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Memory leak on Steam Client Beta
M@GOid commented on 21 September 2019 at 2:54 pm UTC

The Steam Client Beta with the new library interface have a terrible memory leak here. In a couple minutes all my RAM is gone. Anyone experimenting this? The stable branch is okay, though.

Salvatos commented on 21 September 2019 at 4:32 pm UTC

I haven’t had memory issues with it myself but others have mentioned similar stuff. The only problem for me has been a consistently moderate CPU use (about 12% of one core for one particular Steam-related process, steamwebhelper I think) while on library pages that makes my computer run hotter than usual while essentially idling.

Xpander commented on 29 September 2019 at 2:36 pm UTC

Yeah i had memleak also, it went up to 19GB on steamwebhelper. i have 32GB of ram and no swap, whole computer froze until the steam client managed to crash and free up the memory.

Switched back to the old client currently

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