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Firefox was good for me till i tried Chrome, it boot wayyyyyyy faster and almost never froze or crash on me like firefox, yet i tried firefox v 4.0. The new version still didnt fix the frozen and crash so i tried Chrome and loved it!

God i hate when firefox crash then i try to start it up again, have to click the firefox icon like 4-5 times and wait over 1 mins.

Firefox hasn't ever crashed on me since version 3, Chrome has crashed more than that for me...And I've never had to wait more than 10 seconds when Firefox crashes.
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No Peacekeeper? :/

It's a completely useless benchmark? There's nothing real world about it, it's like claiming Heaven is real world even though nothing uses that level of tessellation.
    
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The browser crashes I get in FF and Chromium are mostly Adobe Flash related.
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Firefox 4 is still a dog for me on boot-times. Otherwise, it seems to be a solid release.

Same as FF3 for me, the bottleneck is IO seeks...

Once Superfetch (if you have it enabled) starts grabbing the FF4 files it uses on boot, you should have it instantly like I do... loading time to full all previous windows less than 2 seconds, maybe 3 if I had more than 20 tabs open last close...
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I don't understand why such emphasis is placed on these sorts of things. For all intents and purposes, my access to the internet is instant, regardless of the browser. My SSD allows any browser to start immediately, and the fact that my bandwidth isn't saturated allows pages to load almost instantly. I can't notice a difference in speed between either browser, yet fanboys keep using these meaningless numbers to declare "victory".

I'm far more concerned with the security/stability/ease-of-use than it taking an extra 40ms to load a page.

Edit: I can understand memory usage statistics and possibly even the boot time since my PC is far from the norm, but a difference of speed measured in the milliseconds is hardly anything to get worked up about.
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I hate when they include memory consumption and not memory management...useless.
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stop using chrome 10 im on chrome 12!!! for crying out loud!
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Why isn't Opera included?
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Uh, what? You are going to tell me it took Chrome almost 30 SECONDS to load up? No goddamn way. From my personal use, chrome loads up faster between the three, even though all of them load up in about < 5 seconds.
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Then why does chrome always feel much faster then firefox?
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post #50 of 90
Why did all the browsers take over 20 seconds to load up:
3GB memory.
SINGLE... CHANNEL... MEMORY.

I knew something was all wrong and this is the problem. It's a helluva big bottleneck than even I would expect, but it's the only way I can make sense of the newest, fastest browsers taking this long to load...
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