When I play a movie with SMPlayer (video:mpv) and I check my CPU usage with GNOME system monitor, it shows %4 or %5 CPU usage (1 second update interval), but
htop shows %45 CPU usage:
top shows the same load as
Since My CPU fan RPM goes higher when I'm playing movie with SMPlayer. I suspect
top is reporting CPU usage more accurately.
I have Intel i7 920 with 6GB RAM.
Why do I have high CPU usage and why do I see different results on
top and in GNOME system monitor?