Test Drive The New Internet Explorer 9

Internet Explorer 9 has just been rolled in as a preview on Microsoft Test Drive site. It is just an early preview of Internet Explorer 9 platform. A lot of features are still incomplete and thus Internet Explorer 9 can not be used as a full fledge browser. Let’s take a look at some of the new features that are being added to Internet Explorer 9.

Internet Explorer 9 is speedy as it takes full advantage of your hardware with background compiled Javascript. Internet Explorer 9 supports the latest HTML5 web standards. Another advancement in Internet Explorer 9 is the graphics quality. IE 9 supports GPU powered HTML5 graphics which dramatically improves the graphics quality and visual experience.

Let’s look at the benchmarks of Internet Explorer 9. The first one is WebKit SunSpider JavaScript benchmark results. The lower the better. Just see the improvement from IE 8. It’s amazing.

sunspider javascript benchmark 

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