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Strange performance problems

I've been trying out a raspi 3 as a desktop recently, and have run into strange performance problems, particularly when using chrome. setup: raspberry pi 3 running raspbian stretch 2.5A power supply ...
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What is the performance and the performance per watt of Raspberry Pi 3 in GFLOPS

What is the performance of Raspberry Pi 3 in GFLOPS if the CPU is running at 100% and that the GPU is not running at all?
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How can I stress test my Raspberry Pi

I recently picked up a battery powered USB cell phone charger and I'm running some tests to see what kind of battery life I will get. Right now I'm just testing at Idle. I want to also run a test ...
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Performance with an encrypted disk

Is Raspberry Pi (model B, rev. 2) suitable for a home file server with external disks encrypted with LUKS? In particular, is the de/encryption throughput reasonable? I used to have such a disk in a ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ vs Odroid C2 huge performance difference

So i benchmarked my Raspi 3 B+ and an Odroid C2 with sysbench by in single and multithread operation by using sysbench --test=cpu --cpu-max-prime=20000 --num-threads=4 run The results are kinda ...
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What sort of throughput is achievabe over the USB 3.0 port on the Pi-4?

Looking to run a router application on the rPi-4, and was wondering if anyone has experience using usb 3.0 -> gigabit ethernet adapters on it - specifically what adapter/chipset worked with what ...
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Unusably slow performance on Model B Revision 2.0 using latest Raspbian kernel - advice?

I finally decided to try out a RBP that was given to me years ago. It's a Pi 1 Model B Revision 2.0 (PCB 2011.12). I installed and set up the latest Raspian kernel using NOOBS, no problem. However, ...
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Cost-effectiveness of Pi cluster

Does it make sense to use Pi cluster for real computation? My use case is to carry out intensive computation tasks 24/7. The tasks are pleasantly parallel, and there will be minimum inter-node ...
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How Viable is an RPI Laptop?

I've been seriously looking into making one of the Raspberry Pi Laptops that have been floating around using the Motorola Atrix Lapdock solution found here and here. The whole reason for doing this ...
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will it Pi? headless home server(s)

I want to run the following: Transmission Sickrage Plex (no transcoding) Openvpn (client) Now for the multiple choice section. Raise your hand to vote: Each in a separate Docker container on a ...
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Lxpanel using 100% CPU (1 core)

On my Raspbian 2018-11-13 installation with all updates (sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade), I see the CPU graph in the task bar (top right corner) at constant 25%. I opened a terminal and ...
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How much connection speed can I except using Pi 3 in this setup?

I bought the following product to get good internet in my room: AWUS036ACH 802.11ac AC1200 Wide Range USB 3.0 Wireless Adapter with External Antenna I'm planning to buy a Pi 3 to use this wireless ...
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Would ZRAM be helpful for running OpenCV?

I'm doing some OpenCV development on a Raspberry Pi 3, and I have found some information about using ZRAM on the Pi to try and boost its processing effectiveness. I know this isn't actually adding ...
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“Performance” gorvernor doesn't change cpu frequency

When i tried to change the default governor of my Raspberry Pi 2 (currently at Powersave mode) to Performance mode which is expected to push my Pi's CPU freq up to its maximum number (900Mhz) by using ...
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When does the OS kill an application?

I have an application which polls a bunch of servers every few minutes. To do this, it spawns one thread per server to poll (15 servers) and writes back the data to an object, however sometimes the ...
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Is a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ “usable” enough for our coding/development, entertainment, gaming needs?

I'm planning on buying 2 units. One for myself for the purposes of learning web development, and one for my sister for entertainment purposes. I know that the latest iteration of the device will ...
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RPi extremely slow download speed

I am trying to set up my Raspberry Pi as a small home server, and I am having issues with my download speed. My Windows PC is getting up to 6mb/s, the Raspberry Pi is doing a dist-upgrade, and is ...
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Is Pi powerful enough for an oscilloscope project?

My goal is to make Pi based instruments, starting with an oscilloscope. So I read answers to What Analog to Digital Converters Are Available For RPI? How can I connect an analog to digital converter ...
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Expected User Limit of IRC Server on Pi 512 MB?

Does anyone have a clue of the maximum number of users RPi 512 MB could handle if running an IRC server? I'm just looking for an approximate number, is it 100, 10'000 or millions?
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Is RaspberryPi OpenCV fast enough to run eye blink recognition?

I would like to create application that can recognise eye blink recognition on RaspberryPi with Raspberry Pi Noir camera. Eye blinks are fast, so I will have to process many frames per second. Is ...
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What is a typical boot time for the standard Debian distribution on a typical SD card?

How long does the RasPi take to boot when using the standard Debian distribution on a typical SD card? Are we talking less than a second? A couple of seconds? 10 seconds? 100 seconds? This isn't too ...
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Data transfer of UART over USB too slow

TL;DR : The PI was not the issue. The sender was. Take a look into my answer. long story I am facing a performance issue right now on a test setup i use to investigate limitations for my upcoming ...
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Raspberry PI 3 - Browser, bad performance (Website with HTML5 canvas)

I have encountered a problem while developing a dashboard which is supposed to run on a Raspberry Pi 3. It is a combination of a HTML5 canvas as background to create visuals and some simple elements ...
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The Hashrate of the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3

I've been searching for a definitive answer to the above question, but somehow only seem to find semi-true statements (according to replies to these statements), or very outdated answers (for example ...
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.NET CORE 2.1 app added to Linux(ARM) deamon cause CPU high

I'm using RaspberryPi (3B+) Linux ARM IOT board which OS is Debian Stretch 9, and my console application is developed on .NET CORE 2.1. My application is quite simple by just open several TCP ...
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Pi3B+ automatically shutdown while the temperature is less than 65C

I'm using Raspbian Stretch with desktop which published at 2018 JUNE. I'm doing some performance testing with Pi3B+ by running my application, the application is just keep send/write data via TCP/IP ...
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Interfacing pygame with dispmanx - performance

I'm working on a graphical application, made for console mode, and facing some performance issues when working with large resolution (1920px wide here). One part of the display, a video background, ...
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Increase CPU for raspberry pi 3b+

I am running a Bitcoin Full Node on Raspberry pi 3b+. Blockchain sync is dead slow because of less CPU. Is there a way to add additional CPU to a pi board. or connecting additional pi to the same Hard ...
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Raspberry-Pi vs Router as a home data server

I'm planning to build a home server, just to setup a file sharing (hooked up to an external HDD) and a torrent daemon. Between a Raspberry Pi and an older Tp-Link WR1043ND Router, which would have ...
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Embed UI App in Windows IoT

I developed a foreground app (UI app) for RPI3 on windows IoT core (version 1709: Fall creators update). also I made my app as start-up app. I want to access the app immediately after turning the ...
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Raspberry Pi dnsmasq performance

I want to block ads in my whole network with dnsmasq running on a Raspberry Pi, connected via Ethernet to the router. Is there any reason to take a RPi3? Or is a RPi2 also sufficient for that task?
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Raspbian is very sluggish. Almost unusable

This is my first time posting in this forum. I have the Model B board 512mb version, a class 4 16gb SDHD. I bought my Raspberry Pi yesterday and tried to load Arch Linux with no avail. I am a fairly ...
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What could I do to optimize rendering time of image with tkinter?

I've been working on a project using Python 2.7 and TKinter which needs to render 25 images per second based on GPIO inputs. I have working code on my Ubuntu laptop, which is able to render an image ...
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Will a Raspberry Pi perform well with XBMC and many movies?

I have a library with more than 1000 movies and I'm searching for a cheap but good performance media centre system. I've been using a Xtreamer Prodigy until now but it's firmware's a little slow (...
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How the usage of ZRam module in Raspberry Pi Kernel improves performance?

zRam increases performance by avoiding paging on disk and instead uses a compressed block device in RAM in which paging takes place until it is necessary to use the swap space on the hard disk drive ...
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How to change the default governor?

I want to change the default governor on my pi from ondemand to performance. Is there a way of doing this?
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Speed up samba media performance

I have my RPi media server setup using an external HDD mounted using ntfs-3g (ntfs formatted needs to mount on windows) and Samba to share the drive in the network. Currently, I have 1 client (MacBook ...
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Is it possible to mine Bitcoins?

Obviously, the RPi can be used to mine Bitcoins on the CPU, but this would be very slow. Is it possible to use the GPU to mine Bitcoins?
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CPU speed changes by a multiply of 2 for short durations

I'm using a raspberry pi and I need really fast performance from my CPU for a certain process. To achieve that, I added isolcpus=3 to my kernel boot parameters, to isolate the core for this process ...
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RPi Cluster for Materials Research

I'm Materials Science student interested in using an RPi cluster for calculations of materials properties. I'm very new to HPC but what I know about the RPI is that its processor is based on the ARM ...
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Can the original StarCraft be played on LAN with a Raspberry Pi?

Update! StarCraft has been ported to ARM: Reddit discussion Hacker News discussion Geek.com article Download: http://repo.openpandora.org/?page=detail&app=package.starcraft So, I've unaccepted ...
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Why is my simple HTML Canvas rendering only 11fps in Chromium a Pi3?

I've written some simple HTML games for my kids on the Pi. The latest one uses a Canvas but the performance is terrible (and I get the yellow "running hot" square). I measured by code running in my ...
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Does Raspberry Pi runs Minecraft and Netbeans 7.2?

I have a computer with 512MB of RAM Memory, CPU Intel Celeron 1.60GHz and a 80GB HD. After the new Minecraft update to 1.3.X, Minecraft don't run on my computer any more even on Windows XP and Lubuntu ...
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Can you make a high-power NAS from a Raspberry Pi?

I am completely new to Raspberry Pi, and don't know a lot about it. My knowledge on hardware, software and programming (except for basic Python) is also very limited. However, I read you can make a ...
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How do I turn on Level 2 (L2) cache?

It has been suggested to me that the L2 cache is turned off by default on the Pi, and that turning it on could improve CPU performance (probably at the expense of GPU performance). I'm keen to explore ...
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Can I use Rasp Pi 3 to detect objects from live streaming videos?

I am doing a project on UAV(Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle) for which I need to detect objects from live streaming videos. Can Raspberry Pi 3 satisfy my needs? Also how is Nvidia Jetson compared to Pi 3? ...
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Can the Raspberry Pi be used as a media center?

I am looking for a simple solution to play videos and music stored on my NAS. I've found the Raspberry Pi and projects like OpenElec and RaspBMC which will run XMBC on the board. My problem is that I'...
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Can I speed up web browsing on the Raspberry Pi?

Browsing the web using Midori on the Raspberry Pi feels very slow. I appreciate that the speed at which a web page will load is determined by a number of factors including: the speed of the network ...
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Raspberry Pi Reverse Proxy Performance

I currently have a Nextcloud server on a Raspberry Pi 3, which works perfectly fine. In addition I want to setup my Raspberry 2 as a Gitlab Server. I also have an unused Raspberry Pi 1 Model B+, ...
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Can a Raspberry Pi 3 play videos from Ustream?

I am thinking about purchasing a Raspberry Pi 3 to stream video from Ustream in a web browser. Is a Pi 3 running Raspbian capable of doing this without choppy video? Does it have the necessary codecs? ...