jQuery .find() vs. context selector vs non-context selector

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 149 of this test case created by Radu

Preparation code

<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.3.min.js"></script>

<article id="article">
	<p>A test</p>
	<p><ins></ins></p>
	<p>This is text</p>
</article>
      
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
  var $article = $('#article');

};
</script>

Preparation code output

<article id="article"> <p>A test</p> <p><ins></ins></p> <p>This is text</p> </article>

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Testing in CCBot 2.0.0 / Other 0.0.0
Test Ops/sec
a
var has = $('ins',$article).length > 0 ? true : false;
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b
var has = $article.find('ins').length > 0 ? true : false;
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c
var has = $($article[0]).find('ins').length > 0 ? true : false;
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A test

This is text