Only 2 cores used?

Case number:671071-988114
Topic:Game: Other
Opened by:LennStar
Status:Closed
Type:Question
Opened on:Saturday, July 31, 2010 - 06:51
Last modified:Sunday, August 21, 2011 - 22:13

On my Copmuter the percent of CPU used by the game is constantly between 44% and 50% when wiggle is running. Plus a little spike of 1% more from time to time - eihter measurement inaccuracys or something like score update to the servers.

So does the game use only 2 cores for the tools? Especially wiggle could go much faster and that one produces a lot of waiting time.

I'm running an AMD 905e 2,5GHz @2,75GHz

(Sat, 07/31/2010 - 06:51  |  4 comments)


Joined: 09/18/2009
Groups: SETI.Germany

Yes, it does use 2 cores, plus a small bit.
This would require dividing the game into more threads (processes).

Joined: 09/18/2009
Groups: SETI.Germany

Can you run two instances of foldit, folding several puzzles with each instance?

Joined: 06/17/2010

FoldIT atm using only one thread (core) for computing and second for GUI. If you have quad, run one client, start script and minimize it you will have "only" 25% usage. When not minimized: 50%. In dual cores that would be 50 in minimized and 100 when not.

Joined: 06/17/2010
Status: Open » Closed

Duplicate: http://fold.it/portal/node/990207

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