CPu usage high Tags: CPUs Inspiron Intel Last response: January 10, 2013 3:06 PM in CPUs Share bestout January 9, 2013 5:57:25 PM right now im running with 81% CPU usage and i will like to know how can i lower it without having to close the programs i need. if i could upgrade my cpu how and what will i need i have a Inspiron 580s - intel i3 540 3.07GHz 4gb of ram thanks More about : cpu usage high | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to bestout Register or log in to remove trapper CPUs Expert January 9, 2013 7:02:46 PM What programs are you running, and what % of the CPU are each using? You can check this via the Windows Task Manager's processes tab. | Report abuse Reply to trapper bestout January 10, 2013 2:23:44 PM 4 game instances, 4 game bots , and 2 chrome windows at the moment its at 75% usage. if i upgrade the ram will i have less usage? | Report abuse Reply to bestout trapper CPUs Expert January 10, 2013 3:06:08 PM If thats what you're running then that CPU usage is to be expected. | Report abuse Reply to trapper Register or log in to remove Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>CPu usage high> Related ressources: Forum[ CPU ] High CPU Usage , Low FPS ForumVery high CPU usage , causing very high laptop CPU temps (90c idle) ForumVery high CPU usage when recording ForumHigh CPU Usage ForumLaptop CPU and Memory usage really high ! ForumHigh CPU usage ForumCPU usage high after upgrade. ForumI get a high -pitched whining noise during high cpu usage ... ForumHigh CPU usage when GT 520 is installed plz help ForumHigh CPU usage when GT 520 is installed plz help ForumWindows 7 high memory and CPU usage ForumSystem idle process HIGH cpu usage ForumHigh CPU Usage ForumCan a faulty PSU cause high usage /load of CPU /GPU ?? ForumHigh cpu usage in game ? Forum[SOLVED] Windows 7 + Marvell LAN = High CPU Usage ? ForumHigh CPU usage ? ForumHigh CPU Usage "Interrupts" ForumHigh CPU Usage ForumWhere can I find a good mechanical keyboard? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !