CPU is running up to 100% especially on certain websites


I had been noticing that my PC’s cpu has been running at 90%-100% for the last month or longer. Then yesterday Windows installed a pretty big update and it seemed to even get worse. I played with some startup services but nothing really seemed to work. It especially was bad when I went to websites like YouTube, Soundcloud and various other sites, especially video/cam and music streaming type of sites. I guess those take up more resources.

Regardless, I haven’t used Chrome in over 6 months but decided to try it out to see if anything changed and it did. When going to Youtube and Soundcloud (at the same time) plus a couple of other tabs there was still no 90%-100% cpu. Usually it would trigger my CPU to run “hot”. I’m sure if I pushed it, it would happen and I plan to do that today.

My only guess is that Brave is taking up more resources and pushing the CPU or Windows has some type of bug that’s triggering the CPU…both of those guesses are very uneducated though. :smiley:

Anyways, I figured I would mention it. I don’t think there is any more info I could give at the moment.

Brave: 0.22.721
V8: 6.6.346.32
rev: bfe7cdd026c68013236ebe206a33448db9370fca
Muon: 6.0.12
OS Release: 10.0.17134
Update Channel: Release
OS Architecture: x64
OS Platform: Microsoft Windows
Node.js: 7.9.0
Brave Sync: v1.4.2
libchromiumcontent: 66.0.3359.170

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Hi @muzak6 if you check on Github Brave hogging the CPU a bit too much has always been an issue for quite sometime in most OSs with multiple reports of the issue and currently they’re not proving any updates regarding this matter but I’m sure they’ll apprehend it soon.

Could you also consider editing the comment by removing all the information below about:brave, there’s no need for it.


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