Best representation of memory and cpu usage

I have the memory and cpu data usage for an application that I am monitoring at various stages. I would like to represent it in some kind of a graph or a chart for a report that I will be generating using Microsoft Excel 2007. Please suggest an appropriate or innovative way of doing the same.
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Rory ArchibaldCommented:
I'd use a line chart with two data series.
Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE)Microsoft MVP ExcelCommented:

you'll probably want a line chart, as rorya suggested, and plot the CPU on the primary axis and the Memory on the secondary axis, since you will probably be dealing with different units of measurement.

If you measure Memory in GigaByte and CPU in percent or another large number unit, then they won't present well on the same axis.

cheers, teylyn

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Ernie BeekExpertCommented:
I use PRTG for that:

For me it's at least as effective.
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