How To Disable CPU Core Parking

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  1. ian82

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    Helmutcheese MDL Member

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    There is Apps do it in Windows with click and depending on your CPU, they should not be parked in Win 8+.

    Was a real issue in Win 7 but MS said they would address it.

    You can see in Resource Meter if cores are parked.

    I have a 4770k and no cores are parked ever.
     
  3. xakerz

    xakerz MDL Novice

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    Hello :) I have Core2Quad Q9400, do I need to do it or it's only for new processors?
     
  4. cuteee

    cuteee MDL Guru

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    What's that "CPU Core Parking" ?
     
  5. murphy78

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    MrMagic MDL Guru

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    I think that's what he means, that guy copy/pasted your post lol
     
  9. Aemsa

    Aemsa MDL Member

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    Yeah, he stole murphy78's post...usually does that in that retarded forum of his tweakarena where he uses a fake account to ask stuff and uses another accound to answer..really childish :(
     
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  10. Enigma256

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    Did you mean to instead say, "everything running on every core"? Which does wreak havoc with the core-specific cache and, most importantly, with power consumption.

    And, yea, this is one of those things that people shouldn't mess with unless there's a very specific reason for them to do so.

    BTW, anyone know what finally got him banned? Although this thread gives bad advice, it didn't seem particularly ban-worthy. Were there fireworks in another thread that I missed?
     
  11. CorporateRAT

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    Oh yeah you missed quite a lot:p http://forums.mydigitallife.net/thr...updates-support-for-Windows-8-1-Spring-update
     
  12. murphy78

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    I'm not the best person to debate the pros and cons of cpu core parking. I've done limited studies and saw improvements in some programs, and reductions in others.
    The benefits usually did not outweigh the cons and the extra power consumption.
    It's kind-of like running your graphics card at 100% cores even in 2d mode. It is not necessary. Your OS will do a fine job of handling these things all on its own.

    Back in win7, it was more of an issue. In win8+ it's not.
     
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    Enigma256 MDL Senior Member

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    #13 Enigma256, Apr 7, 2014
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    Yea, I know it's a mixed bag: you're trading cache locality and power consumption for the use of more cores, and it's generally not worth it to turn off parking (I wouldn't do it). I was just (teasingly) pointing out that you said that disabling core parking would make everything run on the same core, which is the opposite of what it does. ;)

    @CorporateRAT, I see. LOL.
     
  14. murphy78

    murphy78 MDL DISM Enthusiast

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    Well I think I was referring to the thread contention issues, but I didn't articulate that fact very well.
    Oh well. I'm often saying things that are just wrong. Just consider that to be one of them.
     
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