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    Default Windows 8 Using 64+ logical processors

    Using Task Manager with 64+ logical processors

    After taking a week off, the official Windows 8 developer blog has a new entry today. This one is kind of a follow up to a previous post about how the new version of the Task Manager for Microsoft's next PC operating system will work. While that older post was centered around a normal consumer or business PC, this new post concerns how the new Task Manager will work on a mega-PC set up, such as a server farm or data center.

    In the screen shots below, taken from a current build of Windows 8, it is now easy to see all the logical processors at a glance and know which are being utilized to high and low capacity.

    (Note: The screen shots below show Task Manager on a system with 160 logical processors with a simulated workload.)

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    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2...rocessors.aspx

    Wow!!

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    Default Re: Windows 8 Using 64+ logical processors

    Thanks Kev!

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    Default Re: Windows 8 Using 64+ logical processors

    160 logical processors,.....gawd!

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    Default Re: Windows 8 Using 64+ logical processors

    Now that's a real improvement to the UI and should be useful. If they keep doing changes like these then Windows 8 will be worth the change.


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    Default Re: Windows 8 Using 64+ logical processors

    'bout time!

    So who's gonna admit they'll still be running Windoze XP 32-bit next year? Any takers?

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    Default Re: Windows 8 Using 64+ logical processors

    You may see me on Win-7 still.
    Haven't used XP in a very long time.

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    Default Re: Windows 8 Using 64+ logical processors

    Thank you

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    Default Re: Windows 8 Using 64+ logical processors

    I was Forced to use Win7, managed to duck and weave to avoid vista, but this Win 8 looks like it might actually be worth, ehemm, buying


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    Default Re: Windows 8 Using 64+ logical processors

    I'll probably have to install Windows 8 since I'm a gamer and most games will benefit from the new OS. But if they don't fix that Metro UI bug where you are unable to go back to the Standard Start Menu UI then I'm not getting it.


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    Default Re: Windows 8 Using 64+ logical processors

    Metro UI is supposed to be a matter of user choice when it's released. We'll see if that turns out to be the case or not.
    Metro is a dealbreaker for me too.

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    Default Re: Windows 8 Using 64+ logical processors

    Nice!!!!

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