Why is Steam so badly coded?

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by w00t951, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. w00t951 macrumors 68000


    Jan 6, 2009
    Pittsburgh, PA
    When I try to do anything on Steam, the processor usage skyrockets and the entire program lags and/or beachballs. If I try to download something, Steam usually crashes. Does anyone have a fix for this? Thanks.
  2. Libertine Lush macrumors 6502a

    Nov 23, 2009
    While idle, with no games running, I do see the CPU load and temp go up quite a bit sometimes. My only remedy is to restart the client.

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