Google Chrome is not fully compatible with all display hardware; therefore, on some computers, Hardware Acceleration when using large drawing area has performance issues.


  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Click on Chrome’s main menu button (represented by three dots in the upper right). When the drop-down menu appears, select the option labeled Settings.
  3. Chrome’s Settings should now be displayed in a new tab or window.
  4. Search for 'Hardware'
  5. Deselect 'Use hardware acceleration when available'
  6. You must close your browser, and reopen it for these setting to take effect.

This will speed up the performance of your browser when using charts that have a large number of boxes on a single page.

Reviewed 9/4/2017