Google’s upcoming Chrome version 55 will use up to 50% less RAM

Google has announced new Chrome version 55 will use up to 50% less RAM thanks to their new Javascript engine, which has been given a significant overhaul in order to reduce its memory footprint.

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Chrome version 55 has a scheduled release date of December 6th, Although this update will be available early for users who opt to use Pre-release code for the Chrome web browser. In Google’s test scenario, which used websites like the New York Times, Reddit and YouTube, the new version of the browser used 50% less RAM on average when compared to Chrome 53, this is great news for those of us who can use 20+ tabs at any given time.

Also, this update will significantly improve the browsing experience of those who use older systems or laptops with lower amounts of memory.

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