PHP Benchmarks

Performance comparison of PHP code alternatives.

Test: include vs. include_once

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Result: Discarded

The test labeled "include_once" was the faster by 0.0205 seconds, (2.265% faster)

include_once 100%
include 97.735%

The include_once test took 0.8837 seconds.
The include test took 0.9042 seconds.


Each test case ran 20 random code order iterations consisting of 228,510 loops for a total of 4,570,200 runs.

  • Line execution difference (0.000004) milliseconds.
  • Avg difference (1.024) milliseconds per 228,510 loops.
  • Total difference 20.48 milliseconds for 4,570,200 loops

The iteration variablity for Code 1 was (3.0342) milliseconds and Code 2 was (1.6048) milliseconds. The lower and the closer together there values are the more accurate the results are.


The first test, "include", was:


The second test, "include_once", was:


Running: Linux (x86_64:1 GB) PHP (