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hey today i started up easytune5 to see the temps of my cpu, then i decided to play a game, when i got in game it was laggy and i thought it was a virus scan, but it wasnt it was easytune5 taking up 1 core by itself and the game was trying to run off that same core, is there a program that allows me to control wat programs i can run off different cores, eg: easytune5 on one, a game on the second and say media player on another with one left??

Any help is much appreciated.

P.S sorry if this isnt in the right topic thread.
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yeh if you go into task manager you can set the affinity for each program if you go into the processor section and right click and click on set affinity...

I think lol
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Simple Solution:
Use CoreTemp with quads.

Any program that is taking up a whole core just to monitor temps is crap...

You can set affinitys but I wouldnt do it.. Usually windows manages that itself. Setting a program to use just one core can reduce performance and/or cause instability depending on the program.
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Ok thnx, ill try them solutions out and see wat happens....
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Originally Posted by sonicmat View Post
yeh if you go into task manager you can set the affinity for each program if you go into the processor section and right click and click on set affinity...

I think lol
Mate i gotta say ur a champion, ur 100% correct! u right click on the process and go to affinity and u can set which core the programs run on, once again CHAMPION!!!!!!

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No problem mate, glad to help.
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