Have you ever wondered what your CPU does when the Epic Game player is running in the background. In fact, with Ryzen processors, it can clearly increase the operating temperature by 20 ° C.
Yes, there is an Epic Game Launcher bug responsible for switching to Ryzen processors that should only be idle. The good news is that it is discovered, known, and will soon be fixed. The note was posted on Reddit as wild theories surfaced, like that the app was using users’ computers to mine cryptocurrencies or use them as malware. The app used 10 to 20% of the idle CPU usage.
It was Sergiy Galyonkin, the developer of the Epic Games app, who confirmed that his team has already identified the problem and that they are implementing a solution they are currently testing. At the moment, it is not known when the patch will be released to all users, but it is expected soon. until that time. Close the game launcher manually.
Update: The patch is out now. 11.02 launcher will update on its own. As promised by Sergiy Galyonkin, developer of the Epic Games app, an update 11.0.2 is now available which fixes the CPU usage issue that was affecting AMD and Intel users.