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    Google claims Chrome browser is faster and more battery friendly

    And publishes a Microsoft Surface Book battery life rundown test video to prove it.
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    Re: Google claims Chrome browser is faster and more battery friendly

    "Chrome browser is faster and more battery friendly"

    Until the next version where they'll drop all that as they NEED to make Windows look bad.

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    Re: Google claims Chrome browser is faster and more battery friendly

    Their claims about speed and battery life might be true, but don't affect what for me is Chrome's major liability, that being that it comes from Google. That, right there, is enough for me to refuse to use it no matter the inferences for speed or battery life. Put it this way, I'll think about adopting Chrome a year or two after I fall in love with Win 10, which for regulars, tells you all you need to know about my view of it.

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    Re: Google claims Chrome browser is faster and more battery friendly

    Faster, more battery friendly and now uses just 96% of your RAM

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    Re: Google claims Chrome browser is faster and more battery friendly

    Quote Originally Posted by mojothejester View Post
    Faster, more battery friendly and now uses just 96% of your RAM
    Nah, Firefox still holds that crown.
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    Re: Google claims Chrome browser is faster and more battery friendly

    A long time FF user, I've switched to Opera as its now such a massive resources hog that it's starting to bug me when the machine starts labouring just browsing
    Society's to blame,
    Or possibly Atari.

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    Re: Google claims Chrome browser is faster and more battery friendly

    Quote Originally Posted by Phage View Post
    A long time FF user, I've switched to Opera as its now such a massive resources hog that it's starting to bug me when the machine starts labouring just browsing
    I opened task manager last week, when FF started labouring and crawled to a halt - memory usage had topped 3GB! That was with four tabs open and with the PC in a fairly idle state.

    ...and this was the new super-dooper crash resistant beta.
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    Re: Google claims Chrome browser is faster and more battery friendly

    I'm more impressed at the battery life on those surface books.

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