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Which Web Browser is Best?

Look at speed, ease of use and aesthetics.

My speed tests using BT Infinity

Firefox:



Chrome

http://www.speedtest.net/result/2938169736.png

Safari

http://www.speedtest.net/result/2938173214.png

Couldn't test IE as I use a Mac.

Firefox and Chrome seem the fastest, which would add up being as Chrome is super-duper-lightweight and Firefox has won the Web Browser Grand Prix many times.

Though the site http://speedtest.net/ seems to only grade Firefox an A, this may be because of traffic at the time.

Meh, let's see what you think.
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  1. Between your fastest and slowest, I see a 2% difference. Easily due to specific traffic at that moment, rather than a particular browser.
  2. Network benchmarks aren't an indicator of browser performance. They are an indicator of network performance. I think yours passes too.
  3. You guys probably need this as well:
    I open a same web page, then five web browser's occupation are as following:
    Internet Explore: 179088 K
    opera: 158632 K
    Safari: 165932 K
    firefox: 136700 K
    chrome: 272276 K
  4. OP, you left out Opera! Not that it gets my vote but still!

    Chrome is my winner:

    Ease of Use: Chrome
    Speed: Chrome
    Aesthetics: Toss Up

    That's my experience anyway. Second place would go to Opera, I particularly like the way it handle's pop-ups (the intentional ones, not the annoying ones you block). Chrome and IE pop-up new Windows but Opera will often open them in a new tab, which is preferable for me.
  5. I prefer firefox. You may also want to try this speed test site as it uses HTML5 instead of java.

    http://speedof.me/
  6. I like Chrome because it seems faster to me and I like the fonts better than IE. I use to use Firefox but it had higher cpu usage with flash compared to other browsers. IE 11 isn't too bad, I just don't like the blurry fonts it uses. Opera is ok but I found many sites that wouldn't work correctly with it. I never tried Safari.
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