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Solidworks on an ARC A770

knarf
Novice
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Anyone running Solidworks (2022 SP4).?. 

 

Completely and utterly unusable in any capacity with Solid works. 

 I had to put GTX960 back in. 

 

A770 drivers upto date 

Solidworks patched

AMD 5900x with 64Gb RAM

 

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Luigiman54
Beginner
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I have a similar issue, I disabled "dynamic highlight from graphics view"  and anti-aliasing under display settings and it made a pretty big difference, but the quality of the preview is noticibly lower.

RonaldM_Intel
Moderator
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Hello everyone,

 

I received a similar report a week ago, so I went ahead and tested SolidWorks 2022 on an Intel Arc A770 (Desktop) and also on Arc A370M.

I was able to observe SolidWorks 2022 was running on the Integrated Graphics instead of the Arc Graphics using Windows Task Manager (regardless of the configuration set in Windows to force the app to run on Arc Graphics).

Can you please confirm if this is the same scenario for you? It would help if you add the SSU report from your system.

 

Best Regards,

Ronald M.

 

DJBLR
Beginner
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I have this exact issue and I haven't been able to solve it yet.  No matter what I do (even configuring windows to use the ARC card for Solidworks 2022 as you mentioned) it will still use the integrated card instead.  I even disabled the internal graphics card, but it still will not use ARC card.  PLEASE provide a resolution to make this work.  As other users have mentioned, Solidworks is virtually useless like this. 

Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro, Intel ARC350, 32GB Ram: SSU attached

Thanks,

knarf
Novice
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Hi RonaldM_Intel,

I'm on AMD 5900X, so no CPU GPU.

Luigiman54
Beginner
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Same, I'm on Ryzen 7 3700X

thegrantpa
Novice
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Same here. Totally unusable. Tried what Luigiman54 suggested, but no change. 

 

Solidworks 2021 Student Ed. 

A770 running 31.0.101.3793

i5-11600k (Solidworks is NOT running off iGPU)

32Gb RAM

 

 

Luigiman54
Beginner
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The actual fix is to open SOLIDWORKS Rx 2022 and click "Click here to launch SOLIDWORKS while bypassing the Tools/Options settings". This forces it to use hardware OpenGL acceleration.

 

To force this permanently open the registry editor and go to Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\SolidWorks\SOLIDWORKS 2022\Performance\Graphics\Hardware\Intel and set Workarounds to 9.

DJBLR
Beginner
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Luigiman54, that worked!  Thank you so much!

RayG
Beginner
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Can you please share your expierence with Intel ARC Gpu in regards to using it with Solidworks ? What changed when you applied the registry mod or forced running the software with Hardware OpenGL acceleration . ! Is it rinning smoother now , can you use all the features solid works offer .

i am asking because i want to buy this card or get my hands on ARC PRO A50 and use it with Solidworks

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