The Microsoft Edge team ran the Google Octane 2.0 and Apple Jetstream 1.1 benchmarks on the latest versions of Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox as of 12/1/2017: Microsoft Edge 16.16299, Google Chrome 61.0.3163.100, and Mozilla Firefox 57.0 Quantum.
For all three browsers, the test was performed on the same desktop PC running Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (build 16299) and connected to the Internet through Ethernet.
Microsoft Edge scored 19% faster than Google Chrome and 5% faster than Mozilla Firefox according to the Google Octane 2.0 benchmark.
Microsoft Edge scored 48% faster than Google Chrome and 32% faster than Mozilla Firefox according to the Apple Jetstream 1.1 benchmark.
According to the Apple Jetstream 1.1 benchmark, Google Chrome scored 33% slower than Microsoft Edge and Mozilla Firefox scored 24% slower than Microsoft Edge.
|Octane 2.0 score||Jetstream 1.1 score|
|Firefox 57 Quantum (64-bit)||29056||158.31|
|Chrome 61 (64-bit)||25577||141.24|
|Microsoft Edge 16 (64-bit)||30389||209.28|
The test was performed on a desktop PC running the Windows 10 Fall Creator's Update (16299 release). All tests were initiated manually on identical remote machines in a test lab (OptiPlex 7010 with Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3475S CPU @ 2.90GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.9GHz and 4GB RAM) with no other applications running. Power and internet cables were connected during the tests. Each test was run three times in each browser, with the median score reported above.
|OS||Windows 10 Pro 16299|
|Microsoft Edge||Microsoft EdgeHTML 16.16299|
|Chrome||Google Chrome 61.0.3163.100 (64-bit)|
|Firefox||Firefox 57.0 Quantum (64-bit)|
|Processor||i5-3475S @ 2.90GHz (4 CPUs)|