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Old 05-27-2017, 08:18 PM   #1
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cpu running high

hello just wondering anyone has the same problem as me my cpu running high 100% when i use f/fox go to terminal comd top showing web-content using alot of cpu i disabled all my add ons did'nt work the same with most sites i go to.don't if this will help showing what card i have on my l/top Kernel modules: i2c_i801

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Whistler [Radeon HD 6730M/6770M/7690M XT] [1002:6740] (rev ff) (prog-if ff)
!!! Unknown header type 7f
Kernel driver in use: radeon
Kernel modules: radeon
thanks if you need more info let me know
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Do you get this for every site you view in Firefox?

I've got GKrellm permanently docked at the right hand side of my right hand monitor so I can get an overview of my system loading; CPU, network, disk, etc.

Some sites I visit with Firefox can cause one of the cores to saturate, usually with some unwanted video advert or extraneous junk going on. Closing the tab usually returns it to normal.

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Your video card probably has little to do with the problem. The situation you describe is usually caused by a script that wants to run, but firefox won't allow it.
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so there is no way to really stop it from happening just exit whatever site i an looking at
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I second what AwesomeMachine said.

When this happens, wait to see whether Firefox throws an "unresponsive script" error message. It can take what seems like forever (but is usually only a couple of minutes).
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I saw the web-content issue (and 100% on one core) on Chrome with the google "don't auto-run HTML5" plugin. Removed the plugin, problem went away. I never run video in f/f, but it occasionally chews up CPU and RAM, so I just kill and restart it.
Probably a better answer out there, but satisfies my needs.


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