Tag: performance

443 Why don't websites immediately display their text these days? 2013-02-07T06:22:29.273

218 Is there still a reason to choose a 10,000 RPM hard drive over an SSD? 2014-11-01T03:18:40.020

191 Why does emptying disk space speed up computers? 2015-04-19T23:06:35.027

178 How can I produce high CPU load on a Linux server? 2012-06-30T17:13:30.370

131 Linux: find out what process is using all the RAM? 2012-03-09T14:13:35.847

118 How to measure disk-performance under Windows? 2009-01-27T10:43:26.577

110 How much space to leave free on HDD or SSD? 2017-10-04T11:43:23.607

108 Troubleshoot High CPU usage by the "System" process 2013-01-03T03:52:20.500

103 Why is my SSH login slow? 2010-07-22T07:02:00.710

97 Should I disable swap file if I have lots of RAM or should I move it to a virtual RAM drive? 2014-09-11T08:34:47.017

96 Why are my games slower on battery power, even with the power plan set to High Performance? 2014-12-21T20:53:13.937

93 Does a computer use fewer resources when programs are minimized? 2011-12-05T20:53:32.680

93 Is there a way to identify the busy (CPU-consuming) tab in Firefox? 2014-06-27T03:29:42.997

85 Are computers with more RAM potentially faster if not all memory is usually in use? 2014-07-23T02:50:30.520

84 Windows 10 high memory usage (unknown reason) 2015-08-02T06:16:36.143

81 Why is piping 'dd' through gzip so much faster than a direct copy? 2014-05-29T08:35:55.707

79 How can I produce high CPU load on Windows? 2012-03-03T13:18:23.980

76 How do I troubleshoot a Windows freeze or slowness? 2009-08-21T00:02:46.160

76 Why does Microsoft Windows' performance appear to degrade over time? 2008-11-20T16:00:02.083

74 Why are smaller capacity SSDs slower? 2016-04-02T16:26:55.120

71 Is there a reason to keep Windows' primary partition / drive C: small? 2018-07-18T06:53:48.823

67 Why are USB flash drives so much slower than SSDs? 2011-03-05T15:00:31.530

66 Why did adding memory significantly increase gaming performance on an AMD APU? 2014-07-29T19:35:59.687

63 Why have CPU manufacturers stopped increasing the clock speeds of their processors? 2013-07-08T08:00:31.780

62 Why are there many processes listed under the same title in htop? 2010-03-09T23:11:05.657

59 How does NTFS compression affect performance? 2012-04-12T17:12:10.953

57 What is the proper way of debugging a slow Windows installation? 2012-03-25T15:56:34.543

56 Why can't old PCs view modern sites? 2013-08-05T14:56:17.343

52 NVMe ssd: Why is 4k writing faster than reading? 2017-01-16T18:04:55.563

51 Is it faster to have four times 2 GB or two times 4 GB of RAM with a dual-channel mainboard? 2010-02-17T15:06:17.930

50 Quickest way to merge snapshots in VirtualBox? 2013-05-03T09:43:52.543

49 Speed of TrueCrypt whole disk encryption 2009-07-21T10:11:02.043

48 Which malfunctions cause old computers to slow down and crash? 2012-01-05T21:06:45.953

44 TiWorker.exe - Very High CPU Usage 2013-11-26T21:29:39.840

43 How to diagnose slow booting or logon in Windows? 2011-02-25T13:49:48.547

42 How badly do SSDs degrade without TRIM? 2010-09-15T16:32:50.727

41 How important is having 64-bit programs on 64-bit OS? 2011-04-15T08:29:57.357

40 Why is the Alpine Docker image over 50% slower than the Ubuntu image? 2017-06-15T15:23:09.283

39 Does Windows ReadyBoost have a meaningful impact on performance? 2009-07-15T18:35:39.507

39 What happens if I use RAM of a faster speed than the CPU supports? 2014-05-14T18:05:08.203

39 What is the cause of a high CPU usage of 'system and compressed memory' in Windows 10? 2016-01-01T21:44:36.867

38 Why does hardware get slower with time? 2009-10-14T11:12:38.110

37 Why are newer generations of processors faster at the same clock speed? 2013-01-29T23:56:01.007

37 How to increase VLC RAM buffer for offline files? 2013-12-03T18:11:54.730

36 Any reason not to disable the Windows pagefile given enough physical RAM? 2009-08-26T23:33:38.613

36 Bitlocker Performance Impact on SSD 2011-01-19T22:01:22.203

36 Why does GIMP start up so slow on my machine? 2011-01-28T03:51:12.153

36 What is svchost.exe (LocalSystemNetworkRestricted) when I see it in the Resource Monitor in Windows vista and why is it slowing me down? 2012-04-11T13:34:22.203

