Performance Comparison of Mozilla 1.3 Beta and Safari v60
Friday February 14th, 2003
Mac bystander writes: "Interesting article comparing Mach-O Mozilla 1.3b on OS X to the new Safari beta. Sounds like the whole perf thing is not as clear-cut in that comparison as it is when comparing Safari to Chimera (off the 1.0 branch) or Netscape 7 (1.0 branch) on a broadband in-lab connection... ;)"
Both launched on a machine w/ 512MB physical RAM, running OS X client 10.2.4.
Safari build 60, immediately after launch, set to open a blank window on startup:
RPRVT RSHRD RSIZE VSIZE 5.87M 13.6M 13.9M 58.3M
Mozilla 1.3b, immediately after launch, set to open a blank window on startup:
RPRVT RSHRD RSIZE VSIZE 12.5M 20.8M 27.8M 245M