In comp.sys.mac.apps Lewis <g.k...@gmail.com.dontsendmecopies> wrote:
> In message <GqadnYR5z-CaIJjF...@earthlink.com
> Ant <a...@zimage.comANT> wrote:
> > I was chatting with Apple's support about my technical issues in Mac OS
> > X v10.12/Sierra. I noticed my new 15" MBP got hot because of its Safari
> > v10 web browser's chat session, with its notifications, hogging CPU
> > (almost 100%). Even RAM usage was high like almost 500 MB.
> 500MB is not high RAM usage.
> As for CPU, remember that 100% CPU on a mmodern MBP means "1/8th of the
> CPU power). The onyl reason Safari would be that high would be because
> of the chat, or you had Flash running somewhere.
No Flash running. Just two windows opened on Apple's chat support.
> > I only had one two windows (chat pop-up + the support page) opened. I
> > told the agent about it, but he said it shouldn't be that high. A new
> > bug in Sierra or just my setup?
> Did the processor use drop when you closed the chat? I have 6 tabs open
> and Safari is using 0.5% CPU (out of 8 virtual cores).
Yep! Only during chat. I even asked the guy during the chat. He said he
had reports of its CPU going up but not that high and hot.
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