Microsoft's newest browser promises faster page load speeds. Does Internet Explorer 8.0 deliver? PCAdvisor put it to the test against the latest version of Firefox - Mozilla Firefox 3.0.
IE8 is faster, but if you like Firefox, stick with it. wtf
It's PCAdvisor again! MS under-table bucks?
That's not what will convince me to use IE8. I'm very fine with Firefox, and in case of emergency i can use Chrome. I use IE only for the sites that don't accept any other browsers (like some korean MMORPG sites or online antivirus scanners).
that require ie, I use IE TAB. Works great. Its a good little add-on.
Yeah, i just discovered the IE tab. Good stuff.
I don't really know since I haven't used IE for like 5 years. If it still does have Active X controls. Have fun with tons of viruses.
We arent nerds, we just have an IQ high enough to understand more complex things than OMFG HALO ORGASM YEYEYHSYH
IE8 is milliseconds faster...until you do a couple firefox hacks. thats whats so great about FF, its open source and allows for a ton of changes. IE8 is a good step up but no where near FF in terms of speed AND usability. edit: hey disagree fairies. care to explain your side of the story or are you too illiterate to argue so just pushing disagree will suffice?
doesn't make them right. It just makes them ignorant. I'm with you on this one. bubblz
Whoever would praise IE over Firefox or Google Chrome is just dumb ignorant. You can easily use Fasterfox extension, for example, to get sites quicker, without necessarily having to mess up with servers.
haha yeah you guys are right, i just like to hear the reasoning behind their 'theories'. These are the same people that have a virus three times a year. bubbles+ for all.
Well I guess it's time to move on; I've been using Firefox for almost a year now coz it was the fastest web browser I knew about. But since IE is back in the game I guess I'll have to go back to using it.
Hmm, strange you are. Stupid to.
lol!... You see you actually fall for that whole ActiveX is evil non-sense. You see activex make lots of things possible since it allows developers to come out of the browser sandbox and develop things that are impossible on other browsers. This is the reason why IE is the most use browser for intranet applications. As a developer I've developer ActiveX controls that allow me to develop browser based applications that Print to custom receipt printers, bar code reader, custom databases, client-side storage devices, etc. True.. that if miss use it allows hackers to do lots of bad things... but this is anymore danger than some ignorant users downloading an executable and installing it on their computers. ActiveX controls are actually executable that needs to be install in your computer... and users will be prompted to install and warned if the activex is not signed and legit... it's up to the user to screw up. Also, activex download is disabled by default... You should educate yourself before repeating what other ignorant said before.. who actually heard it from another ignorant. Must viruses and hacks come from wondering on illegal websites and opening emails not activex... Computer viruses are like STD... Education and abstinence are the best weapons against them. Don't blame your penis/browser if you get infected...
Why don't they test IE8 vs FF3.5 huh? Then the answer would be different. Almost forgot that Firefox is going to have a huge jump in the .x name..
Because 3.1b4/3.5 is beta/alpha at the moment, I guess. I just fired up IE8 in my Win7 build 7068 and it's actually quite fast. Doesn't feel as snappy as Firefox 3.1b4, but it's certainly faster than IE7.
Firefox is going in the wrong direction, They need to step on the breaks and get back on track to the great browser it once was. They can do it, they've proved it. I have switched to Chrome right now, but i haven't deleted firefox.... I'm not giving up on it yet
google chrome is a lot faster than both
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