Firefox 3 runs faster on Linux+Wine than on Linux -- comparative to running on Windows
zgold at bluesata.com
Fri Feb 13 10:34:08 CST 2009
2009/2/13 Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com>:
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 10:00 AM, Reece Dunn <msclrhd at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> For those not monitoring slashdot , there is an article  that is
>> comparing the Google V8 benchmark on Windows and Linux versions of
>> Firefox 3.
>> The result of this is that the Windows and Wine runs are pretty close
>> (241 vs 227) when compared to the Linux run (181) and Opera (155).
>> I wonder what the results are like on Firefox 3.1 with tracemonkey
>> enabled on Windows, Wine and Linux.
>>  http://tech.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/02/13/0058251
>>  http://www.tuxradar.com/content/browser-benchmarks-2-even-wine-beats-linux-firefox
>> - Reece
> I've noticed it being a bit faster here as well. I have to use Wine +
> Firefox to access one of my course's website, because it refuses to
> work on Ubuntu + Firefox. Even user agent spoofing won't allow it to
I love how there are even been users in response to that thread who
(/me does winetricks firefox3)...
Wine + FF3: 165
Native FF3: 149
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