Firefox 4 Beta 7 brings Performance with Hardware Acceleration [Benchmarks]

Firefox 4 Beta 7 is now available with lots of performance polishes as it nears the final release.

Mozilla has let loose the JaegerMonkey engine, enabled hardware graphics acceleration on Windows and Mac. Whats more is the exciting new integrated Sync with the Panorama/”Tab Candy” that looks great.

Mozilla says their JaegerMonkey compiler, combined with their other improvements, brings new bar of performance to Firefox 4 being powered by a great  page rendering engine. Their chart of three benchmark tests, shows what looks like some serious improvements over Firefox 3.x:

In addition to the raw code and horsepower additions, Mozilla also notes the inclusion of hardware-based graphics acceleration in this beta, along with more obvious integration of previous experiments like Sync, Pannorama, and App Tabs.

Watch the performance improvments in the video:

Firefox 4 is available for Windows, Mac, Linux, go ahead and download it.

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    Mozilla says their JaegerMonkey compiler, combined with their other improvements.

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    Now that FF 4 has been officially released, it would be very interesting to see updated benchmarking numbers.

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