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Windows 7: Which is better?

25 Mar 2010   #1
Mitch656

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
Which is better?

Which is better in terms of speeds i suppose coz i like both layouts...


Safari 4
or
Firefox 3.6.2?


Or even google even tho i hate there layout, but mostly looking for Safari or Firefox and dont just choose firefox coz its a non apple product.


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25 Mar 2010   #2
electrotune1200

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

Have you tried running both on your machine to see what works best for you?

The speed factor for both are dependent on a lot of different variables. Every system is different.
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25 Mar 2010   #3
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

I guess FF is better.
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25 Mar 2010   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

I think that it would be wise to try both. Although, FF may be a tad faster, it may not be true on your machine. In addition, the different features may affect your decision on which to use. There is no problem having more than one browser, as many people use that approach.
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25 Mar 2010   #5
pacinitaly

windows 7 professional & ultimate 64bit laptops
 
 

try the portables
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25 Mar 2010   #6
antboii7

windows 7 ultimate x86/windows xp pro sp3 for vmware
 
 

Firefox is better
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25 Mar 2010   #7
Product FRED

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

Without a doubt, Firefox. On a Mac, it's the other way around. Personally, I use Chrome since it's lightweight and minimal and has extensions now.
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25 Mar 2010   #8
RobinSchouten

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Safari 4.0.5 is a really fast browser aswell, but the new Firefox 3.6.2 beats it.
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25 Mar 2010   #9
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

As was said, intall both. At times I had 6 ot 7 browsers which I used for different purposes. I personally do not like FF - too much fuzz. But Safari is a nice little browser. Now I only have 3 browsers left but use IE most of the time. Opera is my next best choice and for certain things that neither IE nor Opera can do I use AOL.
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27 Mar 2010   #10
jeffreykpry

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

If you're on Windows stick with Firefox. Windows version of Safari feels sluggish at times. However, if you're on Mac Safari is much faster than Firefox IMO... It will be interesting to see if IE 9 uses webkit (the same rendering as Safari)...


Try Opera! It's beautiful and powerful...
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