|Apr 24, 2013, 09:42 AM||#1|
kernel_task causing 70% CPU usage???
I'm having problems with my late-2011 15" MBP. After a couple hours of usage the computer becomes very, very slow. I noticed in the Activity Monitor that the kernel_task is using 500% of the CPU (seems weird, but anyway), causing my system CPU usage to bounce to 70%.
In case it's relevant, my MBP battery is 100% dead. We've ordered a new one, but until it comes I'm running on A/C power exclusively.
Any ideas of how to solve? Screenshot is below.
15" MBP | iPhone 4S
D700, 50mm f1.8, 24-70mm f2.8, 70-200mm f2.8
Last edited by epicwelshman; Apr 24, 2013 at 10:49 AM. Reason: Added screenshot
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