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`XenForo_Model::create("{$class}")` and `new {$class}`

vbresults

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#1
What are the full benefits and drawbacks of each one? I know that XenForo_Model::create allows classes to be extended using the XFCP system, and I know that `new {$class}` is less code. I also know that the first choice allows me to immediately call non-static methods while the second option does not. Can someone add to this list of pros/cons so I can better know when to use one and not the other?