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Best way to get consistent timings for code in WSL

I am trying to time code I have written and am having trouble getting consistent timings. I am running the code in WSL. There is no randomness in my code. What is the best way to set up my laptop to ...
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How should I adjust my monitor display timing parameters to achieve a horizontal offset?

I have a 2560x1440 31.5" monitor that recently stopped displaying in the rightmost 4" of the display. This corresponds to ~320 pixels of dead space, so I am trying to create a custom ...
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PowerPoint 2013(6): set slide timings to narration durations

I accidentally ran Clear Timings on All Slides command and lost all slide timings. However, each slide of my presentation has narrations. Is there a GUI/VBA way to set slide timings to narration ...
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What are nmap's default timing values?

I often use nmap to scan a network, and at times need to play with the scan timing. Unfortunately, my timing experiments have been mostly fruitless, probably because I'm using values that are ...
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How can I know the correct timing for a custom display resolution?

After installing the latest version of Windows 10, somehow Nvidia and Windows don't longer offer the 1080p standard resolution for my display, when it did wonderfully without a trouble before. I ...
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Limiting CPU usage uniformly

I have a program and I want to measure its running time based on the input, but my system is old and has overheating problems. Leaving a program running at full CPU usage for around 1 minute usually ...
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Why can I see no evidence of a leap second, during this simulation?

I'm trying to simulate the forthcoming leap second so that I can test my application's behaviour around that time, but I'm not convinced I'm setting up the test properly. On CentOS 7.2.1511 inside an ...
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Lsof command in repeat mode no interval

How can you set the timing of lsof to sub 1 second? On lsof -r (repeat mode), is the minimum value 1 second? Is there a way to have a continuous monitoring with lsof without having intervals between 2 ...
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Time synchronization of two computers

I like to synchronize the timing of two computers that are connected via Ethernet (with no router in between) and apart from each other 100 or so meters. There are several protocols that does time ...
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"The current input timing is not supported.."

I recently had the PSU changed on my dell inspiron 545, and now whenever I boot up I get the following message: "The current input timing is not supported by the monitor display. Please change your ...
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Mix/match RAM of different timings?

My motherboard has 4 slots (dual channel). I currently have 2x4GB of DDR3-1600 RAM and I want to add another 2x4GB sticks, also DDR3-1600 in order to get 16GB of RAM. The thing is, my current RAM has ...
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RAM Timing: Is CAS Latency in READ command same as WRITE command?

As far as I know and according to wikipedia about CAS Latency: CL is the delay time between the moment a memory controller tells the memory module to access a particular memory column on a RAM ...
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PowerPoint - How to see TOTAL run time after creating slide show

I have already created a slide show using the AUTOMATIONS tab and the Advance Slide Automatically After ---- function where I have manually entered the runtime of each individual slide until my Slide ...
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Remote synchronized TV show watching [closed]

My significant other and I want to watch recorded TV shows together. Problem is: we live a few hundred kilometers apart and only see each other on the weekends, which we want to use for seeing mutual ...
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i7 (first-gen) running memory on 1066Mhz vs 1600Mhz - any performance loss?

I tried to read about this, like what is the actual difference, but I could not find any benchmarks or helpful posts. Most of them are simple placebo effects, like "oh my god the 1600mhz module made ...
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Is there a reliable way to tell how much time is I/O

I am timing some code and I would like to tell how much of the time taken is due to reading the data in from disk. I don't believe the result that time gives me. For example, I have a 1.3GB file and ...
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Start multiple animation sequences simultaneously in PowerPoint

I'm using PowerPoint 2010 and trying to create an animation. In one of my slides, I've different objects with different paths. I'm trying to run all of them at once (not one after another). I know ...
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Timing a DNS lookup

I am trying to time DNS resolutions on a Windows 7 machine. I have downloaded the "DIG" tool for windows, but there is no inherent timing available. The other thing i have is powershell, im unable to ...
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Calculating DRAM Timing Parameters from Latency

Let's say that we're looking at a DRAM with typical timing parameters (those of interest are listed below) with read and write latencies of ~20-50 nanoseconds. How would one go about changing the ...
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Measuring reaction time -- ensuring accuracy of data

I intend to write a program that will measure reaction time. I'm not sure yet about the programming language I'll use. The program will be used as part of a psychology experiment. Ideally, I'd like ...
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Is there a way to get processor details without using information from bios?

With Linux, is there a way to retrieve the processor model without taking information from bios? I don't know which processor is really mounted. I want to set up the right processor timing, but I don'...
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Linux: Typical amount time before kill after term?

In linux for a typical reboot/restart what is the standard amount of time given for a process to shutdown once given the term signal before the system kills it?
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retrieve back porch (horizontal and vertical) in windows xp

I need to retrieve specific timing properties from with windows XP modeline to use it in my ubuntu xorg.conf file I need these properties: Horiz Front Porch, Vert Front Porch, Horiz Back Porch, ...
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Simple Linux tool for timing an http request in milliseconds

I'm looking for a simple tool or built-in command that will allow me to measure with millisecond accuracy the time it takes to fetch a remote web page from a given URL.
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Does SIW report maximum or optimal RAM timings?

I ran SIW on my PC and, under the memory info for my PC, it reports my mobo supports "DRAM frequency 532.1 MHz" and the timing says "7-7-7-20" Does this mean these are the max timings it supports, or ...
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MythTV audio/video out of sync (audio ahead ~500ms) since upgrade to lucid

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid, and mythtv now has an audio/video sync issue. Specifically, the audio is consistently about half a second ahead of the video. This is a playback issue, rather ...
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Timing GPG's Encryption

As part of a college assignment, I must time how long it takes GPG to encrypt a large file. However, I'm not sure how to go about it. A stop watch wouldn't be very accurate! Thanks. P.S. By helping ...
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Random lockups with my new build

I have been having random lockups with my new build. The game will lock up, then the monitor refreshes and it goes back to normal... Lowering the graphic settings helped significantly in WoW, but now ...
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Is there a way to get the system boot time?

After you reboot and the system is all loaded up, is there a place that stores the system boot time; meaning the total time it took for the system to boot back up. I would like to compare different ...
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MEMTest86 showing wrong timings and frequency

HI! Is it ok that memtest86 is showing the wrong RAM timing? I have it set at 5-5-5-18 in my bios but is showing 8-5-5-18. Does this mean thats what win7 is seeing/using? Also its says its at 400 mhz ...
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Windows port of /usr/bin/time?

Is there a clean Windows port / version of the /usr/bin/time command in Linux (program to time the execution of a process)?
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Why are there different clockspeeds and timings on RAM?

I don't consider myself a novice when it comes to building computers or computer hardware in general, but I've never taken the time to fully understand RAM. Can somebody tell me why there is a need ...
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