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Windows 7: Facebook, a resource hog...

25 Feb 2011   #1
Orbital Shark

Facebook, a resource hog...


I don't play many games in facebook but I've noticed that 1 particular game (Monopoly Millionaires), although flash based, is a complete resource hog. Surely it shouldn't be as facebook is supposed to be usable on virtually any machine big or small.

Here are snips of Task Manager when that game is open but idle, with graphics set to minimal...

Internet Explorer 8
Facebook, a resource hog...-task-manager.png

Google Chrome
Facebook, a resource hog...-task-manager-chrome-.png

On the performance side, chrome handles the game MUCH better than IE with no slowdown or stutter. But, that's besides the point, it's a flash game for god sake...

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28 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Orbital Shark View Post
...On the performance side, chrome handles the game MUCH better than IE with no slowdown or stutter...
I'm looking forward to the RTM of IE9.
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28 Feb 2011   #3
Orbital Shark


I agree, although the Hardware Acceleration is still a bit ropey
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