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post #21 of 61
Wait!?! Who you you do that! Here is the link for the ver I'm running right now .
http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.o.../latest-trunk/
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post #22 of 61
does ff 2 addons work with beta 3? like themes and fireftp?
cant live without my theme
if thy doo i'm jumping to beta again
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post #23 of 61
My personal experience with FF2 has been horrid. Its constantly crashing, freezing, and not responding. When I open a page with it...ten minutes later it will still be loading the same page (like pictures at the bottom and stuff)

BUT, before all the FF fanboys jump me like a pack of vicious hungry mountain lions. I do like FF3 beta3. I have had very good experience with it so far. Almost no crashing. (one time, probably my fault anyway) Very nice UI, fast, safe, stable(even though its a beta it still feels stable.)

Also, though FF is "faster" then IE, it sure doesn't feel like it. Its like comparing High end AMD proc to High end Intel. Only in bench marks will you see a difference.

Just my 2 cents.
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post #24 of 61
That article doesn't provide any details what so ever. Makes me wonder if they decided to rerun all the tests for all the browsers at once when IE's turn came up...

FF2 - 7999.4ms vs IE 7 - 11793 ms

Comparing the results, IE7 is generally faster than FF2, but for some reason IE7 blows when handling the "String" portion of the test.
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post #25 of 61
Fire fox 3 Beta 3 is performing horrible for me. Its sooo much slower then firefox 2 in my other computer. Even though firefox is faster which i dont see there are many sites which i cant open with firefox, so IE for me.
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post #26 of 61
That's cool......I've always read that Opera was the fastest. This is good news that the beta improved that much.....
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post #27 of 61
Thats funny because I got 16962 with IE7
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post #28 of 61
Can't wait for the final version .
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post #29 of 61
Quote:
Originally Posted by budgetgamer View Post
Unfortunately, there are some sites that require IE7 to function correctly.
IE tab homey.... renders pages using an emulation of the IE7 engine.
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post #30 of 61
WOW yay!
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