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Old 06-27-10, 10:30 PM   #11
alexmurray
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Default Re: 95% CPU usage with driver 256.35 ?!!

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Originally Posted by konst View Post
I don't use the nvidia glx. Never did. It has nothing to do with the problem.
Yes it does - NVIDIA GLX IS THE BINARY DRIVER. If this fails to load, X will instead fall back to software rendering and hence all rendering is done in the CPU, not the GPU, and that is why you have 95% CPU usage. Fix the driver to load correctly and this will fix your 95% CPU usage issue.
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