Next studies that the Epic Video games Retail store launcher was gobbling up CPU assets and, as a result, increasing technique temperatures on some PCs, Epic has issued a patch. Nonetheless, it is “not a whole alternative,” so you could possibly nonetheless see elevated CPU use and temps when the launcher is idle.

The difficulty attained traction in a Reddit article by user Neoncarbon, who claimed that disabling the launcher experienced a extraordinary influence on his AMD Ryzen 7 5800X CPU temps—the person claimed it dropped from 50C to 37C. Some others in the thread created related promises.