Preliminary DOWNLOADING performance improvements of FrostWire 6 (pre-release)

FrostWire 6 downloading performance improvements over FrostWire 5

While downloading 15 simultaneous BitTorrent transfers we’ve observed peak CPU usage to be drop about 44% from in comparison to the usage level seen in FrostWire 5.7.7.

Memory usage also sees a drop of 16% while downloading.

The number of live threads has been reduced 60%.

The number of classes loaded in memory has been reduced 27%.

Memory usage has dropped to ~50%

Live threads

Loaded classes

These tests were performed on a MacBook Air, 1.7GHz Intel Core i5, 4Gb 1333 MHz DDR3 of memory running on OSX 10.9.5.

Please Test and compare FrostWire 6 to FrostWire 5 for yourself.

We’d like to invite people passionate about testing software performance and let us know what they find independently.

We’d rather be validated by non related third parties on the fact that FrostWire 6 is a superior file sharing client than its predecessor.

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