Starting with Chrome version 55 the browser will default to a site’s HTML5 experience. An exception to this rule only applies to the top 10 websites that use Flash (and only for a year). Chrome 55 is also said to drastically reduce RAM usage by as much as 50 percent thanks to an updated JavaScript V8 engine. We also recommend checking out our Chrome optimization guide.

Speed

Chrome is designed to be fast in every possible way: It's quick to start up from your desktop, loads web pages in a snap, and runs complex web applications fast. Learn more about Chrome and speed. Learn more.