From: Wim Lewis (wiml_at_omnigroup.com)
Date: 2002-04-30 19:25:22 UTC
On Tuesday, April 30, 2002, at 12:06 PM, Happy Camper wrote:
> Using this technique I do see a 10% improvement in CPU utilization on > average. But the avg. CPU utilization of 25% on a P4 2GHz is still a > cause for concern. Could this mean a potential 100% CPU utilization > on a P3 500MHz?
No; what's happening is that the cpu (no matter how fast) is stuck waiting for a (slow) I/O operation to complete. It'd probably still take 25% of the CPU on a P2-200.
> --- Jouni Malinen <jkmaline_at_cc.hut.fi> wrote: