This is short my review using Flarum comparing with MyBB & PHPBB
Versioning: mybb 1.8.7 vs flarum beta 5 vs phpbb 3.19
- Centos 7
- PHP 7
- MySQL MariaDB/innoDB
- Xeon 1243 v3 with 32GB RAM & SSD Drive
As you can see through the picture below:
from the main page/index, flarum win almost all aspects with A grade with lowest request even with total page size is bigger. I am still finding what 488KB is ? Look like assets/forum-xxxx.js took the highest 165KB. The actual link can be access it here for Flarum and here for MyBB.
Another sample taken from 2009 discussion with 124 posts/replies and fully/huge text interaction, as you can see below and can be access it here
Test it and feel it, how the speed of scrolling page. And flarum benchmark is better.
Well, for fair result. Another sample was taken from 2010 with biggest replies/comments ever. Scroll it over 1626 post comments. And GTMatrix benchmark result take Flarum as best Grade average. Now feel it the forum directly here
Finally, since Flarum doesn't have the stats yet.
Here the screenshoot of Forum Statistics, taken from MyBB and PHPBB
2+ Million Posts++ and 190,000++ threads by 170,000++ members
If someone or dev's need the original link comparison results for direct analyzing, just PM or inbox me 🙂
I will give you the link from my evernote.
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