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huge CPU hit from Opera

  • For the last couple of months, I'm experiencing severe performance issues with Opera. Browsing to just about any site causes the CPU usage to go through the roof, and it take up to 60 seconds for the page to fully load. If I close Opera and attempt to access the same page using Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge, I have no problems. I prefer the Opera interface, but these performance issues are a show-stopper. I'm seeing these performance issues under both Windows 7 and Windows 10.

    Phillip M. Feldman

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  • Also all the new opera versions for a long while now have high cpu on private window with no other tabs opened.. n e where b'tween 14% - 20%.. +phew..

  • @nvmjustagirl In the main I don't use private windows, so this is not a private window issue. Also, it doesn't seem to be site specific. I get a huge hit (and a long lag) when trying, e.g., to load the following page:

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