function vs jquery extend vs object prototype

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 3 of this test case created by Andrew Petersen

Info

In FF3.6/Win, the execution part (the function calls) have nearly identical running times, so I included the function declarations themselves in the test cases.

Preparation code

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

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Test Ops/sec
function foo()
function aFoo() {
 var x;
 for (i = 0; i < 10; i++) {
  x = Math.random();
 }
}
aFoo();
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var bar = function()
var aBar = function() {
 var x;
 for (i = 0; i < 10; i++) {
  x = Math.random();
 }
};
aBar();
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$.extend
$.extend({
 aBaz: function() {
  var x;
  for (i = 0; i < 10; i++) {
   x = Math.random();
  }
 }
});
$.aBaz();
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Object.prototype
Object.prototype.aQuux = function() {
 var x;
 for (i = 0; i < 10; i++) {
  x = Math.random();
 }
};
var obj = {};
obj.aQuux();
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var bar = function bar()
var bBar = function bBar() {
 var x;
 for (i = 0; i < 10; i++) {
  x = Math.random();
 }
};
bBar();
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