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boxerfan88

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CPU utilization >100% ?
« on: 13 June, 2022, 21:49:56 pm »
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  • Anyone care to comment...how come CPU utilization can be >100%?

    Resource Monitor shows 111%. Wow!


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    Re: CPU utilization >100% ?
    « Reply #1 on: 13 June, 2022, 22:00:11 pm »
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  • Mr Google said:

    100% utilization indicates that only one of the cores is maxed out. 150% utilization indicates that only 1.5 cores are at capacity. So, for example, on an 8-core box, 400% utilization leaves you with twice the headroom that you are actually using.

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    CPU utilization >100% ?
    « Reply #2 on: 13 June, 2022, 22:05:49 pm »
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  • Mine is 6-core | 12-thread. Normally if 1 thread 100% busy (like excel), only show 8.3%... today is the first time I see the CPU utilization at 111%... donno where my PC find extra juice...
    « Last Edit: 14 June, 2022, 08:29:00 am by boxerfan88 »
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