jQuery append vs html vs innerHTML list performance

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="list" style="display:none">
</div>
      
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
  var len = 10001;

};
</script>

Preparation code output

<div id="list" style="display:none"> </div>

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Test Ops/sec
appendChild()
var el = document.getElementById('list');

for (var i = 0; i < len; i++) {
  var div = document.createElement("div");
  div.innerText = "Text " + i;
  el.appendChild(div);
}
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jquery .append()
for (var i = 0; i < len; i++) {
  var html = '<div>Test ' + i + '</div>';
  $('#list').append(html);
}
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javascript innerHTML
var html = '';
for (var i = 0; i < len; i++) {
  html += '<div>Test ' + i + '</div>';
}
document.getElementById('list').innerHTML = html;
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jQuery .html()
var html = '';
for (var i = 0; i < len; i++) {
  html += '<div>Test ' + i + '</div>';
}

$('#list').html(html);
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Concat
var html = [];
for (var i = 0; i < len; i++) {
  html.push('<div>Test ' + i + '</div>');
}

document.getElementById('list').innerHTML = html.join('');
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