[Rpcemu] Network setup question

Tony Moore old_coaster at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Mar 6 09:26:51 PST 2013


On 6 Mar 2013, george greenfield <george.greenfield at tiscali.co.uk>
wrote:

> > Settings > Reduce CPU usage
> >
> > It makes a big difference to the availability of the CPU, for other
> > Windows tasks.
> >
> > Tony
>
> I think that depends on the underlying system: on this quad-core i7
> 3.4GHz machine, RPCEmu seldom exceeds 15% processor usage, i.e., a
> little over half of one core. I've tried the 'Reduce CPU usage'
> option, but can't say I've noticed any benefit on the Windows side.

You're right, of course. My system is a more modest dual-core, 1.6GHz.
On that, the CPU usage varies from 60% (cpu-idle off), to less than 10%
(cpu-idle on). Obviously, this depends on what RPCEmu is actually doing.

> OTH, activating it definitely buggers up !Rhapsody's sound rendition,
> so I generally leave it turned off.

A different matter, but clearly a good reason to turn it off!

Tony







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