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Gam3r01

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Since this still shows high background usage, have you ran any virus scans lately?
There isnt anything particularly concerning outside of the high idle usage though.

If youd like, check your task manager at idle, sorted by CPU usage.
 
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Since this still shows high background usage, have you ran any virus scans lately?
There isnt anything particularly concerning outside of the high idle usage though.

If youd like, check your task manager at idle, sorted by CPU usage.
I have'nt run any virus scans lately, but I don't think a virus is the reason, because my PC has been like this ever since i acquired it, also if I sort by usage in the task manager I get nothing besides normal windows processes.

I'll run a virus scan anyways just in case and post an update.
 
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Since this still shows high background usage, have you ran any virus scans lately?
There isnt anything particularly concerning outside of the high idle usage though.

If youd like, check your task manager at idle, sorted by CPU usage.
Just ran a scan, nothing
 
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That's better.

Next step background stuff running.

Make sure to run UBM with the browser closed.

Make your startup group skinny your showing over 3GB of ram being used.
I did and have always ran UBM without ANY programs, including the browser closed

I have also already disabled all apps on startup
 

Vic 40

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He did, what are you pushing for? Don't overrate UBM.

It might even be your antivirus or something like that. Wouldn't worry all too much about that, already showed in another thread it is of little consequence. Should have bookmarked that one.

One thing you could do is run UBM and open taskmanager, see what maybe puts extra load on the cpu if any besides UBM itself.
 
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He did, what are you pushing for? Don't overrate UBM.

It might even be your antivirus or something like that. Wouldn't worry all too much about that, already showed in another thread it is of little consequence. Should have bookmarked that one.

One thing you could do is run UBM and open taskmanager, see what maybe puts extra load on the cpu if any besides UBM itself.
Ok so I just noticed, while playing GTA V that my GPU usage is abnormally low while playing GTA
View: https://imgur.com/a/ppgLXKZ

As you can see I was playing the game at the time I took the screenshot and I wasn't on an idle state
 

Vic 40

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You have any form of frame limiting running? Like Vsync or some other ingame setting and look into your monitor settings as well.

Could try to delete the current gpu drivers with DDU and install the latest for your gpu clean.
 
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You have any form of frame limiting running? Like Vsync or some other ingame setting and look into your monitor settings as well.

Could try to delete the current gpu drivers with DDU and install the latest for your gpu clean.
I was using Vsync at the time, however I later deactivated it and the GPU usage didn't rise

I have already uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers with no effect at all
 
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What with Vsync off?

Best way to look at gpu usage is using tools like gpu-z or hwinfo or MSI afterburner/rivatuner. I just wante to see if there was anything else very running hard on the cpu so why i asked for Task Manager.
The GPU usage stays the same with Vsync off, I tried

Ill look into it with afterburner but I don't think there will be much change
 

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