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Poll Results: Most optimized browser?

 
  • 4% (1)
    Internet Explorer
  • 30% (7)
    Firefox
  • 65% (15)
    Google Chrome
23 Total Votes  
post #11 of 15
Always found K-Meleon to be pretty fast on an older XP system. Could also check out Html Viewer 3 which is quite light while keeping up with most modern web standards.
post #12 of 15
High end systems is where Chrome shines, on low end systems Firefox is more responsive.
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post #13 of 15
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post

None of the above. I'd vote for PaleMoon. I've used it on an old and slow, bogged down with Malware XP rig (with an AthlonXP 1600+ and 256MB RAM in it). Worked absolutely great, and was a lot snappier than IE with 100 toolbars.
Isn't PaleMoon pretty much an optimized Firefox?
post #14 of 15
Quote:
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post

None of the above. I'd vote for PaleMoon. I've used it on an old and slow, bogged down with Malware XP rig (with an AthlonXP 1600+ and 256MB RAM in it). Worked absolutely great, and was a lot snappier than IE with 100 toolbars.
Isn't PaleMoon pretty much an optimized Firefox?

Pretty much, yeah.
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post #15 of 15
From my experience, Chrome seems to perform very well on slower systems.
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