# Is nanopolish worth it since faster polishing software is available?

For Oxford Nanopore contigs produced by any long-read assembler has anyone performed any benchmarks to compare the polishing tools racon, nanopolish, or something like wtpoa-cns?

The compute time of nanopolish is quite long and I would rather use another tool if it will suffice. After long-read polishing I will polish more with two rounds of pilon using 200x coverage Illumina shotgun data from the same individual.