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bioangel
10-16-2012, 11:25 PM
Hey just wanted to know if anyone had any views on cpu parking.

I am thinking about turning it off.


thanks for any info on the matter

cl-scott
10-16-2012, 11:31 PM
Kind of one of those personal things. It can save a little power at the expense of performance. On a gaming laptop, which is probably on AC power 99% of the time anyway, probably not worth having it enabled, but I can certainly see the benefit to people with non-ROG systems.

Zygomorphic
10-17-2012, 12:39 AM
Remember to aim the wheels into the curb, put it in park, and set the e-brake. ;) I'd leave it alone, probably won't gain you that much performance anyway.

bioangel
10-17-2012, 01:41 AM
well i decide to give it a try and it does seem to quicken it a little.

with out a proper test this is just my feeling of taking parking off.

i did leave it on for battery power so its still there just not when on ac power

bignazpwns
10-17-2012, 02:51 AM
http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.aspx?m=1537904&mpage=1&print=true

I always unpark my cores. I play a few games that are very cpu heavy and i can tell you it does give you a good boost in frame rates.

rewben
10-17-2012, 04:44 AM
i did that. i think my common usage is too damn low that i cannot get the advantages out of it :/

Woots
10-17-2012, 06:06 AM
As someone who uses multi cores for rendering CGI unparking my cores is mandatory.

I always unpark my cores. There is a boost in temp and power usage, but why would I want to pay top dollar for a multi core processor then install an OS that decided I shouldn't be using all my hardware for me. I never liked the idea of it... If I wanted less cores I would pay for less cores.

Zygomorphic
10-17-2012, 10:10 AM
I understand now. I want to keep the power consumption (the heat) down, so I'll leave it on...not to mention I didn't know about it.