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Precision 5540 NVMe drive benchmark a lot lower than expected

hope someone can help me figure this out. Just got Precision 5540 laptop and found that drives perform slower than my older laptop. Here are the details: Comparing Precision 5540 and 5520 running ...
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Is there a reason to keep Windows' primary partition / drive C: small?

In my jobs almost two decades ago, IT experts would keep the size of Windows' main partition (C drive) extremely small compared to the other partitions. They would argued this runs PC at optimum speed ...
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Severe input latency & lag on Threadripper 2990WX

Issue Description I have just recently upgraded my CPU to the AMD 2990WX and I started noticing VERY high input lag when running about 10 heavier applications or so concurrently (VS, Docker, Hyper-V, ...
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Outlook 2013 sending emails too slow

We have Outlook 2013 and the problem is that with some of the users, the emails just won't leave outbox quickly and will stay there for a long time. Uploading attachments is excruciatingly slow. ...
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State of execution of a stored procedure

Currently I have an application in VB.NET that is responsible for inserting / updating a huge amount of "clients" registry; an excel / dbf file is required with the data to be processed and converted ...
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Performing load testing using J meter [on hold]

I am doing performance testing for E commerce site. I want to checkout with Credit card. I able to checkout using Jmeter but I am not getting different transaction ID for the orders which was placed ...
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Why is file copying to a usb 3.0 flash drive so slow but downloading straight to that drive 6 times faster?

I am faced with the following scenario: I have one SSD from which the OS runs off of and one usb 3.0 flash drive and a 7GB file I want to copy from the SSD to the flash drive. The file is downloaded ...
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100% SSD Activity, 0 R/W Speed: System Hang Issue

So I've just been experiencing a weird issue with my system where it hangs and it is very unresponsive at random intervals of time (in fact, the first clue that I had an issue was when boot to desktop ...
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Does disabled hyperthreading double the performance on single thread?

I have processor with 4 cores (Intel Core I5-8250U @ 1.6 GHz)* and hyperthreading makes it 8 logical processors. I use a program that does some heavy calculation* in a single thread. When I look up ...
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Different android version perfermance on low spec device [on hold]

I have an old mobild device 16G rom ,2G ram and cpu is 8core mtk . I want to install a linux in this mobile. Now I need choose a base rom, the official support is only to android 6.0 . But there are ...
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Windows 10 - Task Manager Says Disk Is At 100% Usage

OS: Windows 10 (Pre-Installed) RAM: 8GB Storage: 500GB free Processor: i5 Disk Type: Hard Drive I have had Windows 10 for over a year now and it has been fine (a part from corruption about 6 ...
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Windows Server 2019 Evaluation Removing Speed-Limits

I have a Windows Server 2019 Evaluation version. I'm trying to remove a outgoing/upload speed limits which is driving me crazy. Xampp (Apache2) as file transfer the speed is 250-320 kbps. FTP (...
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Will My Motherboard and CPU Support Newer RAM?

So I'm looking at getting this (https://www.newegg.com/corsair-16gb-288-pin-ddr4-sdram/p/N82E16820236426?Item=N82E16820236426) RAM and I wanna know beforehand if it will be compatible with my CPU and ...
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What could be a reson for getting JMeter Response: 500 this page has been expired?

I have recorded a simple script for login-logout into an application using a browser. I checked the recorded script and everything looks good, it recorded login in, homepage and logout. However, ...
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Linux: find out what process is using all the RAM?

Before actually asking, just to be clear: yes, I know about disk cache, and no, it is not my case :) Sorry, for this preamble :) I'm using CentOS 5. Every application in the system is swapping ...
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Monitor performance/latency while copying file across Point 2 point circuit

This is my first post here, i did do a quick search couldn't find exactly what i was looking for. I am copying a file from one server located in NW part of the country to another server located in ...
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speedtest-cli very slow although network speed is fine

I'm encountering a strange problem here. On my local homeserver(Debian 9.9), speedtest-cli and it's python pendant are freaking slow. Since I use it to monitor my ISP connection stability, this is a ...
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How do I optimize Windows disk I/O for high-latency throughput?

