Answer questions on Quora overheats my laptop

This problem doesn’t occur on Firefox, only on Brave.

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3.
Any time I answer questions on

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):
My laptop temperature increases to 70C, from 40C, fan running on high

Expected result:
No temperature increase, as when I do the same using Firefox

Reproduces how often:
Every time I spend more than a minute answering a question on Quora

Operating System and Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):
Windows 8.1 with 4th gen I7 processor
Always the latest version of Brave, updating has no impact

Additional Information:

See Megathread: For users seeing high CPU spikes/usage

New release of Brave is rolling out, 1.5.115 should fix this

I am not sure why I received this response, since my question did not involve high CPU, rather high heat. However something curious happened: when I checked my version number is it the same as listed here, although I haven’t updated in at least a week. Is Brave now updating in the background?

I also tried, out of curiosity, using Brave again for the offending website, and it no longer heats up. I suspected it began after the last update I did, and so, if Brave isn’t auto-updating, how did it fix itself?!

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