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The Top Five Web Browsers

Web Browser Grand Prix 7: Firefox 7, Chrome 14, Opera 11.51
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Web Browser Grand Prix Champions

For those of you who haven't tuned in since day one, we're putting together a table of all previous Web Browser Grand Prix winners, with links to their respective articles.

Web Browser Grand Prix
Champion
Web Browser Grand Prix: The Top Five, Tested And Ranked
Web Browser Grand Prix 2: The Top Five Tested And Ranked
Web Browser Grand Prix 2: Running The Linux Circuit
Web Browser Grand Prix 3:  IE9 Enters The Race
Web Browser Grand Prix 4: Firefox 4 Goes Final
Web Browser Grand Prix 5: Opera 11.50, Firefox 5, And Chrome 12
Web Browser Grand Prix VI: Firefox 6, Chrome 13, Mac OS X Lion
Web Browser Grand Prix 7 Contenders



Chrome
Vendor:
Google
Debut:
9/02/2008
Current Version:
14
Layout Engine:
WebKit
JavaScript Engine:
V8
Supported Platforms:
Windows, Mac, Linux
HTML5 Hardware Acceleration:
No
WebGL:
Yes
WBGP Wins:
4
Download Chrome!





Firefox
Vendor:
Mozilla
Debut:
11/09/2004
Current Version:
7
Layout Engine:
Gecko 2.0
JavaScript Engine:
JaegerMonkey
Supported Platforms:
Windows, Mac, Linux
HTML Hardware Acceleration:
Yes
WebGL:
Yes
WBGP Wins:
None
Download Firefox!





Internet Explorer
Vendor:
Microsoft
Debut:
8/16/1995
Current Version:
9
Layout Engine:
Trident
JavaScript Engine:
Chakra
Supported Platforms:
Windows (Vista and 7)
HTML5 Hardware Acceleration:
Yes
WebGL:
No
WBGP Wins:
2
Download Internet Explorer!





Opera
Vendor:
Opera Software
Debut:
12/09/1996
Current Version:
11.51
Layout Engine:
Presto
JavaScript Engine:
Carakan
Supported Platforms:
Windows, Mac, Linux
HTML5 Hardware Acceleration:
No
WebGL:
No
WBGP Wins:
1
Download Opera!





Safari
Vendor:
Apple
Debut:
1/07/2003
Current Version:
5.1
Layout Engine:
WebKit 2
JavaScript Engine:
Nitro
Supported Platforms:
Windows, Mac
HTML5 Hardware Acceleration:
Mac only
WebGL:
No
WBGP Wins:
1
Download Safari!


Now that we've seen the list of previous Web Browser Grand Prix champions, as well as the current competitors, let's take a look at the test setup.

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