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Wow, just installed IE9 and it's pretty damn fast. I like it.
    
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I have test IE 9 and the only reason I do not use it all the time now is because I have some other programs that I have running with my Browser and it is not compatable to them yet. But soon it will.
    
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post #43 of 54
I think everyone should upgrade to IE9 because even though you don't use IE as your main browser, some program did use it. IE9 is more sucure than IE8< anyway
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post #44 of 54
Quote:
Originally Posted by realcyberbob View Post
Internet Explorer has come a long way, I still use it every now and then, but prefer Opera.
this.

it's nice to know that MS is pushing though, instead of playing catchup
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post #45 of 54
Still no reason to switch from Firefox.
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post #46 of 54
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Originally Posted by coelacanth View Post
Can't wait to try it out. Are there any good ab-blockers for IE? That's probably the main reason I use FF instead...
tracking protection.
http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/Br...s/Default.html
i'm using the first one it right now and all the ads of ocn is blocked
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post #47 of 54
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xxicrimsonixx View Post
I will stick with Chromium 12 with GPU acceleration enabled...
How do you enable GPU acceleration anyway?

Scratch that. I think I figured it out. I just ran Chrome and IE9 side by side with the Fishtank test. Both I believe with GPU acceleration enabled and they both seem stable at around 60fps with up to 1000 lil fishies.
Edited by Gohan_Nightwing - 3/15/11 at 9:49pm
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post #48 of 54
Quote:
Originally Posted by BlackVenom View Post
Ah, I looked at it wrong. Going with past history of IE, it probably can't out perform Chrome's start up time or any other features. And that's not enough to say it's faster. IIRC I saw a list of benches that had Chrome 10 at the advantage for JS. And even if it does have that minuscule performance increase of Chrome, the next release of Chrome will come out faster and be even more faster itself. Having to restart a computer to operate the browser is absurd, and is a huuuuuge flaw if you think about it. And a/w I never said I didn't like IE, but my experience with it has been anything but pleasant and I found something that runs better. : )
Oh I agree, rebooting is a bit annoying, even if it has new features that implement it into the desktop you still shouldn't have to reboot. I'm also waiting for the head line today to say "Chrome faster than IE 9" since you know IE9 wont stay there for long.

I'll steer clear of IE at home but I have to use it at work, so far so good.
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post #49 of 54
The problem with claiming 'I have the fastest browser' is that the speed of the computer/browser isn't the bottleneck for the majority of people now, its the bandwidth. As an example, I see no speed difference between opera and internet explorer 8 with the time it takes to load pages, I just use opera because I love it
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I love my Chrome.

I'll prolly take a look at IE9 at some stage but I honestly cant see any reason to move away from my current browser.
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