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SLith
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Will high CPU usage make poor video performance?

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I have an "Intel® Core™ i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz × 8" (as reported by GNOME in Debian Jessie).

If my CPU usage is high, will that make video decoding and/or other video acceleration perform worse? Or is that part of the CPU completely seperate from the normal cores?

I'm currently not using the CPU as main graphic device but I will soon do that, hence the question.

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idata
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spacebug: Thank you very much for joining the Intel® Processors communities.

 

 

In regards to your question, yes, since the GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) part of the processor works together with the normal cores, if there is a high CPU usage, it is expected for the video features to not to work as expected, you might noticed lagging or freezing while playing a video.

 

 

Any further questions, please let me know.

 

 

Regards,

 

Alberto R

 

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idata
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spacebug: Thank you very much for joining the Intel® Processors communities.

 

 

In regards to your question, yes, since the GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) part of the processor works together with the normal cores, if there is a high CPU usage, it is expected for the video features to not to work as expected, you might noticed lagging or freezing while playing a video.

 

 

Any further questions, please let me know.

 

 

Regards,

 

Alberto R

 

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