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Windows 7: System interrupts and CPU

07 Sep 2011   #1
alexsama

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
System interrupts and CPU

Hi all, i noticed a strange event at the ResourceMonitor, somehow, the process System Interuppts starts growing at Average section when i speak at the microphone on TeamSpeak, Xfire or Skype(any chatting software). I installed and update all the drivers, i have two microphones. One microphone is on usb connection and System interuppts gets to 8-10 at ResMon Average. Even in Task Manager the CPU is high and in Process section i can't find any System interuppts. If i use my 2nd microphone which is 3.5 jack connection the System Interuppts in ResMon is <5 at Average, lower than the microphone on usb, why is that? why all microphone use the system interuppts so much that in time it eats my cpu usage?


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07 Sep 2011   #2
logicearth

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

5-10 is hardly that high or something to be concerned about. But USB is a CPU bound bus, it will use the CPU for all USB traffic.
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08 Sep 2011   #3
alexsama

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

So i can consider it normal?
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