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Slow/sluggish p53s

2020-10-16, 11:12 AM


I have an issue with my P53s bought in April this year. 


It is extremely slow and sluggish and i cannot figure out what the problem is. 

I use the computer for CAD (Solidworks and autocad), email, web browsing, pdf editing etc. 

I am using it with a docking station connected to a 34" ultrawide monitor. 


It is sometimes so slow that the mouse pointer is lagging around on the screen, and browsing files and folders does not feel very efficient. Sometimes playing back a youtube video completely haults the computer


I have read that the docking station has an integrated graphics card, so i have connected the screen directly to the HDMI port on the computer instead of routing it through the docking station. It did not seem to help. 


I have run all updates through lenovo vantage and also run the diagnostics without it finding any issues. 


The problem is not consistent, sometimes it feels relatively quick and snappy, but after working on it a few hours it becomes slower and slower and i have to do a reboot. After reboot it is VERY slow for about 5-10 minutes. 


Have anyone had a similar issue? 




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Re:Slow/sluggish p53s

2020-11-06, 11:01 AM

I also have a P53s and work mostly with Rhino 6 and Grasshopper and have exactly the same problem. without docking station.

ony a small change in Grasshopper could take minutes to see in Rhino..

is there anyone who knows a solution?

more RAM or????


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Re:Slow/sluggish p53s

2020-12-26, 2:55 AM

My experience is that the P53s a high number of system interrupts. If you run the task manager during the sluggishness (Ctrl-Shift-Esc) you may see it. It's been asked why on this site, but no answers have been given.


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Re:Slow/sluggish p53s

2020-12-27, 6:42 AM

Download Latency Mon to find source of problem. Well documented by me in the past. P43s here with no issues.

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