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Poll Results: what do you use?

 
  • 45% (58)
    firefox
  • 51% (65)
    chrome
  • 3% (4)
    internet explorer
  • 0% (0)
    converted after trying mod
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post #1 of 73
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i have used firefox for a while now and love it. i keep seeing people putting it down saying chrome is faster and mind you i havent tried chrome since it was first released. i think firefox can be faster.

if you dont beleive me try this:

-download firefox and dont import any settings from your other browsers
-visit this link and follow its instructions
-on your preferred browser, try loading an intensive webpage and notice how long it takes.
-now try the modified firefox on the same page and see what you think
-if it made you change your mind let me know in your post

thanks for looking!
Edited by Tipless - 12/12/11 at 12:30pm
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post #2 of 73
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tipless View Post

i have used firefox for a while now and love it. i keep seeing people putting it down saying chrome is faster and mind you i havent tried chrome since it was first released. i think firefox can be faster.
if you dont beleive me try this:
-download firefox and dont import any settings from your other browsers
-visit this link and follow its instructions
-on your preferred browser, try loading an intensive webpage and notice how long it takes.
-now try the modified firefox on the same page and see what you think
-if it made you change your mind let me know in your post
thanks for looking!

I don't understand people like you. You make a blanket statement saying/insinuating that people are wrong for saying Chrome is faster than FF, and your proof of this is "i haven't tried chrome since it was first released..." confused.gif then how do you know? You want to make some informed posts or educated opinions, maybe you should use all three on a daily basis so you have something to go off of, other than your first impressions of a 3 years old browser that was buggy when first released rolleyes.gif
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post #3 of 73
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Originally Posted by b3machi7ke View Post

I don't understand people like you. You make a blanket statement saying/insinuating that people are wrong for saying Chrome is faster than FF, and your proof of this is "i haven't tried chrome since it was first released..." confused.gif then how do you know? You want to make some informed posts or educated opinions, maybe you should use all three on a daily basis so you have something to go off of, other than your first impressions of a 3 years old browser that was buggy when first released rolleyes.gif

i dont understand people like you assuming i am bashing people for their opinions. i never said that they were wrong. i simply stated my beliefs that i think firefox can be faster. next time dont bother posting if you are being counter productive
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post #4 of 73
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tipless View Post

i dont understand people like you assuming i am bashing people for their opinions. i never said that they were wrong. i simply stated my beliefs that i think firefox can be faster. next time dont bother posting if you are being counter productive

how can you think FF can be faster than Chrome if you haven't used chrome? You're attempting to make a speed comparison between two browsers while using only a single data point of FF. Just doesn't make sense, that's all
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post #5 of 73
I used firefox for awhile then switched to chrome seems to be faster but firefox has way more customization
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post #6 of 73
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ok ty that makes way more sense than your last post and is more helpful.

do you use firefox or chrome?

if you use chrome try my trick and let me know what you think
Quote:
Originally Posted by Detahmaio View Post

I used firefox for awhile then switched to chrome seems to be faster but firefox has way more customization

agreed on the customization. if ya have time would you try the trick in the link above and let me know what ya think?
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post #7 of 73
Used both endlessly.

Chrome > Waterfox > Firefox.

Multitasking = Waterfox with addons
Normal browsing (sub 10 tabs) = Chrome
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I use chromium for Linux.

sudo apt-get install chromium
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post #9 of 73
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Used both endlessly.
Chrome > Waterfox > Firefox.
Multitasking = Waterfox with addons
Normal browsing (sub 10 tabs) = Chrome

could you tell me what exactly is the difference between firefox and waterfox?
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post #10 of 73
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tipless View Post

ok ty that makes way more sense than your last post and is more helpful.
do you use firefox or chrome?
if you use chrome try my trick and let me know what you think
agreed on the customization. if ya have time would you try the trick in the link above and let me know what ya think?

Gotta uninstall firefox and i will report back in 5 mins
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