Speed up Google Chrome with a simple settings tweak

Get faster, smoother performance from your web browser with this simple trick

Is Chrome barely keeping up with you? Maybe you just need to give that laggard more system memory for faster performance.

If you want to speed up Chrome--on either the desktop or your mobile device--just copy and paste the URL below:

chrome://flags/#max-tiles-for-interest-area

and switch the default (128MB) of RAM to either 256 or 512, depending on how much memory you have on your system.

chrome settings

Voila! A speedier browsing experience. Note that this will give Chrome memory priority, possibly at the expense of other apps. But if you practically live in your browser, like I do, the tradeoff is worth it.

[via International Business Times]

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