May 16, 2012, 11:25 AM

Overstock and OfficeMax lead April consistency ratings

The retailers topped Internet Explorer and Firefox consistency tests, respectively.

Lead Photo had the best consistency score for Internet Explorer testing among large retailers tested in April, Compuware Gomez says. Last month, the retailer had the most consistent Internet Explorer site loading time with a variation of 0.70 seconds. had the best Firefox consistency score at 0.68 seconds. (0.72 seconds) placed second in Internet Explorer tests. (0.85) placed third, followed by and tied at 1.08 seconds.

In Firefox testing, had the second-best time with a variation of 0.85 seconds. was next (1.23 seconds), followed by (1.24) and (1.32).

The average Internet Explorer consistency score among the 21 retailers measured in April was 1.42 seconds. The same group of retailers produced an average Firefox score of 1.81 seconds.

The consistency ratings take into account differences in the speed of web page delivery across multiple visits.

Click here for the full test results.

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