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new version - OUT OF MEMORY issue

  • Opera 51
    Windows 10 fall update
    8gb of ram
    ryzen 1600
    gtx 1070

    With 2 tabs (html5 video, this page) : 850mb

    The max I've seen was 2.5gb (10 random tabs open)
    With normal use is 2gb on avg anyways(3 tabs & 2hours open)

    There is possibly a ram exploit but has to be reproduced with certain activities such as: leaving video open in the background, having both messenger and whatsapp in the background

    So for 4gb users can be big hard time. Possible fixes? Closing the app and opening it again. Killing messenger and whatsapp. Disable extensions

    For developers there should be some kind of ram opmitization, what Firefox quantium does is that only prioritizes the tab that is open at the moment. Reducing a lot of cpu and ram usage

    Hope this helps

  • @ferluis chrome gotta way too..

    Automatic tab discarding

    Chrome is notorious for its ability to consume memory and even machines with 8GB of RAM might run low with heavy usage. If this is an issue on your PC, you might benefit from automatic tab discarding, which removes tabs from the system memory when it starts running low. Discarded tabs are still shown in-browser and are reloaded when clicked.

    This opera flag might help with the video background..

    Optimize Background Video Playback.
    To optimize chrome performance this flag disables the video track while the video is played in the background.
    Enable it, but i have not tried it yet..

  • Found one flags in regards to tabs in opera..

    Pause background tabs

    Pause timers in background tabs after 5 minutes on desktop.

    and this flag..

    Throttle expensive background timers

    Enables intervention to limit CPU usage of background timers to 1%

    should help memory, cpu, & battery drainage..

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