PHP Benchmarks

Performance comparison of PHP code alternatives.

Test: addslashes vs. addcslashes

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Historical Results

Based on (3) saved test runs, The test labeled "addslashes()" was (on average) the faster by 0.0079 seconds, (0.925% faster)

addslashes() 100%
addcslashes() 99.075%

The addslashes() test took 0.844 seconds.
The addcslashes() test took 0.8519 seconds.


Each test case ran 20 random code order iterations consisting of 236,739 loops for a total of 4,734,787 runs.

  • Line execution difference (0.000002) milliseconds.
  • Avg difference (0.000) milliseconds per 236,739 loops.
  • Total difference 7.88 milliseconds for 4,734,787 loops

The iteration variablity for Code 1 was (0.0000) milliseconds and Code 2 was (0.0000) milliseconds. The lower and the closer together there values are the more accurate the results are.


The first test, "addslashes()", was:

$GLOBALS['dummy2'] = addslashes($GLOBALS['dummy']);

The second test, "addcslashes()", was:

$GLOBALS['dummy2'] = addcslashes($GLOBALS['dummy'], '\'"\\\0');

Running: Linux (x86_64:1 GB) PHP (