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Windows 7: Google planning 60x faster Chrome 7 to hit back at IE9 beta

20 Sep 2010   #1
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 
Google planning 60x faster Chrome 7 to hit back at IE9 beta

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... The web search giant is currently readying Chrome 7 which it claims will be 60 times faster than Chrome 6. 2D graphics performance and canvas acceleration is now available in trunk and canary builds of Chrome 7. "This system picks the best graphics API to use on each OS that Chromium supports: Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS and Linux", wrote James Robinson, Software Engineer at Google...
Neowin.net - Google planning 60x faster Chrome 7 to hit back at IE9 beta


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20 Sep 2010   #2
SledgeDG

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Not that I complain....but if that is really possible...why hasn't it been implemented already?
It's not like they all of a sudden invented a new programming language with extended capabilities.

-DG
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20 Sep 2010   #3
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

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20 Sep 2010   #4
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SledgeDG View Post
Not that I complain....but if that is really possible...why hasn't it been implemented already?
It's not like they all of a sudden invented a new programming language with extended capabilities.

-DG
Because hardware acceleration on browsers (Direct2D) is something extremely new and somewhat unpolished to some degree, that's why it's only available on Beta builds, whether it's IE, Chrome, Firefox, etc.
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20 Sep 2010   #5
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SlackerITGuy View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SledgeDG View Post
Not that I complain....but if that is really possible...why hasn't it been implemented already?
It's not like they all of a sudden invented a new programming language with extended capabilities.

-DG
Because hardware acceleration on browsers (Direct2D) is something extremely new and somewhat unpolished to some degree, that's why it's only available on Beta builds, whether it's IE, Chrome, Firefox, etc.
I have found pre-builds still have a lot of extra code in them. Often they are better (and slightly buggier) than the previous version, but streamlined and fully tested code is faster and more stable.
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