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By Matt Birchler
I've been writing here since 2010! Back when personal blogs were all the rage. Kids, ask your parents.

MotionMark: The New Browser Benchmark in Town

Well there's a new tool out there for pitting our browsers against each other, and this one comes from the WebKit team. It's called Motion Mark and it's definitely the best looking speed test I've ever used.

We all know that every benchmarking tool has it's drawbacks, and the WebKit crew seems to know this:

We needed a way to monitor and measure WebKit rendering performance, and looked for a graphics benchmark to guide our work. Most graphics benchmarks measured performance using frame rate while animating a fixed scene, but we found several drawbacks in their methodology.

You can read their entire post to see what they focused these tests on. In the meantime, I ran the 3 devices in front of me through it's hurdles and got some interesting results. The long and short of it: phones are getting stupid-fast.

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Hey there, I'm Matt!

I'm a UI/UX designer at NMI and I make videos over on A Better Computer, which I think you'll love.

Hey there, I'm Matt!

I'm a UI/UX designer at NMI and I make videos over on A Better Computer, which I think you'll love. You can also check out my side projects, Quick Reviews and Quick BIN Lookup.