Does Activity Monitor slow system down?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by filmweaver, May 9, 2010.

  1. filmweaver macrumors regular

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    #1
    Was wondering if keeping activity monitor running will slow down the system overall?
     
  2. Hellhammer Moderator

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    #2
    It uses CPU and RAM as all apps but so little that you won't notice anything
     
  3. vansouza macrumors 68000

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    The short answer is Yes, yes it does; as does any running program.
     

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