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Originally Posted by james_ant View Post
Well there you have it, if you want to look at 150 pages at once Firefox is the way to go.
Exactly

Chrome FTW still

I use at MOST 10 pages, then it's too much to bother keeping open anyways. Chrome is so much faster at all levels (except with 150 tabs open apparently) that this just doesn't matter
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post #172 of 251
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Exactly

Chrome FTW still

I use at MOST 10 pages, then it's too much to bother keeping open anyways. Chrome is so much faster at all levels (except with 150 tabs open apparently) that this just doesn't matter
That's extremely subjective. I use them both on a daily basis, and the difference is pretty negligible, and non-existent when I run 64-bit Firefox 8/Nightly build.

What it comes down to for me is add-on versatility/compatibility - and Firefox still wins this, hands down (imo), and does so without the add-ons even affecting browser performance.
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post #173 of 251
Currently I have 80 tabs of forum pages and folding@home statistics and some YouTube channel pages in Chrome and it works perfectly. It doesn't when I open alot of tabs of Youtube with 1080p videos, already crashes at like 10. When loading the folding@home text files with all user and team information it already crashes at 2. Really depends on what you're doing.
post #174 of 251
bah... unrealistic, like hell it is. I typically have ~100 tabs open on my desktop and since I have been using my laptop more I have 40 tabs open right now. Besides Chrome is a pain to do anything but basic web browsing in, which the only reason I have it was due to it launching faster but its almost pointless since FF has gotten boosts there.
    
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post #175 of 251
Right now I have about 23 tabs open. I'm sure I got close to 40 yesterday. I just save them so I can resume browsing where I left off. Point being every time I turn on my rig and open firefox a bunch of tabs have to be opened all at once...so slightly more realistic than many of you thought . Although I admit people like me are the exception.

Haven't bothered to try this with chrome though, I just use it for a quick search or something when I don't want to mess with all the other important tabs.
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I do EXACTLY the same thing with my firefox and chrome
    
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70 tabs? Really? That's a palpably unrealistic situation....

My experience with FireFox is that it consumes MASSIVE amounts of RAM in everyday use, which is rather annoying. I'm not talking 300MB mind you. More like 2.3GIGAbytes. Now with 8GB in the tank, it's not a problem. It just irks me to have a web browser use that much....
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Well there you have it, if you want to look at 150 pages at once Firefox is the way to go.

I regularly use 30-60 tabs and have gone up to 80+ sometimes. I gave up on Chrome when I realised how poorly it responded compared to firefox, but in my experience, Firefox has its own problems - sometimes it'll slow down and the only thing that'll get it back to "normal" usage is closing it and reopening it.


I haven't tried out a Nightly build yet though. I might just have to...
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Chrome doesn't cut it for me. Firefox does.

That said, I think this is a useless comparison.
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I do EXACTLY the same thing with my firefox and chrome
Nonsense!
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i would never ever in my life will open a hundred and 50 tabs at the same time, EVER.
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