You might have a deadly or killer Computer you have made especially for gaming or designing. But have you paid attention or looked into advanced settings of your computer? Generally not? If you are using Intel’s i9 processor or i7 processor, you might not be using all the cores available for your processor. And this is the major problem occurs with slow computers. You can always increase processor speed by doubling it, no matter which processor you have.
As of now, many heavy CPUs are coming into the market and 10-15 cores are just very small numbers for them. For example, HP has just released their HP Z8 workstation CPU which is packed with 3TB RAM, Intel Xenon Processor with 56 cores and up to 256GB of Nvidia graphics card memory.
Wow! Isn’t it a monster?
And everybody wants to own it and want to operate it once.
Well, coming back to our topic, you can increase processor speed by tweaking it very easily. I’ll show you how to do it.
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Increase Processor Speed Unlocking All Cores
Let’s first learn what are we gonna do and if it is effective or not?
Our CPU processor comes with certain configuration and specifications you check before buying one. For example, you had bought Intel’s i3 processor (any generation). Now, you are doing your regular stuff on the computer. But sometimes, you notice that your processor speed is slow or your computer is very slow as compared to your specifications it must operate or work on.
CPU has many cores (eg, 10), but it only uses 2-3 cores for a particular work or process. The rest of cores are stored still if anything goes wrong or processor suffers any lag or heavy work, it can use those cores. So, you have many cores but your CPU is using few only.
And that’s the only trick we gonna use here to unlock all the cores available on your processor to increase its speed.
So, let’s get started. Just follow my steps carefully and read till the last line of the steps, so you did not miss anything profitable for you.
Steps To Unlock All Cores:
- Open start from the bottom left corner and search for “msconfig“. Or, you can open Run and type “msconfig” to open it alternatively. NOTE: Open it as administrator.
- Now, select Boot tab from the menu and click “Advanced option“.
- Here, check and enable the “Number of processors” and select the highest number. These are the highest supported cores for your CPU.
- Click Apply and OK. And exit without restart.
Not at all.
These settings will only enhance you boot time when your computer starts. But to force your all programs and applications to use all the cores, you have to tweak a little more.
Here’s the deal:
- Again, go to start and search for “Performance Monitor” and run it as administrator.
- If you are unable to find it, go to Control panel>Administrative Tools>Performance Monitor.
- This is the most important step, so do it carefully.
- Here, select “Data Collector Sets” and “User Defined” and create new Data Collector Set by right-clicking on the free space on the right side.
- Name it anything you feel easy to find and detect and tap “Create Manually(Advanced)“, click Next.
- Now, check enable on Performance Counter and Next. Here, you have to tap on Add button.
- Go to Processor and add the highest number (cores), Process and add ThreadCount by tapping on the Add button and click OK.
- Click Finish button. Don’t touch anything else.
- Restart your computer.
And you are done.
How Unlocking All Cores Increase Processor Speed?
Now, once you have done this, you have enabled the settings of the processor on Performance Monitor. From here, all the programs and applications installed on your computer will be able to see the settings and use all the cores.
Every time any programs will run, it will check the values to use all the cores available. Performance Monitor enables all the cores to be used by every program on your computer system.
And this increases you processor speed from a great percentage. If I am not wrong, you will yourself notice that your speed has been increased.
Also, you can check it by using any Benchmark Test application online or offline to see how many cores and thread your CPU is using now and before. So, be sure to check before status also, so that you can easily differentiate between the two.
I will again say that don’t touch anything else, only choose the shown settings and values. So, please read it carefully or watch the video instead.