User Guide


Overhead Time

Metric Description

Overhead time is CPU time spent on the overhead of known synchronization and threading libraries, such as system synchronization APIs,
Intel® oneAPI Threading Building Blocks
), and OpenMP.

Possible Issues

A significant portion of CPU time is spent in synchronization or threading overhead. Consider increasing task granularity or the scope of data synchronization.

Product and Performance Information


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