FireFox 13 Windows7 Shootout

It’s that time, again, another browser benchmark showdown. This time we’re starting with Windows7, and doing Vista later. Over the last few months, things have moved on a bit, Chrome’s moved on from v16 to v19, Firefox has also moved on 3 versions to 13, Opera’s gone from 11.61 to 11.64 (and an open 12 […]
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Browser Benchmarks: Firefox10 Vs. Chrome16 (WIN7)

Source Technovore Following on from my earlier tests of browsers in Vista, I now present the Windows7 results. In case you were expecting things to fall the same way, you’d be surprised. The underpinnings of windows7 are different from those of Vista, and so browsers which are written to run at their best in one, may […]
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Browser Benchmarks: Firefox10 Vs. Chrome 16 (VISTA)

Source Technovore A few days later than planned, but here at last, is the NEW test of browsers. It’s been about 6 months since I last tested them, and all of them have moved on. Well, all except for Internet Explorer 9, which handily gives us a nice benchmark for last time. We will be […]
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Firefox5, Opera 11.5 Compared (pt2 – Win7)

source: technovore  In part 1, we have a quick look at browser performance in Windows Vista. Here in part 2 we’re going to look at performance under Windows7, just as we did in April. Part 3 will deal with Ubuntu. The test rig is, again, a Toshiba Satelite C655 laptop run in ‘high performance’ power […]
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Firefox5, Opera 11.5 Compared (pt1 – VISTA)

source: technovore  It’s been only 3 months since the release of IE9 and Firefox 4 and yet here we are again. This time, with two new browsers, Firefox 5 and Opera 11.50, both with new rendering engines. I’ve split things into three parts. This first part is on Windows Vista browsers, the second on browsers […]
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IE9 v Firefox4 Round 2 – Windows7

A week or two ago, I looked at a number of browsers, and compared them all. While it was done with my standard method on windows Vista, Windows7 is now more dominant. It’s also in many cases ‘faster’. So, Could browsers be written so as to unlock potential in Windows7 that isn’t there in Vista? […]
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