"Nasser M. Abbasi" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message <email@example.com>... > On 11/23/2012 9:29 AM, Michael Levin wrote: > Most likely the cpu monitor you are looking at shows CPU for a process > based on over all number of cores. i.e. all cores add to 100%. > So, If a process, like Matlab, is using one core at 100%, and you have > say 10 cores, then this one process will show up as using only 10% of > the overall available CPU.
I see. Thanks! I only have 4 cores, and it was using less than 25%. I don't want to get into heavy parallelizing, just wanted it to use 100% of one core. Does it do this by default or is there some way to tell it to go ahead and use one CPU core fully?