POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.windows : Not using all CPU : Re: Not using all CPU Server Time
26 Sep 2023 06:05:56 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Not using all CPU  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 13 Jan 2021 14:53:07
Message: <5fff4fa3$1@news.povray.org>
On 1/13/2021 12:09 PM, Alain Martel wrote:
> What can make your CPU time go lower could be thermal throttling. This 
> can happen if there is to much dust in the heat sink of the CPU. It 
> should be cleaned at least once a year, more if you are in a dusty 
> environment.

The PC is virtually brand new and I just peeked inside the case a few 
weeks ago. It is clean.

> Some other possible causes would be another CPU hungry process running, 
> or memory use getting to high and swapping start happening.

The CPU is at about 40% usage (according to Task Manager) for all 
programs currently running.

Memory usage is like 60%.


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