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 trapper a b à CPUs 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. m 0 l 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? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer trapper a b à CPUs January 10, 2013 3:06:08 PM If thats what you're running then that CPU usage is to be expected. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHigh CPU usage with Guild Wars 2 Forum Solved"Store Broker" high CPU usage Forum SolvedHigh CPU Usage on i7 4770K Forum SolvedBF4 low GPU usage and high CPU usage bad frames Forum SolvedOutlast high cpu usage Forum Solvedhigh cpu usage Forum SolvedHigh GPU usage, low CPU usage Forum SolvedSlows down pc; high cpu usage when hard disk is working Forum SolvedHigh CPU usage when moving mouse? Forum SolvedHigh CPU Usage FX8120 Forum SolvedHigh CPU usage and RAM usage Forum SolvedThief high cpu usage Forum SolvedHigh cpu usage on quite abit games. Forum SolvedHigh cpu usage Forum SolvedCPU Usage extremely high, after playing games? Forum SolvedCpu getting super high usage Forum SolvedLow GPU Usage but High CPU Usage Forum SolvedHigh CPU usage. Even after a complete format of the pc Forum SolvedBF4 Low fps with low GPU usage but high CPU usage? Forum SolvedHigh CPU usage under load? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !