Make Google Chrome Browser Faster with Hardware Acceleration

Make Google Chrome Browser Faster with Hardware AccelerationHardware acceleration is becoming an integral part of every next generation browsers. But many browsers don’t support this feature yet, but luckily Google Chrome version 8 already gives you the ability to enable hardware acceleration and make chrome perform faster and better.

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Improve Chrome Browser Performance, Speed

If your PC has good memory resources and processor speed, and if you can open multiple tabs and heavy sites without any problem in Chrome then you can choose to turn on Hardware Acceleration for your chrome browser.

Step 1: Open Chrome browser and type in about:flags in the address bar, and press enter.

Step 2: This will take you to the experimental features page. Scroll down and Enable the following features.

  • GPU Accelerated Compositing: Enables 3D CSS and higher performance compositing of web pages using Graphics Processor Unit (GPU) hardware.
  • GPU Accelerated Canvas 2D: Enables higher performance of canvas tags with a 2D context by rendering using Graphics Processor Unit (GPU) hardware.
  • Web Page Prerendering: Speculatively prerenders complete webpages in the background for a faster browsing experience.

Improve Chrome Browser Performance, Speed with Hardware Acceleration

Step 3: After you’ve enabled these 3 features. Restart chrome browser for the changes in settings to take effect.

These settings will significantly improve the quality and performance of chrome browser making it faster than before.

You can also check out the FastestChrome(link) extension which saves time and enhances your productivity by pre-fetching quick definitions, auto-load next pages, search faster, and more.

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