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Message 69603 - Posted: 17 Mar 2020, 9:38:50 UTC

this computer has 16 cores and 32 thread capability. When looking at MilkyWay tasks, it only ever shows "16 CPU's" being used. Other BOINC projects show all 32. Do I have a setting wrong somewhere?
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Message 69605 - Posted: 17 Mar 2020, 11:06:46 UTC - in response to Message 69603.  

this computer has 16 cores and 32 thread capability. When looking at MilkyWay tasks, it only ever shows "16 CPU's" being used. Other BOINC projects show all 32. Do I have a setting wrong somewhere?
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You are running (mt) tasks that means 'multi-threaded' so each task is using 2 cpu cores.
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