SOLIDWORKS Performance

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2019 Performance Improvements

SOLIDWORKS PDM Performance is always a concern for administrators. Even small delays quickly compound when they affect multiple users, multiple times a day for repetitive actions.  On the other hand, when dealing with very large vaults with hundreds of users in particular, saving even a few seconds on processes that are repeated hundreds of times…

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Optimize SOLIDWORKS Performance by disabling unused tools

SOLIDWORKS Instant3D

SOLIDWORKS has a wealth of functionality meant to improve the user experience. Since every user uses SOLIDWORKS differently however, there are often many tools that are rarely, if ever, used or needed. It is often advantageous to disable these tools to reduce the load that SOLIDWORKS places on your computer, thereby increasing performance. This article…

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Help DS SolidWorks Improve the Performance of Large Assemblies and Drawings

Submit SOLIDWORKS Software Performance Reports (SPR) and Enhancement Requests (ER) Have you encountered SOLIDWORKS software performance that has hindered your workflow and caused frustration? One of the less known techniques for bug reports and performance enhancements requests is getting Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corporation attention by reporting issues directly to them and voting for enhancements. The…

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New Progress Indicator for Opening Assemblies in SOLIDWORKS 2018

SOLIDWORKS Assembly Open progress indicator

The new SOLIDWORKS Assembly Open progress indicator will resonate with anyone who has sat staring at their monitor wondering at exactly what stage, and exactly how long their assembly will take to open at any point. It is the tip of the iceberg for some additional functionality contained within the Performance Evaluation Dialog. The aim…

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Using the SOLIDWORKS Rollback Bar has no effect on rebuild time!

The Performance Evaluation tool in SOLIDWORKS provides the capability of showing the rebuild time for the whole model. In addition, one can see a break down of rebuild time for individual feature. Because the rebuild times for feature are sorted from longest to shortest, the feature which take long for rebuild would be distinguishable. In…

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 includes enhancements to the Performance Evaluation Tool

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Performance Evaluation Tool

One of the lesser known tools in SOLIDWORKS assembly environment is the “Performance Evaluation” tool. This tool is especially useful when working with large assemblies and helps to identify areas that you can work on to improve the performance when working with a large assembly. Even in some cases, you can select to have the…

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How to adjust Part Image Quality to improve SOLIDWORKS Large Assembly Performance

Large Assembly Performance Image Quality

Working with large assembly files in SOLIDWORKS is a challenge and requires some training. Using SOLIDWORKS Large Assembly Performance techniques is one of the key elements to handle heavy designs quicker. There are several techniques, two of which include decreasing the size of your assembly file and increasing your RAM using virtual memory. One other item to…

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Adjusting Virtual Memory (Windows Pagefile) for increased SOLIDWORKS Performance

SOLIDWORKS Performance

We use this procedure a great deal when attempting to enhance the performance of systems where SOLIDWORKS is having difficulty with importing or exporting geometry, or handling larger assemblies.

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