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Chrome Hardware Acceleration?

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IE 9 and FF 3.7 release will support hardware acceleration and i think HA is a step to faster browsing experience. Any idea when its coming to Chrome?

I googled and found no sigh of it. what is stopping Google from adding this support in chrome 6 build?? If it can be enabled in chrome tell me how to do it?

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Time to switch browsers, not wait for Chrome to catch up. :)

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Time to switch browsers, not wait for Chrome to catch up. :)

you!!! I am never going to take anything if its your post!!! I think many agree with me on this here

never expect other to hate something just because you dont like it...

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The multi-process architecture makes it harder to implement (although not impossible), and they're probably working on more important things.

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Looking forward for the final release of Firefox 3.7. It is gonna be awesome...hopefully. Also looking forward to IE9.

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The multi-process architecture makes it harder to implement (although not impossible), and they're probably working on more important things.

but IE 9 is multiprocessor architecture as well but they implemented it with ease..

looking forward to IE9

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The multi-process architecture makes it harder to implement (although not impossible), and they're probably working on more important things.

Look at NaCl, it already allows GPU access from within the sandbox. Its just a matter of adapting that to Chrome. But first I think they will wait for ANGLE (a DirectX backend to WebGL) to mature.

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but IE 9 is multiprocessor architecture as well but they implemented it with ease..

looking forward to IE9

How do you know they implemented it with ease? Microsoft aren't exactly open about their development work (and the IE 9 preview is a single process)

Look at NaCl, it already allows GPU access from within the sandbox. Its just a matter of adapting that to Chrome. But first I think they will wait for ANGLE (a DirectX backend to WebGL) to mature.

Well if they're using Direct2D (What I assume this thread is about since that's what IE9 and Firefox 4 are using), then ANGLE won't come into it.

There's nothing stopping it from happening, they just have to actually do it.

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you!!! I am never going to take anything if its your post!!! I think many agree with me on this here

never expect other to hate something just because you dont like it...

I don't think that was properly written so I don't fully understand what you are trying to tell me there.

Many people switch to the faster browser.

In as such, those that switched to Chrome/Opera (as other browsers are playing catch-up in terms of speed) might switch to IE9/FF if with D2D they beat Chrome.

In as much, if with D2D you FF and IE would become faster, it should be logical to switch browsers. (I would avoid them atm as they are in early stages of development)

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Direct2D and DirectWrite I believe might be getting implemented in Chrome 6 via dev channel, or more possibly on Chrome 7. There was an article about it a few weeks ago.

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you!!! I am never going to take anything if its your post!!! I think many agree with me on this here

never expect other to hate something just because you dont like it...

Why wouldn't you expect others to hate something just because you do?

Just look at how many people fell in love with Firefox, just because everyone else said it was cool, and now all those people are jumping ship, just because........

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Direct2D and DirectWrite I believe might be getting implemented in Chrome 6 via dev channel, or more possibly on Chrome 7. There was an article about it a few weeks ago.

DirectWrite is a much bigger deal for me than Direct2D, so it'll be awesome if Chrome gets it (And at the same time I'd like to see Safari get it as a replacement for it's GDI rendering code)

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Why wouldn't you expect others to hate something just because you do?

Just look at how many people fell in love with Firefox, just because everyone else said it was cool, and now all those people are jumping ship, just because........

you didnt quite understand what i was talking about. if you see all his old posts he would bitch about browser and the user just because he dont like/hate them.

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it just landed on chromium ;)

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i wonder if opencl could do anything to help the push of hardware acceleration for browsers

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Hi,

IE 9 and FF 3.7 release will support hardware acceleration and i think HA is a step to faster browsing experience. Any idea when its coming to Chrome?

I googled and found no sigh of it. what is stopping Google from adding this support in chrome 6 build?? If it can be enabled in chrome tell me how to do it?

It's not really a step forward to faster browsing, unless you work with HTML5 graphics and such things.

I'm not sure why so many are making a big deal out of this. I mean, non-Flash web games aren't exactly common.

I'd give priority to many, many other features before this.

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it just landed on chromium ;)

Is it windows only or is it a feature also for OS X and Linux?

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Is it windows only or is it a feature also for OS X and Linux?

should be included in OSX and linux. thats my guess.

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should be included in OSX and linux. thats my guess.

Can someone on OS X and linux confirm this?

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i wonder if opencl could do anything to help the push of hardware acceleration for browsers

OpenCL could help some parts of the code, but it's unlikely to have any large applications in a browser.

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you!!! I am never going to take anything if its your post!!! I think many agree with me on this here

never expect other to hate something just because you dont like it...

still1, I gotta say I agree with Udedekenz, you'd be better off going with Firefox.

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still1, I gotta say I agree with Udedekenz, you'd be better off going with Firefox.

Just out of curiousity why? Chrome is still the faster of the two, even if Firefox is already GPU accelerated. Doesn't really bring much of perf increase.

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Just out of curiousity why? Chrome is still the faster of the two, even if Firefox is already GPU accelerated. Doesn't really bring much of perf increase.

I get smoother scrolling in Iron than I do in FF4 alpha without hardware acceleration.

I get smoother scrolling in FF4 alpha than I do in Iron with hardware acceleration.

Your PC might not be slow enough to convey that difference though.

Also minor performance differences are not the only reason to switch browsers, customization and the ease of thereof is also a major factor.

Don't you agree?

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How much faster do you really NEED browsing to be? Some of the talk about speed is a little ridiculous. I'm sure you can tell the difference between browsers, but does it really matter if it take .5 seconds or 1 second? You can't read the page that fast.

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How much faster do you really NEED browsing to be? Some of the talk about speed is a little ridiculous. I'm sure you can tell the difference between browsers, but does it really matter if it take .5 seconds or 1 second? You can't read the page that fast.

Well, smooth scrolling is important. Smooth ajax is important as well. Bing Maps and Google Maps are very smooth with Firefox 3.7 nightlies with direct2d enabled. Once I can smoothly scroll on all pages , even with a zoom and heavy javascript rich applications like Google Maps or Bing maps are smooth, browsing speed will be fast enough.

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