Brave periodically slows to a crawl (timeouts) on every page including settings

@mm_la ,

See if there are Crash Reports among the DiagnosticReports on the Mac:

Ref.: “I've been trying for two years. Please.. someone get real - #5 by 289wk

Learn how to use Developer Tools:

Unable to log on to bank website - #3 by 289wk

Regularly clear the cache

When not using an extension, Disable it; and Restart the browser.

Use the Brave Browser > Task Manager to monitor the various Brave processes.