We know that Apple’s latest Mac Pro can be equipped with up to 1.5TB of extra-large memory, so what can so much memory be used for? How can I eat them up? Twitter user Jonathan Morrison has experimented with a crazy experiment, using Google Chrome on his Mac Pro, constantly opening new tabs and watching memory usage soar.
One of the great features of Chrome is that it’s very memory-eating because it takes a multi-process parallel approach. The experiment was also as good as expected, with Chrome eating 857.34GB of memory when more than 6,000 tabs were opened at the same time.
By this time, Chrome had lost its response and appeared to hang up.
After a long wait, Chrome came alive tenaciously. Although no more tabs were added, or even no action, it began to consume memory, eventually exceeding 1.4TB, and with the system and other necessary processes, the system memory was completely drained.
You have to say another word about macOS, and even at this point, it’s still smooth, and everything but Chrome can still work.