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Why does Chrome's cache max out at 638 MB?

I periodically wipe Chrome's browsing data (usually when it starts feeling sluggish). The window that pops up shows the 'cached images and files' size. It's almost always at 638 MB and I've never seen it go higher. Why 638? Is it truthful? Is it arbitrary?
posted by cichlid ceilidh on Aug 27, 2016 - 4 answers

Looking for a web browser that doesn't cache DNS or content.

I need a web browser (or firefox extension) that really, really, really disables caching. I want exactly what the server sends, every time I load a page. [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Sep 15, 2010 - 18 answers

User problems with the browser cache

A commercial Web-based product our university purchased to provide student account summaries and collect tuition payments works well for 98%+ of the users. It only works for the rest, however, if they first clear their browser cache. [more inside]
posted by davcoo on Aug 25, 2009 - 12 answers

Why am I getting an old webpage in Chrome?

When I browse to Talking Points Memo with Chrome from work I see the page as of Sept 24th. At home, with Chrome, I see the page as of today. At work in IE7 I see the site correctly. No other websites are affected. [more inside]
posted by Maastrictian on Sep 29, 2008 - 9 answers

Use up to ___ MB of space for the cache

What is the ideal size for a browser's disk cache? [more inside]
posted by wastelands on May 10, 2008 - 11 answers

Cache VS Unavailable Files

BrowserCacheFilter: I’m turning an unused XP box and big monitor into a full-screen browser based online digital sign. How do I replace web errors (ex: page not found) with cached versions of the page or file from when it was available? [more inside]
posted by linklog on Oct 5, 2006 - 1 answer

Need help/advice finding cached webpage.

During the course of Hurricane Katrina, I updated a single entry at LiveJournal numerous times with stories of New Orleanians who rode out the hurricane. It was linked to both from a few comments in MetaFilter and also from BoingBoing and other sites. Unfortunately, a LJ bug truncated the first few entries of the post, and I need to find someone out there with a cached copy of my entry at http://insomnia.livejournal.com/599039.html ... can't find it on google or archive.org. Anyone out there have a cache of this, or have any novel ideas on how to find such a cached entry?
posted by insomnia_lj on Sep 9, 2005 - 3 answers

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