if vs ternary operator(?)

JavaScript performance comparison

Test case created by pleiades8

Preparation code

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

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if
for(var i= 0; i < 1000; i++) {
var random = Math.random() * 10;
var result;
if(random >= 5) {
result = "over";
}
else {
result = "under";
}
}
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?
for(var i= 0; i < 1000; i++) {
var random = Math.random() * 10;
var result = (random >= 5) ? "over" : "under";
}
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