Reader Gina sent me a link over to Dot Net Perls with the latest browser tests for memory usage including IE 8. I took at look at the results and Firefox 3 was the winner.

You can read more about the testing at this link.

Comments as always are welcome.

Browser name Ending private set in MB
Safari 636.9
Firefox 3 111.8
Flock (Firefox 2) 191.9
Opera 9.5 190.6
Internet Explorer 194.4