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Huge RAM consumption, over time

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I looked at various tips on how to solve a RAM problem. But I don't understand why my firefox takes about 800MB of RAM after startup, but sometimes after the time of use it suddenly takes 16GB of RAM. Does Mozilla not have a tool to track which part of Firefox uses so much RAM?

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Adblock Plus is a known RAM eater. Try to install uBlock Origin instead of it.

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Photo 2 shows that everything is OK in Firefox but it consumes 16GB of memory and is terribly slow. The PC has 32GB of memory.

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Adblock Plus is a known RAM eater. Try to install uBlock Origin instead of it.

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I'm testing the uBlock Origin, and it looks good. Thanks for advice. Sadly, Firefox does not have a tool that shows which part of the browser consumes how much RAM.

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Hey there!

See the following website on what to do to fix the performance issue:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-uses-too-much-memory-or-cpu-resources

Hope this helps!

Kind regards,

Bithiah

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Hey there!

If your problem is solved, please mark an answer as a solution to let others know this thread is finished. Thanks!

Kind regards,

Bithiah

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