Internet Explorer 8 is faster than both Firefox and Chrome. Who is making this wild claim? None other than our friends at Microsoft. They are stating that the chart below proves that IE 8 is the fastest on the planet.
You may notice that some speeds that are listed show some of the differences in speed measured in the 1/100th of a second. Impressive!
You can download the full report in .pdf format at the source linked below. The title of the report is:
Measuring Browser Performance: Understanding issues in benchmarking and performance analysis.
PS What is really the fastest and best browser in the entire world? It is the one that you have decided to use. No measurements are necessary. LOL