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Re: CPU clock is at 100%...



On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 1:39 PM, Bill Davidsen <davidsen tmr com> wrote:
> Mike Chalmers wrote:
>>>
>>> What I am saying is that in KDE System Guard, it says that my CPU
>>> Clock Frequency is at 100% all the time. I do not know if this is
>>> normal behavior or not. Here is a screen shot. Memory is fine, hard
>>> drive is fine I think. Thanks.
>>>
>> Any help is appreciated.
>>
> That just means that not speed control application is telling your CPU to
> run slower than full speed, and that's not a cause of slowdown. I don't
> recall that you said what your CPU is, but if 800MHz is full speed, it may
> not have any speedstep or other features.
>
> I'd look elsewhere. If you run "vmstat 10 20 >stat.vm" and examine the
> output file, you may see some indication of the bottleneck. Of course if
> your computer is old and slow, no tuning will make it otherwise. :-(
>
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The processor I am using is a Pentium 4 3.0GHZ 800MHZ-FSB HT
processor. I am trying to figure out why the red graph in the CPU area
of K System Guard is so high. Thanks again.


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