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Google Chrome Uses 10% More RAM For Meltdown & Spectre Fixes

2 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

The Google Chrome team has just rolled out Chrome 67 across all platforms, which brings in a slew of changes behind the scenes, but the big change that users are going to notice is that Chrome is using even more RAM than usual. In fact, Chrome is going to be using about 10-percent more RAM with this update. This is because of the fixes that the Chrome team needed to include for Meltdown and Spectre. So while your internet browsing is going to be safe from these exploits, you're going to be using more RAM for your browsing.
The Chrome blog has announced the update and detailed what's new...
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Google Chrome Will Hog 10 Percent More RAM Thanks To Spectre Patch

Google Chrome Will Hog 10 Percent More RAM Thanks To Spectre Patch

2 monthes ago   |   By Inquisitr

The good news is that Google has a patch for their Chrome browser that is supposed to protect against Spectre. The bad news is that it took them months to roll it out and it is a RAM hog. It is going to eat another 10 percent of your RAM on top of the already huge portion it consumes. The even worse news is that if you are married to using Chrome, there's not a thing you can do about it. That said, using Chrome should now be safer than it has been in a long time.
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