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Where to check aws console for CPU credits? [closed]

I have an AWS Fargate service that seems to be running very slowly. I asked a colleague for their ideas, and they said that maybe it had exceeded its allowed CPU credits, and was being throttled. How ...
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Limit Windows system to a single core [closed]

(This is a theoretical example:) I have a processor with 2 cores. I need to run a very CPU intensive, but strictly single-cored application as fast as possible. Is it possible to configure the ...
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Confused about number of cores my CPU has

I'm using Plasma 5 (KDE) and I got this information about my CPU from info center However this seems to be in conflict with the information on Intels web site for the same CPU So do I have 8 cores ...
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CPU temperature issue but cpu core not full used

I think I have a problem with my processor. I recently changed my I5-9400KF to an I7-12700KF (I also changed my motherboard to the LGA1700 socket). But since I changed, my CPU temperature is very high ...
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Does Windows 11 take advantage of efficient cores?

Ever since Intel introduced "efficient cores" I've been wondering if Windows 11 does take advantage of that in terms of lower power consumption or does it simply let the CPU handles it ...
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how do I make cups use all cpu cores? [duplicate]

I'm printing with cups from libreoffice, and the pc lasts a very long time preparing the printing, before actually sending it to the printer. I'm seeing that it uses 100% of one core. Is there a way ...
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Merge cpu cores for specific program [duplicate]

Minecraft is an old game that was coded to use only one core, which is bad for performance today, so I was thinking if there is a way to like merge 2 cores for that specific program and make the ...
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What are performance and efficiency cores in Intel's 12th Generation Alder lake CPU Line?

I watched Intel's Architecture Day 2021 released in August 2021 (last month at the time of writing this). After watching Intel's video about their new CPU, I was — quite honestly — a bit confused. I ...
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Cpu overheating while playing video games

My PC specs are . I3 G3260 PROCESSOR . INTEL 4600 HD GRAPHICS . 4GB RAM STORAGE This is not a monster configuration for gaming but I can easily run games like Tf2 and Witcher 1 on this device ...
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Why does my Task Manager say one core but Device Manager shows 8?

On my PC it shows I have 8 cores in Device Manager, but when I go to task manager it shows only 1 logical processor. Can someone fix this for me? Under the processors tab in Device Manager 8 cores ...
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Do single cores with higher clock perform faster than multiple cores with lower clock speeds?

First of all, let me specify my use case. I use Xampp on locahost to develop websites on my desktop, usually Drupal or Wordpress sites. My goal is to have this work as fast as possible, as in ...
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Can I increase the number of cores?

Can I increase my Dell laptop from 2 cores to 4 cores? I want to use it to play videogames on it. How can I get to do this? I have a Dell Inspiron 15 5000
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i7-7700 - Am I missing some cores?

According to the information on the intel website, the intel core i7-7700 CPU @ 3.60GHz has 4 cores. When I have a look into my system information at msinfo32 it tells me that I have 2 Core(s), 4 ...
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Intel core I5 2500k: quad core?

I have an Intel Core I5 2500K. I saw on Wikipedia that my processor has 4 cores. So is it a quad core? I don't understand, maybe it is 4 threads?
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Why is there only one core in my task manager performance graph?

I have a new laptop and I checked how many CPU Cores I had via the Device Manager, as can be seen here: But when I looked at Task Manager I saw only one graph of one Core only, on the performance ...
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Why do we have CPUs with all the cores at the same speeds and not combinations of different speeds?

In general if you are buying a new computer you would determine which processor to buy by what your expected workload will be. Performance in games tends to be determined by single core speed, whereas ...
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If I use a CPU with more cores than the specs of the motherboard allow, what will happpen?

I have a Dell Precision T3600 with a Xeon E5-1607 (quad core) and want to upgrade the CPU for a E5-2658v3 (12 cores). The motherboard of the T3600 seem to only support up to 6 cores according to the ...
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Understanding CPU Power

Here, it says 2 cores and 4 logical processors. There is 1 socket. When I see Virtual machines in the cloud they say something like 8 vCPUs. I wanted to understand: What is the relation between ...
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optimizing Chrome speed using flag "GPU rasterization MSAA sample count" 2 cores, 4 logical processors. Should I choose 2 or 4?

I'm running Windows 10 Home x64, and have an Intel Core i5-5200u, CPU @ 2.20GHz, with 8G RAM. I'm playing around with tweaking Chrome for optimal speed, and have found adjusting some flags quite ...
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How many cores does my Mac have?

I am confused, because when I see my mac about window, I see That I have 1 Processor and 4 cores. But when I run htop, I see 8 cores What am I missing?
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Assign an individual core to a process

What I'm trying to implement is to run a python script on it's own core on Raspberry Pi 2 with Debian. One can use taskset to bind a process to particular core. But I need this core to be free of OS's ...
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Intel Z3735F 1.3 GHz 4-core VS. 1.8 GHz 2-core [closed]

So I have these two Insignia tablets that seem to have absolutely identical hardware except for different processor speeds and cores. 1 - http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-ca/product/insignia-insignia-8-32gb-...
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How is multiprocessing related to cores and threads?

