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Couldn't have said it better myself. Plus, who really runs into memory issues nowadays? That doesn't still use agp, xp or ie5.
I have memory issues with chrome, i had to have a 4GB page file just so it would have something to use as memory! thats why i've switched back to firefox.

functionality wise chrome fails cos its not a real tabbed browser and its reopen last tabs when closed function doesn't open closed windows too
any browser that makes switching tabs require pixel precision is a crap browser, end of. browsers shouldn't be in the way, chrome is in the way.
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post #22 of 79
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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
You mean that thing that's not been updated for the latest release yet?
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I use chrome and love it, not before any tests or anything even came up, to me it just felt like it was faster and I like the super simplistic look of it.
I too agree
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post #24 of 79
chrome will eat 4gigs easy once i reach the 200 tab mark

to anyone using chrome with more than 10 tabs

about:flags ==> side tabs
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chrome will eat 4gigs easy once i reach the 200 tab mark

to anyone using chrome with more than 10 tabs

about:flags ==> side tabs
new tabs open at the top... how can you work like that?
and it don't scroll with the wheel either, you have to click the down button dozens of times, takes ages to do so and needlessly strains the fingers and wrist.
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new tabs open at the top... how can you work like that?
and it don't scroll with the wheel either, you have to click the down button dozens of times, takes ages to do so and needlessly strains the fingers and wrist.
no idea what your talking about.... i scroll through the list i also am used to haveing about 20 windows open at any time, i have 343 tabs open right now and about 40% of them are ocn and the windows are organized according to which sub forum the tabs in the window belong to
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I regularly have 2 or 3 different browsers open at a time, totaling about 100 tabs. This is every day use for me.
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They used OSX....
Chrome uses way more memory on 7 than it does on linux
So not sure how relevant this article is to windows users
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No IE9 tested?
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No IE9 tested?
can you even get IE9 on OSX?
here's a windows test from tom's
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...0,2909-13.html
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