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Your example graphic is kind of outdated, but kinda answers the question at hand. Transistor count increases with the tech-ups (getting to a lower nm fab process) but once certain caps are hit, the increase in performance is no longer in-pair with the transistor count increase and that's the sign that a new architecture is needed. The story itself is quite ...


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For VirtualBox, Starting from version 4.0 we are able to limit Virtual Box bandwith for acess to disk images (see Virtual Box Manual for details) We need to create a bandwith group first (in the example below named "Limit" for 20 MB/s): VBoxManage bandwidthctl "VM name" --name Limit --add disk --limit 20 VBoxManage storageattach "VM name" ...


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thanks for your answers, guys, but the solution was actually something else. Turned out that the task "system and compressed memory" is not actually run by windows, but run by some malware which disguises itself as windows. I reset my PC completely, and now it's running fine again.


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You can try to speed up windows a bit. By turning off some things. Try this and see if it helps. • All that is under the option autostart. just turn it off. You don't need it. If your computer need a software to start when you you start your computer it will start. Trust me. So when you are in task manager go to startup and disable all. • Next step is ...


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Your computer's glitchy performance is characteristic of video RAM artifacts. If the RAM in your graphics processor is failing, sometimes just a small fraction of the RAM goes bad while the rest of the RAM continues to work properly. This results in the part of the operating system that was being stored in that RAM malfunctioning. Sometimes as a result of ...


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I had exactly the same issue on my notebook with SSD Crucial MX100 256GB. I didn't manage to find a solution or at least a reason of these very annoying freezes. When I inserted this drive to desktop PC it worked just fine without any freezes. When I was researching this problem I was finding only more and more people reporting the same problem but without ...


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the last cumulative Windows 10 Update KB3156421 can causes the slowness. Try to disable Cortana: Click in the Cortana search box to bring up Cortana Click the Notebook Click Settings Move the slider under “Cortana can give you suggestions, ideas, reminders, alerts and more.” to “Off”. if this doesn't fix it, try to uninstall the update and use the ...


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That's because of the tool you use. On the Windows task manager, CPU usage is counted as a total of all CPU resources whereas top displays the CPU usage as a portion of an individual CPU core. The internal process scheduling is quite similar, it's just shown differently.


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I struggled with an issue of performance. It had to do with the power management of the SSD. It was the Advanced Power Management setting (which I accessed via Hard Disk Sentinel). The APM level was at 0, which is default. When I set it to 254, which was maximum performance and power management, my read and write rates went from 32MB/s max, to around ...


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I know why is this happening, your hard drive is dying. This can also happen with SSDs. There are many software tools to monitor your hard drive health, such as http://www.itworld.com/article/2853992/3-tools-to-check-your-hard-drives-health-and-make-sure-its-not-already-dying-on-you.html and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5Y7BniaRXg.


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Powershell is a program written in .Net, but it leverages interfaces to many different interpreters and run-times when its actually running. Its a Shell, so just like BASH, even though it is written in C, that says nothing about the binaries and scripts executed within it. Executables might be .Net code, VDM/CMD commands, *nix shell commands, VB/C/WSScript, ...


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I took the computer back to the store that assembled and it and they found that an ASUS Fan Controller Driver was causing the problem. They updated that driver and now performance is what I expect when it comes out of sleep. No idea how they figured this out but it appears to have solved the problem. Makes me like macs even more.


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There are 2 likely candidates - The Hard drive (which I acknowledge you have already says claims its healthy - it could still be faulty - check if the hard drive light is solid on when the problem is occuring). It could also be full - when hard drives get past 80% they start slowing down, markedly so after 90% It could be that your heatsink is not ...


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I know this is an old post, but this recently happened to me as well. Found out it was due to 1027 Windows 6 to 4 tunnel adapters. Easiest way to check if this is the issue is to open a command prompt and run ipconfig. If this is the fault, you'll have a massive list of the 6 to 4 tunnel adapters. These are hidden within system devices, but you can view ...


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VLC does not work well with big buffers. I would suggest lowering the buffer. Too low values won't work either. In addition, you are using an NVIDIA card and although NVIDIA is really good at 3D, it's not that good for 2D. The CPU you have should be sufficient alone though, so disabling hardware acceleration might fix it.


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The accepted answer by magicandre1981 is the correct answer to this problem, if the RAM usage continues to climb to 100% then there's most likely a memory leak. However, if you've come to this page because Windows 10's memory usage is high but remaining steady (like in the 60%-90% range), you probably don't have a problem. Windows 10 uses RAM more ...


