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CPU usage jumps to 100% under very light load

Question asked by curtiswaters on Sep 22, 2015

My CPU usage randomly jumps to 100% under light load  (a few tabs on Chrome or MS Office) and my computer freezes completely.
I am certain I have no malware or viruses. My RAM usage remains normal and so does my GPU usage.
Could my CPU be faulty?


FX-6300 + 212 EVO
16GB G.Skill @1600
XFX R9 280
Gigabyte 970A-DS3P
Windows 10