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Old 2020-10-24, 13:59   #14
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Originally Posted by JuanTutors View Post
So since my computer has 8 real cores, when I am running 1 exponent, I should set it to use 8 cores, and when I'm running 2 exponents, I should set it to use 4 cores?
You need to see what works with your system.

1 x 8 (1 worker using 8 threads) might be okay.

But also, 2 x 4 could be better.

Or some other combination like 3 x 2, or 1 x 6, or 4 x 2, etc.

You need to try them and see how it goes. We can't predict ahead of time.
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