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post #11 of 17
Been using Firefox since I got into pcs heavily in 05. Always been a great browser and never plan on using anything else.

Good to see its leading the pack tho.
post #12 of 17
DL'ing firefox now to give it another try.
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I've been using firefox since before it was firefox. It was just called mozilla and had a dinosaur for its logo lol. I guess you could say I am fairly attached to it. On Linux I would use Chromium if Firefox wasn't available. I would use regular Opera on Windows if Firefox wasn't available. As much as I love google services and android, something about Chrome makes my skin crawl (even more so than IE).
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post #14 of 17
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Originally Posted by Shadowclock View Post

Chrome seemed to win me over on the benches that were more important to me. The only thing I don't like about current browsers that really bugs me is the huge memory usage. It just seems like way to much for what it is doing compared to any other program.

I am currently using nearly 400k in memory just with OCN open. Yea I have extensions that I am using but overall it just seems like there has been a huge jump in memory usage of web pages over the last 3 years. I don't know if that is all the browsers fault, all the web developers fault or a little of both.

Someone smarter then me enlighten me please, lol.

Memory is cheap and almost everything is 64-bit.
post #15 of 17
I switched from IE to Firefox back when it was still in beta and called Phoenix. Been using it ever since. For the most part, I use the 64-bit Nightly version, which is at 25.0a1 right now. Turned off most of the UI crap they cribbed from Chrome, though.

If you're using state of the art hardware, the speed of a Web browser is really irrelevant anyway. Use whatever one you like best.
     
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post #16 of 17
Herp derp my browser is faster than yours by 0.234678122 seconds. rolleyes.gif

Benchmarking browsers are silly really. i understand if you are limited ram and processor wise but just about all PCs nowadays could run all these browsers without breaking a sweat
post #17 of 17
These so called browser benchmarks are some of the biggest piles of crap to come out yet. What they boil down to is maybe a 2 second overall usage difference from the worst to the best in daily use. That BTW is the extreme not the norm.
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