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More cores for faster multi-tab browsing...?

by My_B / May 30, 2017 3:06 AM PDT

The main thing slowing down the performance of my laptop is when I have multiple internet browser tabs open simultaneously. I know there are better ways to manage this. But aside from those, would it help to get a laptop with more cores, like a quad-core i7? What about a lower-lever quad-core AMD? What else helps for this - larger cache, RAM, hyperthreading, clockspeed? Thanks.

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Multi-tasking is
by orlbuckeye / May 30, 2017 5:36 AM PDT

sped up by adding memory, A faster processor means faster processing but for tasks that have heavy processor use. Most apps don't test the processor.

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Both matter.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 30, 2017 6:46 AM PDT

Chrome will leverage more cores. So for now 8GB is a sweet spot with 2 or more cores.

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