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Oh so your network performance is better in Chrome...you should probably specify that. Saying "Chrome is much faster" doesn't really imply that.
And you're in the minority because less people use Chrome than Firefox. Did you even read the article?
It shows that more people have money on firefox, it doesnt say more people are using it necessarily thumb.gif
And NO, it is not that, as you failed to read, its much faster on my kick-butt work connection too. Going to your comment about plugin support\addons - I dont get why you would want to necessarily weigh your browser down either. And I havent heard people reccomending firefox because of one plugin that is supposedly FF only smile.gif I Havent noticed anything of that sort at all.
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Hoorah for Firefox to still be holding up.
All of .002ms faster does not count as being faster.
At work, loading the page on OCN is fast, smooth, snappy. In FF, it took like a minute before the whole page could load, and if I tried to do anything else, the whole freaking browser would go haywire. .002ms? Dont think so. Whered you pull that number out of your butt anyhow?
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Excellent!
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At work, loading the page on OCN is fast, smooth, snappy. In FF, it took like a minute before the whole page could load, and if I tried to do anything else, the whole freaking browser would go haywire. .002ms? Dont think so. Whered you pull that number out of your butt anyhow?

Go look up some FF vs Chrome benches. The numbers are extremely negligible.


EDIT: http://lifehacker.com/5917714/browser-speed-tests-chrome-19-firefox-13-internet-explorer-9-and-opera-1164

Sorry .4 seconds man is it so much faster rolleyes.gif
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Go look up some FF vs Chrome benches. The numbers are extremely negligible.
EDIT:
Sorry .4 seconds rolleyes.gif
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Dont care bout silly benches. What I can SEE WITH MY EYES, not what a program is telling me, is the difference.

Even then, youre wrong with your own bench. Looks like about .8.
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It shows that more people have money on firefox, it doesnt say more people are using it necessarily thumb.gif
And NO, it is not that, as you failed to read, its much faster on my kick-butt work connection too. Going to your comment about plugin support\addons - I dont get why you would want to necessarily weigh your browser down either. And I havent heard people reccomending firefox because of one plugin that is supposedly FF only smile.gif I Havent noticed anything of that sort at all.

Market share is determined by browser usage, so I'm not sure what you mean by "more people have money on firefox". There must be something wrong with your PC if OCN's page takes a full minute to load on Firefox, because I'm using it at work right now and it takes a couple of seconds max. That's definitely not the fault of Firefox.

I also only use Adblock Plus and No-script for plugins which doesn't weigh down the browser at all, in fact, pages load faster with these plugins due to it blocking ads and certain scripts from even loading in the first place. Try again sir.
post #17 of 192
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Dont care bout silly benches. What I can SEE WITH MY EYES, not what a program is telling me, is the difference.
Even then, youre wrong with your own bench. Looks like about .8.

Then you're impatient and can't wait less than ONE second? Your eyes decieve you. Or you're just on a crap computer, either way.
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Then you're impatient and can't wait less than ONE second? Your eyes decieve you. Or you're just on a crap computer, either way.
Its a dell optiplex 780. Not bad. But I get the same results on a brand new Dell M4600 or Dell M6600
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That .4 seconds triples on a 56k connection....
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