PC World: Chrome gobbles much more RAM due to Google’s ‘Site Isolation’ protection for Spectre CPU flaws

PC World: Chrome gobbles much more RAM due to Google’s ‘Site Isolation’ protection for Spectre CPU flaws. “The critical Meltdown and Spectre bugs baked deep into modern computer processors will have ramifications on the entire industry for years to come, and Chrome just became collateral damage. Google 67 enabled ‘Site Isolation’ Spectre protection for most users, and the browser now uses 10 to 13 percent more RAM due to how the fix behaves.”

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