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May 19, 2011, 05:54:06 PM
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I am running the Win.exe client of BitCoin on a 6-processor Thuban w/ 8 GB of RAM and Win7 Home Premium.
I have it set to use multiple processors.

While running nothing else (other than a web browser and minimal background) my CPU load is very minimal.

Is there something I am doing wrong, or is this just the way it is?

For example, currently I have 8 connections, have a couple hundred K blocks, and my CPU load looks like this:http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee353/zeevious/6core_bitcoin_load.png?t=1305827675


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May 19, 2011, 07:51:42 PM
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If you aren't mining, you aren't using the CPUs! And CPU mining, should you start doing it, is less than profitable.
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May 19, 2011, 08:12:13 PM
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Thanks.  Its working now, and all my CPUs are at 100%.  I guess it had to wait until it had enough blocks to start hashing.
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May 19, 2011, 08:13:40 PM
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Aah, I see what you were asking now. Yeah, that makes sense.
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