After years of efforts on Microsoft Edge, A Windows 10 browser. Microsoft has claimed its latest browser Microsoft Edge is faster than Chrome and Safari in their own benchmark tests! Not Microsoft benchmarks, but benchmarks created by Apple and Google teams. With the latest near-final version of Windows 10 released, Microsoft is adding finishing touches to the launchpad, and getting ready to ‘celebrate’ what is their biggest launch ever.
Gabe Aul, Head of the Windows Insider program announced performance findings from the latest Windows 10 build. He added,
On WebKit Sunspider, Edge is 112% faster than Chrome
On Google Octane, Edge is 11% faster than Chrome
On Apple JetStream, Edge is 37% faster than Chrome
We’re really pleased with those performance gains and we hope that you’ll enjoy faster browsing with Microsoft Edge along with the many great features we’ve added over the last several builds.”
If the announcements are to be believed, than Microsoft has surely took one big step from Internet Explorer, termed as the slowest working browser to Microsoft edge, as the fastest working browser. It’s the best thing to happen to the browser space.