Questions tagged [cpu]

The part of a computer responsible for performing computations, often referred to as a processor.

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SQL Server 2017 Express edition Resource Monitor CPU Time high?

We have issue with SQL Server 2017 Express edition Build (14.0.3049.1), max memory is 823 MB resource monitor CPU time is very high, due to which CPU spike is more than 45%. The system doesn't have ...
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How to force an .exe file to run with a set processor affinity? [duplicate]

OS: Windows 10 CPU: Intel I7-5820 3.30 GHz (Hyperthreaded Hexacore) Game: Red Alert 2 Mental Omega Mod So I'm playing Red Alert 2 Mental Omega and every time I launch the game, it launches with ...
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Must a CPU have a GPU if the motherboard provides a display port (when there isn't any separate video card)?

There is such a configuration: MSI A320M PRO-M2 V2 + AMD Ryzen 5 1400 BOX and there isn't any separate video card. When the PC is switched on, the monitor shows nothing. The MSI tech support said: ...
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Android Studio “your cpu does not support vt-x or svm” After updating to windows 10 1903

2 weeks ago I updated to windows 10 1903 before that I was able to set up an emulator in Android Studio, after the update I get the error "your cpu does not support vt-x or svm". After looking it up I ...
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No-Post, BIOS incompatible with CPU?

I have an Asrock H370M Pro4, just purchased, along with some DDR4 RAM and in i5-9600K. I plugged it all together, and don't get any action when booting. The fans spin up to full, then down to slow. ...
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Pros & Cons of throttling CPU [closed]

So my laptop's CPU has this turbo boost thing, and it heats up the machine to an uncomfortable degree. So I've used cpufrequtils to keep my CPU at only 1.4GHz, and it hasn't felt any slower and it's ...
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How to simulate AC power plugged in ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed on my laptop ,which has an Intel i5 8250u processor with base clock of 1.6ghz and boost of 3.4 GHz. Turbo Boost only works when my laptop is plugged into charger . I ...
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Two differently colored curves for CPU usage in Windows 10 Task Manager? [duplicate]

The windows 10 task manager suddenly shows two curves for CPU utilization, one light colored and one darker blue colored: As far as I remember, it always used to show just one curve for current CPU ...
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Unable to use HW acceleration codecs

I am trying to get ffmpeg HW acceleration on an UpBoard . It uses an Atom x5 z8350 processor and Intel HD 400 GPU I have also followed this tutorial in order to compile ffmpeg with libmfx enabled. $ ...
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What's the `socket` param of a CPU?

When I configure KVM virtual machine OS xml file: you see, there gives CPU configuration: <cpu> <topology sockets="1" cores="2" threads="1"> </cpu> what's the socket to a ...
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Windows 7/10 and GPU making PC run slow

I'm on a Lenovo W530, with basically the maxed out config. There's an odd thing that happens though: the CPU's TurboBoost is always on with Lenovo's BIOS, however, as soon as the PC is on battery ...
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Suffering from random power downs after gaming, not a temperature issue

I have a problem with my computer, and I'm not sure what is happening. This computer is built from various parts, it's not retail, but works really fine... until it suddenly and seemingly randomly ...
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How do I stop my cpu from working at such a high percentage?

So I have a windows with 8gb of ram and I’ve used like 240gb out of 280gb. When looking at the resource monitor I see that my pc is always working at high cpu percentage. I went to the task manager to ...
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Adjust max multiplier for Intel 8550U processor

CPU-Z shows, that allowed multipliers for Intel 8550U processor are 4-40. When setting "Maximum processor state" to 99% under Windows power options, then multiplier is usually 19, which corresponds ...
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Why does my computer only boot successfully after restarting my UPS (battery backup)?

So, before Windows 10 October 2018 (1809) update my computer ran flawlessly and played Fallout 4 with mods without any problems. If there's any crash, the computer would simply go to desktop. After ...
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Running a compute intensive application Service CPU usage goes very high

My compute intensive image processing application, when run (on Windows 8.1 HP Laptop) gets the CPU to run at over 100% as expected, but at the same time the Service CPU usage goes up to over 50% (...
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My server CPU makes spikes.. how can I determine the cause and fix this?

