# Hardware acceleration in Chrome

27 Sep 2012 by David Corvoysier

Even with a very recent hardware and the latest version of chrome, some users are not able to benefit from hardware acceleration by default.

The first thing is to verify that your graphic card is correctly recognized, by typing chrome://gpu in the url bar, and verifying that everything is green in the diagnostics

If your graphic card has been blacklisted, you can still force hardware acceleration by selecting the 'Ignore the software rendering list' option in about:flags