Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 15th Aug 2010 18:22 UTC, submitted by Debjit
KDE "We always knew that WebKit is going to make Konqueror fast; but how much faster? Today we test that by putting Konqueror with KHTML through the SunSpider JavaScript Test and the then do the same with WebKit. To get an idea of how fast they are compared to other browsers, we also decided to put Firefox 4.0 Beta 2 through the tests."
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RE: ISP to website
by KAMiKAZOW on Mon 16th Aug 2010 02:32 UTC in reply to "ISP to website"
KAMiKAZOW
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It depends. If a web site has few scripts but many graphics, yes.
If a web site uses many scripts and few graphics (many Google services come to mind), it can be very noticeable.

JavaScript execution is not the only client-side performance factor. Complex HTML and CSS rendering also takes its performance toll even after all web site files have been downloaded (eg cracked.com is totally unusable with my Firefox installation).

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