Date.now() verses new Date().getTime()

JavaScript performance comparison

Test case created by Ben Houston

Preparation code

 
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var sum = 0;
};
</script>

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Date.now()
sum += Date.now();
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new Date.getTime();
sum += new Date().getTime();
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