Poll: What browser do you like best?

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  1. Joined : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14986
       15 Jan 2016 #1

    What's the best Windows 10 web browser? The benchmarks are in


    In our tests of Chrome, Edge, Firefox, IE and Opera, the worst web browser for Windows 10 was easy to spot: Internet Explorer 11. But the best choice? That depends.

    On earlier versions of Windows, the best browser you can run today is clearly Google Chrome. But, what about Windows 10? There, it's a different story.

    With Windows 10, you have another choice: Microsoft's replacement for Internet Explorer (IE), Edge. For now Edge is only available on Windows 10. Since Microsoft recently open-sourced ChakraCore, Edge web browser JavaScript engine, it' possible we may yet see Edge running on Windows 7, 8, and 8.1. Indeed, Microsoft is porting ChakraCore to Ubuntu Linux!

    When last I looked at Windows 10's web browsers, I looked at a late beta in June 2015. Now, Windows 10 has been released and then massively upgraded. For my tests on this run, I used Windows 10, version 10586.63, the latest update as of mid-January 2016.

    I ran these performance tests on an Asus CM6730. This desktop PC is powered by a third-generation 3.4Ghz Intel Core i7-3770 processor. This is supported by a Nvidia GeForce GT 620 graphics card. The PC also has 8 GBs of RAM and a one TeraByte hard drive.

    On this system, besides the latest versions of Edge (25) and IE 11, I tested at the latest versions of the most popular desktop web browsers. These are Chrome 49, Firefox 43, and Opera 34. I didn't include Safari in this round-up because Apple no longer releases new major versions of Safari for Windows. Apple does, however, still support Safari on Windows with security updates.

    Here's how well each browser did on the respective benchmarks...


    Read more: What's the best Windows 10 web browser? The benchmarks are in | ZDNet
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  2.    15 Jan 2016 #2

    Good one Shawn!
    This promises to be an exciting thread!
    Last edited by Edwin; 15 Jan 2016 at 14:29.
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  3.    15 Jan 2016 #3

    I will continue with Firefox.
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  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Eastbourne East Sussex UK
    Posts : 2,394
    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 143934.447
       15 Jan 2016 #4

    Edge Browser all the way
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  5. Joined : Nov 2015
    Posts : 4,766
    windows 10 Home threshold2
       15 Jan 2016 #5

    They can evaluate all they want till kingdom comes.
    IE11 all the way.
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  6. Joined : Aug 2015
    Brooklyn, NY
    Posts : 104
    Windows 10 Home
       15 Jan 2016 #6

    Firefox always. Chrome is good too. Edge is the worst slowest buggiest browser ever.
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  7. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK
    Posts : 252
    windows 10
       15 Jan 2016 #7

    I have used firefox for a few years now but on my desktop win 10 am having a few problems with it .
    like not responding or crashing on start up and taking ages to load web pages
    use palemoon on here and not had any problems so far
    was going to change to opera but will not work with some banks
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  8. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 14
    Windows 10
       15 Jan 2016 #8

    This article perfectly shows why benchmarks don't say much.

    1. Firefox
    2. Opera

    for me anyway!
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  9. Joined : Jun 2015
    N.Y.
    Posts : 3,004
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       15 Jan 2016 #9

    Firefox first, i do like IE 11 over Edge second.
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  10. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 38
    Windows 10 x64 Build 10586.36
       15 Jan 2016 #10

    I stick on Firefox.
    Edge is fast but need more work (addons-extentions??).maybe in the far future
    IE? yes but borring
    Chrome? i dont like google
    Cheers
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