Javascript Benchmarks: Firefox 3.0RC2 vs. Webkit r34367

The latest Firefox build, versus the latest Webkit build, using SunSpider. Testing done on my iMac (24″, 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB Ram) under normal conditions (other apps open, browser frontmost during the test).

COMPARISON         FIREFOX 3.0RC2       WEBKIT r34367

** TOTAL **: 1.56x as fast 2597.0ms +/- 2.1% 1666.8ms +/- 0.3%

3d: 1.44x as fast 327.4ms +/- 5.1% 227.2ms +/- 2.1% cube: 1.62x as fast 120.2ms +/- 1.1% 74.0ms +/- 2.9% morph: 1.43x as fast 106.2ms +/- 14.3% 74.2ms +/- 3.6% raytrace: 1.28x as fast 101.0ms +/- 2.8% 79.0ms +/- 0.0% access: 1.48x as fast 363.4ms +/- 2.0% 246.0ms +/- 0.9% binary-trees: 1.54x as fast 44.0ms +/- 2.0% 28.6ms +/- 2.4% fannkuch: 1.61x as fast 136.4ms +/- 1.4% 84.8ms +/- 2.2% nbody: 1.28x as fast 137.2ms +/- 6.1% 107.4ms +/- 0.6% nsieve: 1.82x as fast 45.8ms +/- 3.0% 25.2ms +/- 2.2% bitops: 1.53x as fast 245.0ms +/- 2.6% 159.8ms +/- 1.0% 3bit-bits-in-byte: 1.62x as fast 39.2ms +/- 5.2% 24.2ms +/- 2.3% bits-in-byte: 2.07x as fast 62.2ms +/- 0.9% 30.0ms +/- 0.0% bitwise-and: 1.35x as fast 65.4ms +/- 1.7% 48.6ms +/- 3.9% nsieve-bits: 1.37x as fast 78.2ms +/- 4.8% 57.0ms +/- 0.0% controlflow: 1.75x as fast 30.8ms +/- 1.8% 17.6ms +/- 3.9% recursive: 1.75x as fast 30.8ms +/- 1.8% 17.6ms +/- 3.9% crypto: 1.41x as fast 155.8ms +/- 2.6% 110.8ms +/- 0.9% aes: 1.43x as fast 61.4ms +/- 3.9% 42.8ms +/- 1.3% md5: 1.40x as fast 46.8ms +/- 1.2% 33.4ms +/- 2.0% sha1: 1.38x as fast 47.6ms +/- 3.5% 34.6ms +/- 3.2% date: 2.15x as fast 321.6ms +/- 7.7% 149.6ms +/- 0.7% format-tofte: 2.16x as fast 195.0ms +/- 13.2% 90.2ms +/- 0.6% format-xparb: 2.13x as fast 126.6ms +/- 1.6% 59.4ms +/- 1.1% math: 1.60x as fast 277.4ms +/- 4.4% 173.0ms +/- 0.7% cordic: 1.81x as fast 104.8ms +/- 2.1% 57.8ms +/- 1.8% partial-sums: 1.48x as fast 124.0ms +/- 8.7% 83.6ms +/- 0.8% spectral-norm: 1.54x as fast 48.6ms +/- 1.4% 31.6ms +/- 2.2% regexp: 1.35x as fast 225.4ms +/- 0.5% 166.8ms +/- 0.3% dna: 1.35x as fast 225.4ms +/- 0.5% 166.8ms +/- 0.3% string: 1.56x as fast 650.2ms +/- 0.5% 416.0ms +/- 0.5% base64: 1.16x as fast 77.2ms +/- 1.8% 66.6ms +/- 1.0% fasta: 2.30x as fast 173.8ms +/- 0.9% 75.6ms +/- 0.9% tagcloud: 1.34x as fast 133.4ms +/- 0.5% 99.8ms +/- 1.0% unpack-code: 1.67x as fast 173.4ms +/- 0.6% 103.8ms +/- 1.0% validate-input: 1.32x as fast 92.4ms +/- 0.7% 70.2ms +/- 1.5%

But don’t worry, Firefox! You may be 56% slower on overall Javascript performance, but you’ve been promised to be bug free!