The Layer Count Problem
Retina displays are always a good test these days for UI rendering performance issues – the influence of the GPU. Below are a few relevant reading items
- Improving the CSS performance of fixed position elements
- GPU Accelerated Compositing in Chrome
- Stick to compositor-only properties and manage layer count
- Accelerated Rendering in Chrome
Think layer optimisation using will-change: transform to avoid layer explosion from fixed positioning elements.