I have never had memory issues with Firefox personally but I close my browser often. Adobe Flash on the other hand ouch!
I use IE and I don't have any of these problems :-)
I dont know about Firefocx's memeroy leaking. I dont have any problem with that. I currenty use FireFox 5.0.1 on my PC. Am looking forward for better version Fire Fox in future
Meh its a problem especially when silverlight had a couple. Glitches.it would crash I would refresh page and whole time firefox would be running away with ram. I believe my record was just under 4gigs in between firefox and its plugins.
FireFox does get piggy at times indeed.
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It works well for me,....I'll use the new version though.
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I love FF, and yes I am one of the ones who screams at the monitor when it crashes. I admit I love to have a gadzillion tabs up because I am multitasking through the social networking, my blogs, and anything else I find interesting in the interim. I don't know if I believe it is not going to crash. I am hopeful it doesn't crash, but I am not putting too much in it.
I use to use FF all the time, big in the recent builds I found it to become a hog and slow. Been on chrom ever since its debue and its running well for me
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Using the new FF 6 here and sometimes use the Nightfly [Aurora] build both are a bit more snappier than previous FF5.
Came across this for some interessting reading and if you have the memory avail and a bit of time this could be a bit of fun
Firefox easily outperforms Chrome with many tabs open
http://www.geek.com/articles/news/firefox-easily-outperforms-chrome-with-many-tabs-open-2011083/Read more at Gregor Wagner’s bloghttp://gregor-wagner.com/?p=79
Might be just the thing to check the script esp if you have more than 4GB of ram and the time because Chrome is going to need it !
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