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I have three different browsers I want to compare: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari.

I don't need very sophisticated mechanism; it can simply open a webpage and render.

I tried Gmail, Google Docs, and others, but it seems like they do a great job on both, the web browser and the page because everything is under a second.

Does anyone have a link where I can test browser performance (not necessarily network band width or browser rendering, as in

I guess a page with tons of JavaScript is in order.

Do you have one?


Heheh this is my attempt :P Obviously there should be a better way:

    //.... ahh forget it. 
<input type="button" value="Start" onClick="testIt();"/>
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Did you try the experiments and tests I suggested 20 minutes ago? I would argue that they are the "better way" you seek ;) Hehe. – Sampson Jul 16 '09 at 18:46
@Jonathan: They are inded. This is my ewok contribution to the site :P – OscarRyz Jul 16 '09 at 18:52
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Have you considered the JavaScript benchmark sites?

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Chrome also has some really neat "experiments" you can test in various browsers.

To name a few.

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Don't forget WebGL. – Mateen Ulhaq May 14 '11 at 20:48

Peacekeeper is a pretty good all-around test for each browser. You can see overall results from others as well.

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Nice!!, really amusing test by the way – OscarRyz Jul 16 '09 at 18:48

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