Stefan Cvijetic

SolidWorks 2019 really slow

Discussion created by Stefan Cvijetic on Sep 7, 2019
Latest reply on Sep 19, 2019 by Stefan Sterk

Hello everyone,

Just started learning SolidWorks 2019 at my university. I bought a Dell Precision 7520 workstation specifically for SolidWorks and MATLAB purposes. The laptop has a Xeon E3-1545m V5 CPU, 32 GB RAM, Quadro M2200 GPU and a SK Hynix 512GB M2 SSD. 

I have made sure all the correct drivers are installed, disabled switchable graphics in the BIOS and really tweaked every setting to get maximum performance from the laptop. 

I have problems with just overall laggy performance. For example when i create a new part in SW and use Smart Dimension it takes about 2 seconds from clicking a line until i get the box where i can type in my own dimensions. 

I have not touched any settings in SW besides disabling some plugins to get faster startup times.