Is it normal to have that much cpu usage wtih i5?

I have i5 3350p and whenever i start task manager it goes to 40 and then slowly goes to 10 with no programs now am scanning for viruses with anti maware and microsoft security essential and when i start the manager goes to 97 and stay at 40-70 is that normal cuz i think the hdd deals with searching viruses and stuff
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    yeah, it's pretty normal, also check processes rather than programs, as these can accumulate in the backgrounds and add up in the cpu usage
  2. Thanks for useful answear! :)
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