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Processor affinity

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Knut Omdal Tveito, Feb 15, 2010.

  1. I'm currently running some large simulations on my computer. Right now I run 2 simulations. I set the processor affinity so that each simulation got one core each (I got quad core processor, no overclocking). So now two cores are running at 100% and I use the other two for other stuff such as GTL, music and movies.

    I was wondering if this is "healthy" for the processor or if shouldn't use CPU affinity and let Windows spread the load (takes a little more time to do the simulations this way)

    Thanks in advance
  2. You are perfectly fine with that. No issues at all.
  3. Thanks for the response Eric. Thats the answer I was hoping for:D