Unity Freezes... a lot!

Hi everyone! I just downloaded Unity and I am giving the platformer tutorial a whirl. However, Unity completely chokes my computer. I start the engine, and the "welcome" dialog appears. When I close that window, Unity freezes for about 30 seconds before the editor comes up. Then, when I load in the Tutorial game, everything I do freezes the engine for a few minutes. It returns control to me eventually, but it's impossible to use this way.

Here are my stats:

Computer: HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebook PC

Ram: 2GB

Operating system: 32 bit

Processor: AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-60 (2.00 gHz)

Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce 7150M/ nForce 630M

Any help is appreciated!


It's normal for Unity to be a slow starter (Vista wants to close it because it's unresponsive). When you open a new project, Unity basically seems to restart. When a project is loaded however, Unity should be quite responsive. So, as long as you don't have to switch between projects, you should be fine.

same computer found the answer on another forum - Unity Running Really Slow - Questions & Answers - Unity Discussions