IE 11 VS FIREFOX 24
"We compare Internet Explorer 11 to Firefox 24 to find out which is the fastest browser when using benchmarks such as HTML5, Octane, Peacekeeper, Sunspider, V8 with Windows 7 and AMD FX 4300 CPU."
IE 11 FEATURES
"Internet Explorer 11, developers can build next generation experiences with professional quality Web video, and hyper fast 2D and 3D Web technologies that make the most of the underlying hardware. Internet Explorer 11 supports real world standards and compatibility, and new developer tools enable developers to build high performance Web experiences."
"Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7, customers receive all of the performance, security, and under the hood changes that enable a compatible Web experience. The Developer Preview makes it easier to build exciting Web content that will eventually be available to over 700 million Windows users. For developers, we are also providing an update to modern.IE, including a new cross browser Web site screenshot service and new virtual machine images."
"Internet Explorer 11 with the recent release of Windows 8.1 Preview, Internet Explorer 11 continues our vision of providing the best Web experience across the full range of Windows devices and screen sizes. Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 offers the same improved performance, faster page load times, new standards support for next generation sites, and completely revised F12 developer tools. The Developer Preview of Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 is available for download today."
"Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 Preview delivers the best browsing experience for getting to your sites quickly and using them together with Windows Store apps in Windows 8.1. Browsing feels fast, fluid and perfect for touch with many tabs, richer suggestions, organized favorites and side by side experiences for comparing sites and using sites with Windows Store apps together."
"Internet Explorer 11 is Faster with more Responsive Browsing and Performance matters to everyone who browses the Web. We optimized the Internet Explorer 11 browsing engine for real world sites to download and display fast and be highly responsive and interactive."
"Internet Explorer 11 introduces new capabilities to improve real world Web site performance. Internet Explorer 11 is the first browser to natively decode JPG images in real time on the GPU, so pages load faster and use less memory, reducing power consumption and improving battery life. Internet Explorer 11 is also the first browser to render text on the GPU. Text and images are the heart of the Web, and accelerated text and JPG performance impacts nearly every page you see."
"Loading Web pages faster means being smarter about fetching site content. Internet Explorer 11 is the first browser to implement the W3C Resource Priorities standard enabling developers to specify which parts of the page are important and need to be loaded first. Internet Explorer 11 also supports HTML5 link prefetching and pre rendering, so developers can help the browser anticipate where you'll go next and get those pages ready. On Windows 8.1, Internet Explorer 11 also supports the SPDY network protocol, the precursor to the HTTP 2.0 specification, enabling some sites to be downloaded faster."
"Internet Explorer 11 enables richer Web site experiences with support for more HTML5 and CSS properties, including Canvas 2D enhancements (image smoothing, fill rules, dashed lines), CSS border image support, Device fixed positioning, mutation observers, updated Pointer Events and CSS Flexbox support, and more. Internet Explorer 11 improves existing features to ensure that more of the Web runs great. For example, Internet Explorer 11 includes extensive improvements to the built in text editor, addressing much of the feedback we have received from developers and our community through Connect. These improvements make it easier for developers to build great text editing experiences with less browser specific code. We have also added support for pasting images, a full featured undo stack, and enhanced touch keyboard and international character input."
"Internet Explorer 11 is compatible with existing sites, which just run faster and look better in IE. In Internet Explorer 11 we have also added a number of APIs to enable new experiences, and we have changed or removed APIs to ensure that more sites work today and in the future. Of course, intranet sites and apps continue to run in Internet Explorer 11, which supports legacy document modes."
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