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29 May 2023 01:03:44 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Does POV not use Intel's "performance" cores?  
From: Scott
Date: 28 Jul 2022 04:30:00
Message: <web.62e24819ac2f40e419ad958a2fdca92@news.povray.org>
Thorsten <tho### [at] trfde> wrote:
> Hello,
> it is the operating system, not the application that decides which cores
> get used by which thread. You may want to check the energy efficiency
> settings of your operating system as they might assign all threads to
> just 8 of the cores for some reason.

Other applications use all 24 logical cores (Keyshot and CFD simulation tool),
and I certainly haven't made any changes in the OS specifically for POV as I
just installed it fresh. I'll carry on with some googling to find out what's
going on and if others have seen this with other apps.

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