Quote: Originally Posted by Not Myself
Quote: Originally Posted by fimble
Quote: Originally Posted by niemiro
I find Firefox 3.6 to be the fastest of all which I have tested on my dodgy machine!
Since 3.6.4 its got slower and slower on my machine, although at least still 3 times faster than IE9. FF 4.0 is a whole 25% slower and 30% larger! I don't think I'll be rushing to update. Apart from the fact my skins don't work on 4.0
Have you tried standard diagnostics and/or a new profile? Standard diagnostic - Firefox - MozillaZine Knowledge Base Profile Manager - MozillaZine Knowledge Base
That's testing with Peacekeeper. Cynical me would expect a FF speed test to show it's the best thing since sliced bread. And all tests are done in "vanilla" profiles. No add ons, except the mere basics to get the test to run (ie Java).
Last tests done on the 1-4-2011. FF 3.6.4 returned a pretty consistent score of 2973. 3.6.6 returned 2815. 3.6.16 returned 2423. FF 4.0 returned 1867. IE9 returned a paltry 893. Used to get (if it decided to work) c.1400 with IE8. Chrome returns something in the 41/2k mark. Don't like chrome though. Have to draw a line somewhere! All tests done during a quiet spot in web traffic. e.g. 03:00hrs local time.
As a luddite I was more than happy with IE7. Upgrading to Windows 7 ended that relationship though. NOTE!! These are my own personal observations!