Time To Load + View Popular Websites

This test profile uses the Selenium WebDriver for measuring the time it takes to load a majority of the top 50 most popular websites in the web browser in different tabs and to scroll to the bottom of the page, keeping previous tabs open.

To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark system/selenium-top-sites.

Project Site


Test Created

27 March 2019

Last Updated

17 November 2019

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type


Average Install Time

4 Seconds

Average Run Time

31 Minutes, 14 Seconds

Test Dependencies



10k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms

Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsTime To Load + View Popular Websites Popularity Statisticssystem/selenium-top-sites2019.032019.052019.072019.092019.112020.012020.032020.052020.082020.102020.122021.022021.042021.062021.082021.102021.122022.022022.042022.062022.082022.102022.122023.022023.042023.062023.082023.102023.122024.022024.042024.065001000150020002500
* Uploading of benchmark result data to OpenBenchmarking.org is always optional (opt-in) via the Phoronix Test Suite for users wishing to share their results publicly.
** Data based on those opting to upload their test results to OpenBenchmarking.org and users enabling the opt-in anonymous statistics reporting while running benchmarks from an Internet-connected platform.
*** Test profile page view reporting began March 2021.
Data updated weekly as of 14 June 2024.

Revision History

system/selenium-top-sites-1.0.3   [View Source]   Sun, 17 Nov 2019 11:52:16 GMT
Update web drivers.

system/selenium-top-sites-1.0.2   [View Source]   Sat, 27 Apr 2019 16:29:38 GMT
Update download links for Chrome Driver 74

system/selenium-top-sites-1.0.1   [View Source]   Fri, 05 Apr 2019 08:21:12 GMT
Drop CNN from list as it seems to be causing hangs.

system/selenium-top-sites-1.0.0   [View Source]   Wed, 27 Mar 2019 20:05:21 GMT
Initial commit.

Performance Metrics

This test profile does not have enough data available on OpenBenchmarking.org yet to provide any detailed metrics.