Operating System
  • Windows Edition
    Version or Build no.
    System type
    64-bit operating system; x64-based processor
    User Access Control
    Network Security (Firewall)
    3rd-party Firewall app by a trusted vendor
    Device Security
  • Windows Defender SmartScreen (Windows 10)
  • User Account
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    Malware Testing
    I do not participate in downloading malware samples
    Real-time Web & Malware Protection
    360 TSE, VS PRO
    RTP - Custom security settings
  • Virus and Malware Removal Tools
    Zemana AntiMalware Premium
    Browsers and Extensions
    Cent x64:AdBlocker Ultimate, EagleGet
    Password Managers
  • none
  • System Utilities
    Wise Disk Cleaner
    Frequency of Data backups
    Frequency of System backups

    Handsome Recluse

    Level 21
    The problem is not youtube.
    The thing is that e10 of FF is using more CPU on every site i am visiting i comparison with chromium.
    I am using extensions to change that but i am not satisfied with the results i am getting.
    So for the moment i am sticking with Cent.
    When the new version of FF comes out i will surely try it.
    As for Edge i can't say much about it's performance because i don't use it very often.
    How do you compare browsers you've tried in terms of resource usage and efficiency since CPU usage might not directly correlate with it given there are other factors almost always at play?
    Firefox, I found to be very volatile with extensions. Extensions could really slow it down like restoring a lot of tabs and make it a CPU hog. WebExtensions would force good addons to be less volatile and bad addons from uncommited developers to die out and Chrome should also benefit from this.
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    Handsome Recluse

    Level 21
    Apparently, Cent has lazy loading of tabs. By the way, have you tried and compared the Nightly/Canary/Dev versions of the popular browsers with their Stable counterparts?
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    Level 40
    @TerrakionSmash you are right, Cent has lazy loading.
    I haven't done a comparison between dev versions and their stable.
    By the way now i am using Cyberfox Intel 64 bit as my main browser, Cent only for some specific sites.
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