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GJThemes says

How I got on this I was when I turned on my computer and all cpu cores were hitting the high 90*C range…almost shutting the system down. Not sure why, but the system just did an update from MS. Anyway, opened my Windows Task Manager (Windows I know, sad) and started to watch the resources get eaten up by different things and I noticed the Chrome browser had 4 separate instances running (always does but not sure what each one is with just one window open) but were just gobbling the resources. So I decided to see what the other browsers do. So here is a rundown…

(Just opening to Google)

  • Chrome is about 78K of memory
  • Firefox is about 78K
  • IE 10 is about 37 (seriously)
  • Safari for Windows is about 55K
  • Opera is about 75K
(Going to the Theme forest site)
  • Chrome is 85K to 110K
  • Firefox is 85K to 105K
  • ie10 is 60K to 75K
  • Safari is about 75K to 85K
  • Opera is about 80K to 100K

So it looks like Chrome and Firefox are the worse for using resources. Going to a site like cnn rocketed these two browsers to 280K

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FinalDestiny says

I once got firefox to use 4GB of RAM. :D

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GJThemes says

4GB,....lol…. must have had a lot of videos playing :winktongue:

I just did another test…I use XAMPP on my local when making themes and opened up my site and a second tab in Chrome. Needed 165K

Then I closed it and opened FF which was almost the same. Then for ie10, I did the same but shockingly it only grabbed 55K.

I should probably go back to ie instead of chrome for my primary. Whoever thought ie would be playing nice with resources. I remember long ago going using Netscape (now I’m aging myself) then to ie then to Firefox then a year ago to Chrome, now probably back to ie.

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breecode says

I once got firefox to use 4GB of RAM. :D

:O Hahah

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GJThemes says

hey breecode…where’s your ie? lol

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breecode says

:P Hahaha, i forgot to open IE :winktongue:

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