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A few days ago I bought a notebook (Asus N56VZ) and detect a problem with CPU usage. When I am surfing on the Internet or using some programs, CPU usage is jumping from 1-7% to 65-80%.

Can you give me some advice?

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The "top" command will easily show you which processes are consuming the CPU.

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