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[KitGuru] Google working to fix Chrome high RAM usage

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“We are actively working on reducing battery usage and we are looking into when Chrome is in the foreground and in the background.”
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Since its inception Chrome has been focusing on security and performance of the web across all supported platforms. Performance sometimes has come at the cost of resource usage, but given the importance of the mobile platform this is one of the top things we are looking into.”
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“We are profiling Chrome to improve our start-up speed and proactively fighting memory bloat and memory leaks. For example, this year the first gesture latency and mean input latency has decreased steadily.”

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cool maybe i can give chrome another try im having a hard time moving on from my old browser.
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Oh so this is a problem. I thought it was just my computers lol. I mentioned it to people and everybody seemed to think I was crazy. Maybe I just notice it more since I am only on 6Gb for desktop and 4 for my laptop.

Anyways I'm glad they are working on it. Hoping to see results soon. Chrome used to be my favorite brower, now I use Crashzilla all the time
I get more laptop battery life from it as a result
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Finally! I've never understood how chrome always uses so much RAM, I often find myself ending up with like 15 or more tabs open as well so RAM usage gets pretty nuts lol
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Wonder whether much of this work on the Android version of chrome will translate over to the desktop version...
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Wonder whether much of this work on the Android version of chrome will translate over to the desktop version...

Same question I have.
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Im currently on 64GB going for 128, so it has little meaning for me !
But good to hear they are actually trying to make it better !
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I have never had/noticed memory issues with chrome. The only issue I have seen in CPU usage on terminal servers. That one I want to be fixed, hate it when I have to give users ability to run IE.
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Finally! I've never understood how chrome always uses so much RAM, I often find myself ending up with like 15 or more tabs open as well so RAM usage gets pretty nuts lol

It takes a lot of memory to report everything you do to both Google AND the NSA so they both can keep track of your every move. biggrin.gif
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yay, one mem hole fixed.
now steam needs to fix the random leaks they develop over long periods of up time.
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