High CPU usage

Forum discussion tagged with High CPU usage.
  1. R

    Question Ryzen 5 3600 driver update and whether or not it is truly necessary. Any help appreciated!

    I noticed that my CPU was pushing 25% usage in the game SCUM and prior to that pushed 50% with google chrome open. I of course restarted and no longer see the same usage with google chrome after. This got me to thinking about driver updates and whether or not it is that important for me to do. I...
  2. AbHiBruh

    [SOLVED] Random FPS drops on games, Can't find the cause..

    Laptop Specs Ryzen 5 3550H GTX 1650 500GB NVME SSD 8x1GB RAM (6GB USEABLE BECAUSE CPU TOOK THE REST 2GB FOR INTEGRATED GPU) Since few months while playing games in which I'm getting decent FPS like 40-60 I'm having sudden fps drops to 0-10FPS after playing for 10-15mins I've been trying to...
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    Question HP Omen 17 having issues with high CPU usage & brightness/battery/airplane mode in Windows 11

    After moving to Windows 11, I'm often noticing that my system process keeps using around 13-17% CPU constantly. It goes on for hours and just doesn't stop. Restarting doesn't always seem to fix the problem. The only solution seems to be to shutdown and start the laptop all over again. When I do...
  4. J

    [SOLVED] "System" process shows high CPU usage when joining a voice chat in Discord ?

    Upon joining a voice chat in discord a process called "system" gets up to 20% cpu usage. It only happens when I join a voice chat using discord by itself doesnt cause this problem. My pc specs are Ryzen 5 3500 GTX 1070 16GB 3200mhz This has been happening as of yesterday out of nowhere
  5. LazerTechX

    [SOLVED] 4K Youtube playback performance issues

    Hey guys wanted to ask about my two systems, System 1: Ryzen 3 2200G 16GB DDR4 2666(2x8) GTX 660 Windows 10 20H2 System 2: i3 3220 8GB DDR3 1333(2x4) Integrated graphics Windows 10 20H2 The problem is that whenever I play a 4K youtube video on both systems, System 1 would use about 40% and up...
  6. [SOLVED] Relatively high CPU and power usage by System at idle

    Hello everyone, My PC is equipped with 10400f with Windows 10 Pro (21H1 and OS Build: 19043.1081) and recently I noticed that when at idle I have a relatively high CPU and power usage by System. Checked for Windows updates but everything is up-to-date. Also scanned for hardware changes in the...
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    Question Huge frame drops on Apex Legends 5% gpu usage

    Before I go any further, here are my computer specs : i7-10700k 16gb 2933MHz Aorus GTX 1080 Ti 750w Gigabyte Power supply 512gb nvme I've been having this very annoying issue on Apex Legends where my FPS drops to like 5 to 20 for like 20 to 30 seconds. I've realized that when the...
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    [SOLVED] Decompress 25% cpu usage

    Hello guys!I have a problem with cpu usage.I have an I7 9700 and in idle 2 cores are goes to 100% which is 25% usage but when i wanted to see what use my cpu and open my task manager usage goes back to normal about 3-5% and after about 20 minutes goes up again.Then i downloaded Advanced system...
  9. DanielDP

    [SOLVED] I5 7400 GTX 1060 3gb High CPU usage in Games and Low GPU

    Hello so when I play fortnite my CPU usage is Between 95 and 100 on low settings with view distance High and GPU usage is only like 25-40 max why is that ? And how can I fix it ? please help ASAP!
  10. Marwarlord

    [SOLVED] i7 9700k High Cpu usage when gaming

    My Cpu usage is high when playing any game, like modern warfare and Apex legend. the game itsleft use 70-90 cpu usage temp is fine sitting around 50c-62c, my idle usage or ordinary use like browsing is 5-20 cpu usage.i already try uninstalling gpu driver using DDU twice. i reset it my os twice...
  11. Keimouuu

    Question Asus Rtx 2070 Super OC Micro stuttering

    I changed my ASUS GTX 1070 OC to the new RTX 2070 Super OC and now my PUBG is micro stuttering and im having high cpu usage. I have updated to the Newest BIOS(was also having same problem with the same bios the 1070 was on), Fresh install of Windows 10,all newest drivers, hwinfo showing max 65c...
  12. Question High CPU usage on task manager startup

    I've recently noticed that when I open task manager the initial CPU usage is upwards of 80% and even 100% at times then it quickly shoots down to the normal level of around >10% when idle. This got me a little suspicious as I've never noticed it doing this before and found out this is typical...
  13. Gamer_DeepYT

    Question High CPU Usage on IDLE

    I had a Ryzen 5 1600 pc for the last 1.5 years when it gets too unbearable, I open Task Manager, only to find that my CPU usage lowers dramatically from 90% to 3% I've tried all the solutions that I found by googling. I also did a clean install of Windows 10. At first, my CPU usage was at 90%...
  14. Tommyva313

    [SOLVED] i5-7600K hitting 100% on many games (mainly ones that should be easier to run) and causing mouse input delays, is this a bottleneck issue?

    Hi, I have been having problems with my i5-7600k ever since I got my gtx 1080 a couple months ago. It hits 100% CPU usage relatively easily (even while idle on the desktop sometimes) and causes insane mouse input delays while playing games. This has been happening on Rainbow Six Siege lot and...
  15. Y

    [SOLVED] High CPU usage after upgrading RAM?

