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How Do I Determine the Best Memory Frequency to Buy for My Laptop?

I'm looking to upgrade the RAM in my laptop and want to ensure I choose the most suitable memory frequency. I understand that higher frequency RAM can be more expensive, but I've read that it may not ...
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Windows 11 "Cast to Device" performs in very poor quality

I have a 65" TCL Android TV and I'd like to cast videos and pictures from my PC to the TV. The TV and the PC both connected to a fast router by cable. My PC identifies the TV and list it in the &...
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Difference in temperature between two CPUs with the same usage

Let's say we have two Intel Core CPUs, A i5-1135G7 (4 cores / 8 threads, 28 Watt) and a i7-1360P (12 cores / 16 threads, 28 Watt) (hopefully this comparison is correct enough). These CPUs have the ...
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Can you help me make my computer run faster? [closed]

I have an ASUS ZenBook UX363EA i5 As you can see here 24% CPU 58% RAM. What can I do to reduce this? For example I don't use Edge but Edge nor Explorer but this is still being processed. How can I ...
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Mumu player emulator not utilizing my GPU

im currently using mumu 12 for some reason its only using my CPU on 100% despite the "forced use of discrete graphics card" option being on ive tried to disable HyperV and various other ...
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Computer with SSD slow after not being used for a period

I have this painful issue where I'm gone for holiday (1-2 weeks) and even for a weekend (barely 2 days) my PC gets really slow and I'm suspecting SSD. Everything seems so slow despite boot being fast ...
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HDD write cache not supported - how to enable it?

My HDD is terribly slow when it comes to writing big files (4-5MB/s). KDiskMark result Copy from laptop to HDD via 1Gb net via FTP I read that I should enable write cache, but hdparm says "not ...
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my pc has become slow, it just gotten slower on its own

These are my computer's specs: Intel core i5 3570 GT 710 DDR3 8GB ram It may not be powerful by modern standards, but it can play some games , like Minecraft, kinda good. My pc can run it over ...
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Is there a way to get my old Mac to run its old software faster?

In order to use an application (Pages '09) that doesn't work on newer computers, I'm using a 2011 Macbook Air running OS 10.13.6 (High Sierra). I haven't installed any new software on it since I ...
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The same robocopy command is extremely slow on one computer and very fast on the other

I am facing the problem that the same robocopy command has totally different execution times on two different computers. The source is a Windows Server 2016 Standard. There is a directory with approx. ...
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Why is my dynamic drive so slow?

I use an old PC as a backup file server, and recently installed additional drives to try to extend its life. (I freely admit, I'm a cheap bastard, and fully realize that this is not a normal way to ...
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Upgraded Ansible with Python 3.8 but playbooks are now way slower that with python2.7, how to address slowdown?

When we were running RHEL7 our playbooks used to complete in about 1 hour with ansible-2.9.27-1.el7.noarch.rpm w/ python 2.7 + mitogen. Last year we upgraded to RHEL8 w/ python 3.8 and ansible-5.4 + ...
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Rendundant (?) conversion from RGBx to RGBA gstreamer

I'm trying to record my screen using gstreamer and encode its output to h264. Screen recording on Xorg with ximagesrc has BGRx as the available color output. However, nvh264enc only supports BGRA as ...
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How to adjust PHP FastCGI performance to the system resources (number of CPU cores mostly)?

We have a fairly weak server - 2 cores of Xeon Gold 6132. Until recently the server didn't have much traffic but now we added a web page that generates more traffic than usual. This is the number of ...
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Windows Desktop lags constantly, unless youtube is playing a video

I have a 144Hz monitor that works perfectly for games or any demanding app. But I get constant stuttering / low framerate on the desktop (web browsers, explorer, excel, etc.). But, whenever there's ...
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R studio too slow when it starts

The last couple of months Rstudio has become extremely slow when it opens. I may need more than a minute waiting for it to open. I know that there are a couple of posts in the community which deal ...
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New SSD speed tanks after writing a couple of GBs [duplicate]

My System: Windows 11 Pro Intel 13600K RTX 2080 TI MAG B660M MORTAR DDR4 Samsung NVME 980 Pro 1TB (Windows) SEAGATE 1.92TB BarraCuda SATA 3 2.5" ZA1920CV1A002 This brand new SSD - SEAGATE 1....
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Why does my internal SSD take a long time (about 30 seconds) to become accessible Windows 10?

When I resume my PC from sleep, a particular SSD takes about 30 seconds to become available (I can see the drive but Explorer freezes accessing it during this time). It otherwise operates normally (...
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When I use four drives, one operates very slowly

I’m experiencing unusual behavior with my system. When I attempt to write to four disks concurrently. In fact, the last disk (/dev/sdd) consistently operates at a speed ranging from 40MB/s to 5MB/s. ...
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Why does my CLIP model (aims for text-based person retrieval) show an improvement only in the few epochs before performance begins to decline? [closed]

I'm training a model aims to achieve the goal of person retrieval based on text description, which is a sub-subject of ReID(Re-identification problem). I used a pre-trained CLIP model as my backbone, ...
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Why illustrator is running slow?

I'm working with relatively big file (100Mb+) in Illustrator, and some operations are very slow, in particular, copy/paste of almost everything on the canvas. On my PC it takes around 15-20 seconds ...
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How do I know number of smaller files vs number of bigger files distribution for analytical purpose?

So, I want to perform an analysis to determine the best allocation unit size (cluster size) decision on HDD. As we know, HDD is slow in IOPS but not that slower for IO rate. The default NTFS cluster ...
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Terrible performance while performing IO operations on system drive

I'm having very poor performance on newly installed windows 11 with basic IO operations using explorer. This happens when I'm copying archive from other solid drive to my m.2 where my fresh system ...
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Lenovo laptop cpu speed down to 0.5 GHz from 3.0 GHz normal speed when battery connected and plugged in to ac power

This problem of mine has nothing to do with power options. I really can not understand what is going on. When the battery is connected and the laptop is plugged in to ac power, laptop cpu speed is so ...
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Gigabit internet slows down when switch is introduced

I have a gigabit internet connection and it works absolutely fine when the Ethernet is connected directly into the PC's Lan Port. Now when I try to put in a switch (4 port gigabit switch), the speed i ...
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How to prevent my computer from freezing after overnight training runs

In my spare time I train ML models on my computer overnight. I typically do this by just preventing the computer from going to sleep and turning off the screens before I go to bed. In the morning I'll ...
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Unexplainable slowness on my Win10 PC

I am running Win10 Pro 22H2 19045.2364. It's normally a fast machine, and you can see my full specs down below. But every 2-5 days, everything goes SLOW and SLUGGISH, with no indications why. In fact, ...
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Intermittent random spikes in CPU load on Ubuntu system

Running Ubuntu 22.04 and have more recently noticed (~1 month) random spikes in CPU load that have caused overall system sluggishness (eg, spike from ~1.3 to 4/5/6/7+, growing steadily without ...
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Why does computer slow down when inactive?

I am running a computationally intensive program that will take some time to complete. I have divided the task into many separate Windows console programs, which are equivalent except for the starting ...
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Stop my laptop from freezing/overheating when gaming

My laptop frequently overheats when I'm gaming. Some games it overheats in are VALORANT, Tom Clancy: The Division 2, The Finals, and Resident Evil 2. Not sure if this is connected or not, but ...
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High "System" CPU usage; unaccounted for Memory usage

I fresh reinstalled Windows 11 a couple months back, and for a while now it seems like there's some sort of memory leak (?) that causes high CPU usage by the "System" process, high memory ...
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FPS drops/freezes/"stutter" on Windows 10

So, my son has a decent gaming machine. AND Ryzen 5600X CPU on an ASUS TUF GAMING B550M-PLUS motherboard, 32G RAM, 512 G SSD, the graphics card is a GIGABYTE GeForce RTX3060Ti. The FPS in the games he ...
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Dedicated GPU memory of ryzen 5 5500u

I have a HP laptop (16GB DDR4 RAM) which has Ryzen 5 5500u processor (integrated GPU). When I go to task manager, under performance section it shows the dedicated GPU memory is only 512 MB and the ...
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Why does online retro game emulation run extremely poorly on Microsoft Edge on my Desktop PC?

OS Name: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Processor: Intel(R) Core™ i7-10700T CPU @ 2.00GHz, 1992 Mhz, 8 Core(s), 16 Logical Processor(s) RAM: 16.0 GB Version: 22H2 I want to play the Sega CD version of The ...
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Will multiple monitors or much bigger monitor affect computer performance? [duplicate]

I have two questions about the monitor's impact on the computer's performance: Will multiple monitors affect computer performance? will a bigger monitor (43") slow down the computer's ...
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Can I force/request windows preemptively cache files to RAM?

I'm working with some computers with an unusual configuration, where they have mostly high-end components (including a 12th gen i9 CPU and 64GB of DDR5 RAM), but we're booting Windows 10 from old ...
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New SSD slow boot ~1m30s to boot

I have an old NP530U4B-S01FR that had HDD. I replaced it by a crucial 500Gb. Installed new Windows 10 on it, after upgrading all drivers and updates, the boot time takes around 1m30s. I tried ...
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Windows 11 Explorer lags for a second when selecting an image

Recently upgraded to Windows 11, noticed that in explorer if I click on an image, it takes about a second, showing the loading circle on my cursor before it fully selects. I noticed during this time ...
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HP has laptop limited performance on battery

If I unplug my laptop, it looses significant amount of performance - it is clearly visible even in switching windows, opening task manager, reading emails in outlook 365 desktop app etc... everything ...
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Dell Latitude 7480 laptop has issues with charging

My Dell Latitude 7480 laptop has strange symptoms related to charging: Sometimes it wont charge even though the charger's light is on (not the laptop one), but the battery percentage does not go ...
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SD Card transfer abysmally slow on older laptop with Windows 11

I have a SD card: SAMSUNG Evo Plus microSDXC 512GB I also have a laptop: Dell Inspiron 15 Gaming 7577 with Windows 11 Pro I also have a phone: Asus Zenfone 8 Flip And, of course, I have a problem: ...
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iMac mid 2011 Extremely slow after new SSD

I have put a few SSD's in this iMac and it has run really fast. I have an SSD and HDD installed, and I install the OS on the SSD. I recently replaced the 1TB SSD with a 2TB SSD for extra storage and ...
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Dual rank or single rank?

I've seen multiple sources online stating that single or dual rank are faster than the other. I'm looking to upgrade my ram and due to 1x32GB stick and 2x16GB being virtually the same in price (~£3 ...
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What type of RAM use is affected by RAM sticks not being of the same exact type?

It's advised that all RAM sticks in a computer be of the exact same type (manufacturer, version, etc.). (e.g here) Assuming they are not, what performance will be lost (assuming XMP still manages to ...
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mariadb not allowing connection with only 1 cpu core at 95%

I am inquiring about ways to allow an import and have the database accessible at the same time. I have tried to do a 60gb mysqldump import and it only uses 1 core so it takes hours. The storage is ...
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How to diagnose a MacBook Pro (2019) CPU spiking periodically?

My wife has a MacBook Pro (MacBookPro15,1) an it is running macOS Sonoma (14.3). She got it in 2019. It has an Intel i9 2.3GHz CPU and a Radeon Pro 560X and 16GB of RAM. She doesn't do a whole lot ...
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how to get rid of computer lagging due to high page faults?

I'm experiencing some performance issues and when I googled it someone told me to check my page faults/sec. When I checked I noticed that the spikes in faults were directly correlated to when my ...
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Performance Degradation After PC repair

My PC is running at a horrible frame rate for all games. Everything took a huge hit after I replaced my motherboard. To give context the issue started very oddly I plugged in a Bluetooth speaker from ...
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Why is rsync so much slower than my Python script for syncing?

I have the following Python script that I sometimes use to mirror large directories (main logic for syncing is implemented within sync_directory()). It also tries to mirror other metadata such as file ...
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System thread (ntoskrnl.exe!ExTryQueueWorkItem) causing high cpu usage

The system process has been randomly using about 15% of my CPU for about an hour then goes back down again. I used the Process Explorer threads tab to see that ntoskrnl.exe!ExTryQueueWorkItem+0x5a20 ...
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