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For some reason my steam will use 100% of my first cpu core even thought its doing nothing. Probably a programming glitch with X2 processors. If I close it and start it again its fine but I started up steam hit CTRL+ALT+DEL and dragged my steam window and noticed my CPU usage went up so I started to drag it around the screen and my CPU usage shot up to 50%. Is that normal and why would draging it cause the CPU usage to spike?

EDIT: noticed it didnt spike while dragging normal folders but when you started to drag it it would turn into an outline but when you drag the steam window the whole thing moves so maby the CPU is calculating where to move everything in the window????
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I dont know how much this helps, but when I drag a firefox window around CPU usage spikes to the 80-90% range.
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ya even if you move your cursor around it will spike the cpu usage... ide say thats normal, my cpu does the same as what u describe...
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