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In search of a good browser, I decided to do a browser war. I used the Peacekeeper benchmark to find out which browser out there is the best. I compared a number of the most popular browsers namely Chrome 10, Opera 11, Chrome 7, Internet Explorer 9, Safari 5, Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox 3. Here are my results: http://clients.futuremark.com/peacek...ction?key=5VTu
I gotta say, I'm quite surprised with the results. Obviously Chrome and Opera are gonna fight for the top places, not surprising. What really surprises me are Chrome 7, although an older version of Chrome, still performs better than all the other popular browsers out there. Also, Internet Explorer 9 scored so well to a point that it beats Safari and Firefox. In my opinion, Firefox is one of the most popular browser out there, and it gets beaten by Internet Explorer, which had a bad reputation as a web browser! Kudos to Microsoft for that! Also to my surprise is that Internet Explorer 7, which has a terrible reputation beats Firefox! Now about Safari, Apple advertises it as the fastest web browser in the world, but I guess Apple should really reconsider that advertisement.
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Nice little test
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How does firefox 4 fit in there? I heard the final version will be released next week.
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How does firefox 4 fit in there? I heard the final version will be released next week.
I will test it once it is released (:
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Hmm.. Internet Explorer 10 looks to be very promising. Even in it's beta stage, it already beat it's predecessor, the Internet Explorer 9, Safari 5 and the Mozilla Firefox 4! Take a look at the results I got in the OP. It's right behind the Google Chrome 10 and the Opera 11.
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How did Chrome 11 do worse than 10...? Interesting.
Try out Iron, Waterfox, and PaleMoon next?
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I use Google Chrome 10,But at one time I was a big FF fan.And I got tired of up dates that just seem to slow FF down.
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How did Chrome 11 do worse than 10...? Interesting.
Try out Iron, Waterfox, and PaleMoon next?
Will test them now.
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Yeah guys. Even I feel Chrome 11 is slower than Chrome 10
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Browser wars??

Is this like Netscape vs. Microsoft all over again??
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