Jump to content

Loss of performance after slicing


blackace936

Recommended Posts

Posted · Loss of performance after slicing

So I've been using Cura 4.1 for several months now and everything has been great. Recently however I've noticed a serious drop in performance after slicing a model and switching to preview. Rotating the view drops the framerate incredibly low and changing the layer level has a lag of several seconds. This all started very suddenly without any significant changes to my computer that I'm aware of. I tried updating to 4.2 but it was still performing the same way. I tried resetting to factory settings as well but the issue still persists. The problems get worse the larger the model is. Also if I reduce the visible layers in preview performance picks up again to useable levels. It's as if the program is maxing on memory but my system has 16 gb and task manager never shows cura using above 500 mb. 

 

Has anyone dealt with something similar? 

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Loss of performance after slicing

    My computer is a laptop with an Nvidia Quadro 2000M, i7-2820QM, 16 GB of ram, running Windows 10 pro.

     

    Compatibility mode seems to have solved it. I can manipulate the model at full framerate now. Only noticeable difference I see is that the layers only buffer when I move the slider slowly or pause but it doesn't feel like it's lagging anymore. Is that just how compatibility mode works? 

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now
    • Our picks

      • UltiMaker Cura 5.8 beta released
        Another Cura release has arrived and in this 5.8 beta release, the focus is on improving Z seams, as well as completing support for the full Method series of printers by introducing a profile for the UltiMaker Method.
          • Like
        • 1 reply
      • Introducing the UltiMaker Factor 4
        We are happy to announce the next evolution in the UltiMaker 3D printer lineup: the UltiMaker Factor 4 industrial-grade 3D printer, designed to take manufacturing to new levels of efficiency and reliability. Factor 4 is an end-to-end 3D printing solution for light industrial applications
          • Thanks
          • Like
        • 3 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...