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Why Is Google Chrome Using So Much RAM? Here’s How to Fix It

MakeUseOf: “If you’ve done any research at all into different browsers, you’re familiar with the fact that Chrome can be a bit of a resource hog. Glance at your Task Manager or Activity Monitor, and you’ll often see Chrome at the top of the list.But why does Chrome use so much RAM, especially compared to other browsers? And what can you do to keep it in check?…Google Chrome’s RAM-hungry reputation was well known. However, changes to Google Chrome have improved browsers’ memory usage, especially compared to other popular browsers. At times, Mozilla, Edge, Opera, and Safari all use more RAM than Chrome. How do I know this? I ran a short test, opening a Facebook page, a YouTube video, the BBC Sport website, and Twitter in a clean browser. The results will interest you…”

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