    So I had this setup: Processor: i3-3240 RAM: 4GB GPU: Palit GT 420 OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit And my ram usage always skyrocketed to 90% everytime I play games, but the CPU usage always stay at about 5~15%. It didn't really affect the performance of my games, though it did impact Windows...
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    Question GTA V very laggy on decent rig

    Hello, So, I really don't think that my PC is that bad. It's a few years old, but I'm really confused. Specs: CPU: Intel Core i5 6402P @ 2.80GHz RAM: 8,00GB Single-Channel Unknown @ 1066MHz GPU: 3071MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB MOTHERBOARD: MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) (U3E1) So, basically...
  17. [SOLVED] 100% CPU usage after recent Windows 10 updates Ryzen 3 2200G

    I do not know what has caused this issue but my processor constantly is running at 100% cpu usage even though nothing is running the background. I have following specs: CPU: RYZEN 3 2200G [3.725Ghz/ 1.330 VOLTAGE] GPU: INTEGRATED VEGA GPU [ 1320MHz ] with 1.22V RAM: CORSAIR 8GBX2 SINGLE RANK...
  18. brencicmiodrag82

    games with 3d doesn't work

    I got r9 280 3gb and it doesn't work neither on userbenchmark nor with games I tried every method that I saw on internet and nothing helped, install/uninstall drivers; dvcmng update; directx download; something with regedit; windows reinstall; etc... :(...
  19. cokolele

    SDD / OS randomly freezes for a minute. Can't find a way to debug it.

    Hello After I installed new SSD and new HDD I keep getting freezes. They last about 20-30 seconds. I have one more connect HDD, old one which I used before. While pc is frozen I can still use loaded software. It seems like a SSD issue because after pc is unfrozen I can hear click sound from...
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    AMD Triples Black Friday, Cyber Monday CPU Sales

    AMD's Lisa Su announced during an MSNBC interview last week that the company tripled its processor sales this year during Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. AMD Triples Black Friday, Cyber Monday CPU Sales : Read more
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    My CPU Isn't Running Hot But The Fan Is On High!?

    I recently put new thermal paste on my CPU and haven't had ANY issues at all... until now. My temps are amazing, I'm getting 25 degrees when using it for Steam and Google Chrome, and 20 or less when idle. For some reason though, my fan just kicked on while watching YouTube and is going at 4500 RPM!?
  22. L

    No Picture after leak

    Hallo, So I watercooled my pc and because i was in an hury one tube leaked... It was spilling on the gpu heatsink and the mainboard. I drained my system and let it dry for about 3hours. Then I let the hairdryer blow on it for about 30min. It looked completly dry and so i turned it on. Every...
  23. W

    Computer restarts when gaming.

    My computer restarts when I'm gaming. Between 10-40 minutes in the game the screen goes black and the computer restarts. Its been happening since i built the computer. I read threads with similar problems and most of the people say its the psu. I tried installing fresh windows 10 64bit retail...
  24. S

    LAN VS Wireless

    My problem is how can I connect to LAN network and wireless in the same time. my LAN is joined network in my company without an internet and my wireless have a network connection. I already try to troubleshoot, and search in google how to solve this problem but it did not help me. Can someone...
  25. J

    MSI CPU Upgrade

    Hi guysc im having a Gx70 3Be with a great graphic card but the Cpu is very bad... i want to ask that is there any way to upgrade cpu for laptop ? Thank you
  26. S

    dual gpu configuration

    is it possible to run a nvidia gpu with an amd one in a sli mode or crossfire or can i put two cards in a pc and determine which card to run for what program?
  27. Parq

    CPU at 128Degrees Celcius!?

    Alright last night when I was playing The Division Beta, my friend went on about how his GPU was melting and plastic was coming off, so my other friend told him to download speedfan or some application that counted the temp of the internals. So I did as well just out of curiosity and my GPU came...
  28. Hayden Voegtle

    144 hz 1080p vs 60hz 1440p

    I want to get a 390x and I was going to get a 60 hz 1440p monitor but I've been told it's better to get a 144hz 1080p monitor. This seemed strange considering that 8gb of vram is really made for 1440p and 4k so if anyone could shed some light on this topic it would be greatly appreciated...
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    Need help to build my first gaming PC.

    So I'm planning to build my first gaming PC ever in order to play GTA V, Witcher 3, and Arkham Knight. Here are the part that I'm choosing for my rig. I'm building this around the motherboard since my friend has a spare one to give for free. Can someone check for me if this build can play GTA V...
  30. N

    What are the best possible specs for Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2

    So, I have a low-end PC specs, but I want to know what are the best possible specs that a Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2 can handle?
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    r9 280x crossfire, r9 290x, or gtx 780, but not gtx 970

    hello guys i have some problem here and make confusing to choose vga card for 3d software such as blinder, max or maya, and 2d application such PS and AE. some time i need gpu computing performance for vfx simulation or rendering and in other time i need for gaming performance which one is...
  32. A

    Best DDR5 Graphic Card Under 118$

    Hello, i am buying Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H Motherboard, so kindly tell best 1 gb or 2 gb ddr5 graphic card under 118$
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    Opinion thread: r9 290 or gtx 780 SC?

    I currently have a gtx 780 SC edition. But I have an opportunity to swap it for dual r9 290 reference cards which i would watercool. What are your opinions on the r9 290 vs the gtx 780? Which would you go with if you had only a SINGLE water-cooled card. And which would you go with if...
  34. X

    need a new MOBO and CPU

    Hi .. as i said .. i need a new MOBO and CPU tht good for gaming .. for under 100 bucks .. im in very tight budget right now .. im new in build a gaming pc with AMD mobo .. so confused me .. not same as intel ..