Chrome's performance vs. other browsers

The Betanews site has just published a comparison of the performances of browsers, including the latest versions and even versions under development.

They are compared to Internet Explorer 7. So the next version of Chrome, Chrome 3 will be 16 times faster than IE7!

The comparison takes into account different criteria by combining the results of several testing tools:

The results are in the table below:

Web Browsers' Performance Index
Compared to Internet Explorer 7, May 2009

Graph by

Some notable figures on Vista:

The graph shows also that XP is faster than Seven that is faster then Vista.

Chrome is thus the ideal browser for web applications!

Memory use

It is possible to know the memory usage through the task manager but Chrome has its own internal version: press both the SHIFT + ESC keys.