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The links below lead to three web pages, one with a single instance of the unity web player, one with four and one with twelve. All instances show the same build of the same project, which is extremely simple. It is a simple rotating cube. In other words it has zero assets or code. The whole build is 9k. You can download the project as a zip here.
The tests so far reveal that:
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|Machine Spec||Test type||Browser||CPU Peak (*)||Memory Usage||Notes|
GeForce 8800 GTS
32bit Windows 7
|4 or 12||Chrome 17||50% (completely hogs one CPU)||1.5GB||Mouse wheel unresponsive. Unable to scroll by holding the scroll bar. Low framerate.|
|4||Firefox 3.6||50%||?||Mouse wheel unresponsive.|
|12||Firefox 3.6||50%||1.7GB||Mouse wheel unresponsive. One instance of Unity crashed. Low framerate.|
|4||IE 8||?||?||Mouse wheel unresponsive.|
Radeon HD 6470M
Windows 7 64bit
|12||Chrome 17||25%||1.5GB||Low framerate|
|Pentium D dual core 3GHz
Nvidia 8600 GTS
Win XP 32bit
|i2 duo 2.66Ghz
Win 7 64bit
|?||?||"...a little stopping in the middle but no big issue."|
(*) With scrolling.