Linked by Wes Bascas on Wed 3rd Jul 2013 11:00 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones Over the weekend, the crew at Tom's Hardware was busy testing the recently-released Firefox 22 using the usual bevy of benchmarks. This roundup included Chrome 27, Firefox 22, IE10, and Opera 12, along with the new Chromium-based build of Opera Next (alos known as Opera 15).
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RE[6]: I keep saying...
by UltraZelda64 on Thu 4th Jul 2013 22:09 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: I keep saying..."
UltraZelda64
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2006-12-05

top and htop work perfectly fine to get the measurements I need, but since you insist:

about:memory Explicit Allocations:
185.77 MB (100.0%) -- explicit
...
about:memory Other Measurements:
251.84 MB ── resident
239.42 MB ── resident-unique

htop reading: 238M

So, again, what was the point of going through all that crap and looking through dozens of smaller values when I only care about the grand total--which any system monitor should return accurately? The end result is that the browser itself shows a very similar "total memory usage," and that's what I care about.

Note: The above was measured on a completely fresh copy of Firefox after completely exiting the previous instance. The only difference compared to my previous tests was that I went to "about:config" immediately after running the browser (which was, again, set to start with a blank page) and before taking any measurements, so they should all be in line.

Edited 2013-07-04 22:21 UTC

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