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This article is *expletive* *expletive*. 99.9% of people won't go anywhere near 70 tabs, most won't go near 10, and people that would are *expletive* *expletive*.

This is like, ok, you go to two different fast food restaurants. They both sell a very similar burger. One store sells it for a much cheaper price, and the second is only a good deal if you buy in bulk. So the second store is like "WELLLLL, IF U BUY 70 OF MY BURGERS, THEN IT'S A BETTER DEAL YEAHHHHHHHH".

*expletive*
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post #142 of 251
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Originally Posted by Alphonze View Post
This article is *expletive* *expletive*. 99.9% of people won't go anywhere near 70 tabs, most won't go near 10, and people that would are *expletive* *expletive*.

This is like, ok, you go to two different fast food restaurants. They both sell a very similar burger. One store sells it for a much cheaper price, and the second is only a good deal if you buy in bulk. So the second store is like "WELLLLL, IF U BUY 70 OF MY BURGERS, THEN IT'S A BETTER DEAL YEAHHHHHHHH".

*expletive*
Except you're not paying any money for either product.

So that comparison doesn't really work.

I also use 30-40 tabs at a time; easily. More so when browsing OCN and checking out news around the web.

It's become common practice for users to have multiple tabs open at once since Tab'd browsing went mainstream.
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post #143 of 251
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Moot point since Opera is faster then both...
And renders text weirdly making it harsh on the eyes to read, even more so than firefox.
chrome wins purely on the influence of not making eyes feel like crap after 10 minutes.
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This article is *expletive* *expletive*. 99.9% of people won't go anywhere near 70 tabs, most won't go near 10, and people that would are *expletive* *expletive*.
99.9% of people don't use up 2GB of RAM with Firefox either. We like debating corner cases, it's more interesting.
    
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And renders text weirdly making it harsh on the eyes to read, even more so than firefox.
chrome wins purely on the influence of not making eyes feel like crap after 10 minutes.
Funny, I had the exact opposite experience.
Firefox looked fine after I disabled D2D though.
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post #146 of 251
I guess I'm in the minority then xD

Over my 4 FF8 windows I use about 70-100 tabs for various dev / forum / youtube sites etc. I notice a few tabs uses about 3-400MB and 70-100 uses about 5-600 so I say it scales very nicely, if you're using more than that (excluding large flash applications etc) then get off firefox 4..

I do hate however how chrome is hellbent on focusing on one benchmark aspect and bombs on most others.

Source: Peacekeeper benchmark (Data category).

Personally I find Opera 11.5 to be the best "all-round" browser.
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post #147 of 251
While 70 tabs may seem excessive, think about others who have really low spec machines.

I still have a low end Pentium from around 2004/2005 in my home which gets regular use. Over the years Firefox has shown to be the very best on resources. IE is just a joke, even the latest one, if you have 4-5 tabs open and one of them has a video loaded, it slows down and is barely usable. Opera is pretty good but once you're up to about 20 tabs, selecting older tabs starts to be a problem. Firefox can easily do 50 and I've had many videos loaded on those tabs. I can click any tab without problems. I haven't tried Google Chrome.

I often have 30-50 tabs going.On my other PCs its not problem and I suppose most have moved on but there's still some out there and IE is not really usable, not that I'd want to use it anyway.
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Firefox has been proving to be a very buggy experience as of late for me....

I'm losing my first impression of this browser daily! (even after years of using it)
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I don't typically go past 50 tabs, regardless they're all loaded well before I get to the end of my tabs...with Chrome.
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Ill stick with my chrome. (FYI Chrome's Adblock plus is made by the same guy who dose firefox's)
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