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CPU at 100%

Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 2:09 pm
by Jenks
Running The Grand 3 in standalone mode with the Yamaha C7 close samples.

No other user launched applications are running.

The CPU (AMD FX 4350) is running at 100% usage (on all four cores) and experiencing dropouts on the sound.

Using ECO mode makes no difference.

Anyone else seeing this?
Anyone know how to solve it?

Re: CPU at 100%

Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 10:13 pm
by roel
CPU is probably not the culprit imho, but if you say CPU = 100%, check first if this is indeed the CPU and not the asio (monitor) driver who is at 100%.

If it is the asio driver that fails:
Pinning down a system who is underperforming is not easy. It can be not enough memory (you need at least 4 gig minimum), it can be buss-speed (can not reach the CPU in time), a slow harddrive (can not reach the CPU in time), and so on.

If it is in fact the CPU and nothing else (see taskmgr)
- lower bitrates and sampling frequencies. The CPU can not handle the task.

good luck on tracking the issue
kind regards,
R.