Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Google Chrome :: How to Make It Faster - turn on Hardware Acceleration

Here are step to turn on Hardware Acceleration in Google Chrome:

  1. First you need to ensure that you are running Google Chrome version 9 or above. For that, just click on Wrench icon in the top right corner of Google Chrome, then click on “About Google Chrome” in bottom of that menu. It will open a pop-up window that will show you the version of Google Chrome that you are using.
  2. Then, go to the address bar of Chrome, and type exactly this (without quotes): “about:flags”. Then press Enter.
  3. This will show all the experimental features of Google Chrome that are available in your version of browser. Scroll down in this list, and click on Enable for following 3 items:
    • GPU Accelerated Compositing
    • GPU Accelerated Canvas 2D
    • Web Page Prerendering
    Chrome Hardware Acceleration
  4. That’s it. Just restart your browser, and then you’ll be able to experience faster web page loading.

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