What's a safe handle count? Thread count?

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  1. Coldblackice

    Coldblackice [H]ard|Gawd

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    For a modern enthusiast system, what's a generally "safe" per-process count of handles? And how about threads?

    Or perhaps better put, what number should set off a troubleshooting alarm for a particular process' handle or thread count?
     
  2. Tawnos

    Tawnos 2[H]4U

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  3. cyclone3d

    cyclone3d [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Yep, depends on the program.

    For example, I have a program that I can literally tell to spawn 2^32 -1 threads.