Microsoft makes bold performance claims for its Edge web browser, stating that it’s significantly faster than both Firefox and Chrome. We run our own benchmarks to test Microsoft’s claims and see how the top four browsers stack up in the latest build of Windows 10.
When Windows 10 debuts later this year, it will include a new Web browser called Spartan. Spartan represents Microsoft’s efforts to create a streamlined browser from scratch, with a new rendering engine that’s built for the modern Web. While the Spartan app and interface are still absent from the latest Windows 10 Technical Preview build, here’s how you can get a taste of the new Spartan Edge rendering engine right from within Internet Explorer 11.