PHP Benchmarks

Performance comparison of PHP code alternatives.

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

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Result: Discarded

The test labeled "===" was the faster by 0.0491 seconds, (6.195% faster)

=== 100%
== 93.805%

The === test took 0.7429 seconds.
The == test took 0.792 seconds.

Nitty-Gritty

Each test case ran 20 random code order iterations consisting of 186,683 loops for a total of 3,733,660 runs.

  • Line execution difference (0.000013) milliseconds.
  • Avg difference (2.453) milliseconds per 186,683 loops.
  • Total difference 49.07 milliseconds for 3,733,660 loops

The iteration variablity for Code 1 was (3.3419) milliseconds and Code 2 was (3.5792) 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 (7.2.25-1+ubuntu16.04.1+deb.sury.org+1)