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Topic # 228971 1-Feb-2018 11:40
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Anyone noticed recently (last week or two) the Stuff website consuming a lot of resources on local PC's and in shared enterprise Internet Explorer environments?

 

Even sitting on the home page for Stuff and doing nothing the CPU spikes all over the place, close Stuff and the CPU drops massively.

 

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  Reply # 1950001 1-Feb-2018 11:51
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One of the guys in the office does the Stuff quizzes every day and often complains about how slow they are to load. I haven't noticed a huge issue myself, but I'm one of those now-rare Firefox users so perhaps Chrome is more vulnerable.


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Reply # 1950013 1-Feb-2018 12:07
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@sbiddle is the Stuff Fanboi he should be able to answer if any changes in performance

 

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  Reply # 1950024 1-Feb-2018 12:23
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Probably cryptomining now to save the dominion post from being scrapped


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  Reply # 1950094 1-Feb-2018 13:24
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Same Stuff page and only single tab opened. IE hovers around 5-7% CPU resources usage.

 

That's with Ad blocker disabled.  FWIW Edge appears to hog even more CPU than IE, and hogs almost as much as memory as Chrome.


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  Reply # 1950124 1-Feb-2018 14:12
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With adblock it's fine for me. 


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  Reply # 1950175 1-Feb-2018 15:00
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No issues on Firefox 58 on Linux Fedora 27 kernel 4.14.14.

 

Chrome Version 64.0.3282.119 well that's a different story. Definite higher CPU usage with only stuff open doing nothing which drops when closed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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  Reply # 1950626 2-Feb-2018 10:26
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Implementing IE Tracking Protection (Easylist) has made a massive difference in our Test environment, now to get it into Prod.


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