we have extreme long load times on even "smallish" assemblies (15-20mb, 1000 parts).
Even when I use a 1gb network I still use 5 min to open these assemblies.
If I copy all of it onto a local drive the loadtime is the same, but if I unplug my network cable while loading the the local one, my loadtime is reduced to 45 sec.
Also it seems overtime that the computer loads slower from the network, recieved my new computer 1,5 month ago, and there I had loadtimes between 2 and 3 min of teh same assembly.
Comp Spec: HP xw4400 Workstation2,4 GHz Duo 4 GB RAM NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500 1 Gbit Net
We are 20-25 users of SW on the network.
I have a suspision that SW is looking on different network drives or something similar, maybe writing to a log file. But I havent been able to find the "bottle neck".
Also if I meet at work early in the morning with only a few users on the network I can load the same assembly in ~3 min.
We have slighty older machines P4 - 3,5 GHz4 GB RAM NVIDIA Quadro 1400 1 Gbit net
that uses 8-10 min loading the same drawing. They can load the same eraly in the morning with a few users on in 3 min also.
Our network people say that they cant monitor anything that should slow this down. Also I can copy files from the same drive with20-40Mbit, meaning transfering the same amount of data from the same source within 5-10 secs.
Hope you can give me som pointers on this as it is a major problem.
Thanks in advance.