Firefox - High CPU Usage & YouTube Crashes

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Firefox - High CPU Usage & YouTube Crashes

Post by ehamady » Mon Feb 06, 2017 1:06 am

Firefox Rendering Engine problems:

1. If I open 3 tabs the Avant Gecko Engine uses 70%+ of my CPU. Consequently, browsing slows down to a crawl.

2. When I watch YouTube videos the browser crashes with a "not responding" message. The audio of the video continues to play even after the browser shuts down.

This happens on 3 laptops at 3 different locations.
When I run run Firefox on its own, it runs very fast with little CPU usage and no YouTube problems. So the problems are in the Avant browser.
Plus, the browser never tells me when a new version is available at browser startup.

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Re: Firefox - High CPU Usage & YouTube Crashes

Post by DUNSEL » Mon Feb 06, 2017 11:55 am

My levels are nowhere near that high, but the gecko engine definitely uses processor, constantly. It's never add zero use even when idle.
I don't do drugs. I get the same effect just standing up fast

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Re: Firefox - High CPU Usage & YouTube Crashes

Post by Anderson » Wed Feb 08, 2017 11:45 am

Seems Firefox 51 is not stable enough. I just revert it back to Firefox 50.

I will do more study on Firefox 51.

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