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Browser Wars: Which Web Browser Will Win the Crown?

In pictures: See how Firefox 3.5, Google Chrome 3, Internet Explorer 8, Opera 10, and Safari 4 compare.

Firefox 3.5 for Windows

When it comes to balancing performance, features and extras, Firefox 3.5 for Windows beats all other browsers, particularly because of the vast number of add-ons available for it.

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Firefox Browsing History

When clearing your Firefox browsing history, you get control over which elements you want to clear, including your browsing and search history, your form and search history, your cookies, cache, site preferences and logins.

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Google Chrome 3

Because it's so fast and lightweight, Google Chrome 3 could be useful for those who have slow laptops with trouble handling other browsers, such as Firefox.

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Chrome's Task Manager

Chrome's Task Manager provides detailed information about Chrome's current state on your PC, plus each separate process being used by Chrome, along with memory use and CPU use.

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Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer 8 includes innovative features such as Accelerators, a straightforward interface, solid security, good tab handling and some very nice extras.

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IE 8's Accelerators

IE 8's Accelerators deliver information such as map data from another Web site directly to your current browser page.

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Opera 10

If you want the most feature-packed browser, and don't care about a bit of clutter, Opera 10 is certainly worth a try.

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Opera's Speed Dial

Opera's Speed Dial is similar to Safari's Top Sites feature, but is more configurable. Whenever you open a new tab, you'll see a list of your most-visited sites displayed as thumbnails.

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Firefox 3.5 for Mac

Firefox 3.5 for Mac offers a number of compelling new features and improvements, and the attention to detail shows.

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Firefox Add-ons

Add-ons are Firefox's strength, with over 6,000 available for download.

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Safari 4

Safari 4's snappy rendering coupled with an uncluttered interface makes it easy for users to surf the Web with minimal distractions.

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Safari Top Sites

Safari's Top Sites feature offers a search history field and a collection of live Web site previews arranged in a customizable grid array.

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