One of the most disputed topics on the entire internet will always be about What is the best browser, and despite all the evidence you can find on different pages It is good that you review the most recent results and above all that you have your own criteria.
That is why in this article in a very partial way we can observe, how 4 browsers perform in different aspects and in the end we will have a clear notion of which is the best.
Performance comparison between Opera, Edge, Chrome and Firefox browsers on Windows 10
Then we are going to do a series of performance tests, along with a simple comparison between the 4 computers that we have chosen, and in these tests the speed of code decompression and cryptography can be arbitrarily evaluated.
The first test is responsible for giving us a result of overall performance, evaluated in score, all the processes carried out by each of the browsers at the time of make a call to the proxy and load a web page.
Crypto decompression speed is evaluated, as we can clearly see:
- The test winner is Google Chrome with a result of 9858
- Followed by Mozilla Firefox with 9474.
- In third place is followed by Opera with a score of 9134
- Finally Microsoft Edge with a weight of 8134
Although the difference is not so noticeable at the graphic level, if you can see the great disadvantage that Microsoft Edge has, of which many presume that it is the best browser both in performance and speed.
We can also appreciate that Mozilla Firefox, which is touching the heels of Google Chrome, little by little it is increasing its potential and its number of usersOn the other hand, we have the Navigator operates which, despite being little known, is positioned very well on this list.
If you want to take this test on your own this is the link which you must access. But despite everything, it is still too early to make a judgment so let’s continue with the next test.
Kraken benchmark test
Therefore, on this occasion, the one with the highest weighting, It means that it takes more time to perform the test and that browser with the lowest weight, was faster running the test.
Therefore, this graph is measured from lowest to highest, the results are as follows:
- First we have Mozilla Firefox with 2680 milliseconds of duration
- In second place for very little we have Google Chrome with 2744 milliseconds
- Followed by Opera with 3289 milliseconds
- Finally in last place is Microsoft Edge with 4558 milliseconds
As we can observe Firefox is capable of surpassing Chrome in this test, which indicates that it has potential. On the other hand, Opera and Microsoft Edge are in the last places and have to improve in certain aspects not to be left behind. If you want to take this test on your own this is the link which you must access.
Suns spider benchmark test
To everyone’s surprise, this time we have first:
- Microsoft Edge which had a time of 373 milliseconds
- Followed by Mozilla Firefox with 609 milliseconds
- In third place we have Google Chrome with 660 milliseconds
- Last place, Opera with 782 milliseconds
From this proof we can extract the fact that again Google Chrome was below Mozilla Firefox which partially suggests that it can also be surpassed. We can think about Opera that if you want to gain more users and become as well recognized as the other 3, you have to improve in several aspects. If you want to take this test on your own this is the link which you must access.
Test Jet Stream
In this other page of tests that turns out to be homologated with Octane we will be able to measure in score, the vast majority of the processes carried out on each computer, It is a more complete test and therefore the longest of all, therefore the results are very distant from each other.
This particular test carries a lot of weight when making the final judgment:
- At the end of the test, Google Chrome ranks first with 423 points
- Then we have Mozilla Firefox with 402
- In third place is Opera with 370 points
- In the last position is Microsoft Edge with 365 points
If you want to take this test on your own this is the link you must enter.
Test Canvas Mark 2013
This particular test is responsible for measuring the ability to open and reproduce any type of visual content on each computer, for this use different vectors, bitmaps and various objects and images in animation, this time we have to have our own criteria to know which is the best.
Test results: Because although the one that generated the highest score in this test was Microsoft Edge with 6764, in turn, it was the one that took the longest to perform the test, while the others with the lowest score were faster, so we must establish in our mind the relationship between quality and time and decide what we prefer as users.
The following weights are: Mozilla Firefox with 4670, then Chrome with 3529 and finally we have Trade with 3497. If you want to take this test on your own this is the link you should go to try it.
It is a test of compliance with standards, to verify the potential of syntax in a language as basic for web browsing as HTML5, it is a very simple test, the results below.
- We have Opera with the best position with 509 points
- Followed by Microsoft Edge 489
- Then Mozilla Firefox with 478
- Finally Google Chrome with 478
Apparently in this type of thing the browsers are all impeccable and the results are very similar, I only highlight Opera with a slight advantage. If you want to take this test on your own this is the link which you must access to perform the test yourself.
It is another test of compliance with standards, with which we can measure the ability of browsers to support specific features, and In this test we can see how browsers struggle to pass 2412 different tests that represent 100%.
Therefore, according to the number of tests passed or rather of supported characteristics, will give us a result in percentage, and this will be the one that we will show you in the graph. If you want to search for a specific property, go to the link and carry out the test yourself and below you will find all the evaluated characteristics and which ones were passed and which were not. If you want to take this test on your own this is the link which you must access.
The results are the following:
- In first place Mozilla Firefox with 66%
- Followed by Chrome and
- Trade with 64%
- Last with a low percentage is Edge with 40%
CPU and RAM Consumption Test
To carry out this last test we have used the Windows task manager, in which you can see exactly the data consumption of each application used.
What we have done is open 4 tabs in each browser and we have started playing different videos in each of them simultaneously, so that it would give us the data having an average data consumption.
As for CPU for some reason consumption gives us these numbers:
- Opera beats them all by a good amount
- Only Google Chrome comes close.
- On the other hand, the consumption of Microsoft Edge and Mozilla Firefox is almost nil
Regarding RAM we can see that the consumption of Chrome is superior to all others, and this explains why when we open it it can slow down other processes on the computer, the lightest browser without a doubt is Microsoft Edge.
But it should be noted that Google Chrome although it has a high consumption in RAM It was one of the fastest when it came to playing the 4 videos of the test.
In conclusion and evaluating all the results:
- Firefox is almost outperforming Chrome in many ways
- followed by Opera which is a browser with a lot of potential and although it consumes much more in CPU, it has many new and useful functions that are worth the expense.
- For Microsoft Edge we must say that it has a long way to go to be able to overcome its opponents.
*Note: I invite you to take the tests on your own so you can improve your criteria regarding this controversial issue, what results did you obtain in the different tests? Leave them in the comments!
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