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Support => Hardware => Topic started by: zackxoxo on May 19, 2020, 03:59:22 pm

Title: 100% CPU usage on reddit in the past days
Post by: zackxoxo on May 19, 2020, 03:59:22 pm
Reddit has become unusable. I use Vivaldi as a browser (chromium bnased). There's some Javascript running and fully exhausting my CPU. I have an i7-3930k which is NOT a slow CPU.

When I disable JavaScript, it runs fast and normal, but obcviously it's not a solution, because reddit doesn't run without JavaScript proerly.

I struggle to even type this post because of the severe slowdown. Words appear only 10 seconds after I type them.

This is horrible and i I am not sure what to do. Please help.
Title: Re: 100% CPU usage on reddit in the past days
Post by: rayzer on May 20, 2020, 06:33:41 am
could be an issue with reddit or your browser,  at the moment im on reddit, facebook, discord and here on a old dual core cpu and 3gb of ram and the whole lot is only using 1.5gb of ram with the brave browser. 
have you tried loading addons such as ublock origin and privacy badger and see if it makes any difference or even install another browser to test.
if youre on the peppermint 10 respin you can use the web browser manager in the menu to do so
Title: Re: 100% CPU usage on reddit in the past days
Post by: Slim.Fatz on May 20, 2020, 07:46:55 am
Hi zackxoxo,

I agree with rayzer: try different browser.  ;)

Regards,

-- Slim