Strange CPU usage when using FM8/Absynth5 from NI

When you face an issue with CPU usage when using FM8 or Absynth5

Start the standalone version of FM8 and disable data usage tracking:

Same issue occurs with Absynth5

Today I got a response from NI, they are looking at that.


Hopefully, it gets resolved faster. Already facing the issue for a long.

Kevin J. Hodge

Just disable that option and the issue is gone.

Here’s a Gig Performer blog article that further elaborates this topic (screenshots included):
Gig Performer | If your fans start running hot when you load Gig Performer, it’s probably not Gig Performer!