Just as everyone was about to forget about the possibility of x86-64 builds, Windows 7 and 8 users are about to rejoice as Google has just released the very first 64 bit builds of Google Chrome in Dev and Canary channels.
So what’s so exciting about these builds? The search giant touts three main benefits:
- Performance: Thanks to all kinds of magic, the 64 bit versions of Google Chrome are on average 25% faster, especially when it comes to graphics and multimedia content.
- Security: Chrome is now able to utilize Windows 8 security features like High Entropy ASLR, which hels mitigate against common exploitation techniques.
Stability: Last but not least is stability, Google says that the 64 bit version of Chrome is more stable, especially when it comes to the crash rates for the rendered process.
One of these three improvements is a good reason alone to upgrade anyway, so enough reading, head over to the following page and download it now.
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