Everyone knows firefox has a notorious memory leak issue, and it drove me crazy as a web developer. Yes, I know Chrome exists, but it doesn’t have vimperator plugin! So, Mozilla has released firefox version 7. This particular release claims it drastically improved memory handling for certain use cases. Good news, and I went for… Read More »
If you have google toolbar installed, disable it, then restart firefox. See if it improves your memory usage. It worked on mine. Hope this helps. If it works, please leave a comment and let others know.
So far it seems okay, I haven’t used IE7 and IE8 much, so I cannot say how much improvement has been made, but from the first few page loads, it seems getting close to FF/Chrome.
Came across this Chrome extension tonight, works very well, so I thought you might be interested. https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/cccpiddacjljmfbbgeimpelpndgpoknn?hl=en