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What logging will show me my sensitivity to single core vs multi core performance on desktop linux

The issue is the application not the CPU. If the application is multi threaded then it will split itself across the cores of you system. If one of those threads has a greater compute need than the ...
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Computer being laggy

Your CPU is an i3-550. That's over a decade old and can charitably be considered slow - it was on the lower end back in 2010. The system should still be usable, but some visible lag/performance issues ...
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Windows Network Drive Access is Slow From MacOS using SMB

In my case I solved my slow reading/writing problem just by turning off packet signing for SMB connections. I've got the instructions here: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205926 I strangely had to ...
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Excel performance declining over time (hundreds of thousand + loop iterations/millions of calculations)

from an architectural level: I had a similar issue to this and solved the issue bye creating a loop that process 10,000 row blocks then it would finish calculating [only for the sheet] and then paste ...
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How to max out dell laptop internal fans without Alienware Command Center?

I would create yourself a new Power plan with a name along the lines of "Ultra Performance", and change the advanced power settings on that to set everything to max. Specifically, you want ...
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Android emulator performance is extremely unstable

In my case, the issue seems to be the constant and excessive writing of snapshots to the disk by the emulator while it is running. For now, this option isn't guaranteed to be available in all ...
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How can I know if the speed of RAM is the bottleneck rather than CPU speed?

I believe you are causing your own bottlenecking issues. If you are running two different RAM sticks and one is lower. It will only run at the lowest setting and also where you have two different ...
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How does protocol overhead affect differently between me and my ISP?

Protocol overhead in computer networking refers to the information that must be sent with the actual data being routed through the network toward a destination. The information is always stored at the ...
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How does protocol overhead affect differently between me and my ISP?

doesn't the same overhead need to travel through both why do I need a port with more bandwidth in my router than my ISP provides me with? Most of it does travel all the way, yes – the IP and TCP (...
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Internet Speed fast after restart, but then slowing down to 6.7 MBPs

It's the 2.4 GHz band. After writing the post I actually noticed, that my iPhone turned to slow Internet, which has never happened before. I checked the Network overview, and noticed, that it's on the ...
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Is 3600MHZ RAM enough or 3200MHZ?

RAM can bottleneck CPU or vice versa, but it doesn't mean you have to match the frequencies. It just means that if one is too slow, the other one won't be able to run at its full potential. Am I ...
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Why Virtual Box shows higher single core score than on the host CPU itself?

I would like to add that that Linux has some optimizations for virtualizing Linux. So if you run KVM/QEMU as a hypervisor there will be less overhead when virtualizing Linux as a host as opposed to ...
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Why Virtual Box shows higher single core score than on the host CPU itself?

There is a long discussion about this on the Geekbench forum. From that discussion, it is pretty clear that you cannot expect to compare Windows and Linux scores against each other, though it is ...
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Is it possible to redirect some GPU load to CPU (In games)?

It is possible with DirectX 9 games. Its used when CPU are more powerful then GPU, eg. old laptops or servers and super computers.
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How to increase the performance of my laptop?

Both your RAM and swap are almost full. Your computer locks up because it's running out of memory. 8 GB is barely enough for browsing the Internet nowadays. I'd suggest upgrading to at least 16 GB. ...
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What might cause extreme internet slowness in Windows 11 Home?

Most likely programs you are running, but since you are not showing an application list it is difficult to say for sure. Here is link that might help. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/why-...
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Powershell slow starting on Windows 10

Found this solution when I googled having the same problem, but in 2022. Unfortunately this did not fix my issue. Our systems have a group policy security requirement to "Turn on PowerShell ...
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Why won't my CPU operate at its max potential even when my application (which utilize CPU's resources) is lagging?

5 years late but check that you dont have EZ Tuning Wizard Enabled in your BIOS. Reset your BIOS to Optimized Defaults and then simply change the settings you want to change again.

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