willem at prinmath.com
Thu Feb 11 11:14:19 EST 2016
On Thu, 11 Feb 2016, Robert Newberry wrote:
> So I've was listening to a conversation on one of my nodes today. I looked
> used the top command and I saw around 180 to 190 percent. Is this possible
> for it to read over 100 percent?
Top compares the cycles used by a process to the cycles possible in a
thread. A multithreaded process fully utilizing all four cores can
therefore show CPU usage up to 400%. On my 6 core 12 thread CPUs I often
see 1200% in top for CPU intensive applications.
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