[R] CPU Usage with R 2.1.0 in Windows

Doran, Harold HDoran at air.org
Tue Jul 19 20:59:34 CEST 2005

Dear Michael:

Why is it a problem that R is not using more CPU space than it seems to

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Subject: [R] CPU Usage with R 2.1.0 in Windows


I'm using a fairly simple HP Compaq desktop PC running Windows 2K.  When
running a large process in R, the process "RGUI.exe" will never exceed
50% of the CPU usage.

The program used to be able to use more of the computer, but does not
I don't believe this is a multiple processor machine.

Can anyone give any advice on how to solve the problem?  


Michael Greene

Product Management
Plymouth Rock Assurance Corp

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