Topic Title: CPU continually at 100%, even though System Idle is at 99%
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 12/08/2013 04:51 AM
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I have FX 8150 on a Gigabyte Mobo GA-990FXA-UD5 with 16gb DDR3

I just installed a new Mushkin Chronos Drive 240gb, clean install of Windows 7 64bit

At random times the computer will hard freeze and I have to hit the reset button

At other times though, the computer freezes.  I can do things, but it takes about 30 - 45 seconds for Windows to respond.  This last time I close out any task that was using the CPU.

System Idle was at 99%, but CPU utilization was at 100% and there was still lag.  Performance Monitor showed all Cores taking massive spikes, it looked like a rictor scale instead of a single line.

Here is what Task Manager shows:

Here is what Performance Monitor shows:

Is it possible for a Thread to be stuck in the CPU and NOT show up in Task Manager?

Any suggestions?  I also have the DXdiag log and the System NFO file.

Thank you in advance.

Edited: 12/08/2013 at 04:58 AM by kinghq1
 12/08/2013 12:22 PM
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Usually programs like that are malware and viruses.

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Did you have the same problem before the new SSD install?

Yes it is possible to have system hangs for a variety of reasons and the software won't necessarily resort to match the task manager CPU usage percentage.


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