CPU Usage Windows

Emile van Sebille emile at fenx.com
Wed Jun 19 12:58:50 CEST 2002

> I've noticed that when I run Python script on
> Windows 2k Pro
> Dual Intel Xeon (2.2GHz)
> CPU Usage for pythonw.exe is only 50%?!
> Nothing else is running on the machine (apart form the OS). Some of
> the python programs are running for hours (large data sets) and even
> though python shell freeze's (doesn't refresh) CPU usage is still only
> 50%.
> System Idle Process is about 40%-50%
> Any ideas why is this and can I do anything about it?
> Is it something to do with python not being able to use the power of
> both processors?

IIRC, when I noticed something similar I found out both that task
manager has some issues with dual processor systems and that the 50%
meant 100% of one processor.


Emile van Sebille
emile at fenx.com


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