Nvidia's latest graphics drivers made plenty of introductions – most notably support for GeForce GTX 16-Series laptops (and the new GTX 1650 desktop card) – but it seems that version 430.39 so has brought with it a rather nasty bug which spikes processor usage under Windows.
Manuel Guzman , Software QA at Nvidia, and always active on the official forum when it comes to bug squashing, acknowledged the issue as follows: "We have been able to reproduce the bug now and are currently testing a fix."
Apparently this The Nvidia Display Container LS (Local System), which reads as one Reddit user reports is "constantly hogging 1
Another user commenting on the Nvidia forum said: "Hoping for a fix for the high CPU usage for NV Container LS soon. 8700K [processor] is getting old. "
This is obviously bad news for all concerned, as nobody wants their CPU cycles being taken up for no reason, but it's going to be most likely due to this extra errant processor activity. GTX 16-Series mobile GPUs with these latest drivers, but probably, your CPU might not be so well catered for …
There's no official workaround or solution as yet, but as we do
This has been cropped up before. Nvidia has been around for some time now , back in February 2019, with driver version 419.17. GeForce owner lamenting the bug in the current drivers.
It's worth noting that the new 430.39 drivers introduce support for the imminent Windows 10 May 2019 update, and they are causing a persistent bug that caused random flickering to occur on the desktop of some users running multiple monitors.