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For me, chrome feels faster than firefox and this article backs it up. I've never had more than 20 tabs opened anyway.
Every browser does fast.
    
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NOOOOoo not my precious RAM at the desktop!

Errm, maybe that isn't a big issue .
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post #13 of 79
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Every browser does fast.
Chrome takes less than half a second to start up and I have more than 10 extensions installed, two dozen bookmarks, etc.

Firefox on the other hand, takes about three seconds to start up and I haven't even got a single addon for that or even any bookmarks/preferences. It's updated to the latest version and installed on the same drive as Chrome.

I did notice a difference in browsing speed when I first switched to Chrome from FF, but that was back when Firefox was much, much slower and more bloated than it is now.
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I really don't see how you can notice a difference between mere browsers with a high-end system. I tried both, both of them there was no noticeable difference between speeds. So I stuck with Firefox (better addons)
As a developer, I always stuck with Firefox for debugging, but lately I find the dev tools in Chrome to be much better and easier to work with than Firebug. I fell in love with Chrome around a year and half ago. Flash block, ad block plus, and dev tools is all I need.

Chrome is noticeably faster at starting up and a much faster browser. It's a visual difference.
    
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Hmm, I don't think anyone on this forum will have issues, even with 40 tabs open you are only using 1.6GB of RAM and most people here have at least 4GB.

edit: although apparently between windows 7 and 2 tabs in firefox I am using 2.4GB.
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Hmm, I don't think anyone on this forum will have issues, even with 40 tabs open you are only using 1.6GB of RAM and most people here have at least 4GB.

edit: although apparently between windows 7 and 2 tabs in Firefox I am using 2.4GB.
like you i only use 2.5gb .. but im running 5 tabs and loads of background programs like steam and a few chat programs and even a minecraft server

so personally memory isn't a issue at all i use Firefox for the addons and visual mods like stylish
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Hmm, I don't think anyone on this forum will have issues, even with 40 tabs open you are only using 1.6GB of RAM and most people here have at least 4GB.

edit: although apparently between windows 7 and 2 tabs in firefox I am using 2.4GB.
2 FF tabs, directv2pc running (and playing), win7, using 1.4gb (out of 4)
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post #18 of 79
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Chrome is noticeably faster at starting up and a much faster browser. It's a visual difference.
For startup with no tabs, yeah, if you have plenty of tabs open like me, it takes longer to start up than FF.

And faster in general? The difference is in milliseconds. The java stuff is stuff most people would not use.
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post #19 of 79
How to solve this in Firefox:
Use addon "Fasterfox lite" to disable FastBack, which keeps pages in memory to be available immediately again upon request.
I'm not surprised most of you didn't know that, but my thought: it could help
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How to solve this in Firefox:
Use addon "Fasterfox lite" to disable FastBack, which keeps pages in memory to be available immediately again upon request.
I'm not surprised most of you didn't know that, but my thought: it could help
I just downloaded fasterfox lite and how do I disable fastback?
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