PHP Benchmarks

Performance comparison of PHP code alternatives.

Test: if vs. ternary

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Result: Discarded

The test labeled "ternary" was the faster by 0.1419 seconds, (11.948% faster)

ternary 100%
if 88.052%

The ternary test took 1.0461 seconds.
The if test took 1.188 seconds.

Nitty-Gritty

Each test case ran 20 random code order iterations consisting of 271,081 loops for a total of 5,421,620 runs.

  • Line execution difference (0.000026) milliseconds.
  • Avg difference (7.097) milliseconds per 271,081 loops.
  • Total difference 141.95 milliseconds for 5,421,620 loops

The iteration variablity for Code 1 was (7.5660) milliseconds and Code 2 was (5.6098) milliseconds. The lower and the closer together there values are the more accurate the results are.

Code

The first test, "if", was:

for ($i = 0; $i < 100; $i++)
{
	if ($GLOBALS['dummy_true'])
		$GLOBALS['dummy'] = 2;
	else
		$GLOBALS['dummy'] = 6;
}

The second test, "ternary", was:

for ($i = 0; $i < 100; $i++)
	$GLOBALS['dummy'] = $GLOBALS['dummy_true'] ? 2 : 6;

Running: Linux (x86_64:1 GB) PHP (7.2.34-21+ubuntu16.04.1+deb.sury.org+1)