Laggy Scrolling Problems on Chrome on Youtube

Discussion in 'macOS Sierra (10.12)' started by Anasshm, Feb 28, 2018.

  1. Anasshm, Feb 28, 2018
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2018

    Anasshm macrumors newbie


    Feb 28, 2018
    hi I Just switched from Windows to mac Os this week , i have a Macbook air 2015 i5 with 8gb of ram
    i got surprised today with how Laggy and terrible scrolling on chrome was especially on Youtube , even though it works buttery smooth on both Safari and Firefox here is a video comparison Safari vs Firefox vs Chrome scrolling :
    am i the only one having those problems or all Mac os users have the same problem ?? and is there anything i can do to fix the problem ??
  2. Tech198 macrumors G5

    Mar 21, 2011
    Australia, Perth
    You have a few extensions in chrome installed.. Try resetting (Chrome >> Preferences >> Advanced >>> Reset)

    speed issue may not happen on all websites, but perhaps something is slowing the browser down...
  3. thewhofan macrumors newbie


    Oct 3, 2017
    I know hardware acceleration can cause lag when scrolling on PC so it might work on Mac. Try switching it either on or off in chrome settings opposite to whatever it is currently set to.
  4. givemeanapple macrumors Demi-God


    Oct 2, 2016
    Chrome is laggy on every Mac , you are never going to fix this issue I've been through the same.
    What you can do is switch to Safari which has a smoother scrolling.

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