Web Browser Performance: Windows 10 vs. Windows 8.1 vs. Windows 7

By | August 12, 2015 | 1 Comment


 Web Browser Performance: Windows 10 vs. Windows 8.1 vs. Windows 7If you are still delaying the (likely inevitable) Windows 10 upgrade until it becomes slightly more stable, then here is something that might make you feel better: web browser performance benchmarks on the three most popular operating systems (at least in the US): Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7.

Guys at TechSpot did a review and to sum up the non browser parts, Windows 10 performed slightly better when it came to gaming, booted slower and overall offered no significant advantages (or disadvantages) compared to its predecessors.

Now, as far as Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge performance goes:

Web Browser Performance: Windows 10 vs. Windows 8.1 vs. Windows 7

Web Browser Performance: Windows 10 vs. Windows 8.1 vs. Windows 7

Web Browser Performance: Windows 10 vs. Windows 8.1 vs. Windows 7

As you can see from the results above, Windows 7 was a clear winner when it came to Firefox and Chrome performance, beating both Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 by almost 10%, which is a lot.

For a complete set of benchmarks, see the following post.

And speaking of results, did that delay your plans to upgrade or are you already on Windows 10?


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Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded FavBrowser.com. Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

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  1. smiley face says:

    Windows 7 is the goat!

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