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While searching for an alternative Chromium browser i read with interest on Slimjets developers page that they recommend that users with less than 8GB of RAM should use the 32bit version of their browser for best performance,i remember when Firefox moved to 64bit they recommended 4GB for their browser to work best.

 

The upside of using 64bit browsers is improved security at the expense of more RAM usage but im thinking what will be the best type to use for my laptop that has 6GB installed.

 

Im thinking of giving Brave a trial and see they offer both 64 and 32bit of browser,the most intensive use of a browser i would use would be when i am streaming live sports programmes,which would be best for this type of use ?.

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truemate

firefox is CRAP.. i thought they changed now.... but same old CRAP .. some fanboy will rant for firefox.. but i will say "flush this firefox"

if you want to surf by opening 2/3 trab than its ok..but it should not have any flash player installed..

 

 

yesterday after a gap of 1 month i was surfing p0rnhub and when ever i play some files in HD.. and use IDM to download it... this firefox screw my whole system....it hanged so badly that i was not even able to move mouse properly.... This memory eater browser.. eaten my pc's full memory..

some how i press ctrl alt delete and shutdown firefox.... after a while again i try to surf thru firefox ...same thing happen.

but when try opera or chrome... nothing like this issue... easily  they able to handle it.

 

I always have prob with firefox.. not frm now..but from a decade.. in all my destop old..new pc.. this firefox really screw your system... it sucks ur CPU and memory.FAILED BROWSER

 

OPERA... CHROME ARE BEEEEST

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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funkyy

Surfing porn hub? Maybe try browsing with the mouse in the other hand?:w00t::w00t::w00t:

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dhjohns
8 hours ago, truemate said:

I always have prob with firefox.. not frm now..but from a decade

Same here.  Firefox is crap.

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BigBear

Ok so its clear the general consensus is that Firefox is crap,however that was not what the topic was about.

 

I was looking for other members recommendations on alternate Chromium browsers (to Chrome) and if it was important to run 32bit or 64bit versions of a browser for performance improvements.

37 minutes ago, rach said:

try mpv+youtube-dl for watching that live streaming

 

Thanks for the reply,sorry i am not sure what mpv is,when i google it it brings up multi purpose vehicle :lol:

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neofita
21 hours ago, BigBear said:

i am streaming live sports programmes,which would be best for this type of use ?.

very interesting question :yes: 

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sky19

It's 2019, go with 64 bitOS and 64 bit browser, Opera for instance...

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Paft

I have been using Firefox since its release. It has been great since Quantum. Isn't it just as good if not better than Chrome these days? At least according to benchmarks it is. I seriously cannot remember the last time I've had an issue with Firerfox. My boss at work has like 30 Chrome tabs open and when you go into the settings to retrieve a password it hangs for like 5+mins.

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funkyy

Firefox for me. I don't think there's a "perfect" browser for everyone...different strokes for different folks. But just because I PREFER Firefox doesn't mean that I think other browsers are "crap".:w00t::w00t::w00t:

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BigBear
3 hours ago, sky19 said:

It's 2019, go with 64 bitOS and 64 bit browser, Opera for instance...

Yes its 2019 and yes i have a 64bit OS,im just asking for views on the question is it better for performance to run a 32bit version of a browser V 64bit ?.

2 hours ago, rach said:

mpv is command line media player :) https://mpv.io/ , enable hw decoding if needed

latest build for Windows 64-bit https://sourceforge.net/projects/mpv-player-windows/files/64bit/

youtube-dl http://ytdl-org.github.io/youtube-dl/

put them on same directory. not sure it works for the stream you watch though, check the supported sites :lol:

 

Thanks for the reply rach,i will look into this and see if its usable for the streaming site i use. 

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BigBear
12 minutes ago, funkyy said:

Firefox for me. I don't think there's a "perfect" browser for everyone...different strokes for different folks. But just because I PREFER Firefox doesn't mean that I think other browsers are "crap".:w00t::w00t::w00t:

 

funkyy now way do i think Firefox is a crap browser,indeed it is still loaded and updated on my system.I do find sitting idle on a page with nothing happening the CPU usage can rise 10-15 % for no visible reason,i also find opening web pages can be a little on the slow side.Thats the only reason i am searching for alternatives and sadly that means mostly Chromium varients.There is not much competition out there when you look.

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neofita

I think that a 64 bit browser always has better performance than a 32 bit one

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dhjohns

I am using the new Edge Insider Canary, and it is awesome!

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BigBear
1 hour ago, dhjohns said:

I am using the new Edge Insider Canary, and it is awesome!

 

That is one that is on my list to try,I have read some good reviews of new Edge browser.

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truemate
On 11/3/2019 at 4:52 AM, funkyy said:

Surfing porn hub? Maybe try browsing with the mouse in the other hand?:w00t::w00t::w00t:

 

lolzzzzz 😁

actually it reverse.. firefox start  behaving like this:w00t: when using any streaming or heavy load pic gallery sites.

Rip Firefox 😕 

 

 

 

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erp-ster0

anyone using a PC with 4 gigs of RAM or more (and running a 64bit OS of course) should use 64bit web browsers, period. no ands, ifs or buts (aka. no questions asked)

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Kalju
3 hours ago, erp-ster0 said:

anyone using a PC with 4 gigs of RAM or more (and running a 64bit OS of course) should use 64bit web browsers, period. no ands, ifs or buts (aka. no questions asked)

I try to understand your message, but even if I do what ever I can - nothing understands.
If you have the time, please explain in detail what you wanted to say with this message.

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Radpop

For 64-bit OS 64-bit browser if available.

 

Chrome is definitely the best browser just now. It's more secure than any of its rivals. It's lighter than Firefox - You save planet by using Chrome instead of Firefox. Firefox publishes only unstable releases - if something works in recent release, in next release it doesn't. Firefox variants are totally hopeless.

 

I've tested most Chrome variants but nothing beats the original. Brave, Opera, Vivaldi and maybe also Yandex are updated regularly and shortly after Chrome, maybe there is some use for them. And maybe some day Edge beats all variants, but Chrome stays unbeaten, I think. Other Chrome forks are mostly crap because of adware or old cores.

 

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Sylence

Firefox still don't support syncing bookmarks icon..just imagine how crap they are...5 years ago it was the same, now it's the same, they never change.

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Sylence
On 11/3/2019 at 11:58 PM, BigBear said:

 

That is one that is on my list to try,I have read some good reviews of new Edge browser.

 

I've been using Canary too, very solid.

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vertical
On 11/3/2019 at 9:20 AM, funkyy said:

just because I PREFER Firefox doesn't mean that I think other browsers are "crap".

Yeah.

someone's needs can make a person say this or that browser is crap.

All browsers are good but we want to click and finish in a second.

 

5g internet is coming but we probably have to sacrifice  something to use it. what exactly is unknown by most people.

 

I can be happy with the speed we have now.

most of the time i use firefox.

chrome is past tense for me and i think it is the best but i have my reasons not to use it .

we don't always have to use the best or most popular.

There is not a single difference between 32 and 64 noticeable for normal people.

If you are nsane(r) than you will find something.

 

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rach

I still keep Firefox 52.9.0 ESR (64-bit) with legacy add-ons installed.

I also feel better using Chrome now, compared to other Chromium-based browser.

I have interest with Otter Browser, I just hope it will become more solid browser.

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