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Old 03-11-2009, 12:49 PM   #1
spatieman
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duo core AMD cpu,how to force to use 1 core ??


ok, perhaps not good discribed.

i haverented a dedicated machine ,64 bit duo core AMD machine.
on off our game is always lagging, every 2 sec a ping spike of 2000

i have the idea that the machine is configed to use both CPU at any condition.

is there a way to force programs to use only one cpu core ???
thnxs..

tony.
 
Old 03-11-2009, 01:49 PM   #2
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So from your post I gather you are using the server as a Dedicated Gaming host for some particular game ?
Unless the Game is written to support multiple threads it would essentially be running on a single CPU already..

Have you looked at top or htop to see if there is some other process running that is causing the spike you are seeing ?
both top and htop will also allow you to turn on a column that will show which CPU a process is running on..
 
Old 03-11-2009, 01:59 PM   #3
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no unusaual thing to see...
the game is, Unreal tournament 99, it is the only that gives the problem.
All the Call of duty games work normaly.
i even quit all other games for testing..

i was thinking of running them under vmware player, but as usual, its all console, i dont know it vmware player runs on that.
ohwel...

thnxs for the advices..
 
  


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