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Re: Mathematica's CPU utilization

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  • Subject: [mg59158] Re: Mathematica's CPU utilization
  • From: "Wishmaster" <wishmaster at>
  • Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2005 01:30:35 -0400 (EDT)
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"The Phantom" <phantom at> escreveu na mensagem 
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> After installing the latest 5.2 rev on my Pentium 4 running Windows XP, I 
> thought to have
> a look at the CPU utilization.  While Mathematica was busy doing a long 
> numerical
> integration, and no other applications were running, I activated the task 
> manager and was
> surprised to see that the two main users of CPU time were the Mathematica 
> kernel at 51%
> and the system idle process at 48%.  Does anybody know if it's possible to 
> get the kernel
> up to something closer to 100% utilization?  Should I blame Mathematica or 
> Windows XP?
> wink, wink, nudge, nudge. ;-)

Are you using a Hyper-Threading Pentium IV CPU?

If so, I found that this seems to be normal: the same thing happens here. 
100% load in 1 CPU and not much load in other.

[]s Renan (aka Wishmaster) - Canoas, RS, Brazil

my e-mail address is: renan DOT birck AT gmail DOT com
(nb: -> /dev/null) 

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