Avant new user trial - first impression, memory hungry

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Avant new user trial - first impression, memory hungry

Post by bohica » Fri Mar 14, 2008 10:22 am

Hi,
I am a Maxthon user but am always looking at other solutions. First thng I´ve checked...
Avant is far more memory hungry that Maxthon.
I have two laptops, same processor, same 2GB memory
1 running Maxthon & 1 Avant: 7 (same) tabs open

Maxthon: main mem: 32k /v-mem: 87k / 44 threads
(this with additional tab open to push it more - BBC radio playing)
Avant: main mem: 88k /v-mem: 143k / 43 threads

Should I stay with Avant? Test continues
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Re: Avant new user trial - first impression, memory hungry

Post by ABman » Fri Mar 14, 2008 11:27 am

This has always puzzled me, why some users have this memory problem. I've been using Avant for nearly 5 years and have never had a problem with memory. I currently have 10 tabs open and the Task Manager stats are:
Avant.exe - Current 35k - Peak 51K - VM 56K
Using Windows XP/SP2 Home - 1GB ram.
If you do some searches on this you'll find more info on it.

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Re: Avant new user trial - first impression, memory hungry

Post by ABman » Fri Mar 14, 2008 12:58 pm

One thing I forgot to mention is that after every surfing session I always close Avant and I don't use the system tray icon so it gets removed completely from memory.
I have a feeling that memory problems may occur with some people who keep Avant loaded for long periods of time.

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Re: Avant new user trial - first impression, memory hungry

Post by bohica » Fri Mar 14, 2008 1:37 pm

understand the time perception but... Only had Avant installed for one hour. wanted to check a clean install
(also: Win XP sp2)

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Re: Avant new user trial - first impression, memory hungry

Post by statm1 » Fri Mar 14, 2008 8:10 pm

Yea, I've been using Avant for about 4 years and have never used the tray icon and have always turned it off. I don't have a problem with mem issues either.
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Re: Avant new user trial - first impression, memory hungry

Post by Jasmine » Fri Mar 28, 2008 4:53 am

Yea, since using Avant, I feel it takes least memory.
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Re: Avant new user trial - first impression, memory hungry

Post by Drago » Fri Apr 11, 2008 2:41 pm

I made also a little comparison using Vista x64 - compared AvantBrowser v11.6 #11 and Maxthon v2.0.9 #1640. I opened on both browser the same 16 tabs... ;)

One side note: On Maxthon were a few plugins active whereas AvantBrowser everything was unticked.

AvantBrowser: Image

Maxthon: Image

Short version: AvantBrowser used 156MB whereas Maxthon used 133.4MB.
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