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Yeah, FF is becoming a hog
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Originally Posted by Core2uu View Post
There is a reason we have moved on from 512MB DDR RAM. There is also a reason Chrome uses more memory, which is because it has a separate process for each tab. There is a reason you have 4GB of RAM; it's so that you may actually use it. I really don't understand the mentality of viciously guarding your RAM from actually having to perform its function. You paid for it, so you may as well use it.
Multitasking. Have you ever heard of it?

I usually run 1-2 virtual machines each using 512 MB, while playing a game which uses 512-1024MB, in addition to the browser left in the background. And let's not forget about the OS which uses around 1.5GB. Last thing I need is a browser using 1.6GB of ram.
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Two second start-up difference between each browser.

Shut.

Down.

Everything...
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Multitasking. Have you ever heard of it?

I usually run 1-2 virtual machines each using 512 MB, while playing a game which uses 512-1024MB, in addition to the browser left in the background. And let's not forget about the OS which uses around 1.5GB. Last thing I need is a browser using 1.6GB of ram.
Why would you run a virtual machine while gaming?
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I've been having issues since installing FF4.0, with slow start-up times and especially with the browser going "not responding" for 5-10 seconds every now and then.

Also, I've seen up to 2GB memory usage on Firefox with nothing but 30 tabs of mostly text/jpg sites open. I've got Noscript, Adblock Plus, Flashblock, all the toys installed, and whether I enable or disable them, FF is still as sluggish as before :<

Maybe I'll go back to 3.6, it worked.
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Chrome crashes for me on certain pages containing tons of images. Firefox will use ~400Mb, Chrome will creep up to 1Gb, then lock up. Don't get me wrong, it's a good browser, but when you really start opening tabs, it eats RAM.
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Why would you run a virtual machine while gaming?
Because I can? jk

Mostly for downloads and/or server on different NICs.
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Lawl, Chromefail.
Yeah... if you ever use 40 tabs..
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Tests like this dont always reflect the "real world usage" - even if this article said that Firefox uses less memory with a few tabs, I would stick with Chrome because to me, on the machines I use, and what I browse on the web, Chrome is much faster.

I honestly dont know why I ignored Chrome when it was first released, I cant see myself ever going back to another browser.
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Multitasking. Have you ever heard of it?

I usually run 1-2 virtual machines each using 512 MB, while playing a game which uses 512-1024MB, in addition to the browser left in the background. And let's not forget about the OS which uses around 1.5GB. Last thing I need is a browser using 1.6GB of ram.
If I was doing all that at once, I would personally get more RAM but I suppose you have your reasons.

Regardless, I personally like having stability while browsing; countless times, a single ailing tab has caused Firefox to fail making me have to kill the entire browser in order to get it working again. I have NEVER had this problem since I started using Chrome due to the fact that it sandboxes tab. If a single tab in Chrome ever fails, it doesn't bring down the rest of the browser with it. It's a feature I'm willing to use my RAM for.
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