Google’s Octane 2 Scores

Google released version 2.0 of their Octane browser / js benchmark. I decided to run it against my installed browsers Firefox, Safari and Chrome. IE is missing here since I’m running a Mac. Here are the results for the browsers on my machine (higher score is better):

<Sigh> Firefox, I love you, but I believe the benchmark is correct.

Mozilla also provides the Kraken 1.1 benchmark. Results (lower time is better):

Although Firefox wins at its own benchmark (big surprise there), I believe Octane to more closely measure the performance of real world usage.

SunSpider 1.0.2 seems a bit more modern:

Google’s Octane 2 Scores is original content from Devolve.

Author: Charlie Herron

Denizen of Portland, Maine; tech jack; lover / hater / whatever; philosophical dabbler.