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How to see the system status, CPU usage, memory


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What program in mac os x leopard can show me the state of the system that will include CPU usage, memory etc.

Please help.

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get istatpro for dashboard, easy to read.
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get istatpro for dashboard, easy to read.
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Dashboard is alot easier to read.
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or iStat menus (iSlayer.com) for a menu bar version.

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