1 Reply Latest reply on Dec 10, 2016 4:50 PM by Jim Wilkinson

    Dedicated graphics problem (geforce 940MX)

    Hidrik Landlust



      I have the following situation:

      I need to have a laptop at school to use Solidworks. My old laptop broke down and i bought a new one with the following specs:


      8GB ddr4 ram

      NVidia geforce 940MX

      Intel graphics 520


      I installed Solidworks 2016 and i couldnt do anything because it was really, REALLY, slow. I couldn't even sketch.

      After this i checked my settings, and the NVidia settings were correct. Solidworks is using the powerfull NVidia GPU and it is set on high performance. Right after this i made Solidworks use my intel graphics 520 (the LESS powerfull) GPU. When i opened Solidworks it worked like a charm.


      I find it strange that Solidworks doesn't work well with my NVidia GPU, but does with the intel graphics.

      I would like to use my more powerfull NVidia GPU instead of my Intel graphics.


      My question:


      How could i "fix" the NVidia GPU so i can use my laptop using solidworks at his full potential?


      With best regards,


      Hidrik Landlust

      Windesheim Zwolle