Fastest HTML tag

JavaScript performance comparison

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Which HTML tag is the fastest to render, or is there no difference?

Preparation code

 
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    document.body.innerHTML = '<div></div>';
    var div = document.getElementsByTagName('div')[0];
};
</script>

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Test Ops/sec
<div>
div.innerHTML = '<div></div><div></div><div></div><div></div><div></div><div></div><div></div><div></div><div></div><div></div>';
pending…
<span>
div.innerHTML = '<span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span>';
pending…
<b>
div.innerHTML = '<b></b><b></b><b></b><b></b><b></b><b></b><b></b><b></b><b></b><b></b>';
pending…
<i>
div.innerHTML = '<i></i><i></i><i></i><i></i><i></i><i></i><i></i><i></i><i></i><i></i>';
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