I found these results on ZD Net. These were copied and pasted. Any comments on these findings
Below are the actual figures if you want to see how all seven browsers scored against each other, but for quick reference we determined on a PC that Safari was a whopping 42 times faster than Internet Explorer 7, just over six times faster than Internet Explorer 8, 3.5 times faster than Firefox 3, and 1.2 times faster than Google Chrome. Here's Safari versus the rest, excluding IE 7:
Add IE 7's results to the PC graph and witness the shocking truth. These are results from a PC with a 2.1GHz Intel Core 2 Duo:
1) Safari 4 (Total time: 910ms)
2) Mozilla Minefield 3.2a1 (1,136ms)
3) Google Chrome (1,177ms)
4) Firefox 3 (3,250ms)
5) Opera 9.6 (4,076ms)
6) Internet Explorer 8 (5,839ms)
7) Internet Explorer 7 (39,026ms)
Results (fastest at the top) on Mac OS X (2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo):
On Mac OS X, Safari was four times faster than Firefox 3 and a depressing (for Opera) 7.5 times faster than Opera 9.6.
1) Safari 4 (Total time 967ms)
2) Minefield 3.2a1 (969ms)
3) Firefox 3 (3803ms)
4) Opera 9.6 (7322ms)
Here is the link if you want to see it. There are graphs showing different Browsers. http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9595_22-272792.html
I have been running IE on my PC for a number of years now. I have almost come to the conclusion that there must be better Browsers out there that don't get hacked and get viruses or get attacked in some kind of way. Let me know if you have had better experience with a different Browser.
My last computer I purchased was a Macbook, it's browser is Safari. My understanding of Macs is that they aren't bothered by all of those things out there that harm these computers. I'm not sure why, I still have 2 PCs running on IE and am thinking of going with another Browser. Any suggestions?