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The first instance stayed at 50% the whole time. Then back down to hover aroudn 2-3% for the next five minutes or so. No, if you run two instances of small FFTs and have affinity set correctly, then each should hit 100% usage. #15 aka1nas, Feb 14, 2006 Shadmere Member Joined: Jan 25, Most Liked Posts gryph, Jun 5, 2010 gryph macrumors newbie Joined: Jun 5, 2010 #1 ok, on my MBP 4,1 2.5 GHz 4GB ram nvidia 8600m when doing high processor use have a peek here

Even when put on a different core.) Is this messed up? If I run small ffts, both will run at 50%, like they should.q #14 Shadmere, Feb 14, 2006 aka1nas Diamond Member Joined: Aug 30, 2001 Messages: 4,335 Likes Received: 0 It should also be pointed out that if you had a newer system (with say, a 9400m/9600 GPU, or a 320/330m), even video encoding won't necessarily max out your CPU if Reddoguk View Public Profile Find all posts by Reddoguk (#8) inklimited Ancient Guru Videocard: Gigabyte 6850 900MHz Processor: i5 2500K 4.8GHz Mainboard: MSI P67A-GD53 Memory: 4GB XMS3 1600MHz https://www.eightforums.com/performance-maintenance/53479-cpu-usage-wont-go-over-50-a.html

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It will never go above 7 or 8%. But then I run A-Squared and it will finds tracers and a whole bunch of nasty crap. There's no place like 127.0.0.1 Post Reply Tweet Forum Jump -- Select Forum -- Autoruns BgInfo Disk2vhd Miscellaneous Utilities Process Explorer Process Monitor PsTools RootkitRevealer Usage RootkitRevealer Logs Utilities

InfernoX222 View Public Profile Find all posts by InfernoX222 (#7) Reddoguk Maha Guru Videocard: Guru3d GTX 980 G1 Gaming Processor: i5-4690K Mainboard: Gigabyte GA-G1.Sniper Z97 Memory: Corsair Dominator If I run small ffts, both will run at 50%, like they should.qClick to expand... Thanks. Cpu Z vBulletin Skin developed by: vBStyles.com Copyright (c) 1995-2014, All Rights Reserved.

I thought A-Squared was a pretty good program, but these are better? Low Cpu Usage It then dropped back down into the 20s. He is saying that each app reports 50% cpu total cpu usage, I.E> how windows reports it #17 rstrohkirch, Feb 14, 2006 aka1nas Diamond Member Joined: Aug 30, 2001 Messages: http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=323363 It I set the affinity to core 1, it stays at 50%.

Thanks. #1 Shadmere, Feb 13, 2006 Loading... SnooSnoo View Public Profile Find all posts by SnooSnoo (#3) IPlayNaked Banned Videocard: XFire 7950 1200/1850 Processor: Intel i5 2500k 5 Ghz Mainboard: MSI Z77A-GD55 Memory: 8GB Corsair Dominator Ok, just to clarify, if you select one graph per cpu in task manager and are running 2 instances of prime, both CPU graphs are fully utilized or are they each share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply gryph, Jun 6, 2010 gryph thread starter macrumors newbie Joined: Jun 5, 2010 #14 Quote What is your

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The Southbridge handles the details of the I/O work, and the CPU only supervises. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1979252/gpu-usage-percent-cpu-usage.html Let us know a. Cpu Usage Never Goes Above 25 and there's nothing in processes thats using the cpu by 50%. Prime95 Download inklimited View Public Profile Find all posts by inklimited (#9) Axel2k2004 Member Guru Videocard: Sapphire 4850 Processor: AMD Phenom ii 550 Mainboard: GA-MA69G-S3H Memory: 4OCZ PC2-6400 Soundcard: On Board

Assuring. =Þ #16 Shadmere, Feb 14, 2006 rstrohkirch Golden Member Joined: May 31, 2005 Messages: 1,095 Likes Received: 11 Originally posted by: aka1nas Originally posted by: Shadmere No, I really http://pghtix.com/cpu-usage/cpu-usage-spikes.html Modern operating systems like OS X (and even Windows 7) take into account that there's a lot more muscle to a modern computer than just a single CPU, and so tasks I hit 'start' on both. That means 100% on ONE processor, not both. Cpu Bottleneck

that's what I was going to say. An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. If I set one instance to core 0, and one to core 1, the first instance that I ran will stay at 50% and the second instance will hover around 5%. Check This Out In order to properly stress a dual core (ie test a overclock) you need to run both cores at max. -spike #8 Spike, Feb 13, 2006 Madwand1 Diamond Member Joined:

It will hover between 3% and 6%. Totalling 100%. It then dropped back down into the 20s.

It's normal behavior, and it's caused by the fact that your computer and the software running on it is designed to do this.

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This isn't Windows XP, where everything rested on the CPU, and having the fastest processor always meant you can do more, faster. The first instance immediately went to 50%. I can easily get 50% usage from either core, but I can't get it from both? this contact form On the first one, right click, and click properties.

EDIT: Might also want to see what tasks you have scheduled (that's the taskeng.exe that is appearing) - click start - type: task scheduler - press enter And see what tasks Give that a try and let us know if it works. -spike #4 Spike, Feb 13, 2006 Shadmere Member Joined: Jan 25, 2006 Messages: 56 Likes Received: 0 I downloaded It will immediately jump up to 50% of my CPU usage. Not because the system can't handle the things that Flash is being used to do, but simply because Flash is badly coded for unix/linux machines, including the Mac.

The only thing that's change on my computer in the last 2 days is the sound card, it died after 7yrs of good use. http://www.dfi-street.com/forum/showthread.php?t=16446&highlight=instances+prime By "Large FFT" do you mean "In-place large FFT's (maximum heat..."? share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply gryph, Jun 6, 2010 gryph thread starter macrumors newbie Joined: Jun 5, 2010 #7 ok, used cup test share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply scaredpoet, Jun 6, 2010 scaredpoet macrumors 604 Joined: Apr 6, 2007 #12 gryph said: ↑ when doing high

Guru3D.com Forums > Hardware > General Hardware Cpu usage won't go below 50% load. For game play, again no. If you mean Blend or Custom with default settings, then you probably need to drop down the memory usage as also shown in the DFI street link. #20 Madwand1, Feb If the critical part of the application can't multi-thread and it's the only significant load, then you'll likely see ~50% max.

Shadmere Member Joined: Jan 25, 2006 Messages: 56 Likes Received: 0 I've got an Opteron 165. Your system will heat up, your fans will kick in, and performing other tasks will be a very sluggish process as your system gets bogged down. If not, then there's no need to worry. When I right click on them and go to 'set affinities,' both core 0 and core 1 are checked. #3 Shadmere, Feb 13, 2006 Spike Diamond Member Joined: Aug 27,

The other will stay at like 5%, and never once go above 6 or 7%. An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. battery installed but "service required" health estimated to be 30% (istatpro) Quote I think the real question to ask is: is your computer performing poorly when you're playing HL2 or when You need to have the affinity set when starting it up.