The new version of Google Chrome consumes more RAM
With the transition to the new version of Google Chrome many users are faced with the increased consumption of RAM.
The company officially recognized the “voracity” of the browser and explained the reasons for deciding to accept the innovation.
Google explained that the security updates in the 67th version of Chrome cover the possibility of using processor vulnerability Spectre. A new feature of the Site Isolation are enabled by default – it protects the user from vulnerabilities, isolating the sites in separate tabs. As a result, in the memory, it creates more processes chrome.exethat leads to a drop in performance.
The new version uses more RAM / BGR
Is increasing memory consumption by 10-13 per cent in connection with a large number of processes, – said the Google engineer Charlie Flight.
The company reports that the poor performance of the browser confirmed on Windows and Mac.
Google programmers are already working on the problem, but until you get rid of the memory consumption can only be in two ways: manual shut-off Site Isolation or switching to another browser.