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Graphmaster Gerbil
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Sat Mar 09, 2002 9:27 pm

I followed a link to this page and its totally maxing out one of my cpus just displaying it. The other cpu just sits there all lonely like.
Does this happen to others? One would think that Microsoft could implement SMP optimizations in IE since its such an "integral" part of windows.
Gerbil XP
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Sat Mar 09, 2002 10:15 pm

It isn't the fastest page I have ever been on, but it doesn't max out my one poor lonely CPU. :grin:
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Sat Mar 09, 2002 10:24 pm

It doesn't use any CPU time for me. Not on either one of my CPU's.

Of course, I get a page which whines that my browser is incompatible, and I don't get to see the link at all... but that's a minor point, isn't it? ;P
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Sun Mar 10, 2002 1:16 am

i got this page to load in 3 seconds, and no cpu useage really.....
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Sun Mar 10, 2002 1:56 am

There does seem to be an excessive amount of Flash on that page. Certain Flash animations can be real CPU hungry.
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Sun Mar 10, 2002 2:34 am

I know, I have a customer that has a Flash-heavy web page, and didn't put in a skip intro button. Bad customer :smile:. I've advised him to change that.
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