getAttribute vs textContent

JavaScript performance comparison

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<div id="test" attr="test">test</div>
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var test = document.getElementById("test");
};
</script>

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getAttribute
var a = test.getAttribute("attr");
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textContent
var a = test.textContent;
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innerHTML
var a = test.innerHTML;
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