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yeah, nothing beats chrome in my book. safari is terrible (or was when i tried it) and i am so used to the features of chrome, all the little things make browsing lightning fast
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What difference do these tests make in the real world? I use IE and never have to bloat my system with third party browsers.

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My girlfriend's parents were at my house and her dad asked me to use my computer. When he sat down he asked where Internet Explorer was. After a second of confusion, I realized he was serious and lead him to the shortcut to Chrome. I just e-mailed him after reading this thread, with an explanation why IE sucks terribly and told him to get either Firefox or hopefully Chrome.
    
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What difference do these tests make in the real world? I use IE and never have to bloat my system with third party browsers.
Those benchmarks are based on real world browsing. And IE is one of the most bloated browsers there is.
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I used Firefox back in the days, took me 6 months to finally give Chrome a shot, tried it, loved it. Than FF4 was released, tried it, loved it slightly more than Chrome. Chrome 12 released, tried it, loved it. Don't think I'll be switching browser again, any time soon.
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Those benchmarks are based on real world browsing. And IE is one of the most bloated browsers there is.
The benchmarks are

Out of those, two, would be real world for most users, and out of those two...They have nothing to do with speed, just rendering capabilities.

If you look at actual real world stuff (i.e. How long it takes to load a webpage with a realistic amount of javascript, open a new tab and go to google, etc) then the difference between browsers is so small that you'd probably benefit more from just overclocking your RAM or shortstroking your hard drive.
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Well done article.

I'm on Chrome 12.0.742.30.

Suddenly Mozilla's on a rampage to pound out updates apparently?
They're gunning for Chrome 16 by the end of this year right?
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Opera still is up there.

I'm satisfied .

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My girlfriend's parents were at my house and her dad asked me to use my computer. When he sat down he asked where Internet Explorer was. After a second of confusion, I realized he was serious and lead him to the shortcut to Chrome. I just e-mailed him after reading this thread, with an explanation why IE sucks terribly and told him to get either Firefox or hopefully Chrome.
You do realize he was going to check your browser history, right? .
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