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I sometimes have a bunch of tabs opened in Google Chrome, which I believe creates a new process per tab. I would like to be able to pinpoint the tab that is using up the CPU. Is there an easy way to to that?

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You can check which tab uses how much CPU from within Chrome. Click the wrench then in Background processes – Uri Herrera Dec 21 '11 at 18:45

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Pressing Shift + Esc will bring up the Chrome Task Manager with a row for each tab - you can sort by Memory, CPU and a couple of other columns.

Alternatively, you would also find it through: Menu button → Tools → Task Manager.

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By default, Shift + Esc doesn't appear to work, at least on a Mac it didn't. Menu, More Tools, and Task Manager worked a treat. – Dallas Clark Jun 23 at 12:25
There isn't a keyboard shortcut on Chrome OSX but, you can find it under the Window menu next to Download and a Extensions – jb510 Jun 27 at 17:18

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