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which uses more resources,multiple firefox tabs or multiple firefox windows ?

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which uses more computer resources, multiple firefox tabs or multiple firefox windows ?

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Its according to the usage for the content...

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iamjayakumars
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Its according to the usage for the content...

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Russell 0 solutions 34 answers

Ditto to the question

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iamjayakumars
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Sorry for that.

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Each window needs their own resources to create and build that window, so opening extra windows takes more memory.

You can see the current memory usage on the about:memory page.