Usually my computer runs solidworks just fine, but there's something about step 6 that makes it really slow.
This is the surfaces tutorial under basic techniques
Eric,.. do a test, close/open SW and try again?...
and/also, close/open SW and create a new part.. and basic cylinder and also copy/rotate around a axis... any difference in performance?
I made a new part. Just a cylinder. It started going slow when I added the cylinder to bodys to move/copy.
..most likely a graphics card/driver issue... do a search for you card/os/driver..
..otherwise, you can do a search on optimize or maximize performance settings solidworks.
Run the Solidworks RX I believe the student version has this. Pay attention to what it says about your video card and driver. It may be something as simple as updating your video driver.
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