Strange CPU usage figures

By esbo
Jul 8, 2010
  1. I do have a new issue I have a AMD X2 processor, I have just installed an extra gig of memory and now I notice one core seems to running at about 90% the other is low about 5% however the system idle process is showing at about 97% but the CPU usage at the bottom of the task manager screen shows CPU usage as about 47%!!!

    Any help appreciated!!

    I think I did see a similar thread here somewhere I will have a look!!
  2. esbo

    esbo TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 102

    OK so I removed 1 gig of memory which I had jsut installed to bring it up to 2 gig and it is back to normal
    on the CPU usage side of things.
    Of course I am 1 gig of memory down.

    It was the new memory I removed.

    I will try and install it again.

    I am suspecting incompatible memory?
  3. esbo

    esbo TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 102

    OK very strange, I took out the memeory with worked (turned out it was the new 1 gig) and put in the old one gg by itself.

    Now the problem seems to be back, ie unbalanced CPU and Usage mismatch.

    Needs further investigation.
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