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you call them benchmarks?

its just how fast you can open the window
    
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http://www.overclock.net/profile.php?do=editoptions Forum skins

Is that what you meant?
no i meant using stylish
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Does anyone read the test methodology? The boot times included loading up 5 web pages, it wasn't just measuring the time it took to show the browser. It isn't a bad way of testing provided the pages were cached locally not not loading from over the Internet (which adds more variables). It prevents FF fanboys from saying "Chrome's window appears first but isn't usable straight away" when Chrome starts up fastest.

As for the font rendering issue mentioned above, here is a comparison I did that shows up the differences more clearly. I put "enabled" in quotes because Direct2D acceleration doesn't seem to actually be enabled until it is forced on by setting gfx.direct2d.force-enabled to true. It's just not explicitly disabled by default. The others are self explanatory.

Those all look the same to me, save the background.
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This is why I don't like using Firefox anymore:


Text looks ugly for me.
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Change your cleartype settings, guys.
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Change your cleartype settings, guys.
Or you could just stick with chrome...whatever's easier I suppose.
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Or you could just stick with chrome...whatever's easier I suppose.
nah
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Change your cleartype settings, guys.
No thank you.
    
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Yea that's how I got my text to look fine "I believe" using Adjust ClearType text supplied with Win7 without setting gfx.direct2d.disabled to true.
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too much wasted screenspace in FF4 in my opinion.

also, it just seems slower than chrome
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