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Chrome RAM Usage Slowdown

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OK, so pretty much every modern browser I have used over the years ends up having a RAM issue. My Chrome is no better then Firefox is.

 

I am fine with that, being that I have 16GB of RAM. Normal usage on my system I am using 8GB of RAM, most from the browser.

 

MY question though is if I have enough RAM left and CPU why does Chrome slow down if a website (only that specific website) gets near 1GB in size? I have to open the Task Manager (for Chrome) and close it, reopen it.

 

If I have RAM left, shouldn't it still be running smoothly?

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OK, so pretty much every modern browser I have used over the years ends up having a RAM issue. My Chrome is no better then Firefox is.

 

One way to make it better is with this extension:

 

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/extensions-manager-aka-sw/lpleipinonnoibneeejgjnoeekmbopbc

 

Chrome has many things running in the background we don't use regularly. I just cut them off when not in use. Makes Chrome much smoother for me.

 

 

MY question though is if I have enough RAM left and CPU why does Chrome slow down if a website (only that specific website) gets near 1GB in size? I have to open the Task Manager (for Chrome) and close it, reopen it.

 

Is it choking on flash maybe?

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But no, I have flash disabled by default, unless I click it and allow it. It's not just flash sites that slow down, Gmail, Facebook, and abunch others.

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I use flash click to run as well. Stops annoying autoplay vids on some news sites. 

 

Here's mine and i got 23 tabs on 2 windows open. 

 

I do agree on the excessive RAM/PF usage. I have 16GB as well and this usage even drives me nuts. I have like, 2 VMs going at the moment and I only have 6GB RAM left :(

 

I need more but money's too tight right now :(

 

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Chrome is pretty inconsistent. This is running on a School computer that's maybe 3-4 years old
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Yeah sorry, don't have that issue...

 

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Yeah sorry, don't have that issue...

 

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But you are using a pretty worthless browser to accomplish nothing

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Ok the topic sorta changed.

 

The issue is why it slows down, even with RAM left to be used. Makes no sense.

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Ok the topic sorta changed.

 

The issue is why it slows down, even with RAM left to be used. Makes no sense.

 

That is simple it is not 64 bit.

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But you are using a pretty worthless browser to accomplish nothing

Except that IE is quite decent nowadays.

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Except that IE is quite decent nowadays.

You forgot the '/s' tag.

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Ok the topic sorta changed.

 

The issue is why it slows down, even with RAM left to be used. Makes no sense.

It could slow down for a wide variety of reasons and high RAM usage could either be unrelated or only a symptom of the real problem. Unless you know the Chrome source code by heart there's no real way to tell.

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@bman

which version you are using?

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It's strange that its that high.. 

 

I have 10 tabs open 1 being youtube playing a video and my Chrome is using 72.8mb ram and 0 cpu

 

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Nevermind actually.. Windows 8 grouping doesnt seem to add all the individual ram usage up

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Latest version, 29 something. It's always been like this basically. Maybe its Windows 8 lol

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