With my recent work in tracking down Linux power regressions
and looking at other areas of Linux power consumption, there's been a
number of emails sent in by Phoronix readers concerning the power
consumption of web-browsers. In particular, some users seem to think
that Google's Chrome/Chromium web-browser causes the system to go
through noticeably more power than Mozilla Firefox and other
web-browsers. But how much is this really the case? Here's some benchmarks.