The Computer Language
22.05 Benchmarks Game

Which programming language is fastest?

Fastest means … ?

Fastest means … you choose which program differencies to explore — simple, optimised; sequential, multicore; SSE4, AVX — you choose which program measurements to compare.

Fastest means lowest … cpu seconds?

Fastest means lowest … elapsed seconds?

It's important to be realistic: most people don't care about program performance most of the time.