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Mozilla Unleashes the Kraken

September 15th, 2010 09:24 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “Mozilla has released the first version a new browser benchmark called Kraken. Mozilla’s Robert Sayre writes on his blog, ‘More than Sunspider, V8, and Dromaeo, Kraken focuses on realistic workloads and forward-looking applications. We believe that the benchmarks used in Kraken are better in terms of reflecting realistic workloads for pushing the edge of browser performance forward. These are the things that people are saying are too slow to do with open web technologies today, and we want to have benchmarks that reflect progress against making these near-future apps universally available.’ On my somewhat elderly x86_64 Linux system Google Chrome 6.0.472.55 beta completes the Kraken benchmark in 28638.1 milliseconds, Opera 10.62 completes it in 23612.4 milliseconds, and the current Firefox 4 nightly build completes it in 19897.5 milliseconds.”

Source: Mozilla Unleashes the Kraken

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