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The Opera GX is slow topic

  • The Opera GX is slow topic

  • Hi everyone,

    After the last update ( 71.0.3770.287), I have been faced some issues on loading pages, it is too slow and i realized that's a problem only on the Opera Gx, Cause on GC or Firefox, I am not suffering from this.
    I have already tried to turn off the VPN, the Dark Mode, the trackers and reinstall the browser and didn't works.

    Sometimes I have to wait more than 6 or 8 secs to load a page(even a search on Google takes this time).
    I have a 60 mbps internet connection.
    Please help me.

  • @leocg my opera gx is getting invisible when i type something in the search bar where the web addresses are. And i have to close and open again for the opera to reappear

  • I Clearly experienced some lag on this browser, like I mean to be a "gaming" browser but it not seems to be very optimized with the lastest updates. When I go on Youtube, my browser become so laggy and my extensions stopped working (Adblock for Youtube).

  • Hi,

    Since few days i feel like the pages are opening slower than they used to, i don't really see why...

    My rig is 9900k, strix 3090, fiber.

    On other browsers, no issues.

    Thanks !

  • Same here. Ever since the last 2 updates, GX has become slow on loading some pages.
    I also experience an issue where closing the browser has become slow as well. After clicking close on the browser, it takes around 3 seconds before the window closes. Didn't have this issue 3 or 4 updates ago.

  • Same here!

  • First of all I have already done the following:
    ✔ Disable all extensions (I even removed all of them)
    ✔ Disable the ad-blocker
    ✔ Reset settings to default
    ✔ Reset flags to default
    ✔ Create a clean profile folder/directory

    Now ever since 2 or 3 updates(didn't keep track of versions) of Opera GX the browser started to have some issues after sometime of use on each session.
    After a while of using the browser, it starts to feel somewhat "heavy", meaning clicking on links (like google results) to open webpages takes quite a lot of time of loading(it may take 5 seconds and on extreme ocasions upto 15-20 seconds) until the pages load. I usually have 7-10 tabs open constantly and there is no specific time frame as to when this starts happening. Sometimes there are issues loading twitter posts embedded on Reddit posts as well where the twitter post keeps loading and never appears.
    Another issue is that, even closing the browser "feels heavy" as it takes almost 3-4 seconds for the browser to close after I click the close button instead of closing instantly.
    And those things happen only with Opera GX. I also have MS Edge, which does not give me any similar issues(no matter time of use or open tabs).
    The browser behaves fine when you first open it, but as time passes while using it starts to feel bloated and it's frustrating. I've been an Opera user for years and never had these issues before.
    I have also reported the issue as a bug feedback.

    Current Opera version: LVL2 (core: 71.0.3770.323)
    Windows 10 Pro x64 20H2

  • I have exactly the same problems like bizkid.

    My System:
    Intel I9 9900-k
    32 GB Ram

    Current Version:LVL 2 (core: 71.0.3770.323)
    Windows 10 Pro x64 20H2

  • Hi,
    Disabling hardware acceleration seems to have fixed it for me.
    I used to have the same problem with chrome, so it might be a problem with chromium.
    Hope it helps.

  • Hi, im kinda mad because of this browser, when i first saw it i thought like "oh what the hell, that looks nice and clean, what could go wrong?" ah.... everything goes wrong, this browser is slower than anything i used before, even slower that the dead internet explorer, no offense here but what the f*** is this? why is it using more ram and cpu than google chrome and why does it have problems connecting to a website thats using a DDoS protection, like cmon thats gotta be a joke, i love that its providing an free VPN but still, the connection of the browser even without the VPN is so bad... its making me cry, its taking like 2 minutes to load a webpage and i dont know why, please fix the browser, it has so much potential that is unused.

  • Ever since i have downloaded this browser, everything has been fine since this month, everything has been taking long to load. i have been restarting and clearing out unused space and it has been taking 2-3 minutes when i try to load a YouTube video, i have been turning on and off VPN, Ad Blocker, Tracker Blocker, and been re-downloading Opera GX. My connection to the internet has been fine, i have taken off extensions and it has been really slow. everything else has been slow a bit but only one website (YouTube) has been real laggy.

  • Ok people, it seems that after the update that was released today, the issue that the browser takes time to close when you close it, is fixed. For me at least. So you might wanna check it out with the latest update.

  • @bizkid it happend again 😞

  • @arcticwukongs worked allitle bit for me but still laggggg

  • @firefox289 said in The Opera GX is slow topic:

    @bizkid it happend again 😞

    For me, Opera is extrem slow too again.
    Tabs open delayed.

  • @medulla actually i fixed it i disabled hardware accelaration and using the u block origin ad blocker and disablethe built in adblocker helped for me!

  • @firefox289 said in The Opera GX is slow topic:

    @medulla actually i fixed it i disabled hardware accelaration and using the u block origin ad blocker and disablethe built in adblocker helped for me!

    and also disable other adblockers