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I’ve run across a lot of bad looking fonts in Chrome on Windows, but the same fonts looked great in the Mac version of Chrome. With a little further research it turns out that Chrome in windows, for whatever reason, uses a software approach for anti-aliasing fonts, while Firefox and IE9 use hardware accelerated DirectWrite to accomplish the same task. This is only an issue on Windows, as it has to do with DirectX. Sorry, no solution, but maybe with some more awareness, Google can add some hardware anti-aliasing to Chrome.