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Windows 7: core parking

17 Feb 2012   #1
OCIR

windows 7 home permium 64 bits
 
 
core parking

does core parking on a I7 help performance . i can see at idle i have 4 cores parked


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17 Feb 2012   #2
Influx

Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 / WCP x64 / Ubuntu 11 x64
 
 

It doesn't help gain any performance.

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17 Feb 2012   #3
logicearth

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

It helps reduce heat and power consumption.
Aka., extends the life of the processor.
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17 Feb 2012   #4
OCIR

windows 7 home permium 64 bits
 
 

So unparking all cores well not help performance

sorry i should have said unparking in the first ?
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17 Feb 2012   #5
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Heh some people seem to think so but it's kind of ridiculous, the cores will unpark in a picosecond when needed. Same with turning off the speed step or other variable clocking mechanisms that also save power and heat. The CPU will hit full speed /instantly/ when needed.
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29 Jun 2012   #6
lilmoja

Windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Well, how do you restore cpu parking on? I disabled it last month but I wanna switch it back on. Please reply.
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