Google recently pushed out a new beta of Chrome which shows speed improvements of more than 30% in several benchmarks. But that doesn't mean much to casual browser users, who find benchmarks as easy to understand as proportional representation.

So Google has released the results of a series of speed tests, comparing Chrome with a potato gun, soundwaves and lightning. Yes, lightning. We've seen the making-of video, and now you can watch the results by hitting "play" on the video above.

Impressed enough to switch to Chrome? Or do you stick with another browser for other reasons? Tell us your favourite in the comments.