Here we pit the Acer Chromebook 14 against its more expensive brother, the R13 and its aged ancestor, the C720. Each Chromebook has its own merits, mainly price, and we look it see just how well their browser-based OS stacks up when put through the Speedometer benchmark, using both Speedometer 1.0 and Speedometer 2.0.

The outcome is a little unexpected however there might be a contributing factor to this. One machine, in particular, is a bit of a letdown.