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grey_1
12-28-09, 03:37 PM
Anyone else seeing 50+% cpu usage off the store page in steam? Nothing else causes it but scrolling on the storefront.

http://img692.imageshack.us/img692/8564/94428293.jpg (http://img692.imageshack.us/i/94428293.jpg/)

Irritating.

TIA for replies

K-1
12-28-09, 03:49 PM
Tops out at 12% usage here.

Scratch that, maxed at 16% after scrolling up and down for several seconds.

http://img695.imageshack.us/img695/245/clipboard01rc.jpg

CaptNKILL
12-28-09, 03:53 PM
It seems to max out one of my cores when I scroll the main store page as well.

Since you have a dual core that's 50%. On mine its 25%. It only does it on the main store page when I scroll quickly though.

Valve should add multi threaded rendering to their built in browser. :bleh:

grey_1
12-28-09, 06:52 PM
Thanks for the replies. I should have added this only seemed to start about a week ago.

meh, hopefully they fix it soon.

Redeemed
12-28-09, 06:56 PM
I just scream and yell profanities at my puter till she starts runnin' faster.

Sometimes it takes a good while, and I lose my voice. That don't stop me none! I keep up my screamin' and yellin' as best I can! Eventually she works like she should. ;)

Rummy
12-28-09, 10:45 PM
I get 3-5% usage

CaptNKILL
12-28-09, 11:32 PM
Thanks for the replies. I should have added this only seemed to start about a week ago.

meh, hopefully they fix it soon.

Its probably just the mix of images and flash graphics they're using for the holiday sale.

Once its over it should be back to normal.

It shouldn't really affect anything unless you're browsing the store anyway, so it shouldn't hurt anything. :)

ATi
12-28-09, 11:49 PM
I get 3-5% usagesame here;)

K007
12-29-09, 03:17 AM
probably the flash work, i get 3-5% as well.

betterdan
12-29-09, 04:50 AM
If I scroll up and down a bunch I hit a max of 20% on 1 core otherwise if just sitting there it's about 3%

musman
12-29-09, 07:31 AM
I'm at 3-5% here.

grey_1
12-29-09, 08:39 AM
I'm beginning to think I'm not supposed to be shopping on steam lol.

Thanks for all the replies, I must have something in the background that page doesn't like.

DiscipleDOC
12-29-09, 09:36 AM
I'm beginning to think I'm not supposed to be shopping on steam lol.

Thanks for all the replies, I must have something in the background that page doesn't like.

Do you have a proxy running? Also, your antivirus app could be trying to scan the page for warez....

Albo
12-29-09, 09:42 AM
When I scroll, it jumps from 3% to 52% too.

grey_1
12-29-09, 11:07 AM
Do you have a proxy running? Also, your antivirus app could be trying to scan the page for warez....

Nope, no proxy. And security essentials shows zero activity while this is happening.

The whole thing wouldn't bother me so much if it weren't the only problem I have with my rig lol. Sticks out like the proverbial sore thumb.

grey_1
12-29-09, 11:08 AM
When I scroll, it jumps from 3% to 52% too.

I think we're in the minority.

Redeemed
12-29-09, 12:12 PM
I wouldn't sweat it too much buddy. You are on a dual core if I recall so it could just be taxing one core. One core fully maxed is 50% cpu usage. I'd not sweat it.

It never jumped above 11% for me- but I've got "8" cores. :lol: Not a fair comparison. :p

mullet
12-29-09, 12:17 PM
1% to 3% no matter what I do even with music going.

K-1
12-29-09, 12:46 PM
I think we're in the minority.

Perhaps you need to update your Flash Player?

Albo
12-29-09, 01:03 PM
Perhaps you need to update your Flash Player?

Just updated it. And it went up to 66%

K-1
12-29-09, 01:44 PM
Just updated it. And it went up to 66%

D'oh! :thumbdwn:

grey_1
12-29-09, 01:57 PM
Just updated it. And it went up to 66%

LoL, mine was already updated.

I wonder if an earlier version would be better? I'll have to try it later.

jkmetal
12-29-09, 08:30 PM
When I scroll i'm getting anywhere from 15 to 20.

betterdan
12-30-09, 08:21 AM
I just turned off my computer and tried it and I got 0% even while scrolling. :retard:

Buio
01-01-10, 01:12 AM
probably the flash work, i get 3-5% as well.

Probably, and Flash sucks (and the programmers doing ****ty Flash that hogs the CPU also sucks).

I tested on my Steam and my CPU used up to 100% at one point, haha. But I got an old AMD dual core so not that much power. I've got the latest Flash version.