24-core CPU and I can’t move my mouse

See that tiny horizontal red line on the bottom right? That’s Amdahl’s law visualized, as 98% of my machine’s CPU resources sit idle for almost two seconds, while process destruction hogs the lock that I need in order to move the mouse.

Resources

The ProcessCreateTests code is available here.

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