First loads can take up to ten minutes, and I haven’t changed any settings on the forum. Even after first loads, it is common for a page to take a minute or longer to load. Tell me what information you need :). Computer specs. The VM has default memory allocations (1GB RAM, 8MB video memory).
Here is an example breakdown of a pageload:
It seems to me that it is the rendering. The 8MB of video memory is concerningly low.