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Firefox takes up 2.6 million RAM after just an hour...

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Hi,

I've had a problem for about a year now where Firefox takes up too much physical memory. Recently it's been getting so bad that my RAM (6GB) usage is at 95% or higher and the freezing and lagging from Firefox gets so bad that I can't even close the program properly...

I heard recent news that an add-on extension I had was to blame for this, and now that I've gotten rid of it, it should be better, right? Well, it isn't; and I even looked at my about:memory.

As it turns out: vsize, resident, private, and heap-mapped are taking up over 1000MB each.

Any way I can reduce this?

notes: I've already tried "Minimize memory usage". the browser crashed for ten minutes to do this and it went down by about 200k, but it was momentary. It's still building memory.

Hi, I've had a problem for about a year now where Firefox takes up too much physical memory. Recently it's been getting so bad that my RAM (6GB) usage is at 95% or higher and the freezing and lagging from Firefox gets so bad that I can't even close the program properly... I heard recent news that an add-on extension I had was to blame for this, and now that I've gotten rid of it, it should be better, right? Well, it isn't; and I even looked at my about:memory. As it turns out: vsize, resident, private, and heap-mapped are taking up over 1000MB each. Any way I can reduce this? notes: I've already tried "Minimize memory usage". the browser crashed for ten minutes to do this and it went down by about 200k, but it was momentary. It's still building memory.

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PS: I tried uploading a picture, but big surprise, it didn't show. Here's the section from my about:memory scan a few hours ago.

http://i.gyazo.com/82f9f0bf37772a8c4e886b990b9595bd.png