Apr 132010
 

BSN* has posted another of my articles. In it, I compare iPad browsing performance against an Intel Atom N450 netbook using the four most popular web browsers. While the Atom-based systems pretty much trounces the iPad except when using Microsoft Internet Explorer 8. IE8 on the Atom makes the iPad look fast.

Additionally, Opera 10.51 beats all comers.

Major kudos are also in order for Opera. Already a big player in the mobile browser market, Opera 10.51 manhandled the competition across all three benchmarks. Safari and Chrome finished a distant second and third respectively. Firefox 3.6.3 kept pace with those two except on the quirky Google V8 benchmark where it stumbled badly.

  2 Responses to “FAIL! Internet Explorer 8 Makes Atom Slower Than iPad A4”

  1. […] FAIL! Internet Explorer 8 M&#1072k&#1077&#1109 Atom Slower T&#1211&#1072&#1495 iPad A4 » Van&#… […]

  2. I just test IE 9 preview and while it’s better it still needs some work it crashed on sunspider javascript benchmark.

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