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CPU running at 100% when im playing games

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PandionHQ

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Specs:

Intel Core i7-8700K Processor
MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Gaming X
HyperX Predator DDR4 3200MHz 16GB
Corsair RM1000i, 1000W PSU
Corsair Hydro Series H115i CPU Cooler
MSI Z370 Gaming Pro Carbon AC, S-1151
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5" SSD
Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5'' HDD




Problem: Basically my computer usage / CPU Usage is extremely high for most games and i dont get the FPS i should be getting. 100-120FPS on League of Legends and same on CSGO.

Im playing Overwatch, suddenly i see my FPS drop down to 120-90. I check Task manager, CPU is up at 99%/100% and the only thing i have up running is chrome. I know chrome takes up CPU space, but with my CPU and computer, it should be able to handle it.



And when im playing CSGO, League of Legends, Overwatch, Fortnite or any other game my CPU usage is around 90-100%.


My computer is about 4/5 months old now. My computer is a beast and it should be performing without any problems what so ever, especially on a game like fortnite and its running 100% GPU Usage?

CSGO i might understand cause its CPU demandin but League of Legends, giving me 100-110FPS and CPU running at 100%, with the computer and setup that i have? I dont understand.

The Usage on games is extremely high, and ive downloaded MSI - X Boost, ANd command Center, and the rest of the programs and updated every thing. I have downloaded malwarebytes and CCleaner to check if i have a miner or something hogging up the CPU but it couldnt find anything. I dont know what the problem is or how to solve it. Any and all help is appreciated.



Screenshots:

CSGO:
https://gyazo.com/a26bce6524ccab2c86b7d19fa052eaa0
https://gyazo.com/5d64f58edb7253b7fa49ec36751966ba

League: https://gyazo.com/a2236d29aba7c37f999cbe9df09e185c
https://gyazo.com/bbc17eb9177799f916207257c5d4853e
https://gyazo.com/a3744a001a58b2929c5c6ddeab63df01

Fortnite: Sometimes both CPU and GPU is at 100%.
https://gyazo.com/7705a1efbfe6902c97a2aa1dd45062d2
https://gyazo.com/b8d3c337c28e53bb0ee6140a0f3e7618
 

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Any update for us PandionHQ? This thread will be closed if not replied to within 48hrs.
 
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