Live numbers: accelerated websites 3 576 saved seconds saved nerves

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Test environment

Sociable, GD Star Rating, WordPress Related Posts, Stats, Popular Posts, Popularity Contest, WP-SpamFree Anti-Spam

Comparison table

OptionsInitial StateScript CompressorW3 Total CacheAutoptimizeDemo or Zero EditionStandard Edition
YSlow Grade747879778293
JS files331422
CSS files322311
CSS Images999562
HTML Images222222
Total size (Kb)161110110142106102
Savings (%)03232123437
Basic Options
Installationplugin, code changesplugin, manual configurationpluginpluginplugin
HTML Minify / GzipGzip OnlyYes, buggy
CSS / JS Combine
CSS / JS Minify
CSS / JS Gzip
List of Files to Exclude
CSS / JS Combine Inside Body
Inline CSS / JS Combine
Dynamic Files Fetching
.Htaccess Usage
Proxy Cache Support
Static Gzip Support
Advanced Options
CSS Sprites
data:URI + mhtml
Multiple Hosts