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Oh hell no. I hate multiprocess browsing. It takes up ungodly amounts of memory if you browse with any number of tabs greater than 1. I'm turning this nonsense off the instant it's added in Nightly.
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Regardless of the the rhetoric slinging in the previous posts. I dont browse often, but when I do. I browse with Firefox, because of one advantage that Firefox has always had over the rest.... better add-on support. Browse responsibly my friends, because they'll be watching you.
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Firefox has already has separate processes for plug-ins and the browser, native 64bit support since 2010 and hardware acceleration. Chrome doesn't work very well on netbooks. It uses too much CPU and memory. Firefox has a much smaller footprint. I've tried Chrome but it just eats too much memory on my older laptops. Not to mention Chrome's limited ability to customize the UI beyond themes and limited control over the browser. Chrome is too limiting and mainly for people who don't care about controlling or customizing their browser: AKA the non-techy crowd.
Well I don't know about netbooks, but I recently put windows xp on a Dell laptop with an 866 Mhz p3 and on that system, chrome is the only usable browser by far. Firefox, which I used for many years, is just slow. And I have never liked IE, so Chrome it is.

I use chrome on my sig rig too as it just seems better all around for me.

All browsers rip off ideas from the others, same with operating systems, IDE's, Image programs, etc.
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post #44 of 69
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Oh hell no. I hate multiprocess browsing. It takes up ungodly amounts of memory if you browse with any number of tabs greater than 1. I'm turning this nonsense off the instant it's added in Nightly.
I really hope there is a option to turn it off in the final version,or else they might as well go back to having to open a new window.
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How many tabs? Because I have screenshots of Chrome using over 2GB RAM in what is normal use for me.
1-2 at the most as It irks me to have so many tabs open. FF's memory leaks kept it from being perfect. Although slow, I've always had 100% stability with IE8 probably due to it have multi-process browsing.
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So... in other words, Mozilla finally realized that Chrome's success was NOT due to it's constant revisions but rather on being a superior platform.

So now instead of releasing Firefox 12 by the end of the year, their new strategy is to copy all the key marketing points that were originally used for chrome? *shrug* well whatever floats their boat. FF had a good run, glad I've moved on.
Chrome works by cutting stuff out. You effectively process less by my understanding, not because it is significantly better.
post #47 of 69
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Oh hell no. I hate multiprocess browsing. It takes up ungodly amounts of memory if you browse with any number of tabs greater than 1. I'm turning this nonsense off the instant it's added in Nightly.
You have 8GB. Why waste it?
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Chrome already did that. Just need native 64bit support and its good to go.
Why does it need 64 bit support? 64-bit support is only needed if ONE process needs to access more _than_ 2GB of memory, and if i remember correctly, Chrome uses multiple processes, and the probability that a single one of those processes reaches 2GB is zero to none.
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Why does it need 64 bit support? 64-bit support is only needed if ONE process needs to access more _than_ 2GB of memory, and if i remember correctly, Chrome uses multiple processes, and the probability that a single one of those processes reaches 2GB is zero to none.
Who needs more then 2GB of memory and a dual core for gaming?
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I use firefox because it has NoScript which is insanely easy to use compared to other browsers script blocking.

I'm just excited about 64 bit
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