I am interested in the Intel Xeon E5-1650 v3 and the Intel Xeon E5-2643 v3 processors. They both have 6 cores and a clock speed of ~3.5GHz. However, the specifications from CPU-world (screenshot) show ...
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System Monitor Says 4 CPUs but Specs say 2 CPUs [duplicate]

I am running Linux Mint 17 on my Laptop. Through the System Info GUI program, I found that the processor is Inter Core i3-2328M. When checking the System Monitor GUI program, it shows four CPUs ...
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PC has 6 processors but shows 12 in task manager [duplicate]

This command: WMIC CPU Get /Format:List says that the machine has 6 cores, yet looking at the CPU Usage History in the Task Manager, there are 12 windows, not 6. Why the discrepancy? HP z600 - ...
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How can I tell which CPU my application runs on windows

When I look at task manager I cannot find any way to show me which cores are being used by which applications. Is there any way to see that? Or is there some util out there which can show me that kind ...
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/proc/cpuinfo for Xeon E3 processor

I have Intel XEON E3-1230 with a single socket configuration, and according to http://ark.intel.com/products/52271/Intel-Xeon-Processor-E3-1230-8M-Cache-3_20-GHz it has at most 4 cores, however on my ...
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Does multiple cores in CPU affect how many programs I can run?

I have question about multiple cores in CPU. Let's say I am working in few programs at the same time, for example: - Photoshop - Autodesk Maya - Visual Studio - Unreal Engine If I would have more ...
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lshw shows wrong CPU count

I have a Samsung NP550P7C laptop with an Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz Under Ubuntu 12.04 32bit, lscpu and /proc/cpuinfo detect 4 CPUs but lshw only shows 2 CPUs Could there be some sort ...
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How to compute the total speed

I am hiring a VPS (Perfetto4) from Mochahost with 2 cores of 2,27GHz. The promissed speed is 2,7GHz total. The multiplier is 11. How do I calculate the total speed of CPU? Is 2 cores of 2,27GHz ...
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Since each CPU's core can process one or two threads at once, how OS stills stable even if there are multiple threads running?

To explain more, suppose we have a dual core CPU without hyper threading, that means it can process 2 threads at once only, well, now suppose we have a network application that is running two ...
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Cores and threads - Performance

I wonder if a 4 core/8 thread cpu will perform better than a 4 core/4 thread cpu. If the answer is yes; How much better will a 4/8 perform? EDIT: What if its for running 4 single threaded apps? And ...
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Does 2 Single core = 1 Dual Core?

Recently I attempted to suggest to a group that we should have our hardware upgraded on one of our rendering servers. The server has 2 single core CPUs, and I suggested that we really should have more ...
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What is the meaning of CPU core?

My system processor is Intel Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5300 @ 2.60GHz. My processor speed is 2.6 GHz as mentioned in process name. The processor name tells this is dual core. My doubt is: ...
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The CPU visible in Resource Manager are physical cores or logical processors?

The Resource Manager that pops out from Task Manager in Windows Operating Systems shows CPU consumption on the CPU tab for each of the different CPUs. I get 4 CPUs on my tab. Are they all physical ...
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What is the difference between the number of cores and the number of logical processors? [duplicate]

I have been doing some image processing on my computer using Erdas Imagine. Specifically, I am running a 5x5 median filter on imagery. I can specify the number of processes that occur simultaneously ...
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Load average and processor count

If I have a CPU with 8 cores, is it okay to have a consistent average load of 2.5? Or should it always remain below 1, irrespective of the number of processors / cores?
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Linux: command to find out number of cores the process is running on at any instance [duplicate]

What is the command to find out number of cores the process is running on at any instance ? -Thanks
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Document scanning: How to speed up the software part of the scanning process? [closed]

I am looking for a solution to speed up my document scanning process, especially for those documents that are not suitable for a typical document scanner with an automatic document feeder (ADF). For ...
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Does Windows know how to appropriately assign threads to a quad-core processor that has Hyper-Threading on?

So, I have been trying to google for this answer, but I cannot find a direct technical answer to the question. (Or if it did, it was in a confusing way) So, say you have a program/game that uses 2 ...
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CPU recommendation [closed]

I have to build a PC to use a desktop application (a WPF one). Then, in this PC I will have to run a SQL Server 2008 R2 instance, host a WCF services project via IIS, run Reporting Services Server and ...
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Any rerefence of CPU world statistics? [closed]

I am looking for any referencee about computer power statistics across the world. My main interest is about real computing capabilities, so I'd prefer information about real processor power, and even ...
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pdf viewer / reader with multi-core support? [closed]

Which pdf reader/viewer supports more than one core to render and search through pdf files? evince does not okular does not Adobe Reader does not Xpdf crashes on all my tested pdf documents (...
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Enabling unleashed mode failed

I'm trying to unlock 4th core of AMD Athlon II x3 450 CPU on Asus motherboard and American Megatrends BIOS. However, after I enable Unleashed! mode in BIOS, and restart computer, the monitor doesn't ...
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Is it a big downside for a cpu to not report the L1 Cache?

I am reading information for a processorAMD FX-8320 Eight-Core My primary question is why the L1 cache is not in the information. Would this imply that it does not have registers that it can access ...
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Only 4 cores showing up in task manager

For some reason only 4 cores are showing up in task manager I have tried everything(almost) setting and unchecking number of cores in msconfig did not work using easy BCD did not work ...
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Less pieces of high GHz core or more pieces of less GHz cores [closed]

I am planning to buy a used computer for video editing, now I have found one with 2x E5310 CPU for a decent price. And I havn't found any information which is better for video editing (Sony Vegas, ...
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AMD FX Series: 8 cores or 8 threads in 4 cores?

I've looked at FX-8XXX series processors on Windows, and they show as 4 core, dual-threaded processors. (4 cores w/ 2 threads per core) The processors are advertised as 8-core. Do they actually have ...
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Can Acrobat 11 be made to do OCR using multiple CPU cores?

OCR processing takes time. Using multiple CPU cores would speed up processing. Acrobat 10 was not a multithreaded application. How about Acrobat 11? Does 11 by default do OCR using multiple CPU cores (...
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Curios: What makes CPUs better than others? [closed]

I have been wondering about this for a long while now and was hoping someone here could answer it pretty easily. If I was looking for the most powerful CPU what should I really be looking at? There ...
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