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28 Sep 2021 15:57:09 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Not using all CPU  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 13 Jan 2021 14:46:56
Message: <5fff4e30$1@news.povray.org>
Yeah, my old PC was always pegged at 100% CPU on all 4 cores.

This is frustrating because the whole reason I got such a powerful CPU 
was so that I could do more raytracing. Otherwise, I don't need such a 
good CPU.

:(


Mike



On 1/13/2021 1:51 PM, Norbert Kern wrote:
> Mike Horvath <mik### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
>> I just got a new PC with an i5 10400.
>>
>> I noticed that Povray for Windows is only using 35% of the CPU. The load
>> does seem spread across multiple cores however.
>>
>> Why isn't Povray using more CPU?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>>
>> Mike
> 
> 
> Interesting - my win10 machine shows the opposite problem (since a recent
> win-update I assume). Despite setting povray priority to the lowest value
> possible, I have to pause any render for using Firefox or even the windows
> explorer...
> 
> According to the task-manager Povray uses at least 99 % CPU power (i7-8700K - 6
> cores 12 threads).
> 
> Norbert
> 
> 
> 
>


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