you can replace the GPU with a newer model.


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I had a similar issue and changed the contents of the "Start in" field from %HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH% to the explicit path of My Documents in every known shotcut (Desktop, taskbar, start menu). Since then, Notepad opens instantly.


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It's defragmentation, and there's no way round it. When an HFS+ drive is nearly full, it has to constantly move blocks around to keep contiguous free space. Defragmentation tools are available, but I doubt they'll help much. You should consider 90% usage as effectively full on an HFS+ volume.


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You may have top-notch nardware and super fast internet connection, but the server you're connecting to isn't that fast or is under heavy load all the time. This is why all Windows Update-related operations (including checking for updates and looking for drivers online) take so long.


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It seems your sequential write times are substantially lower (9.21) than your read times (502.88) Write times for SSD drives often dramatically drop after the drive is half full, and especially nearing filling the capacity of the drive. Since this review from Tom's Hardware on the PNY 240GB XLR8 shows this drive usually gets around 128KB sequential write ...


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Just about anything could be hiding behing that, as the System thread is responsible for maintaining the filesystem cache. The real culprit is some process reading/writing your disk, but the System thread is stepping in and handling the disk I/O on its behalf and passing the results to the application via the cache. In addition to the culprits you've ...


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A 32-bit CPU can address a maximum of 4 GB (2^32 bytes), a 64-bit CPU can theorically get to 16 exabytes (2^64 bytes). However, keep in mind that the CPU use a chipset to address that RAM and it means to create a lot of parallel lines (32 for 32-bit CPU) in the motherboard to connect the chipset to the RAM sockets (usually there are 2 RAM sockets). A ...


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Actually, since Intel Pentium 686 (I think), there is an upper limit of 64GB of RAM. Likewise, most OSes can address that as well, however it depends on various conditions and has its own limits. Also, as you say memory controller is integrated with CPU, so modern topology of motherboards usually has memory connected directly to CPU, bypassing chipset. Also, ...


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I was actually using the AMD ACPI driver, and it seems like they are buggy, because I rolled back to the Microsoft one and rebooted, and that fixed it.


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I solved a similar problem by going to the global settings tab of the power management Thinkpad app. There I was able to disable some CPU slowing features. The trick is finding every Thinkpad CPU slowing feature and disabling it.


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Verify that "Bonjour service" is activated. That was the problem for me.


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Increasing the allocation size can speed up disk seek times. The larger the allocation unit, more file data can be placed in that unit. The fewer units a file is in, the less a disk has to seek to find the data. When files are placed in non-contiguous blocks, this is called fragmentation. If the disk has to jump around the platter to find all the pieces ...


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Larger allocation size may mean more internal fragmentation and small allocation size may mean larger external fragmentation. Operating Systems Concepts(Take a look at page 387, section 8.3.3) You should probably just use whatever is default. Indexing the file will improve search times. Read and write times have more to do with your hardware (hard disk, ...


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I just had a similar issue, later googling lead me here. Since I hate when people don't put up what solved their issue, I figured I should add how I solved my (nearly identical) issue. I solved mine by resetting my BIOS. In my case, I have a gigabyte H81M-DS2V running an i7-4770 and 16gb crucial ballistix vlp with a 4gb 770. Note that you should be very ...


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I believe I've found the culprit. The CPUs in the different exemplars are actually not that different in their capabilities: Lenovo X220T Core i5 Surface Pro 3 Core i7 Reported by Windows as (respectively): "Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2520M CPU @ 2.50GHz 2.50GHz" "Inter(R) Core(TM) i7-4650U CPU @ 1.70GHz 2.30GHz" Judging from CPU speeds alone one could ...


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Check the mail contents when he uses the webmail client - If his computer is infected the mail could be modified before being picked up by the SMTP server. Also, PDF binary files can get attached as text/html and it results in a gargantuan string that can take awhile to parse. Dump any attachments from his signature, try to send a plaintext e-mail with ...


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Check to see if a corporate wide signature policy is in effect, if so, it might be tripping up on him. Additionally, check his mailbox and Remove and signature he may have added. Finally, ensure that he's using the same text encoding as everyone else. This smells like a signature or encoding problem to me.


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I'm going to offer an answer here that quantifies the issue you're likely to face. I have up-voted davidgo's answer too because it correctly describes the issue. Consider that 100,000 transfers over three hours equates to an average of roughly 10 transfers per second. That's 100 milliseconds each transfer. Server-to-server latency would have to be an ...


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Short answer: If the servers are close together you may be able to do it, if they are far away you will likely blow your transfer window. Either way, however, its a bad idea for the "simple" implementation. The fuller answer: I don't think this site is appropriate for the kind of question - the correct answer will be "it depends", and "you should run ...


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31 minutes to boot, you definitely have a problem! You appear to have enough RAM and CPU to work comfortably. When my computer gets unbearably slow and I see very low CPU usage the culprit will always be disk drive usage. I suggest you start the Resource Monitor and click the Disk tab. You are probably going to see a lot of activity. The reason could be ...


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"Slow" is of course a relative term. Running Windows 7, I recommend uninstalling everything McAfee and going with Windows Defender and Microsoft Security Essentials (free for Win7 users). That's going to be the highest overhead on your input/output operations (such as writing to disk). Speaking of writing to disk, the single biggest upgrade you can make ...


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My system has 24GB's of RAM, for this reason, I disabled the pagefile to prevent wear on my SSD without having any issues. I recently created a RAM Disk, using 4GB's of my Memory to store Google Chrome Cache files, just to see if it would increase the performance of online Flash Player games, and general web surfing. I have see a marked increase in ...



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