Yesterday's praise of Google Chrome may have been a touch premature. I may have noticed this yesterday but not paid much attention.
Basically... Chrome is a memory whore.
How's that? Well right now, I have one Chrome window open with one tab and five extensions installed and enabled. There are currently SEVEN chrome.exe processes running for a total of about 150 MB of RAM usage.
WTH? That seems a bit unnecessary, no? If I close the window they do all go away - so it's not like there are processes stuck in the background from a previous crash or anything. These are all running at the same time. At home I don't so much care about that... 4 GB of RAM on a 64 bit system? No problem. Use as much memory as you want...
But at work, I was barely able to get 2 GB of RAM and trying to run Clarify with anything that likes RAM is like trying to squeeze a fat kid into a leotard.
So Google... what's the deal here?