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Windows 7: Lies, damned lies, and benchmarks: is IE9 cheating at SunSpider?

23 Nov 2010   #11
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aegis23 View Post
"He made some minor changes to the test—changes that don't alter the result of the calculation the test performs and that, naively at least, should be treated as equivalent—and saw Internet Explorer 9 slow down considerably."

when you change the conditions, doesnt that change the results?

Im surprised that dev didnt run his changes against firefox, the article just says ie9's results "slow down considerably", what about other browsers?
The changes were IE specific though, because only IE had this particular coding.

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