createDocumentFragment vs appendChild on non-appended element

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js">
</script>
<div id="testDiv1">
</div>

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Jquery Append
var array = ["one", "two", "three,"
four ","
five "
    ], i,
$testDiv = $("
#testDiv1 ");
   
for (i = 0; i < 5; i +=1)
{
    $testDiv.append(array[i]);
}
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Document Fragment
var frag = document.createDocumentFragment(),
    array = ["one", "two", "three,"
  four ","
  five "
    ], i;
   
for (i = 0; i < 5; i +=1)
{
    frag.appendChild(array[i]);
}
   
document.getElementById("

  testDiv1 ").appendChild(frag);
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