Chrome 91: the browser is 23% faster thanks to the latest update

Google Chrome 91 began its rollout this week. Thanks to the implementation of a new JavaScript compiler and a new method of optimizing the location of code in memory, Google’s browser has become 23% faster than before. A good reason to update.

Chrome 91
Chrome 91

After Chrome 90 which added the addition of HTTPS for all pages and improved video conferences, the Google Chrome browser is updated with Chrome 91. This time, Google’s browser focuses its innovations on performance. Indeed, thanks to the implementation of a new JavaScript compiler and a new method of optimizing the location of code in memory, Google announces 23% faster speeds than Chrome 90. A good reason to update.

Chrome 91 is 23% faster than before

Google has been working on improving the performance of its web browser for some time. Today, the Mountain View firm says so. The latest version of Google Chrome is accompanied by a significant improvement in performance. How? ‘Or’ What ? Thanks to numerous improvements applied to the JavaScript engine and WebAssembly V8.

Deployed since the start of the week, Chrome 91 executes JavaScript code 23% faster thanks to the inclusion of a new JavaScript compiler and the use of a new way to optimize the location of code in memory.

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According to Thomas Nattestad, Chrome Product Manager, these new enhancements help deliver the maximum possible speed when compiling and running JavaScript sent to the browser by each web page. ” In M91, Chrome is now up to 23% faster thanks to the launch of the Sparkplug compiler […] saving our users a total of 17 years of CPU usage time every day ” did he declare.

Google Chrome 89, released in March, already added 8% savings on memory and around 3% on the GPU part, also improving the overall responsiveness of the web browser by up to 9%. These memory savings are all made possible by optimizing PartitionAlloc, Google’s memory allocator. Near 32 security holes are also corrected with Chrome 91.

All the technical details of this update can be found here.

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