Ways to test the speed of Internet browsers
What are the different ways to test the speed of the Internet browsers?
Internet browsers are applications that are used for browsing the Internet. You can navigate to different websites only with the help of any web browser. Web browsers are available in plenty on the Internet for download. Internet browsers available today are Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Netscape, Opera etc. Browsers offer better functions with their products. New versions of web browsers are being released to compete with other products. The most important factor that an Internet browser should possess is speed. The speed of the browser indicates the time that the browser takes while loading a page. Various browsers are equipped with the best browser engines to offer maximum speed. Internet browser speed test can compare the speed of various browsers. A speed test should be based on certain functions like the loading speed and script speed.
Below are some points related to testing the speed of the Internet:
- Testing based on loading speed
- Script speed
- Overall analysis
Testing based on loading speed
The loading speed of browsers can be calculated from various scenarios like the initial loading called a cold start or reloading. The test is based on the time taken by the various browsers in opening the browser windows for the first time, loading a page that has been requested by the user, reloading the pages or loading the source from a sub link. You should calculate the time taken for various browsers to meet the above conditions.
All the results after testing various browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla should be gathered and compared with each other. The tests should be done on the same system to avoid the variations due to hardware. Google Chrome will be the fastest, Internet Explorer shows better script capability, Mozilla Firefox enables different options with efficiency and better performance.
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