Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Jan 2006 17:59 UTC
Opera Software "With Opera recently releasing their web browser completely free of Ads, it is a good time to let the truth be told. Not only is Opera faster then Firefox in all performance areas, it is much more secure and more compliant."
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Firefox does feel slow to me
by flypig on Wed 4th Jan 2006 18:45 UTC
flypig
Member since:
2005-07-13

Personally I stuck with Firefox for ages because it's open source and deserves to be promoted.

However, eventually it just became too slow and impossible to use. Partly this is Windows fault I suspect, but even so, Firefox really is a big program and doesn't run very fast at the best of times. The fact that it's a platform probably has a lot to do with this.

It's been quite a relief to use Opera since it became ad-free. In my opinion it has a lot going for it, including the excellent embedded/mobile versions.

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crystalattice Member since:
2005-07-06

FF runs slow on any OS. I've got on Linux, Windows, and OS X and it's almost as slow as IE. It's also a major resource hog. Many times I'll download something and try to continue browsing but have to wait 5-10 seconds for a mouse click to register. This happens on every OS so I would guess that it's something in FF. Even upgrading it doesn't help.

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