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john43

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my cpu is at 100%
« on: March 17, 2010, 08:55:23 PM »
i have a intel celeron 2.66Ghz computer with 2gig ram and a good graphics card with 512Mb ram on board. normally the computer runs fine and quick but if i monitor the cpu activity and play an online game the cpu is running at 100%. is there anything i can do other than buy a new computer

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Re: my cpu is at 100%
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2010, 09:06:11 PM »
But what is using the CPU% check the windows Task Manager and see what Process is using it all ?

Monitoring the CPU if using task manager uses about 1-2% of the CPU% so you need to find out what is using the rest.
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Re: my cpu is at 100%
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2010, 09:15:47 PM »
games i think that's normal if you have 3d online games running ::)

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Re: my cpu is at 100%
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2010, 09:25:01 PM »
the only thing i am running is firefox looking at facebook and the game is Farmville on facebook, i hope this helps

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Re: my cpu is at 100%
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2010, 09:58:31 PM »
The only thing that will really help are the stats from the Task Manager to see what us consuming the CPU%.

Have you tried it with any other browser combinations, whilst firefox uses a fair amount RAM it isn't so heavy on CPU.

As your CPU doesn't have a great deal of grunt it is always going to be working almost flat out on games even with a good graphics card, they still use the CPU.
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