eval vs script DOM insertion

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

 
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var script="function test() { void(0); }",
        body = document.body,
        firstChild = body.firstChild,
        processed = document.createElement('script');
};
</script>

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Eval
eval(script);
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DOM insertion
processed.innerHTML = script;
body.insertBefore(processed, firstChild);
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