Chrome on Windows 8 RP

I'm having real problems with Google Chrome on the RP.

Scrolling in particular. It's very, very, very, very unresponsive and slow.

I scroll, nothing happens, then a second later I'm half way down the page.

It may be a hardware issue (my laptop is the cheapest I could possibly find) but I've never had an issue with Windows 7. Is it me, or is it universal?

I'd use IE, but the developer tools in Chrome are a standout and I need them for developing my site (