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Top 10 Internet Browsers For Speed and Better Performance

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An internet or web browser is an application software that enables you to browse the web, it is used for locating, retrieving, accessing, presenting and traversing information resources on the web. Even though web browsers are primarily intended to be used on the World Wide Web, One can equally use browsers for accessing information provided by web servers in private networks or files in file systems. Browsers are able to translate your HTML code to something that is readable or viewable in form of texts and images, it also enables you to play videos and listen to clips online. A good browser must be fast and secure, although every browser will enable you to surf the web as that is what they are primarily meant for but all browsers are not created equal, some are more equal than the others, in making this list, We’ve have taken a look at their speed, memory usage, security, compatibility, ease of use, and general performance

Here are the Top 10 Internet Browsers For Speed & Performance

10. Avant Browser

Avant Browser is a very fast web browser. It is one of the lowest memory usage web browsers on Windows platform, Its user-friendly interface brings a new level of clarity and efficiency to your browsing experience, although not really the best when it comes to security but frequent upgrades have steadily improved its reliability, however it still faces compatibility issues with some new applications

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9. SeaMonkey 2.15

Coming up at number 9 is the SeaMonkey which is built on the open source Mozilla Gecko engine, it is an open source community powered project built on the same code which underlies the highly successful siblings Firefox and Thunderbird, as well as other projects such as Sunbird, Camino, Songbird and Miro, Seamonkey is a complete/all in one suite that provides browsing capabilities as well as email and chat features, on the downside, Seamonkey’s startup speed is slow with a rather old looking interface

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8. Deepnet Explorer 1.5

Claiming to be the first anti-phishing web browser in the world, this browser delivers result when it comes to speed, it’s focus is on P2P networking and RSS feeds support but it lacks some of the The browser lacks some of the basic security features, such as antivirus, antimalware and spyware.

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7. Camino

Camino is an open source web browser developed with a focus on providing the best possible experience for Mac OS X users, this browser is also based on Mozilla’s Gecko layout engine and specifically designed for the OS X operating system

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6. RockMelt 0.9.72.615

RockMelt is relatively new with a news approach to internet browsing, it comes with a lot of features for popular social media websites, such as Facebook and Twitter directly integrated into the browser, if you spend so much time on sites like Facebook and Twitter, this might be a good one for you, an internet browser with social media in mind, it also offers a very good protection against malware and other threats.

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5. Opera 12.14

Opera is the the second-oldest web browser still in use with more than 300 million monthly users currently using it worldwide, it is a high-speed browser for computers even on slow internet connections, it comes with multimodal features and high navigation speeds but not without a few compatibility issues.

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4. Safari 6

The only problem with Safari just like with some other Apple products is the lack of some of the customization options others offer, Safari is fast with high security features.

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3. Internet Explorer 10

Internet Explorer 10 is a new browser that is built for speed and perfect for touch, it’s a browser with everything you’ll expect your browser to do but in addition to that, it also comes with direct support via email and telephone

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2. Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla is a fantastic browser with privacy mode and a minimalist interface that enables better navigation. A fantastic  browser in terms of security, interface, browser platform, features, add-ons support, support services, range of  widely available web browser extensions and browsing performance.  MozilaFirefox, which is a free for all and an open source Internet browser was initially released in September 23, 2002, according to Mozilla, Firefox accounts for over 450 million users around the world.

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 1. Google Chrome

Chrome is undoubtedly the number one web browser today, it’s speed, security, intuitive operation makes it the best internet browser. Google Chrome is based on a combination of the open source Webkit engine and Google’s own V8 engine. Apart from it being lightweight and super fast with in built PDF Reader and other similar utilities, it’s also easy to use, simple yet comes with a fully power packed Interface with strong tools, perhaps the most interesting thing about Chrome is that you don’t need to update it, it updates itself automatically.

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