Quote: Originally Posted by carwiz
Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues
Since the thread is about Windows 7 hosts - I changed a VirtualBox W7pro64bit VM to use 4 CPUs and ran wPrime. Now the host is noticeably slower with all 4 of its CPUs maxed out. The host's mouse movements are jerky and the host's screen repaints crawl.
I would expect so.
Considering he's doing it on a dual core machine, I'd expect so too.
What would have happened if it was a quad core [before hyperthreading] and the VM had 4 cores?
Also, wPrime is a program designed to load the CPU, not a real world scenario. Remember, in post #5, I said
What should I do to give informative test results? [I don't want to just run a load program]