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post #31 of 90
i dont really bother with chrome because im about google'D out and ive just been on FF longer nice to see it win but IE crash's freezes and tries to update 24/7 awful imo. FF and Chrome are much better
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Browsers should be a matter of preferance, not "I save 12 seconds a day using Chrome!!!

I use FF4
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post #33 of 90
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Originally Posted by dharmaBum View Post


Something's fishy if Chrome takes 26 seconds to load. All those boot times look pretty slow.
Definitely fishy. Chrome on my T400 comes up instantly.


Also, Firefox 4 is still unusable. It can't even render solid lines..



Look at the difference between the 'll's on illum andIllusion of progress, or the 'h's on heraisu and huhh. Its all the exact same font, exact same text, yet Firefox renders it all differently. This is a fail on the most basic of levels.
    
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post #34 of 90
Quote:
Originally Posted by SIMPSONATOR View Post
Browsers should be a matter of preferance, not "I save 12 seconds a day using Chrome!!!

I use FF4
I concur.

Quote:
Originally Posted by dharmaBum View Post


Something's fishy if Chrome takes 26 seconds to load. All those boot times look pretty slow.
Those speeds look indeed pretty slow.
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post #35 of 90
I have no problems with text.
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post #36 of 90
Boot time is super fishy. Other benchmarks are probably right. Not sure. But Chrome loads so much faster than Firefox 4 on my machine at home, at work, laptop, my friends computer, co workers computers, etc. It's extremely noticeable too. This is with no extensions on Firefox and Flash block, ad block plus, web develepor extension, smooth scroll, not scripts, and google dictionary. Chrome is opening up the new tab window with most visted sites, where Firefox 4 is opening up a blank window with nothing.

I'm not trying to troll here. Both are very good browsers.
    
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post #37 of 90
Biggest thing I missed was the universal search bar. After changing the default search type and removing the default multi engine search bar I am once again content with firefox.

Anyone else interested in this see:

Quote:
Type about:config into your address bar.

In the small filter box, type keyword.URL.

Right click the keyword.URL value and click “Modify” (screenshot below).

Enter the following URL into the popup box (you would want to copy this URL before clicking Modify):

Code:
http://www.google.com/search?btnG=Google+Search&q=
source: http://www.techzilo.com/search-googl...google-chrome/
post #38 of 90
Quote:
Originally Posted by nathris View Post
Also, Firefox 4 is still unusable. It can't even render solid lines..



Look at the difference between the 'll's on illum andIllusion of progress, or the 'h's on heraisu and huhh. Its all the exact same font, exact same text, yet Firefox renders it all differently. This is a fail on the most basic of levels.

Have you disabled hardware acceleration in options? (Im comes out fine even with the acceleration enabled)
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post #39 of 90
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There's Stylish for Chrome too.
since you mentioned it
Is there a way to get a custom look to this site or other forums?
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http://www.overclock.net/profile.php?do=editoptions Forum skins

Is that what you meant?
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