Chrome's dirty little secret

After yesterday’s post about the little thing that bugs me about Firefox 4 beta, I thought I’d mention Chrome’s dirty little secret this morning. Chrome is a terrific browser but its memory footprint is scary:

Chrome's dirty little secret

Here are some metrics from Chrome itself (you also get a peak of my key Web services):

Chrome's memory metrics

I don’t know if this is just a consequence of how Chrome handles tabs and separate functions but this is quite a bit of memory being used by a couple tabs.

Categorised as Web/Tech

By Paul

Enthusiast, writer, Happiness Engineer at Automattic. I take photos too. Passionate about my wife, Gina and #proudDad.


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