document.write vs innerHTML vs jquery html vs innerText and textContent

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js">
</script>
<div id="test"></div>
      
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
  var test = document.getElementById('test'),
      $test = $('#test'),
      textContent = (document.all) ? false : true;

};
</script>

Preparation code output

<div id="test"></div>

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Test Ops/sec
document.write
if (textContent) {} else {}
test.innerHTML = '<script type="text/javascript">' + "document.write(\'Hello World\');" + '</script>'
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innerHTML
if (textContent) {} else {}
test.innerHTML = "Hello World";
test.innerHTML = "Hello World";
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jQuery's HTML
if (textContent) {} else {}
test.innerHTML = "Hello World";
$test.html("Hello World");
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innerText
test.innerHTML = "Hello World";
if (textContent) {
  test.textContent = "Hello World";
} else {
  test.innerText = "Hello World";
}
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