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Questions tagged [performance]

For questions concerning computer, or computer-related, performance. Please include metrics in your questions.

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Error Removing Registery Perflib\009

During installation of a software registry key was added under HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Perflib\009\Counter now I'm trying to reset (don't ask why) the counter but; Restore ...
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Latency of SSDs versus HDDs

We are currently using an HDD for our NetApp storage for our VMs. We're considering replacing them with SSDs, but many disk manufacturers have different performance. What range of latencies can we ...
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Very slow bootup time after adding SSD - Windows 10

I wanted to increase the speed of my DLL PC so added a new 120 GB SSD hard disk in addition to the previously present hard disk, system boot up time became very slow. It is litreally stuck at bios ...
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Has anyone benchmarked the speeds of using an IDE hard drive dedicated Ubuntu 18.1 server just for the sake of it? [on hold]

I just happen to run across a problem… The problem of saving old hard drives and watching them pile up and not using them, I have gone ahead and tested almost all of them; and they are all circa 2009 ...
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Should I expect adding more RAM of the same model to lead to worse benchmarks?

I bought 4 2x16GB Corsair Vengeance 3200 LPX kits thinking this would be the same as buying 1 128GB kit. I seemed to have lucked out in that my motherboard (ASRock x399 Fatal1ty) can use all 128GB at ...
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How does a 7 year old CPU compare with a 2 year old CPU? [on hold]

I'm running a 7 year old MacBook Pro (one of the first retina ones) as my main work PC. I pimped it out with 16GB RAM at the time and used it for video and photo editing for a few years before ...
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Does having different capacity RAM sticks reduce performance compared to 2 sticks of the same size?

I have an Acer A515-51G-58GJ notebook that comes with 4 gigs of RAM that's soldered on the motherboard (HWiNFO says it's a SK Hynix DDR4-2400 stick - HMA851S6AFR6N-UH). I upgraded the RAM on this ...
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Mouse moving progressively slower and slower [closed]

After a while mouse cursor moves less and less then i actually move the mouse, Sometimes i have to stop using it for a while so it could start moving at normal speed again. Changing surface on which i ...
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Slow Hard Disk Response Time

I have a laptop computer running Windows 10. The performance has become unbearable. Looking at Task Manager, I can see that the Average Response Time sometimes gets over 450 ms, and the Active Time ...
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Slow GUI in virtual machine

I am using VMware workstation 15 on Windows 10 with installed Fedora 28. My laptop is Surface Book with performance base. I allow the VM to use 2 cores of the processor, 8 GB of RAM and 2 GB of video ...
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Slow internet speeds (but fast speed test results)

About a month ago I started to notice that uploading to Google Drive was suddenly much slower than it should be. Up until January I was paying for 100Mb up and the same down and could upload to GDrive ...
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How many threads can I run in my program?

I have a python program that uses the threading module and runs multithreads that executes a function. The number 8 below is the number of threads in the program but I need to know what is the number ...
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Hibernation kills Windows 7 Performance

After turning my rig back on after hibernation performance is almost always shot. What, if any verifiable explanation are the search engines hiding and is there a way to improve performance? What ...
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The Unigine Valley benchmark is only getting a GTX 1060

So I have an Acer Predator Helios 300 with an Intel core i5 8300H and GTX 1060 (6GB). I used to get 60 fps on high present before, but now I am stuck at 40 - 41 fps on low and high. I don't now whats ...
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Using NVME SSDs as memory while prioritizing real memory (limiting virtual memory to specific tasks)

we have one scenario where local storage is not enough and we need to utilize network storage. Since network storage comes with latency and is slow (HDDs in this case), is there a way to extend the ...

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