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No surprise there. Chrome has always been fast. The issue I have with it however is the atrocious spell check. It makes it unusable for forum posting.

Is there any way to port over FF's spell check?
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In all honesty, I'm noticing faster web browsing on IE9 64-bit. Followed by Chrome, of course.
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Wait, what?



Or is it a test that doesn't matter, at all?
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Heh I could have swore I had Chrome 11 something last night. Restarted the browser today and now I got 12.0.742.30 beta-m. I guess it's since I'm using the beta ver of course. May try out FF 5.0 beta 1 too.
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Originally Posted by CULLEN View Post
Wait, what?



Or is it a test that doesn't matter, at all?
When is the last time you had to render 1000 fish using HTML5 & JavaScript (WebGL I believe?) in your everyday browsing?
Edited by AtomicFrost - 5/10/11 at 7:08pm
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post #26 of 111
hurray for chrome! going to give opera a try though since it came so close in performance and i like switching things up occasionally
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Originally Posted by darksideleader View Post
They're gunning for Chrome 16 by the end of this year right?
And Firefox is trying to put out 3 full version number in what 12 months? What's your point?
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post #28 of 111
Quote:
Originally Posted by AtomicFrost View Post
When is the last time you had to render 1000 fish using HTML5 & JavaScript (WebGL I believe?) in your everyday browsing?
I suspect he was aiming towards an explanation for the crappy performance of anything other than Firefox and IE, not an excuse.
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Quote:
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I suspect he was aiming towards an explanation for the crappy performance of anything other than Firefox and IE, not an excuse.
Quote:
Originally Posted by CULLEN View Post
Or is it a test that doesn't matter, at all?
Instead of just flatly saying "It doesn't matter" I was trying to be a bit witty.

However, I do see your point. I presume it has to do with the efficiency of the browsers JavaScript engine. It appears that Chrome has issues with what ever type of calculations this benchmark is using. It looks like the browser's that did poorly didn't use GPU acceleration. (I'm not sure why? Either a known limitation or it's a bug)
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I suppose IE has come a long way in recent days... It just hurts me to admit it .
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