Since changing from windows 7 to windows 8.1 Chrome has started becoming almost totally unresponsive when I have enough tabs open, in the region of 30-40 if there is only one window, less if more than one window. By almost totally unresponsive I mean it takes in the region of minutes to actually load pages, and often images on those pages will not load at all. On windows 7 it could easily handle hundreds of tabs in multiple windows without showing any sign of slowing.
I guess it's just windows 8.1 being crap compared to 7, but does anybody know if there is a way to fix this?
p.s. I know it's a ridiculous amount of tabs to have open at once, but it happens by the way I tend to browse before anybody says anything about the sheer amount of tabs
p.p.s. It's a very sudden drop in performance rather than an incremental one. It will work perfectly fine up until a certain point, and then suddenly drop off, and will take closing several tabs to fix it again.