Windows 10 Creators Update Makes Edge Browser Much Better than Chrome, Firefox

The Windows 10 Creators Update is here with lots of improvements, and Microsoft used the arrival of the new OS version as an occasion to show that its Edge browser is so much better than rivals Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox in a number of aspects, including battery life.

A research that the company performed on Windows 10 Creators Update shows that Microsoft Edge can last 77 longer than Firefox and 35 percent longer than Google Chrome when it comes to streaming a video from Vimeo in full screen.

The test was made on a Surface Book powered by an an Intel Core i5 processor clocked at 2.4 GHz and paired to 8GB of RAM. The OS version was Windows 10 Pro 15063 (Creators Update RTM) and the tested versions were Microsoft Edge 40.15063.0.0, Google Chrome 57.0.2987.133 (64-bit), and Firefox 52.0.1 (32-bit).

To determine which browser provides longer battery life than the others, Microsoft configured display brightness to 75 percent, volume was set to mute, while locati… (read more)
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