PHP Benchmarks

Performance comparison of PHP code alternatives.

Test: == vs. === (fail, different types)

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Result: Discarded

The test labeled "==" was the faster by 0.0128 seconds, (1.359% faster)

== 100%
=== 98.641%

The == test took 0.9284 seconds.
The === test took 0.9412 seconds.

Nitty-Gritty

Each test case ran 20 random code order iterations consisting of 212,208 loops for a total of 4,244,160 runs.

  • Line execution difference (0.000003) milliseconds.
  • Avg difference (0.640) milliseconds per 212,208 loops.
  • Total difference 12.79 milliseconds for 4,244,160 loops

The iteration variablity for Code 1 was (2.9627) milliseconds and Code 2 was (2.6595) milliseconds. The lower and the closer together there values are the more accurate the results are.

Code

The first test, "==", was:

for ($j = 0; $j < 100; $j++)
	$GLOBALS['dummy3'] = $GLOBALS['dummy1'] == $GLOBALS['dummy2'];

The second test, "===", was:

for ($j = 0; $j < 100; $j++)
	$GLOBALS['dummy3'] = $GLOBALS['dummy1'] === $GLOBALS['dummy2'];

Running: Linux (x86_64:1 GB) PHP (7.2.15-1+ubuntu16.04.1+deb.sury.org+1)