So I'm working with a large assembly and a bunch of imported 2D sketches - I can't work in Large Assembly mode because then I stop seeing those sketches. I can't work on a faster level of details because then the sketches momentarily disappear when I rotate/move the screen. When I showed it to the IT, he noticed that the CPU is only at 20% and the memory is at 50% while Solidworks was performing a command that took it a minute, so he can't be sure it's the laptop that's slow. The specific action I was doing was was editing a very large imported sketch within an assembly (trim entities/deleting/changing dimensions,etc). I cannot edit it outside of the assembly because I need to see relations to the 3D model.
Due to confidentiality concerns I can't upload what I'm working on.
First question: Why is Solidworks not maxing out CPU and memory when it's stuck processing a command like trim entities?
Second question: How do I properly vet my laptop for Solidworks?
Sadly everybody else in my company works on an earlier version of Solidworks so we can't check it with their computers.
Processor: i7-7700HQ CPU @ 2.8GHz
Hardrive: SATA 512GB
Display Adapters: Nvidia Quadro m620
Solidworks version: 2019 SP 3.0