PHP Benchmarks

Performance comparison of PHP code alternatives.

Test: float vs. integer multiplication

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Result: Discarded

The test labeled "integer" was the faster by 0.038 seconds, (2.938% faster)

integer 100%
float 97.062%

The integer test took 1.2544 seconds.
The float test took 1.2924 seconds.

Nitty-Gritty

Each test case ran 20 random code order iterations consisting of 273,155 loops for a total of 5,463,100 runs.

  • Line execution difference (0.000007) milliseconds.
  • Avg difference (1.898) milliseconds per 273,155 loops.
  • Total difference 37.97 milliseconds for 5,463,100 loops

The iteration variablity for Code 1 was (13.9602) milliseconds and Code 2 was (11.5972) milliseconds. The lower and the closer together there values are the more accurate the results are.

Code

The first test, "float", was:

$GLOBALS['dummy'] = 0.0;
for ($j = 0; $j < 100; $j++)
	$GLOBALS['dummy'] *= $GLOBALS['dummy_float'];

The second test, "integer", was:

$GLOBALS['dummy'] = 0;
for ($j = 0; $j < 100; $j++)
	$GLOBALS['dummy'] *= $GLOBALS['dummy_int'];

Running: Linux (x86_64:1 GB) PHP (7.2.25-1+ubuntu16.04.1+deb.sury.org+1)