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So, by accident I have found the problem. I use wireless headphones instead of speakers for my PC. When I unplug the audio cable from the PC, videos play slow, but as soon as I plug it back in, they play normally again. No idea why this is the case, but it has fixed my problem.


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TL;DR New power supply solved the problem. So the problem is solved. Problems in my PC subsided over two or more days and everything works just fine. In the meantime, my uncle's power supply burned out and after installing a new one, it is all fine. There was a driver update in this time too, but we tried to test it with older drivers and it does not behave ...


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Turns out that this issue isn't driver-related at all; rather, it is related to a combination of the powerline adapter I'm using and the actual plug socket. Someone told me that a high load can disrupt communications for PoE adapters, and that seems to have rung true in my case; the issue can be tracked back to when I first started gaming with the machine. ...


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We need more information for a better answer, but based on what you have posted, it seems like that the 20% utilisation is occurring on your Arch box. I do not think this is a VNC problem, but seems more like that the Arch box is being taxed to move that terminal window around before VNC transmits the screen over your network connection. In other words ...


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I'm a musician myself, so I know how you feel. You're lucky though, what you want to do does not require an SSD at all. DJ software loads the samples into memory and plays them from there, so preloading the samples is something you can wait for. It determinds how big the library is you are talking about though. If its a 10+GB library set, then you'll ...


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SATA only affects the link between the drive and the motherboard - everything ZFS does it does in the kernel in system memory just using data pulled from the drive. If the drives are bottlenecked by SATAII (and it sounds like they aren't) then the filesystem will be slowed down by about as much as any filesystem would, just because it takes that much longer ...


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Things to consider when switching to an SSD: While "thrashing" isn't a problem with SSDs you do need to configure your system to get the best performance out of it. Enable AHCI (Advanced Host Controller Interface) This is normally available in the BIOS menu, It will allow your system to use most of the feature available in your SSD Enable TRIM you will ...


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My checklist for maximum performance. Software Startup and normal computing Press WIN + R. Type msconfig. Check your startup and services. Disable any unnecessary startup tools, programs, etc. Internet browsing Use any browser you want. Just cut down on the search bars, toolbars... Hardware If you have tried all of the above and the computer is still ...


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In Windows 10 Microsoft changed the paging a lot. Now Windows compresses data that would go in pagefile in earlier Windows versions and stores it in SYSTEM process. This reduces the pagefile usage a lot and Windows is now much more responsive. There is no need to disable the pagefile.


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CPU cache is usually dynamically mapped to physical RAM address space on demand. There are indeed platforms (combination of CPU and operating system) which allow to lock a certain association between RAM and cache. Also, there are CPUs which have dedicated fast internal memory, but that's for embedded systems, not for servers. The E7-8870v3 has 18 cores and ...


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All it took was a bit of RTFMING to find http://docs.rstudio.com/ide/server-pro/latest/load-balancing.html Answer is there.


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Given that Windows 10 is build on the core of Windows 8 where they wanted to optimize windows, I can safely say, if your laptop runs windows 8, it will run windows 10 too. The same applies for windows 7. If it runs windows 7, it runs windows 10. The only concern here is when you have a very old pc running windows 7 or you have exclusive hardware. In these ...


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you may need to turn off some animations and other graphics features. your specifications are well above the minimum requirements. the only concern I have is the integrated graphics but after a quick review of the spec sheet, I changed my mind. before you install windows 10, ensure that you have all the drivers you need on a USB stick. ...


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Looks fine to me, based on the Official Requirements Outlined here: Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor or SoC RAM: 2 gigabyte (GB) for 32-bit and 64-bit Hard disk space: 16 GB for 32-bit OS 20 GB for 64-bit OS Graphics card: DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver Suggest checking your DirectX version Display: 800x600


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It's disk I/O. Repeat the command immediately and you'll notice it takes much less time. $ time curl curl: try 'curl --help' or 'curl --manual' for more information real 0m0.108s user 0m0.004s sys 0m0.004s $ time curl curl: try 'curl --help' or 'curl --manual' for more information real 0m0.007s user 0m0.004s sys ...


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strace is your friend $ strace -t ps Look for the entry that has the biggest delta in time.


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The purpose of the boot prefetcher is too load data which are used in later boot phases when the PC hangs at a task during earlier boot stages. This is done, because normal HDDs are slow reading random files from the drive. So loading them before they are really needed speeds up boot. Using a SSD eliminates this bottleneck of and here Windows doesn't ...


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yes, you must logon to Windows. Configure your Windows to automatically logon to your system with Autologon Enter your password and click on Enable. After the optimization is done, run autologon again and click on disable.



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