Chrome, Firefox Memory

Garbage collection visualization

Browser memory usage. In 2008 and 2009 I measured the memory usage of web browsers. I found Firefox was the most memory-efficient browser.


Since 2009, many things have changed. Firefox and Chrome have seen many new releases. They are both excellent programs. They have been actively developed.

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I have removed the old benchmarks. On my first benchmark article, an external link was removed. And it tests software that is no longer offered.

Versions. We now have Internet Explorer 11, but my benchmark tests 8 beta 1. We now have Firefox 27, but I tested Firefox 3. Old browser benchmarks are not worth much.