Add the % Privileged Time counter monitors the time the processor is using to execute in Kernel (Privileged) mode.
Adding other counters like Disk Bytes/sec, Disk Read Bytes/sec, Disk Read/sec, Disk Write Bytes/sec, and Disk Writes/sec can help you to figure out the read and write speeds of the hard drive.
Includes the counters to monitor the processor activity.
If the number is continuously greater than 80%, then you don't have enough memory on your system.
Adding the Available Mbytes, you can measure the amount of physical memory, available for running processes.
However, the beauty of this tool is that you can add tons of other counters to monitor virtually anything on your computer.
Other options available in the toolbar include the ability to remove and highlight counter, and an option to freeze the display to analyze the current data on the screen.
Alternatively, you can open the settings file with Notepad and copy its content.
Then you can open Performance Monitor and click the Paste Counter List (Ctrl V) button in the toolbar to load your saved settings.
Switching to Performance Monitor, you'll see a screen with a single counter.
This is typically the "Processor Time" counter, which displays the processor load in the last 100 seconds.
Although Windows 10 includes a number of tools to troubleshoot performance issues, such as the "Performance" tab in Task Manager, you'll find that the Performance Monitor is the most complete tool you can use to view and analyze application and hardware data to fix system performance related problems.