Jump to content
Corsair Community

Corsair Link 4 - Extremely high storage IO and CPU usage


oRAirwolf

Recommended Posts

I created a ticket for this, but I also wanted to post in the forums to see if anybody else is having this problem.

 

I was just looking at the usage of Corsair Link 4 on my computer. In task manager, I see the following:

 

Total PC Uptime: ~36 hours

Corsair Link 4 CPU Time: ~9 hours

681 GB of IO reads

1.4GB of IO writes

 

Corsair Link 4 is using 25% of my CPU time and is using an insane amount of storage IO.

 

I noticed that debug logging was enabled in CL4, so I turned that off and restarted the program/service. It has been about 30 minutes since it has been restarted and it has already read 4.7 GB from my SSD.

 

Is this a known issue?

117497120_processexplorer.thumb.png.16ff13097ce15d9bd112cafc8a55d603.png

661877171_taskmanagerdetails.thumb.png.3ffe4e250c4942209f92ab756831cf14.png

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Yes, the code seems to be rather poor and Corsair don't really seem to care. I have reported this several times including http://forum.corsair.com/forums/showthread.php?p=851734 and just been ignored. There is also http://forum.corsair.com/forums/showthread.php?p=837643 about excessive TCP traffic.

 

This is bad enough to make me switch to a different brand. I guess I will wait and see what they say via the ticket.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

This is bad enough to make me switch to a different brand. I guess I will wait and see what they say via the ticket.

 

You should read http://forum.corsair.com/forums/showthread.php?p=878917 as it seems Corsair are not the only ones with poor software for their coolers.

 

I have just noticed you have "2 x Samsung SSD 850 EVO 500GB (1TB Striped)" which I suspect CL4 also fails to report. I have also been asking for this to be addressed for a couple of years, see http://forum.corsair.com/forums/showthread.php?p=834459 and follow the links.

 

In the end I gave up on CL and wrote my own software as I felt I could do better.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

×
×
  • Create New...