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Laptop Performance Tips

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Re: Laptop Performance Tips

Post by jtdj » Tue Nov 02, 2010 3:41 pm

great advice!

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Post by smaucher » Tue Nov 02, 2010 4:02 pm

you're a real pro!
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Re: Laptop Performance Tips

Post by Kent_in_CO » Tue Nov 02, 2010 7:49 pm

Essential reading!

Along the same lines, here's an article I wrote for djtechtools:

http://www.djtechtools.com/2010/06/10/f ... rformance/



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Re: Laptop Performance Tips

Post by Kent_in_CO » Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:01 pm

<< I played a show once where the local opener erased all the lighting presets from my controller because they were upset they didn't have a long enough sound check. >>

Seriously? That's some incredible douchbaggery there. Kinda sad that on top of everything else, we have to worry about other artists fucking with our gear on stage.
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Re: Laptop Performance Tips

Post by synnack » Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:19 pm

Kent_in_CO wrote:<< I played a show once where the local opener erased all the lighting presets from my controller because they were upset they didn't have a long enough sound check. >>

Seriously? That's some incredible douchbaggery there. Kinda sad that on top of everything else, we have to worry about other artists fucking with our gear on stage.
Yep, this was in Texas. We showed up and the opening band had set up all their gear, occupying the entire freaking stage. I had to ask them to move all their stuff off so we could soundcheck. They did it but were pissy bitches. After our sound check we left for dinner and came back to find everything erased. One of the band members later confirmed that they did indeed erase it out of spite. This was before I started using a laptop actually but I shudder to think what they would have done if I had a laptop sitting there unlocked.

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Re: Laptop Performance Tips

Post by oblique strategies » Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:54 pm

Good info, well written. Kudos.

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Re: Laptop Performance Tips

Post by synnack » Tue Nov 02, 2010 9:36 pm

Kent_in_CO wrote:Essential reading!

Along the same lines, here's an article I wrote for djtechtools:

http://www.djtechtools.com/2010/06/10/f ... rformance/



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Yep. I actually had found your article and posted a link to mine as a comment a while back. Good stuff!

We should get Tarekith to update this for later versions of Windows too: http://www.synnack.com/blog/tarekith/as ... Tweaks.htm
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Re: Laptop Performance Tips

Post by synnack » Thu Dec 02, 2010 6:20 pm

Part 6 in this series posted today.

http://www.synnack.com/blog/post/26/lap ... ips-part-6
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Re: Laptop Performance Tips

Post by tchan » Thu Dec 02, 2010 8:01 pm

awesome tips! thanks for sharing :)

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Re: Laptop Performance Tips

Post by synnack » Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:09 am

Part 7 in this series now up: http://www.synnack.com/blog/post/28/lap ... ips-part-7

This time i rant about NOT using duct tape on your gear.
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Re: Laptop Performance Tips

Post by heavensdaw » Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:19 am

Nice! :D

Thanks for sharing!

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