The truth about traditional JavaScript benchmarks | Benedikt Meurer

We removed the so-called transcendental cache from V8 because the overhead of the cache was noticable in actual workloads where you don’t always compute the same values in a row, which is unsurprisingly very common in the wild.

http://benediktmeurer.de/2016/12/16/the-truth-about-traditional-javascript-benchmarks/