The latest version of Firefox Quantum attracted a lot of attention after it debuted in November, while Mozilla officials stressed this time that the Firefox Quantum speed in Private Browsing will be several Google Chrome nights away.
To find out more about users' habits, there are so many trackers on the web that not only endangering privacy, but also slowing the browser to load webpages. Firefox, which takes privacy and online freedom as its strengths, has traditionally used tracking protection to tackle such web-tracking threats and in 2015 became the first browser to turn on protection for tracking in privacy browsing mode.
This tracking protection is mainly to protect the privacy of users, but also some surprising side effects, such as allowing the browser to run faster. Because the tracking protection can exclude the network tracker, thereby saving the resources loaded tracker, speed up the browser. Mozilla's 2015 news site test shows that tracking protection saves 44% of the load time.
This time Mozilla compares the latest versions of Firefox Quantum and Google Chrome to test the speed at which news sites with the most trackers usually hung under privacy mode. Test the way is to use the new Macbook Pro using a different browser, open 200 different news sites, each site 10 times. Results Firefox Quantum, which uses privacy mode, takes an average of 3.2 seconds to open a web page, compared to an average of 7.7 seconds for Google Chrome and about 40% for Firefox Quantum.
▲ Firefox Quantum privacy mode takes a lot of time cruelly Google Chrome.
In addition, Google Chrome's privacy mode is not faster than the normal mode, and the decisive influence Firefox Quantum privacy mode is the tracking protection, so that the original and Google Chrome Firefox Firefox unscrupulous in the test of each other. According to SOASTA research, users who are impatient with loading times longer than 6 seconds. In this test, Firefox Quantum can achieve 95% of the page load time of less than 6 seconds, while Google Chrome can only do 70%.
▲ Firefox Quantum privacy mode can open up to 95% of web pages in 6 seconds.
If you want to experience faster browsing speed may consider using Firefox Quantum's private browsing mode, or in the general mode to turn on protection.