CPU usage low while gaming? Tags: CPUs Gaming Minecraft Last response: December 10, 2012 11:35 PM in CPUs Share bearskin98 December 10, 2012 10:13:16 PM Hello, when i play flight simulator 2004 and minecraft my cpu usage is like 40-50 % but when playing 18 wheels of steel and garrys mod it's only like 12 % is this normal? Thanks EDIT: now when I play flight simulator 2004 it shows my cpu usage only %4 More about : cpu usage low gaming HugoStiglitz a b à CPUs December 10, 2012 11:14:27 PM first things first. post your PC's specs. most games will use alot more of your video card than CPU. also if you are playing older games on new hardware it does not have to work the hardware as much. are you getting good stable / playable frame rates? if not there is likley to be a bottle neck somewhere causing your issue. m 0 l bearskin98 December 10, 2012 11:35:01 PM my games still seem to run fine it has a amd 6310 3 gig of ram and 1.3ghz E-300 but why would the cpu change from %50 to %4 ? Thanks m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources High gpu usage and low cpu usage while gaming Forum Low CPU Frequency and usage While Gaming Forum Low CPU temps and usage while gaming, low FPS Forum SolvedLow GPU usage while gaming Forum Battlefield 4 cpu load spikes to 100% while gpu usage stays low Forum SolvedIs 100% CPU usage bad while Gaming?? Forum Solvedcpu usage while gaming Forum Is it bad if my GPU usage is low while gaming? Forum SolvedBest software for monitoring cpu and gpu usage+temperatures while playing a game? Forum Low system usage while gaming Forum CPU usage problem while gaming Forum Low GPU usage while playing games ? Forum Low overall CPU/GPU usage and FPS in Quad Crossfire gaming. Forum While im gaming should my CPU usage be at 100%? Forum SolvedLow FPS and low CPU and GPU usage on ALL games Forum GPU and CPU usage drop to 0 every 5 seconds while gaming Forum Low GPU usage during gaming online only but no CPU bottleneck Forum low gpu and cpu usage in games Forum CPU usage 100% after clean install of window 7 64bit while gaming help Forum Low Cpu Usage In Task Manager on games Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !