JS: For loop vs Array.indexOf

JavaScript performance comparison

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Testing speed of a standard for loop vs. Array.indexOf.

Preparation code

<script>
  var ar = [0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9];
</script>

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Test Ops/sec
For loop
for (var i = 0; i < ar.length; i++) {
 if (ar[i] === 40) {
  break;
 }
}
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indexOf
var a = ar.indexOf(40);
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