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Firefox speedup tweaks

I've come across some Firefox about:config tweaks on the internet which claim that making those changes will speed up Firefox. Those tweaks are:

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Guest [Entry]

"I have found that, generally, using a local caching name server, a local caching proxy (such as squid or polipo), and adblock+noscript has a far greater improvement in perceived performance on my overall daily browsing habits than specific Firefox or network stack tweaks.

Everyone's usage patterns are different, of course, but that's what works well for me."
Guest [Entry]

Yes, it is. That configures your browser to make more connections to a webserver to download bits of the page in parallel - which a broadband connection handles fine. Dial up, not so much.