Google Chrome Is The Worst Browser

Why I’m switching, and why you should too.

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The RAM Chrome uses is insane.

Chrome is a memory beast. Unless your PC has 8GB of RAM or hopefully a solid processor, it will hate Chrome. I’ve seen games that don’t use the RAM Chrome does.

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Permissions for extensions.

Sure, one of the big pulls to use Chrome is their expansive extension library. But some extensions require a very wide range of permissions on your computer.

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Safari

Apple’s Safari — which was actually ported to Windows PCs for two entire years before it was stripped — has actually made some ground in the browser market. Obviously, Safari isn’t available on any computer not running Apple’s macOS except for the two versions that were released at one point on Windows. So its market share isn’t great.

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Firefox

Mozilla’s Firefox hasn’t been the most-used internet browser since before 2011. Even copying Chrome’s success, they tried launching a mobile operating system — FirefoxOS. Sadly enough, this project lost investors and never saw the light of day.

Microsoft Edge

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Opera

Normally, I’d refrain from adding Opera to this list, but the way that Opera designed their browser is pretty interesting.

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