The New Windows update decreases some apps’ memory consumption and could shortly include Chrome, which is especially RAM-ravenous.
Microsoft reported in a recent article that the latest memory-saving function has already been evaluated on its own-brand Edge browser, with reports showing a decrease in memory consumption by up to 27 percent.
Technicians are now focusing on the Chrome browser’s adaptation of the feature.
Windows Latest also announced that the latest version uses a “SegmentHeap” enhancement that Microsoft describes as a “modern heap implementation that typically decreases the total memory use of the [app].” Translation? Translation? And when you have many browser tabs open, the output is smoother.
The amount of decreased RAM for each browser can vary. The Windows 10 upgrade features would offer a much better user interface for some users, while others will see little change.
If the upgrade succeeds in enhancing the performance of Chrome, it will address the browser’s long-standing argument that it slows down the device by hoarding RAM.
Some also cautioned that, because the company has been struggling against Chrome with its Edge browser for quite some time, this update may also backfire on Microsoft.
Although its attempts to revive Edge have so far been effective, after just a few months, the browser soon became the second-most popular pc browser, beating Firefox.
Yet all this isn’t good news. Google has recently reported that some Chrome users have trouble holding signed-in, synchronizing records, saving cookies, and recalling passwords after introducing Microsoft’s Windows 10 ‘May 2020’ update. It is also allegedly causing problems with data on Chrome plugins from third parties or, occasionally, also entirely disabling the extension.
Be mindful, too, while it is anticipated that this technological update would make the user interface even more fluid, it will only function on version 2004 or newer of Windows 10.
Why Chrome Uses So Much Ram?
Whenever it comes to efficiency and UX, Google Chrome only has genuine intent for its customers, but this is also its weakness at times.
One of the primary reasons why Chrome uses so much RAM is that every tab and extend is separated into its operation. The drawback of this is that, as many other browsers do, it normally does not pull down all of your open tabs simultaneously if one feature fails.
While this is beneficial, as Chrome has to repeat certain tasks with each page, it can also lead to higher memory consumption.