Does your browser performance decrease over time?

Discussion in 'polls' started by jo3blac1, Nov 24, 2012.

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Do you experiance browser slow down after several weeks of usage?

  1. My browser performance is always the same

    59 vote(s)
    85.5%
  2. My browser performance goes down after several months

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    14.5%
  1. jo3blac1

    jo3blac1 Registered Member

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    As the title says. Does your browser performance decrease over time? I just noticed that if I install FF, it will work amazingly fast for the first couple of weeks and then later it will take forever to open/close. I had similar experience with Chrome and to lesser extant Opera.
    Do you guys know how to fix this problem? I do use CCleaner but it doesn't seem to help that much.
     
  2. Hungry Man

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    Not really. What ends up happening is I install more extensions over time, which is what slows things down more than anything. So when I fresh install Chrome everything is virtually instantaneous, but after a few extensions get installed it slows down a bit.

    Other than that, it's the same.
     
  3. Page42

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    Always the same. Chrome and fast.
     
  4. sukarof

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    I have not noticed an performance loss in Palemoon (firefox) after I installed all of my must have extensions. Of course it is faster (parts of a second I guess) without extensions, but it is the extensions that makes a browser imo :)
     
  5. TairikuOkami

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    I use CCleaner daily, deleting internet cache and tracking cookies, so no, not at all.
     
  6. Dragon1952

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    When i want fast i use my Maxthon Browser with no extensions. When i want extensions i use Chrome.
     
  7. er34

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    Open the browser, press CTR + SHIFT + Del from the keyboard and delete all temporary files, history, other cache. Check the browser extensions and remove them all or most. Leave only Flash player and check if this helps.
     
  8. arsenaloyal

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    the same as it was the first time i installed it.

    I use sandboxed browser which deletes all the content on browser exit.
     
  9. Noob

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    No difference at all.
    The only time where i do feel Chrome slightly faster is when i have just formatted my PC and installed Chrome. It usually opens faster than a few weeks later. Even after i clear all the cache/history/cookies etc. it does not opens as fast as when it was installed. :D
     
  10. Wild Hunter

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    No. I only install extensions I really need and I disable features I don't want.
     
  11. Daveski17

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    Maxthon has so much built-in it doesn't need extensions. ;)
     
  12. jo3blac1

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    so I guess Im the 8% statistic in here.
     
  13. chrisretusn

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    6.67% ;)

    I see no performance degradation over time. I have 83 extensions installed.
     
  14. Solarlynx

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    I have never found any performance decrease over time with all my browsers I use.
     
  15. theharlequin

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    Shadow Defender keeps my partition with WinXP and applications (firefox) running smoothly as the day I installed/tweaked them.
     
  16. PJC

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    No Browser-Performance Decrease over time.
    I use CCleaner with CCEnhancer. :thumb:
     
  17. ams963

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    Same here. :thumb:
     
  18. jo3blac1

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    Well, I wish there was an alternative to it that's not a rentware.
     
  19. arsenaloyal

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    there is sandboxie!
     
  20. jo3blac1

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    I love SBIE but given my poor processor performance, it doesn't do very well.
     
  21. roger_m

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    I notice big decreases in performance in stability after 6 or so months of using Orca browser with the default settings which I think means it never deletes browsing history.

    Sometimes it is nice to for autocomplete to complete a website address you visited many monhs ago - but it's really slow searching through hundreds of previously visited websites to try and complete the address you entering.
     
  22. Joxx

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    SBIE uses close to no resources.
     
  23. jo3blac1

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    I've noticed increased CPU usage. I wouldn't care even if it used 1GB RAM, got plenty of it but the CPU is my bottleneck.
     
  24. niki

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    No, no performance decrease. The gurus at MozillaZine forum say that using CCleaner for Firefox can/will affect Fx in a negative way. So I don't have anything ticked for Fx in CCleaner.
     
  25. MikeBCda

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    The two choices offered don't cover the situation I (and probably most other Firefox users) typically face -- I find that its performance deteriorates after an hour or two active, but it's fine again if I close it and wait a few minutes to let it release the memory it's been using. That's probably FF's notorious memory leak, which despite Mozilla's frantic upgrade scheduling they still apparently haven't fixed.

    I voted stays the same since that's closer to my reality than the alternative, degradation over a long-term (weeks or months) period.
     
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