Most the problem with Mixer "Not Responding" while opening or using the program such as clicking the Local Library tab and anything else taking longer than normal that made the program slow seems to be linked to the amount of files you have downloaded in your Local Library, this also seems to impact Bridge.
The problem is if you have downloaded a bunch of assets the programs have a massive delay to read in the information and process it, for example, in Mixer if you click out from Viewport tab and back into the Local Library tab you'll notice a long delay and not all object thumbnails may load in a reasonable amount of time to keep up a productive workflow, if you click the Online tab it's a bit faster but the local library still impacts the programs UI performance.
A temporary solution is to not download as much content and to create a separate empty folder dedicated to the specific project you are working on with as little assets as possible and link the application to that folder per project.
That took care of about 90% of the performance problems I was having.
Given that the problem is most likely due to how the file information is being read and because the information is being read each time, from a design perspective the frequency of checks needs to be limited by caching the information and performing the check once unless something such as a refresh button is clicked.
Call it a Re-Scan for Assets ("Not the Existing Refresh Library Menu Item") button or something or Re-Scan Library "Not the Existing Refresh Library Menu Item" button, and have a checkbox option to turn on/off auto caching and not have it re-scan for new assets everytime you click the tab, and have the bulk library information thumbnails cached for the preview window's so that information doesn't have to keep being downloaded or loaded, that might improve the network performance a bit and eliminate un-necessary downloading/re-downloading/bandwidth usage much like browsers commonly cache data for frequently visited website content so you don't need to re-download the information each time, just a suggestion.
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