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CPU Influence on Load Times - Don - 03-08-2012 01:01 AM
I am interested in learning more about what impact CPU power has on download times.
My question relates to whether upgrading my PC would have a noticeable effect on page download time. I see the "CPU Utilization" graph, but I'm not sure how to interpret that in regards to my question. And perhaps there are other test result details that would also be helpful in answering this question.
Thanks for any ideas.
RE: CPU Influence on Load Times - SWortham - 03-08-2012 02:11 AM
There's also CSS layout and HTML rendering. If you've got a huge amount of HTML on your page with complicated CSS rules then the CPU might be working pretty hard for half a second or so before rendering. Most sites aren't that bad about this though.