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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Alex Forster
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2005-08-12

Don't let others get to you with this profile stuff, though. Just try a fresh profile, and if it doesn't help, you'll know it's the particular hardware you have, sites you visit (etc).


...or, it's Firefox. Are you kidding me? My primary PC is a ~$4,000 build with dual Xeons which are <1 year old (24 cores total), 48gb memory, two RAID1'd SSD's, ATI fancy something video card, and I only use Firefox lightly for web development (where it shines) so you can't blame my "profile".

It's unusably slow compared to Chrome. Granted, I'm a responsiveness snob, but I'm not that much in the minority with that.

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lvl21ogre Member since:
2013-07-04

Yes, yes. Sorry that I didn't include that. I was assuming that Firefox started acting badly, not that it was a general problem from day one.

It's just always possible that you're just using addons that suck, so checking a new profile is a quick way to check. No need to get that upset.

And hey, if it makes you feel even angrier, I have PCs that suck with Chrome and not Firefox. Perhaps I ought to be angry at Chrome?

Edited 2013-07-07 05:15 UTC

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