New Browser Benchmarks: Safari 42 Times Faster Than IE7

Maximum PC Staff

Upon the release of the Safari 4 Beta, Apple was boasting some mighty impressive speeds. Now, thanks to some extensive testing, it looks like the boys down in Cupertino deserve a pat on the back, with their browser clocking in at a staggering 42 times faster than Internet Explorer 7.

Most surprising, is that Apple’s latest addition was able to beat out Google’s Chrome (the proclaimed “ Speed King ”) in testing, along with Firefox 3, Opera 9.6 and Mozilla’s developmental Minefield. The tests were conducted on both a PC running XP SP2, and a Mac running OS X 10.6 with all of the latest updates applied.

If you’re looking to check out the full results of the speed testing, check them out here .

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