PHP Benchmarks

Performance comparison of PHP code alternatives.

Test: strtr vs. str_replace on long strings

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Historical Results

Based on (2) saved test runs, The test labeled "strtr()" was (on average) the faster by 0.0197 seconds, (2.255% faster)

strtr() 100%
str_replace() 97.745%

The strtr() test took 0.8534 seconds.
The str_replace() test took 0.8731 seconds.


Each test case ran 20 random code order iterations consisting of 212,405 loops for a total of 4,248,100 runs.

  • Line execution difference (0.000005) milliseconds.
  • Avg difference (0.000) milliseconds per 212,405 loops.
  • Total difference 19.69 milliseconds for 4,248,100 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, "strtr()", was:


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


Running: Linux (x86_64:1 GB) PHP (