http://www.choice.com.au/Reviews-and-Tests/Technology/Software-and-online-services/Internet/Web-browsers-review-and-compare/Page/Comparison%20Table.aspx?result=true&products=product_3,product_5 It has a better score in performance than internet explorer. Offers a high level of customisability due to third-party support for its extensible architecture, which lets you install add-on programs to give the browser extra capabilities. This helps keep Firefox relatively lean, but allows individual users to add specific features that they like.
http://www.techsupportalert.com/firefox.htm Firefox may load web pages faster than IE but the program itself takes longer to load. It also uses a lot more memory than explorer.
http://download.cnet.com/Opera/3000-2356_4-10005498.html Fully compatible with windows 7. The new version also highlights the Closed Tabs box with a prominent tab bar icon styled on the Windows recycle bin, and it's widgets have gained the capability to live on the desktop, separate from the browser.
http://www.articlesbase.com/internet-articles/opera-browser-pros-and-cons-1347164.html it is slow to download the latest version and there might be problems downloading. It is not that good for downloading programs.
http://www.choice.com.au/Reviews-and-Tests/Technology/Software-and-online-services/Internet/Web-browsers-review-and-compare/Page/The%20Contenders.aspxChrome’s address bar that doubles as a search box. each tab works independently, so if one crashes, the others don’t go down with it.
http://blog.gadodia.net/google-chrome-pros-and-cons/ Speech Recognition on Vista doesn’t work. There is very little trust, when it comes to Google tracking user data, and from Chrome, it has a license to track everywhere you go.
http://www.upenn.edu/computing/eval/2005/webbrowser/procon.html speedy browser for high majority of sites. only browser that works with Windows Updates (via web). the "default" option when a site doesn't load properly (granted this is the site's fault, but still a plus for those who want/need to get there)
http://www.upenn.edu/computing/eval/2005/webbrowser/procon.html no tabbed browsing. no popup blocking for Win2k or XP SP1 users. large volume of cases on campus in which an IE user had so much spyware the machine/connection ground to a halt (often requiring a reformat) -> downtime removing spyware or backing up data and formatting.
http://www.upenn.edu/computing/eval/2005/webbrowser/procon.html built-in to the OS. doesn't have the kinds of security problems that plague IE on Windows.