Originally Posted by Batou1986
Is there any downside to doing this aside from power consumption.
From what I've read it's more for laptops, etc. For a desktop PC I don't know of any downsides to disabling core parking. The benefits however, will generally depend on what you are doing. If you decide to turn it off use winrar
's benchmark program (tools > benchmark ha& hardware test) with core parking and without core parking to see if you notice any improvement. That should give you some idea if it's worth while.
There are a few ways of doing this. The easiest and safest is this method