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[TV] Microsoft Shows How Bad Chrome is For Your Laptop's Battery. (VIDEO)

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http://www.theverge.com/2016/6/20/11975514/microsoft-chrome-edge-browser-battery-life-tests
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Microsoft's lab-controlled tests also show that Chrome, Opera, and Firefox all use more battery power than Edge during an automated cycle of opening sites, scrolling articles, watching videos, and opening new tabs. To further prove Microsoft's point, the company is also releasing aggregated telemetry data from millions of Windows 10 machines that show Microsoft Edge and Firefox are both more power efficient than Google's Chrome browser.

This right here...

Microsoft's first ever TECHNOLOGICAL KILL SHOT. sniper.gif
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and still no one cares and still uses Chrome, because all the pw's and stuff are saved there, #lazyamerica
    
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Low power for low likeability.
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Quite a big jump over Opera in savings. I am impressed. However, the GUI is horrible in edge.
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As a web developper, the day internet explorer, or edge for this matter, start using the same standard as other browser, I will start using it.

I dont care if its faster or is more optimised.. for now its a "distinct" browser and not in a good way.

This browser is a pain in the ass to code for.
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This is simply marketing material until it is independently confirmed.
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Were GPU acceleration options on with the Chrome? There's a dramatic difference, especially with the jumpy MS/Intel cpu governor.

With that said, I do find Edge lightweight on CPU for normal web pages. Pale Moon (not regular FF) is also good.
Edited by MrKoala - 6/20/16 at 11:56am
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And when Edge breaks its near impossable to fix.
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google chrome probably has hardware acceleration disabled, why else would they use streaming video. just because it says the hardware is the same the configuration can be altered, i hate these tests. As far as im concerned since google finally fixed the cpu priority bug in chrome a few months ago im never turning back. really glad i submitted the same bug pretty much on a monthly basis for a couple years. They were probably really annoyed with me but chorme went from kinda crappy to completely bad ass since its been fixed. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by charlesquik View Post

As a web developper, the day internet explorer, or edge for this matter, start using the same standard as other browser, I will start using it.

I dont care if its faster or is more optimised.. for now its a "distinct" browser and not in a good way.

This browser is a pain in the ass to code for.
To be fair Apple is also quite good on that matter especially since debugging is a pain without apple hardware which I really have no other reason to use.

Personally though I am a firefox user as its ui customization with addon's is the best that I can get and I am just very used to the browser in every regard. Sure chrome may be a tiny bit faster at times but firefox works great.
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