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Browser Benchmarks

Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:50 pm
by Palmer
http://service.futuremark.com/peacekeeper/index.action

This runs through various tests, and scores you based on the browser performance.

All of these are from my computer running x64 architecture.

According to this, Safari 4 <beta> is best.
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Chrome came in second.
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Firefox in third. (My Firefox lowest made it to the internet explorer's highest recorded on that site).
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IE-8, being last.
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I didn't try Opera on here because I didn't feel like installing 5 browsers at once.
That one was behind Firefox and ahead of Internet-Explorer 8, Based off of other user's statistics, though.

Feel free to contribute and post your own.
(Use the print-screen A.K.A. the SysRq button [top-right corner of your keyboard] to take screen screen-shot and paste it in "Paint"... just in case someone didn't know for some reason). "

Maybe people will have more variety here..?

Posted: Sat Aug 15, 2009 11:08 am
by Guitar_clock
I prefer firefox because it is opensource.

Posted: Sat Aug 15, 2009 3:19 pm
by Voly
I prefer firefox because I'm stubborn and don't like changing browsers, lol.

Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:05 pm
by Palmer
Apparently Google Chrome and Safari browser share the same webkit.
:?: :?: :?: :?:
I read this somewhere.
Maybe that has something to do with them being the fastest! =]

Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:14 pm
by Voly
Completely off-topic, but why do you only post in VG and Computers?

Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:15 pm
by Palmer
I like computers and I never really got around to posting in other areas... I guess... =/

Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:17 pm
by Voly
Except that you're stubborn as all hell and don't let things go, you're alright. You should browse elsewhere. You post in two of the most inactive places in the entire forum.

Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:18 am
by Palmer
Eh... go figure... I happen to like things where no one else posts...
I will eventually get around to it though...
but thanks- I think. :D

Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2009 3:12 am
by dickwad
i went to try it just to see about opera but fuck that it takes too long.

Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2009 10:07 pm
by Azgarth
Apparently Google Chrome and Safari browser share the same webkit.

close, but not quite. chrome's version is a heavily modified one.
based on the one in safari though.

also, futuremark stuff is nice an all, but way too theoretical.
once in a while speed tests come out of the newest versions, delay between opening a certain amount of starts, starting the browser both cold and not, things like that. THOSE are useful.

@dicky,
opera's one of my favourite browsers, it's fairly fast, and is/was/is pretty innovative.
i don't use it as main browser though, because A: it can't do some things i can do with certain Fx addons (tab mix plus and the like), and B: they have been complete idiots and dicks in the whole "browser on windows" thing.

Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2009 6:53 pm
by Palmer
I sort of like Opera.
it used to be my favorite, but the Opera for Linux just plain sucks.
On my computer / distro anyways. =/

Posted: Thu Jan 07, 2010 1:54 pm
by stephenxanders
Cool.. but I am still loyal to firefox because I'm use to it since the time I first came to the internet :-) Thanks anyway...

Posted: Fri Jan 08, 2010 1:01 pm
by HeRetiK
How is "Social Networking" a benchmark category of its own? Anyways, I'll try it out as well.

Posted: Fri Jan 08, 2010 6:17 pm
by S. [Burned] Y.
When I took the test (Firefox 1678), the social networking aspect was the use of javascript for practically everything and handling data.

Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:06 pm
by daemon

Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 10:21 pm
by krishh.
i have firefox, 87/100.

Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 12:23 am
by Chichevache
My FF is at 93. It did say that it will be higher if you haven't fucked with your preferences, which I do. A lot. I fucking love widgets.

Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 12:34 am
by Azgarth
widgets? that's opera's term. firefox has addons.

Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 12:37 am
by Chichevache
My phone has it as widgets so I just use that phrase. Same shit.

Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:51 am
by krishh.
oh, well i use lots of add-ons, in that case.