Reduce RAM usage in Chrome with a small extension that does more

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Oleg, Oct 15, 2016.

  1. Oleg

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  2. Brummelchen

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    my new tab is blank - so why open another site which uses more memory?
    what is your purpose? concerning new tabs or fast dial chrome is a pain.
     
  3. gorhill

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    The size of an extension package has little to do with the amount of memory it uses when running. I could create an extension which package size would be much smaller than this one and yet consumes massive amount of memory and CPU.
     
  4. The Red Moon

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    Google chrome allows you to set a new tab page natively without the use of an extension.
     
  5. Oleg

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  6. Oleg

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    If so than yea.
     
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