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Browser Wars: Potato Slow, Opera Fast

A few weeks ago, the Google Chrome team entertained us with a very slick video showing its browser undergoing some hi-tech speed tests. The video shows a trio of laboratory experiments pitting Chrome’s page rendering engine in speed races against a potato gun, sound waves and lightning. It’s all very sexy, and it features some of the best super-slow-mo photography and close-ups of splattering goo since Lars Von Trier’s Antichrist.

Opera, not to be outdone at anything (except browser share), has loaded up the potato gun and fired back with this bit of Nordic-flavored brilliance:

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