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Monday, February 12, 2018

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Nalates Urriah

This "...can only use one CPU core..." is old and wrong.

Monty Linden addressed the issue in the SL Forum. See: https://community.secondlife.com/forums/topic/412986-multi-threaded-client-and-sl-and-sansar/?tab=comments#comment-1679067

A fast CPU is debatably the most important component of the computer. More cores makes for a faster region render. A GPU takes the load off the CPU and frees system memory by supplying video memory. Those using only Intel HD Graphics need more CPU cores and more memory.

Estelle Pienaar

Frankly, the forum post changes nothing (that matters). It is even spelled out there (less bluntly): In 99% of the time SL runs on one core. So it's vital to have a CPU that can do as much work as possible with one core. That SL uses 2.5 cores after a teleport to a new region, well that's a gimmick for the gallery...

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