There are significant differences between UserView Monitoring and ServerView Monitoring.
Due to these differences, there is also a difference in the response time measured by each task type.
See below for an example of the differences:
Because a UserView Monitoring script emulates the action of a real browser it will perform the following steps: load the page, find the edit field, and input “1”; the final action is a keyword validation that the “Username too short” string is displayed in the HTML:
ServerView Monitoring performs this task differently: it emulates low level HTTP(S) requests. For example: if the previous UserView Monitoring example is converted to a ServerView Monitoring process the monitoring is conducted as two HTTP tasks with GET requests: