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I'm using a machine with 1gb RAM, so this is becoming an issue.

With OCN open as the only window, I have 6 instances of Chrome using over 200mb memory. I uninstalled all extensions, and with OCN open as the ONLY chrome window, I still get 3 instances using over 110mb memory.

Firefox with OCN open is only using 67mb memory with all plugins installed.

Is that abnormal usage for a single Chrome window with no extensions?
    
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With OCN as the only thing open in Chrome I have 5 instences of the .exe using around 100mb in task manager total.
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So between me and you, FireFox is using half the resources that Chrome is. My problem is, with a few windows open, Chrome is using 1/4 to 1/3 of my memory. That's unacceptable.

Chrome, I think you might be getting the dropkick.
    
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how much ram is yours using? mines not using all that much and i have 3 tabs open atm
   
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Something is wrong. I have 7 tabs for a matching 7 instances and I'm at about the same level of ram usage. I will tell you if you have the motorola xoom banner ad running I noticed that sucker spike things up a full 50+MB. What version of chrome are you using?
     
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I'm pretty sure it has something to do with the sandboxing or whatever of Flash
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3 tabs open 1 including facebook. 49mb usage :s
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Rookie1337 View Post
Something is wrong. I have 7 tabs for a matching 7 instances and I'm at about the same level of ram usage. I will tell you if you have the motorola xoom banner ad running I noticed that sucker spike things up a full 50+MB. What version of chrome are you using?
Using 10.0.648.133 - the most recent.

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Originally Posted by clark_b View Post
I'm pretty sure it has something to do with the sandboxing or whatever of Flash
Chrome with one tab open, with no page loaded is 3 instances, 100mb. Though Chrome has Flash built in...
Edited by _02 - 3/15/11 at 9:21am
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by _02 View Post
Chrome with one tab open, with no page loaded is 3 instances, 100mb. Though Chrome has Flash built in...
and you have most plugins disabled in "aboutlugins"? and no extensions?

:edit:
right-click on the chrome tab in the taskbar and select task manager and it'll show the individual processes and resources
Edited by clark_b - 3/15/11 at 9:24am
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Uninstall, reinstall, check.
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