"Does Firefox 3.0 beta 1 do a better job of handling memory than
earlier versions? In a test put Firefox 3.0 beta up against Firefox
18.104.22.168 in a series of tests.
"Before I go any further, a few disclaimers and notes. First
off, I've carried out this test on a single system running Windows
Vista Home Premium on which Firefox had not been previously
installed. The system has 2GB of RAM. Both Firefox 22.214.171.124 and
Firefox 3.0 b 1 were installed fresh using a standard install. For
each test I visited the same web pages and did my best to make the
browsing the same on both versions..."