Kernel Task cpu usage

Discussion in 'macOS Sierra (10.12)' started by Skika, Apr 23, 2017.

  1. Skika macrumors 68030

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    #1
    Kernel Task cpu usage varies between 15-20% in idle or doing light browsing. I have a 2014 15 inch rMBP.

    Is this normal?
     
  2. gsahli macrumors 6502a

    gsahli

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    Chicago
    #2
    kernel task is a scheduler of other tasks. I just looked at mine and it varied from 5% to 11%, no browsing. I think yours is normal.
     

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