How to reduce solidworks 2012 cpu usage?
currently i just upgraded my solidworks form 2010 to 2012. my solidworks 2010 was working just fine but 2012 is lagging..can some please tell me if there is any setting i can modify in solidworks 2012 to help reduce cpu usage..
Try Changing these options (under Tools >> Options)
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Answered with a tutorial: https://grabcad.com/tutorials/how-to-reduce-solidworks-2012-cpu-usage--1
When working with assemblies, use the Large Assembly Mode and set the components to Lightweight. To do this, right click on the top assembly and Right Click -> Set Resolved to Lightweight.
And the Large Assembly Mode option can be accessed through the Tools Menu.
When creating Assemblies whereby you wish to show (render) threaded items (lead-screws, bolts, etc) use "Faux Thread" FAUX (False) Thread SolidWorks Example ... It will look just like Helix Threaded items in the renderings only the build time and CPU will be MUCH less. (Faux Thread is Not SW Cosmetic Thread, it will show up in renderings)