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Re: Anyone want to test different rigs/CPU's? EDITED

Post by titchyblackcat » Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:00 pm

I think this what Steinberg say. Some cpu's with a lot of cores use resources from the system to run the cpu.
Therefore it's about the whole sysyem and a maybe a lesser but faster cores per cpu.
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Re: Anyone want to test different rigs/CPU's? EDITED

Post by MattiasNYC » Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:29 pm

There are two things to consider blackcat;

1: When you increase speed the increase in performance is pretty much linear. When you increase the amount of cores it's not the same thing. So going from 2 cores at 2GHz to 2 cores at 4GHz will pretty much double performance, but going to 4 cores at 2GHz will be a bit slower. What you have to remember though is that you often still get more performance as a total by getting more cores.

2: Windows has a peculiarity which means that some chips will see drop-outs at a certain load - not because of the CPU's capacity itself, but because of how many logical threads it has. There's a thread on that.

Generally speaking it doesn't seem like either of the above are anything most users have to concern themselves with.
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Re: Anyone want to test different rigs/CPU's? EDITED

Post by Rickenbacker198 » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:53 pm

I did the test because I thought my system may have a problem..
I'm having to render tracks, etc... guess the project is just getting too big.

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