Ligthroom 6 CC very slow, near to unusable

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Compared to Lightrool 5 the new CC is in many aspects very slow, near to unusable. Examples:

- Switching to 1:1 in Library mode took 1-2 seconds in LR5 nor 15-30 seconds!!
- Loading the next picture whiel in 1:1 also takes 15-30 secons!!
- All adiustment sliders hang evety not and then, picture update sometime 5+ second
- Brushes are very unresponsive, it's nearly impsossible to do precise work

It makes no difference if "Use Graphics Processor" is enabled or disabled.

All of the above used to be no problem with LR 5. An other interesting fact: Swiching to 1:1 and to other pictures in Develop mode only takes 1-3 seconds, now why is Library mode that slow?

All this on a new Lenovo Thinkpad Carbon X1 2015, core i7, 8 GB ram, PCI SSD. Pictures and catalog are on the SSD.

Adobe: Fix this now!

Lightroom version: CC 2015 [1014445]
License: Creative Cloud
Operating system: Windows 7 Ultimate Edition
Version: 6.1 [7601]
Application architecture: x64
System architecture: x64
Logical processor count: 4
Processor speed: 2,3 GHz
Built-in memory: 7893,6 MB
Real memory available to Lightroom: 7893,6 MB
Real memory used by Lightroom: 1382,1 MB (17,5%)
Virtual memory used by Lightroom: 1364,3 MB
Memory cache size: 1344,0 MB
Maximum thread count used by Camera Raw: 2
Camera Raw SIMD optimization: SSE2,AVX,AVX2
System DPI setting: 96 DPI
Desktop composition enabled: Yes
Displays: 1) 2560x1440
Input types: Multitouch: No, Integrated touch: No, Integrated pen: No, External touch: No, External pen: No, Keyboard: No

Graphics Processor Info:
Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500

Check OpenGL support: Passed
Vendor: Intel
Version: 3.3.0 - Build 10.18.10.3947
Renderer: Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500
LanguageVersion: 3.30 - Build 10.18.10.3947

Application folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Lightroom
Library Path: C:\Users\matthias\Pictures\Lightroom\Lightroom Catalog.lrcat
Settings Folder: C:\Users\matthias\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Lightroom

Installed Plugins:
1) Canon Tether Plugin
2) Flickr
3) Koken
4) Leica Tether Plugin
5) Nikon Tether Plugin

Config.lua flags: None

Adapter #1: Vendor : 8086
Device : 1616
Subsystem : 222717aa
Revision : 9
Video Memory : 64
AudioDeviceIOBlockSize: 1024
AudioDeviceName: Speaker/HP (Realtek High Definition Audio)
AudioDeviceNumberOfChannels: 2
AudioDeviceSampleRate: 44100
Build: LR5x102
Direct2DEnabled: false
GPUDevice: not available
OGLEnabled: true
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Matthias Henze

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HyunMo Koo

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Try hovering your mouse cursor over your nameplate (top left corner below the menu) and see if there's any background tasks running. (gps address lookup, face detection etc...)
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Matthias Henze

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No background task running ...
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Same experience here. Win 7pro i7 960 3.2Ghz processor 24GB RAM, photos on 2xdrive CalDigit Raid 0, app on SSD Samsung 850 Pro. NVidia Quadro 4000. All background processes turned off. Photosmith Plugin.

Loading 1200 session photos took over 4 hours, had to abandon making 1:1 previews simultaneously as LRCC constantly went into not responding. Making previews on the fly takes 20 seconds + per image. I was expecting great things form the 64bit only app, but honestly, it's the worse release of this software ever, and I've been using it since 2008. Was hoping the update this week would go some way to fixing it, but no change. Come on adobe, this is really unacceptable. As it is this is unusable.