Brave is draining my CPU

I’ve been using the Android browser for a few years now and I like it. Decided to give the desktop version a go after hearing some podcast.

I downloaded the latest version and decided to test its performance. I had 2 tabs with live streams playing, and 5 more extra tabs just for browsing. In comparison with Firefox, Brave uses ~10% less RAM, which is great.

Unfortunately, it was also using more than twice the CPU power for the same exact tabs. I don’t think this is a problem on my end, as I did not do anything different on either of the browsers.

CPU: Ryzen 5 1600.
RAM: 16GB @3000MHz.

Hopefully this is something that can traced on other computers as well.
Anyway, I’ll give it a go again in a few months.

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It might have something to do with DRM (I might be wrong here) or when you were measuring the data, brave was auto-updating itself (if the test was conducted on windows)