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Which Mac Browser is the Fastest? We Put 5 Popular Browsers to the Test

By May 7, 2013

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One question we often find in our inbox concerns the best browser to use on a Mac. That's a tough question to answer because most browsers offer many features and services. It's difficult to pick just one and say that's the browser you should use; the answer varies according to your needs.

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If you want to know which browser is fastest, however, that's an easier question to answer. If you're looking for a fast browser, I have some benchmark results that may interest you.

Since 2010, we've been testing Mac browser performance on a regular basis and reporting the results here at About: Macs. And now it's time for the 2013 Mac browser faceoff. After running 5 popular Mac browsers through a gauntlet of 6 performance tests, we're ready to share the results.

Best Mac Browser Performance Benchmark 2013

 

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June 25, 2013 at 3:52 am
(1) Miller.S says:

It’s predictable that chrome is considered one of the best browsers on mac. It’s the best browser in my opinion too. I recently started using a browser called Torch on my windows pc and it is awesome! It’s an improved chrome with a couple of integrated features. The reason I’m telling you this is because it’s been released on mac too, so you should definitely add it to your tests next time.

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