Google Chrome 2.0 Beta - Fast. Fast! FAST!!!

I've just loaded Google's latest Chrome beta (2.0.169.1) onto my browser test bed in order to do some benchmarking and it turns out to be the fastest browser ... so far.

I've just loaded Google's latest Chrome beta (2.0.169.1) onto my browser test bed in order to do some benchmarking and it turns out to be the fastest browser I've tested so far.

I ran two tests; SunSpider JavaScript benchmark and the V8 Benchmark Suite. The performance of this latest Chrome beta is truly staggering in both.

SunSpider JavaScript benchmark

V8 Benchmark

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I'm getting to the point where I'm starting to think that speed improvements will soon be moot (well, they will be once everyone has caught up). My guess is that the focus will then shift to security. It needs to.

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