You will need
- - Computer with Windows;
- program TuneUp Utilities.
The easiest way to know how many percent loaded the CPU is. Click on the keyboard Ctrl+Shift+Esc. Immediately after pressing these keys will start the task Manager. Or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Alt+Del this will bring up a window. In this window, select "task Manager. After the start task Manager go to the Performance tab. In the upper left corner of the window there is a section "CPU usage". There will display information about the current load on your CPU.
If you want to learn more about processor, you will need to use additional software. Find the Internet utility TuneUp Utilities. If you do not wish to pay for the license, you can download a trial version with limited period of use. Install the program on your computer.
Start it. When TuneUp Utilities is run for the first time, it automatically system scan. Until it is completed. After that, a dialog box will appear with the query system optimization and bug fixes. Agree for this surgery. After its completion you will find yourself in the main menu. Go to "Fix problems" and select the option "Show running processes".
From the bottom of the window displays information about overall processor utilization. Also, the window will display a full list of running processes. Each of them will be written, how much CPU resources it uses. This way you can view which processes are taxing your CPU the most.
If idle CPU load over 10%, it means that in the background is running some program, which uses its resources. You can find this software in the list, and if it is not very popular, then just delete or remove from the startup, thereby removing unnecessary overhead on your CPU.