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Updated "cost of small modules" benchmarks (30 October 2016)
100 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 108.89 22.65 131.53
browserify-collapsed 152.89 23.82 176.71
webpack 150.33 18.05 168.38
rollup 129.54 7.73 137.27
closure 131.54 1.74 133.28
rjs 158.19 33.28 191.47
rjs-almond 160.03 7.35 167.38
1000 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 238.79 130.91 369.71
browserify-collapsed 266.65 124.69 391.35
webpack 205.46 137.39 342.86
rollup 138.48 23.29 161.77
closure 140 22.56 162.56
rjs 212.74 83.74 296.48
rjs-almond 238.44 29.44 267.88
5000 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 453.21 646.33 1099.55
browserify-collapsed 494.57 685.78 1180.34
webpack 324.73 506.01 830.74
rollup 153.87 130.63 284.49
closure 173.56 63.59 237.15
rjs 498.42 85.19 583.61
rjs-almond 441.93 150.71 592.64
100 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 202.74 27.86 230.6
browserify-collapsed 167.96 60.17 228.13
webpack 181.78 17.93 199.71
rollup 152.64 11.64 164.28
closure 161.9 1.68 163.58
rjs 283.13 16.23 299.36
rjs-almond 211.31 12.89 224.21
1000 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 423.64 168.68 592.32
browserify-collapsed 398.88 144.35 543.24
webpack 254.56 176.56 431.13
rollup 195.37 35.77 231.14
closure 181 26.64 207.64
rjs 504.77 23.35 528.11
rjs-almond 415.46 23.83 439.3
5000 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 1118.78 691.04 1809.83
browserify-collapsed 1031.63 558.29 1589.92
webpack 729.2 476.45 1205.65
rollup 458.54 91.51 550.05
closure 320.08 62.22 382.3
rjs 1048.81 143.23 1192.04
rjs-almond 1049.46 134.47 1183.93
100 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 80.45 2.23 82.68
browserify-collapsed 80.43 2.27 82.7
webpack 79.97 1.42 81.39
rollup 78.3 0.53 78.83
closure 77.98 0.11 78.09
rjs 80.26 5.57 85.83
rjs-almond 80.72 0.71 81.43
1000 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 90 19.93 109.92
browserify-collapsed 90.3 15.74 106.04
webpack 87.67 12.5 100.17
rollup 79.16 3.78 82.94
closure 80.18 1.57 81.75
rjs 93.82 3.83 97.65
rjs-almond 91.25 4.9 96.15
5000 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 142.59 97.29 239.88
browserify-collapsed 165.18 64.18 229.36
webpack 127.97 54.23 182.2
rollup 84.08 19.61 103.69
closure 82.16 11.74 93.9
rjs 153.66 15.28 168.94
rjs-almond 156.4 24.81 181.21
100 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 95.23 2.05 97.28
browserify-collapsed 83.59 8.91 92.49
webpack 83.54 0.77 84.3
rollup 87.22 0.07 87.28
closure 84.74 0.08 84.82
rjs 91.52 0.12 91.64
rjs-almond 87.53 2.44 89.97
1000 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 100.3 33.12 133.41
browserify-collapsed 97.56 30.77 128.34
webpack 85.84 31.59 117.43
rollup 86.75 1.81 88.56
closure 81.98 0.69 82.66
rjs 95.6 0.76 96.37
rjs-almond 101.52 4.8 106.32
5000 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 231.89 174.77 406.66
browserify-collapsed 136.92 166.96 303.88
webpack 128.74 138.26 267.01
rollup 99.06 11.41 110.48
closure 88 9.32 97.32
rjs 159.55 4.43 163.98
rjs-almond 147.79 5.29 153.08
100 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 95.94 5.13 101.07
browserify-collapsed 91.44 10.03 101.47
webpack 97.91 1.66 99.57
rollup 85.02 1.62 86.64
closure 84.76 1.53 86.3
rjs 102.49 2.52 105.01
rjs-almond 91.34 3.17 94.51
1000 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 105.86 16.59 122.45
browserify-collapsed 115.69 14.24 129.93
webpack 108 11.83 119.83
rollup 91.18 6.53 97.72
closure 92.67 4.72 97.39
rjs 116.65 1.17 117.83
rjs-almond 112.9 2.51 115.41
5000 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 139.83 51.81 191.63
browserify-collapsed 128.61 61.02 189.63
webpack 120.99 33.85 154.83
rollup 96.67 8.64 105.31
closure 95.09 12.27 107.36
rjs 140.85 3.03 143.88
rjs-almond 139.23 7.06 146.29
100 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 87.02 11.19 98.21
browserify-collapsed 89.83 6.2 96.03
webpack 95.08 4.01 99.09
rollup 89.27 0.16 89.44
closure 79.57 0.14 79.71
rjs 94.98 0.72 95.7
rjs-almond 88.13 1.49 89.63
1000 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 93.25 22.57 115.82
browserify-collapsed 94.43 19.38 113.81
webpack 89.54 16.38 105.92
rollup 86.24 0.54 86.79
closure 87.99 0.22 88.21
rjs 100.42 2.98 103.4
rjs-almond 96.13 5.19 101.32
5000 modules
Bundler Load time (ms) Run time (ms) Total time (ms)
browserify 112.3 40.56 152.86
browserify-collapsed 105.56 47.06 152.63
webpack 114.38 35.48 149.86
rollup 89.27 2.61 91.88
closure 82.42 1.1 83.52
rjs 120.94 11.03 131.97
rjs-almond 116.63 9.56 126.19
ungzipped:
||100 modules|1000 modules|5000 modules|
| ---- | ---- | ---- | ---- |
|browserify| 7982| 79987| 419985|
|browserify-collapsed| 5786| 57991| 309982|
|webpack| 3955| 39057| 203054|
|rollup| 1265| 13865| 81851|
|closure| 758| 7958| 43955|
|rjs| 29234| 136338| 628347|
|rjs-almond| 14509| 121612| 613622|
gzipped:
||100 modules|1000 modules|5000 modules|
| ---- | ---- | ---- | ---- |
|browserify| 1650| 13779| 63554|
|browserify-collapsed| 1464| 11837| 55536|
|webpack| 688| 4850| 24635|
|rollup| 629| 4604| 22389|
|closure| 302| 2140| 11807|
|rjs| 7940| 19017| 62674|
|rjs-almond| 2732| 13187| 56135|
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