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Just upgraded to 8GB of RAM. Running Rosetta and Milkyway / Moo! Wrapper. Now my GPU usage drops to ~85% when the CPU is running at 100% as it can't get the 5% CPU time it needs.

Is there any way to prioritize Milkyway / Moo! over Rosetta so it can get the CPU time it needs?
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yes, run a program called "Process Tamer"
http://www.donationcoder.com/Software/Mouser/proctamer/

select the processes for moo. i.e. dnetc... and force them to high.
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i have mine saved to auto promote just those processes to high. it runs in the taskbar minimized and doesn't use any resources. Its the best program i've found to do this job. Try it out, you wont be sorry smile.gif
    
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Cool, cheers Ryder. I'll give that a shot later tonight.

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np, need anything else we're here for ya. smile.gif
    
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post #5 of 8
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Actually I worked out what it was; because I had not been BOINCing for a few days (system unstable) I had come close to a few deadlines for the Rosetta work. Hence it started to run them as high priority, cutting off the CPU time to the Milkyway work which had another week before the deadline.

Now I have cleared the backlog, and aborted the 41 Moo! tasks due tonight, it is back to running normally with ~97-100% GPU load.

I'll hold on to process tamer though, seems like a handy tool.
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even with regular apps set to normal priority, and dnetc set to low, often do i find my gpus arent running as hard as they should be. changing the dnet processes to high allows them to run at full load all the time.
    
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process tamer has become a very useful tool + rep to you smile.gif
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smile.gif thanks
    
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