How much the CPU of Digital Ocean handle?

November 24, 2017 2.4k views
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How much does the CPU hold?
I have a Droplet with 8GB of memory and 80GB of SSD and the CPU usage is 250%
What is the max percent he handle?

1 Answer

If you’re talking about top telling you you’re using more than 100% CPU you are in Irix mode, and you are using 2.5 CPU’s worth of the server.

Press ‘I’ to swap modes and see the value divided by the number of vCPU’s

To answer your question, 8GB droplet, 4 vCPU’s so 400%

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