Having the same problem on a late-2013 Macbook Retina Pro running Ubuntu
17.04 Zesty and previous versions.
Seem to have got a fix with:
1 CCSM General - OpenGL - 'uncheck the "Sync to VBlank" option' and
2 CCSM Desktop - Ubuntu Unity Plugin - check Enable Low Graphics Mode
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Compiz CPU usage dramatically increased in Ubuntu 14.04
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