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Posted · Cura running super slow on a really good computer

I use my printer through a wired network connection so disabling the plugin is not very desirable to me.

 Cura 4.5.0 does seem to run much faster for me, but still not as good as 3.4.1

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    I think I figured it out. I was looking at some forums about internet slowing down cura, and apparently cura tries to connect to web printer servers like octoprint. I am on a large wireless network be

    In 4.5 we also switch to a much more extensive crash logging system, so let's hope it gives us what we need 🙂

    @imcarterschmidt could you check the Cura 4.5 beta, with that plugin enabled? A third party component in that plugin has been fixed/updated by UM, which hopefully fixes these performance issues.

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    I'm also having weird issues with 4.5 startup speed. It's quite odd, if I load some STL files it will load almost instantly. Try others and it grind away forever and is using a huge amount of RAM (even more than Chrome!!!).  File size doesn't seem to be a factor as larger files will often open much more quickly than smaller files. I have disabled the network plugin mentioned previously to no effect.


     Anybody find a solution?



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    I think I found my issue; it seems that some of the stl files I was working with had been rendered at extremely fine detail. I re-rendered them at a lower resolution and things improved immensely.



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