Some Steam Themes eat CPU...

Discussion in 'PC Gaming & Hardware' started by RogueTrip, Feb 13, 2018.

  1. RogueTrip

    RogueTrip 2[H]4U

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    Small PSA.

    Has anyone noticed when using steam themes and just having the window open will eat cpu time? No games loaded.

    I noticed this tonight while task manager was open that 1 cpu core would have about 75% load with window open, load would go away when steam is minimized to tray.

    Using the theme "Compact" version 1.595 and an earlier copy would do this but the latest version 1.599 seems ok.
    Using the theme "Air" also causes this high CPU usage.

    When using the Default Skin, Invert and FaceIT themes seem fine and low/no cpu usage.

    Are others running into this issue?!
     
  2. aeonrevolution

    aeonrevolution 2[H]4U

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  3. Armenius

    Armenius [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Sorry, but I would never trust any 3rd party modifications messing with my Steam. I have too much money invested to ever take a chance just to make the interface a little more manageable.
     
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  4. termite

    termite [H]ardness Supreme

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    This.
     
  5. aeonrevolution

    aeonrevolution 2[H]4U

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    All I see in my Settings is the stock skin option

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  6. Nickbaldwin86

    Nickbaldwin86 2[H]4U

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    why do you need themes? i never even see steam... it launches with windows.... I right click on it on the task bar and launch game of choice.

    turn off themes you sillly tweaker
     
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  7. st4rk

    st4rk Gawd

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    If I could have a Console-based Steam client that would be awesome.
     
  8. Disposed

    Disposed [H]ardness Supreme

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    You mean like big picture mode?
     
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  9. Comixbooks

    Comixbooks Ignore Me

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    Pressure 2 Dark everything else looks tacky even the default
     
  10. CrimsonKnight13

    CrimsonKnight13 Lord Stabington of [H]ard|Fortress

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    I'm using the Metro theme. Never noticed any issues with it. :cigar:
     
  11. st4rk

    st4rk Gawd

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    No, like straight up CMD/Shell, haha. Not console as in xbox/ps4.