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post #41 of 133
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Oh please. Please don't tell me people will choose to view ads to "support" the site.

I will disable all ads I can, because ads are annoying as hell, and I couldn't care less about their ad revenue.
Just out of curiosity, who do you think pays for the site that you're using?
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post #42 of 133
lol the test computer uses Intel Graphics Media DE-Accelerator 3100
So that's why IE9 isn't doing as good here...
I call unfairness

On the other hand, this isn't really a review, where are the proper graphics and tables!? Also it only tested javascript
I call unreliable

Oh and Chrome plain sucks.
Edited by xd_1771 - 3/9/11 at 4:53pm
post #43 of 133
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Give me adblock, noscript, downthemall, firefox sync and the other plugins I use, or features equivalent to, and great. Speed simply isn't as good as those features I really use a lot. Not to mention the lack of encryption when it comes to password storage.

They have made a great browser, but it has it's problems for me.
I'd say try Xmarks in place of Firefox Sync. It's universal across all browsers except Opera, I believe. Not sure about the others, though.
 
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post #44 of 133
I really tried Chrome but just felt like FF offered more under the hood out of the box, including simple features like toolbar customization.

I've ditched FF though for Pale Moon and love it. Much faster and responsive with the same addons installed.
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Darn. You all are making me want to give up FF.
Haha yep, reinstalling.
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post #46 of 133
Those who think NoScript is pointless obviously haven't ever used it and seen just how many scripts are run on a page. And when you allow one script, it calls up more scripts. A seemingly simple webpage can have 15-20 scripts running on it at one time just by loading it.

from what I have read, something about the way Chrome handles extensions doesn't allow them to actual access the core of the browser and disallow scripts. There are a few NoScript clones but they can all be circumvented extremely easy and are pretty much worthless. When there is a NoScript for Chrome that works as well as Firefox, I will happily give it another chance. But FF4 is looking pretty good as well...
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I did the newest benchmark test and FF4 pretty much tied his "amazingly fast" Chrome result... and that's with a bunch of addons installed that actively monitor javascript.
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post #48 of 133
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Oh please. Please don't tell me people will choose to view ads to "support" the site.

I will disable all ads I can, because ads are annoying as hell, and I couldn't care less about their ad revenue.
Wish there was some way to block your silly avatar...It's far more annoying than any site ad.

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Haha yep, reinstalling.
Good idea. Chrome makes ff look ancient. Now with the App store, it's even more glaring.
Edited by damian5000 - 3/9/11 at 6:41pm
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I tried Chrome like 6 months ago but just can't get away from Opera. Seems to me that Opera has more features and is just as fast.
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I went from Firefox to Chrome on a whim one day and never even bothered to look back. It's that good. Actually just updated to Chrome 10 because I opened that About Chrome tab and it was like downloading new version...restart to update.

I <3 Google Chrome.

EDIT: I'm guessing hardware acceleration is one of the new features? My guy is spinning around so fast he looks like he's going to yack!
Edited by blackbalt89 - 3/9/11 at 7:40pm
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