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Just to rule out glitches, quickly check the Gnome system monitor to see that it reports the same as conky. I had the same issue with Perlmon once. It was reporting that I was using silly amounts of memory, whilst the Gnome system monitor was showing I was only using a small fraction of that amount.
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Firefox is indeed a big fat buggy resource hog. But it's not THAT bad. If you think it's Firefox, try not opening it, and see what happens.

Though the big problem there is that you're running 32-bit Linux. NOBODY with a modern computer should be running 32-bit Linux. (The exception being the Intel Atom, which isn't 64-bit capable.)
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