"A high score in the new benchmarks directly translates to better and smoother performance in similar web applications," Google said in a blog post.
Google also said Octane includes a more easily understood interface that adapts to the size of the device you're using.
The news tests include Box2DWeb, Mandreel, Pdf.js, GB Emulator, and CodeLoad.
Octane is now available on googlecode.com.
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