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post #131 of 251
Hmmm I usually have 50+ Tabs open every time I start browsing. Looks like FF(Palemoon) is right for me. No need to switch to Chrome for me
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post #132 of 251
Ok, Firefox is good for multiple tabs. Any more benchmarks on 10 to 20tabs? Its not like any Average person would reach 150 tabs. =o
   
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70 tabs? Really? That's a palpably unrealistic situation....
Not really, I have nearly 200 tabs open sometimes, i rarely go below 50 tabs, 70 is a small amount.
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post #134 of 251
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Not really, I have nearly 200 tabs open sometimes, i rarely go below 50 tabs, 70 is a small amount.
Now the question is, what are you actually doing?
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post #135 of 251
Even at low tab counts FF generally beats out Chrome. Those FF4 issues are of the past, though it did taint the reputation of FF fairly well.
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post #136 of 251
Pretty sure this is because firefox is all in the one instance, where as chrome tabs are all separate chrome.exe's, it's a pretty big optimization fail on Google's part, but they'll probably do something about it because of this article I imagine.
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Pretty sure this is because firefox is all in the one instance, where as chrome tabs are all separate chrome.exe's, it's a pretty big optimization fail on Google's part, but they'll probably do something about it because of this article I imagine.
The article explained that Chrome doesn't actually use a separate process for each tab. It combined 20 tabs under one process during this test. FF8 is also faster at rendering pages than Chrome dev currently.
post #138 of 251
Moot point since Opera is faster then both...
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post #139 of 251
70 tabs? The most I've used is 30-40....I usually have about 20 tabs open at a time.


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Moot point since Opera is faster then both...
That may be true sometimes but Opera has problems with loading some pages. So does Chrome (not as much as opera though).

But I know I can ALWAYS depend on Firefox opening a page correctly and if FF doesn't work (which rarely happens) then I use IE
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well i personally haven't used chrome long term, firefox just worked for me, why fix it when its not broken
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