There have been a fair share of articles assigning poor performance and slow load times as a result of building a responsively designed site. I like to call them link bait articles. Tim shows us how during a recent project he used this inaccurate myth about responsive design being bad for performance to focus the client on building a better website. The result is that everything they now do is checked against the performance and it’s verified through real business goals and improvements.
Responsive design just can’t seem to shake the rumor that it’s bad for performance. It’s very frequently spouted as a downside of the technique—a reason why you may not want to pursue responsive design for a project.An excerpt from "RWD is bad for performance" is good for performance