Is Firefox Slow?

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  1. ViperAFK

    ViperAFK Well-Known Member

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    Same here, my Firefox actually loads pages significantly faster then IE.
     
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    The thing is that firefox is configurated in a way from the begining. To only load a specific ammount of information at the same time. However if you got a good internet connection you can turn of this. To this by downloading

    "Tweak network settings"

    Get this from:
    https://addons.mozilla.org/extensions/

    Then go to Tools->Tweak Network Settings
    Select power and click okay. Things should be running alot faster now IF you got a good line.
     
  3. blazin6543

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    ff is kinda slow with loadin i noticed 2...opera is g00d but sum sites come out weird and not complete.....so i use ie, ff & opera :D
     
  4. .vivid

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    All you need to do is some speed hacks to get it going faster for yah. Search for firefox using the search button and you will find some :)

    edit: firefox loads most pages in an average time from .9 seconds to 2 secods.
     
  5. blazin6543

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    oops i meant loadin like actually starting the program......slower then ie and opera ...... but ya pages load ok
     
  6. .vivid

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    o ok i do notice it takes a second or so longer but that isn't a big deal when all the pages load much faster.
     
  7. elusive

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    if you can afford a good computer and afford anything other than dail up i dont think you should be complaining
     
  8. .vivid

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    I have 8 mbps cable and am getting 15 mbps FiOS.
     
  9. Beserk_Godzilla

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    Acutally, it loads faster than IE on my comp.
     
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    I prefer firefox which is more convinient to use for me, plus it displays PNG which looks :censored: on IE.
     
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    Firefox is tweakable (about:config) unlike IE so when tweaked I find it wayy faster
     
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    Internet explorer loads faster because it's preloaded into your windows operating system. You can think of it as part of Windows XP.
     
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    my uncle uses firefox its the best for viruses he said he just installed on his new mac comp
     
  14. ^C[r0]n:k^

    ^C[r0]n:k^ Well-Known Member

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    Firefox seems the same to me, tabbed browsing and the security is nicer.

    The only trouble I have with firefox is when viewing flash movies, the preloaders never show up, but it plays just fine after its all loaded.

    go figure
     
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    could also try different tweaks for FF.
    some can be found here
     

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