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Hi, i've recently read a lot of things about crypto jacking and malware like that and i've gotten quite paranoid maybe for the greater good or bad i'm not too sure yet. I started looking at my CPU usage and temperatures at idle via MSI afterburner and noticed my 12th core has a few spikes consistently sometimes up to 80% (see screenshot 1), is this something I should be worried about or does it look normal. Note, I ran a full malwarebytes scan yesterday with rootkits and all and only found some leftover files from some pc cleaner tool I had a while ago that got flagged. (I am running a Ryzen 5 2600x, MSI 1070Ti and 16 gigs of ddr4 ram). Also note temperatures are around 37C and spike to around 40C as seen in screenshot 2.

Any help is much appreciated!

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as i was writing this i noticed my 12th core started to get stable.... did a little investigation and it looks like whenever i scroll up or down in the Afterburner monitor that's when it spikes, seems to be quite consistent at doing this only when i scroll so im assuming the paranoia got the better of me in this case haha!

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