35 Why is my computer really slow despite having a considerable amount of free memory? 2013-06-13T16:30:41.293

33 Do disabled Firefox extensions make Firefox slower? 2009-08-27T15:48:05.773

33 How can I log my hard drive activity by program? 2009-11-12T03:45:40.413

33 Why does my computer run fast after a clean install? 2010-11-19T10:56:13.127

33 Why is it faster to restore applications from System Tray than from the Taskbar? 2018-04-26T18:50:36.997

32 How to change I/O priority of a process or thread in Win7? 2010-04-29T16:49:11.717

31 Why is my /dev/random so slow when using dd? 2011-11-20T23:58:23.537

30 Confirming that Windows 7 is using SSD optimizations 2009-11-24T19:38:54.417

30 Is there a way to transfer thousand of small files faster on Windows 7? 2010-03-28T22:55:18.530

30 Why is VNC on Windows so slow? 2011-05-18T14:26:16.767

30 How can I identify the culprit of my slow Windows shutdown? 2011-10-10T15:40:51.237

30 Why won't my CPU operate at its max potential even when my application (which utilize CPU's resources) is lagging? 2017-11-02T11:45:00.510

29 How can I simulate a slow machine in a VM? 2011-06-15T13:40:41.780

28 Reclaiming disk space on Windows 2009-07-18T18:24:31.603

28 Computer slow after installing 32GB RAM 2012-03-19T10:04:33.670

28 Why are start-up times faster on Windows 8? 2012-11-04T14:40:55.493

28 Can a massive MySQL data import on an SSD damage it? 2015-04-24T14:12:24.863

27 How to tame Linux responsiveness, memory, and paging 2011-05-15T15:37:04.897

27 Windows 8 extremely high disk usage and slow IO 2013-05-03T20:35:40.333

27 Windows 8 hard disk usage 100% 2013-09-24T22:02:00.417

27 What is the difference between rendering video on a high-end processor and a low-end processor? 2018-07-04T08:26:08.380

26 SSH is slow to make a connection 2011-11-19T22:54:14.213

26 Does RAID1 increase performance with Linux mdadm? 2012-02-03T09:10:04.443

26 Does a USB hub affect performance? 2012-06-15T20:22:50.743

26 Are we supposed to manually delete the contents of /tmp? 2013-04-12T19:56:30.417

26 Does USB version speed matter for input devices? 2019-11-20T03:13:58.050

24 Why is a single thread spread across CPU's? 2009-08-20T07:04:10.847

24 Windows 7 running slowly with low CPU usage and memory 2012-05-22T04:33:17.960

24 RamMap "Empty standby list" drastically speeds up PC. Is there a better way to do this? 2013-04-20T22:23:28.043

23 The Inevitable Windows Slow Down 2009-07-21T08:41:21.453

23 Is there an optimal setting for the number of CPU cores exposed to a VM? 2009-08-12T20:30:53.763

23 Fast VNC from Windows to Mac? 2009-08-24T04:33:48.127

23 Is it possible to format a hard-drive too often? 2011-06-14T01:38:29.810

23 Which have better performance Two 2GB RAM sticks or One 4GB RAM stick? 2011-11-02T07:33:29.683

23 Why do file copy operations in Linux get slower over time? 2012-05-14T21:51:53.043

22 Bad NTFS performance 2009-07-29T17:51:08.617

22 What regulates Intel SpeedStep CPU throttling? Can I get some control of this on Windows7? 2010-09-01T15:59:33.677

22 Does a CPU keep its processing speed after years of use? Is electron migration an issue that affects CPUs? 2017-11-17T04:49:16.457

21 Is defragging relevant to improving disk performance anymore? 2009-07-15T23:20:45.967

21 Inkscape very slow to start up on Windows 2014-07-16T12:57:02.600

20 Does storage capacity affect hard drive performance? 2009-08-11T22:18:26.167

20 What to do with a ton of extra memory? 2009-08-25T21:46:53.520

20 Does changing Windows XP theme to classic enhance performance? 2011-05-27T02:03:37.810

20 How do I conduct a performance test of my internet connection? 2013-02-11T15:09:39.187

20 Why is Linux 30x faster than Windows 10 in Copying files? 2016-09-15T00:32:54.637

20 How much faster is memory (RAM) compared to SSD for random access? 2017-01-31T19:02:08.943

19 On Mac OS X how can I monitor what is using my internet connection? 2009-07-17T15:09:33.603

19 When should I activate the "launch folder windows in a separate process" option? 2010-11-26T16:37:08.467

19 Super slow opening my downloads folder 2011-02-01T21:40:38.233

19 Performance difference between SD and MicroSD cards? 2014-12-01T08:58:40.633

19 Git is extremely slow on Windows 2016-12-26T15:23:21.687