I attach a graphic view of my CPU. if i don't manually reboot the server these spikes get bigger and bigger and then the server crashes. where should I look for any possible causes?
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Low performance with dual Xeon

I searched quite a lot about my problem, found people with similar issues but I couldn't find a solution. I recently bought an HP Z600 to a professional seller on eBay. It is equipped with 2 Xeon ...
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Do Intel 9th gen mobile i9 CPUs use soldered IHS instead of thermal paste?

I only found information that the more powerful 9th gen desktop CPUs have their integrated heat spredders soldered on: https://www.techpowerup.com/246847/intel-confirms-soldered-ihs-for-9th-gen-core-...
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What is the memory bus speed supported by my system

My laptop is Asus-k52f. It's processor is intel corei3-370M. It has 2GiB RAM. I was thinking to upgrade the memory. According to my findings using lshw -C memory this is my systems memory setup. *-...
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How can I determine if an AMD CPU supports Integrated graphics on the chip? [closed]

I want to buy an AMD CPU. But before I buy one, I want to know if it supports Integrated Graphics. What is a sure fire way to look up any AMD CPU and determine that it supports Integrated Graphics? ...
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My Cpu was damaged, How can I tell whether my motherboard is dead or not?

I have an Asus prime a320m-k board and a few days ago I accidentally damaged my ryzen 3 1200 processor. I was cleaning my PC and accidentally bent a few pins of the processor and broke one too. Now ...
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How does the Docker daemon know about the available hardware resources?

We are running Docker on a RedHat VM on a VMWare hypervisor. When we added more virtual cores (vCPUs) to the VM the RedHat sees the additional resources and can address it but not the containers ...
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Tensorflowsharp GPU: Different output of object detector on GPU and CPU

I have downloaded a model ssd_mobilenet_v1_coco from here. Testing of the model has schown different boxes result for the same code on GPU and CPU. May be someone know what causes such behaviour and ...
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Is it normal for my CPU to run at 1GHz higher than base clock speed? [duplicate]

I have the Intel Core i7-8700 CPU(non K version) and it's constantly running at much hicher clock speeds than it's base speed and I was wondering if that's normal?
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X99 chipset and triple channel memory configurations

I'm building a system with an x99 board and a xeon e5-v3. I'd like to know if the chipset and the processor will support a triple channel memory configuration (e.g. three or six sticks) without ...
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Dell XPS 15 logout on overheat

When I am running gcc build on my notebook, the following temperature indication happens: $ sensors ... coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Package id 0: +97.0°C (high = +100.0°C, crit = +100.0°...
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Process Explorer System Info CPU red line surge

On a Windows 2008 server, I see a regular surge of CPU usage. Looking at the processes in ProcExp by eye, doesn't highlight anything in particular as the cause. How can I find out what is causing ...
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Hardware accelerated encoding using FFmpeg on Intel Atom based platform (UpBoard)

I am working with Intel UpBoard that has an Intel Atom CPU, and want to stream a video from a usb camera to a live stream service. Therefore I am running a h264 encoder that uses h264_qsv codec, which ...
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CPU usage around 10.000.000+% on Windows Resource Monitor

I'm not finding a solution for this problem, my CPU is currently 10.000.000+% usage, frequency is always at 100%, all 8 cores is always at 100%, there's some problem in monitoring. I made a ...
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Limit %CPU usage to lower MacBook heat

After trying to fix some weird sounds coming from the left fan in my 2015 Macbook Pro, I've accidentally destroyed the fan—only the right one works now. I'm now worried that if I use the Macbook at ...
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Newly build pc keep restarting

I'm having trouble my newly built pc. At first, everything was fine, I was able to play Fortnite for a game. After the game finished, the system started to restart (without any warning or error ...
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A3A ASUS laptop with M 740 CPU 1.73ghz

i hoping someone can answer this question. Would like to upgrade to a DUO CPU to replace the hot Pentium socket 740 M 1.73 ghz already installed in my old laptop It has 533 FSB CPU speed Asus A3Ac ...
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How are Core iX names like Core i5, i7 related to Haswell, Ivy Bridge?

I understand that Core i3 and Core i5 are different in terms of number of cores. Core i5 and Core i7 are differentiated by Hyper-Threading. How these are related to Intel's CPU code names such as ...
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Why the Pentium 4 can no longer do simple web browsing?

Back in 2005, my first PC was somewhat underpowered: Some ASRock motherboard with S3 Pro Savage onboard graphics Celeron 2.0Ghz 256+128MiB of RAM 10GB HDD Yet I was still able to do everyday ...
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Kubernetes pod executing maven build results in Cannot fork

I've been bashing my head against this problem for a while now and finally broke down and at a lose. I'm setting up a scaleable build server, using Azure's AKS (kubernetes) and Jenkins as the build ...
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Laptop CPU power limit throttling is constantly on for no reason

I have a laptop (HP OMEN 15, Intel i7-7700HQ + NVIDIA 1050Ti, Windows 10 1809) which I run some heavy computational jobs from time to time. Everything had been working fine for months until yesterday, ...
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Mobo Ram slot or CPU IMC - How do I test which is faulty

Here are my specs Motherboard: Asus H81M-CS Processor: i5-4440 3.1Ghz Ram: Kingston hyperx fb-dimm (4GB) SSD: Kingston SSDNow 300 (128GB) HDD: WD 1TB Graphics Card: GTX 750Ti PSU: Antec VP450P I ...
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Total memory vs memory per CPU vs memory per process

I have troubles understanding memory (RAM) specifications of CPUs. Just as an example, the Xeon Gold 6144 specs give a maximal memory size of 768GB. If I have a mainboard with two CPU sockets and 24 ...
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how to troubleshoot MS Word freezing repeatedly with many images on page

I'm working on a single page MS Word document with 64 small images on it. As I'm working with the document I keep getting the spinning wheel and the screen fades every few seconds and the status bar ...
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kjournald process using 100% of the cpu in aws ec2 instance running ubuntu 18

I have an ec2 instance running ubuntu 18. Only redis server is setup on that instance. I have some bash scripts to setup the instance with desired configuration. After some time, some instances will ...
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Laptop overheats when connected to a network

Whenever I connect my computer to a network, does not matter with wireless or ethernet cable, my CPU starts working 95+ celcius degrees but when disconnected it works fine, it almost imidiately drops ...
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Can we set different p-state governor to different CPU?

In my understanding, we can manually set p-state governor to performance or poewrsave. Can we set different policies for different CPUs?
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i7-7700HQ: What temperatures are fully safe to operate in the long run?

According to the public spec sheet, the maximum temperature the CPU can be and be guaranteed to stay working is 100ºC. I want to save some more on battery when doing some light work on my PC by ...
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What's new to Intel Speed Select?

Intel speed select is a new feature to adjust different core to operate in different freq to have a better power efficiency. https://builders.intel.com/docs/networkbuilders/intel-speed-select-...
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What's the difference between Intel speedstep and p-state?

In my understanding, they are both adjusting voltage and freq for power efficiency. what's their difference?
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replace old Intel cpu (with pins) with the new generation

I have HP Elitebook Workstation 8560w with Intel core I7 2860QM. I want to upgrade it to the new I7 generation (at least 6th or the 5th), but I found some information online say that the old I7 ...
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Will I get video from the motherboard if the CPU doesn't have a GPU [closed]

Old motherboards like M4A88 series have an integrated video but the current ones have the connectors like HDMI and or DVI but Does them have an integrated video or those connectors only works if the ...
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Can you specify on which core should a batch script run?

I have a batch script that runs a program for a while. The program is monothread. I would like to run several instances of this program in parallel and be sure they do not run using the same core/...
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Can I replace my Intel core I5 Processor with an Intel xeon 12 core Processor? [closed]

I thought about scrapping my old gaming computer and buying a new one with a much faster processor, but then I realize that might be a lot of money. Is it possible to replace my old processor with a ...