It's not system resources that was his concern, it was his Kernel Processor Usage. (Go to Start Menu > Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Monitor) There should be a graph "Kernel: Processor Usage". For d00d, he's using another program, and it's still saying that his usage is high even though he's barely doing anything.
<i>OC...unless your computer's cheezy (is that a good rhyme?)</i>