Let's say there are 25 processes each which want to read and index a large (say, 1GB) file. The hard drive may be capable of ~100MB/sec throughput, but the head movement and rotational latency ...
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why i7-860 is two times slower than E3-1220?

I have financical trading software. It decodes fast/fix messages. I'm running same binaries on two different machines on very similar set of data. Software receive "messages" and decodes them. The ...
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Big performance drop on own program [migrated]

I am not sure that this right site Stack Exchange. Tell me which one if it's wrong. I have my own program (C#, WinForms) and two computers with CPUs: Intel Core i5-2320, 3200 MHz (Windows 7) Intel ...
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Performance issue in a system with better configuration

I am running one line code on my laptop which is taking around 45 minutes whereas same line of code on same dataset is taking less than 2 minutes on another laptop. Below are the configuration of my ...
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Database performance, tps & IOPS [migrated]

We have a Java application that uses a MariaDB database that is dedicated to this application. The application needs to insert 1 million records within 5mins so ideally we would like the database to ...
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Is memory latency still a key factor in computer speed?

A search on the real-world benefit of low latency RAM seems to yield very old testing done on equally old hardware. Is CAS latency essentially irrelevant now against other performance characteristics ...
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Performance when using encrypted external drive on raspi 3b+

I read here that the speed for an encrypted external drive on the pi is about 3MB/s. Is there a way to increase this by using a different cipher for dm-crypt/luks or tweak it in some other way?
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Why does Illustrator run slow when high resolution images are imported to it?

I import a high resolution (more than 6000x6000 pixels) into Illustrator while designing. This makes Illustrator operations a little slow. Similar thing happens when you use some stipple shading brush ...
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Micro stutter in-game when using multiple displays

I've been all over the web lately trying to find a solution to a particularly annoying problem I've been having. This isn't an isolated issue, and many forums have very similar questions without any ...
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Clonezilla disk to image speed decreasing over time

I am actually backing my whole 2tb disk using Clonezilla disk-to-image option. I don't use any encryption or anything that I know that could slow down the process, and yet, Clonezilla tells me that ...
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How to make CURL as fast as chrome

I tried downloading a 210MB video file (from google servers) using chrome and curl. While chrome downloaded the file at almost 10 megabytes per second, curl was much slower at about 200 kilobytes per ...
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Why does HDD activity slow the whole System down (on Windows 7)?

If I copy a large amount of data from on drive to another (physical) drive my whole system is running slow. I am using Windows 7 64bit version on an Intel Core 2 Duo 3 GHz. This is the situation: ...
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Balance interrupts with irqbalance

I got irqbalance enabled in my rhel8 server and I got following results in /proc/interrupts while testing for tcp latency with qperf CPU0 CPU1 CPU2 CPU3 26: 15840985 ...
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Does increasing RAM correct my bottlenecking CPU

So these are my system Specs MSI GTX 1050 Ti 4GB GPU Hyper X Blue 8GB DDR3 2100 MHz Intel i5 4440 processor Gigabyte h81m-ds2 Seasonic S1211 Bronze 80+ PSU I'm playing Resident Evil 7 and it ...
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Identify the bottleneck in reading from an external HDD over USB3

I am comparing (Windows fc.exe) two copies of a 200GB file. Each is on a drive connected over USB 3.0 to a Corei5 laptop. The following figures in TaskMgr have been stable (+/- 10%) for over 20 ...
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Where's the bottleneck? Not bad configuration, bad performance

I recently bought a new computer. I have: Intel Core i7 3820 (not overclocked, so 3.6 GGHz) on a 2011 socket 2x4GiB Corsair DDR3 RAM (1866MHz) 1x8GB HyperX Fury DDR3 RAM (1866MHz) 1x nVidia GeForce ...
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Why doesn't windows uses resources at it's fullest?

I am installing an update on windows 8.1 and it is showing Installing... for more than 15 minutes. When I look at Task Manger it is showing 30 % of RAM, 30 % of CPU and SSD is active for 2-5% only. ...
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Why do I only get 300-400 Mbit/s on my 1000 Mbit/s network?

My setup is like this: Laptop <--> Router <--> Desktop They all support gigabit Ethernet. I'm using the 'iperf' TCP/IP benchmark on the laptop and desktop, and I've never gotten more than 400 ...
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Windows 10 USB bottlenecking

I have a 128gb MacBook Pro and I wanted to run Windows for gaming. Because I have 128gb (and Boot Camp requires 50gb of internal hard drive space), I decided to run Windows from external USB. It boots ...
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Confirm HDD/SSD bottleneck

I have pretty beast of a PC at work and I often use it for editing and post production mainly in in After Effects and Premiere. During renders in both Premiere and AFX (or media encoder, mixed ...
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Intel Ethernet bottlenecking Internet?

I'm having trouble with my Internet speeds. So I just recent build a pc and everything is fine. I installed the Intel drivers and connected to the internet. It connects but I'm only half the speed I ...
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Hardware/IO Bottlenecks

Taking the following issues in the count, what would be the descending order from greatest to least of bottlenecks in a computer system? Network I/O Disk I/O RAM I/O Graphics I/O Processing I/O I'm ...
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How do I determine my Linux box's performance bottleneck?

I recently installed Ubuntu 9.04 (First time Linux desktop user) on my new netbook. There is only a little additional software (Skype, Dropbox, AVI/MP3 Codecs), and the OS updates - and already the ...
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Thinkpad Edge E430 slowed down to a crawl

We bought 2 thinkpad E430 systems in September 2012. They were running Windows 7 pretty smooth as the time but as it stands today, my dad's thinkpad has slowed down to a crawl. Clicking on the start ...
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Is my CPU causing bottleneck for the whole system?

I have this old laptop which I have been using for past 2 years. It works well except sometimes when I use programs like Photoshop and Eclipse, it takes a long time load. Also, there are some minor ...
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Optimizing I/O on Windows

Im currently building a new PC, the specification is below: Windows 7 Ultimate Intel Core 2 Due 2.6 2GB Ram Hard Drives 150GB Sata 180GB Sata 200GB Sata 512MB Express GFX Card Now my question(s) ...
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How to detect a bottleneck in the system?

I run a Mathematica code which takes one hour to be finished. During this one hour the CPU never reaches the 100%. It reaches to 50% or around that. The CPU is Xeon e5-1650. Could it be that there is ...
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Is my GT 430 bottleneck my perfomance? or is there any other factor?

I have a performance issue lately with my computer and here is my computer spec, Intel i5-2500k Nvidia GT 430 8GB of RAM (DDR3) With motherboard, ASUS P8H61-M LE OS : Windows 7 64 bit What i want is ...
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What could be bottlenecking me?

I have a rather old motherboard/processor and I'm trying to install a nice lightweight linux on it. However, I can never get through the installer because it's so slow. It took me over 400 seconds to ...
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OS on spinning drive, programs on SSD, will I see performance gains?

My work laptop runs windows 7 professional on a 7200rpm drive, which I feel is a bottle neck. Two programs I frequently use (they are always open) are Netbeans and Outlook, which seem to enjoy ...
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What is the main bottleneck for a personal offsite backup server

I want to host a personal cloud server on my network and am currently at a crossroads with hardware requirements for the server. My first thought was spend big bucks on a high performance machine with ...
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what OS to use when it comes to iTunes usage on virtual machines?

I'm interested in building a machine to VM iTunes to data wipe iPhones as part of recycling process. Now I was wondering which OS (mac/windows) would have iTunes run as it best performance wise? Also ...
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Determining contributors to elapsed time during a network request

The situation: There is a remote server. I am running a client program that makes calls to the server and requests data. These requests perform very slowly. The server limits the number of results to ...