IonMonkey now allows to
- run various algorithms to Optimize the IR,
- Translate the final IR to machine code.
IonMonkey performance in Benchmarking tests
On Karen benchmark “Firefox 17 runs in 2602ms, whereas Firefox 18 runs in 1921ms, making for roughly a 26% performance improvement”.
On Google v8 benchmark
- Firefox 15 gets score of 8474
- Firefox 17 score is 9511
- Firefox 18 got score of 10188.
From these scores we can say Firefox 18 runs 7% faster than Firefox 17 and 20% faster than Firefox 15. These benchmarks performed on Mac pro running Windows 7 Professional.
Have you seen any performance difference in Firefox 18 nightly with IonMonkey’s addition? let us know in comments.