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Google Leads in Futuremark Peacekeeper Browser Benchmark

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Futuremark has updated its Peacekeeper browser benchmark.

According to its own scores, Futuremark claims that Chrome still holds the performance crown on a Windows PC with an Intel Core i7-2600K processor.

Futuremark said that Peacekeeper has been "rebuilt" to evaluate the "latest" HTML5 standards and now supports PCs, tablets as well as smartphones. Chrome 15 scored 4720 points on the Futuremark test system, followed by Opera 11.5 with 4318, Firefox 8 with 2554, IE9 with 2471 and Safari 5 with 1752. There are also some scores for a Macbook Pro with an Core i7-2720QM processor, which also sees Chrome in front, followed by Opera, Firefox and Safari.

While Safari does not look that great on a PC, Apple shines on the iPad 2, which leads the benchmark results on tablets, followed by the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, the Acer Iconia W500, the iPhone 4S and the Samsung Galaxy S2.

Like the previous version, the Peacekeeper test requires about 5 minutes to complete and now includes a rendering test, a WebGL test, HTML5 video, canvas and web worker tests, data manipulation tests, DOM operations test and text parsing tests.

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    nikorr , December 10, 2011 8:10 PM
    Fellas, its just a benchmark, nothing more... U wont detect any speed difference in real life...

    They all are fast now-a-days!
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    sixdegree , December 10, 2011 8:44 PM
    Crytek should make a web version of Crysis, for benchmarking web browser.
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    ohim , December 10, 2011 7:38 PM
    maybe this way Opera will get the attention that it needs ... always was in the back FF just because ppl said is better not even taking into consideration any alternative.
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    Cryio , December 10, 2011 7:58 PM
    Chrome got first place because they didn't test again Opera 11.60 ^_^
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    Cryio , December 10, 2011 7:59 PM
    against*
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    nikorr , December 10, 2011 8:10 PM
    Fellas, its just a benchmark, nothing more... U wont detect any speed difference in real life...

    They all are fast now-a-days!
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    Cryio , December 10, 2011 8:11 PM
    Well...it funny cuz they are all fast, and Opera doesn't even have Hardware acceleration yet.
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    SR-71 Blackbird , December 10, 2011 8:13 PM
    Firefox is still my staple browser!
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    sixdegree , December 10, 2011 8:44 PM
    Crytek should make a web version of Crysis, for benchmarking web browser.
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    makaveli316 , December 10, 2011 8:59 PM
    I don't care about the speed. Few milliseconds aren't even perceptible.
    Many things in Chrome bothers me, one big example is the Add ons. Chrome's Add Block sucks compared to Firefox, i tried it so many times and it really bugs up many sites. Not to mention the idiotic impossibility to change temp folder in Chrome, without the silly commands on the shortcut.
    Way too many things, which let me stick with good old Firefox.
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    alidan , December 10, 2011 9:16 PM
    nikorrFellas, its just a benchmark, nothing more... U wont detect any speed difference in real life...They all are fast now-a-days!

    yes you can... you just need lots of open tabs, the more tabs you have open the slower the browser goes. firefox for me right now, cant play any video due to 600ish tabs open. chrome can still play video with about 70 tabs open. opera... well... it wont install right, and the version i have is annoying, and i cant find the setting to make it not annoying.
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    joytech22 , December 10, 2011 9:54 PM

    While Safari does not look that great on a PC, Apple shines on the iPad 2, which leads the benchmark results on tablets, followed by the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, the Acer Iconia W500, the iPhone 4S and the Samsung Galaxy S2.

    The Iconia W500 is a Windows 7 tablet. :\ does that even count?
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    joytech22 , December 10, 2011 10:01 PM
    ^^ Sorry I was meant to quote all of that. -.- TOMS GUIDE WHY U NO EDIT BUTTON? :'( 
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    iamtheking123 , December 10, 2011 10:06 PM
    Yeah it's a great benchmark when it ranks Chrome TWICE as high as Firefox even though in the real-world there's practically no difference.

    Wouldn't be surprised if Google "lent" Futuremark some of their engineers just to make sure the results would be drastically skewed.
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    iamtheking123 , December 10, 2011 10:09 PM
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    yes you can... you just need lots of open tabs, the more tabs you have open the slower the browser goes. firefox for me right now, cant play any video due to 600ish tabs open. chrome can still play video with about 70 tabs open. opera... well... it wont install right, and the version i have is annoying, and i cant find the setting to make it not annoying.

    You seriously need to go outside if you think having 50+ tabs open is normal. Let alone 600 (what is that like 40 rows?!). Mozilla won't and shouldn't waste their time trying to memory optimize for absurd scenarios like yours.
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    p05esto , December 10, 2011 10:57 PM
    I still like IE best by far. These millisecond differences are completely pointless. Sure Chrome is microsecond faster but it has few features and the interface is so minimilast that it pisses me off as it takes forver to find things I use constantly and doesn't have many features. IE is enterprise worthy with anything an IT department will need to manage their network for example.... well, those hard hitting features obviously require more code and thus miroseconds more time to run. These browser wars are so dumb.
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    Anonymous , December 11, 2011 12:33 AM
    wtv, i started using opera before it got second place on this benchmark! (Right-click + Drag mouse left)
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    cornandbeans , December 11, 2011 12:56 AM
    iamtheking123You seriously need to go outside if you think having 50+ tabs open is normal. Let alone 600 (what is that like 40 rows?!). Mozilla won't and shouldn't waste their time trying to memory optimize for absurd scenarios like yours.

    Actually when you are doing researches you can have like ~60 tabs opened.
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    wheredahoodat , December 11, 2011 1:19 AM
    These benchmarks are inaccurate. Firefox was about to get the highest score, then it took an arrow in the knee.
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    livebriand , December 11, 2011 1:36 AM
    It doesn't really matter - in real life usage, you don't notice the difference much. I use Firefox 8 because I like the addons and such (just install the compatibility reporter and it won't disable them because they aren't "compatible").
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    Camikazi , December 11, 2011 2:28 AM
    cornandbeansActually when you are doing researches you can have like ~60 tabs opened.

    Still doesn't make it normal :p  and 600 tabs is insane no matter what you are doing.
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    KelvinTy , December 11, 2011 2:34 AM
    Have you run it? My IE9 and Firefox and Nightly couldn't complete some of the tests and scored pretty low. Then I tried chrome, it is more compatible so it scores more.
    Seems stupidly bias...
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