Let's talk about the CPU !

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Re: Let's talk about the CPU !

Post by jestermgee » Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:09 pm

Since when did a user solving their own problem get in the way of a good story.

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Re: Let's talk about the CPU !

Post by elt.net » Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:49 pm

Hello, I have exactly the same problem.
Any news from Ableton ?
I didn't find infos about it.
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Re: Let's talk about the CPU !

Post by chris vine » Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:37 pm

Not to hijack the thread, but here's my experience as a Windoze user with CPU in Live 10.

I'm on Win7, i7 Quad core @2.4ghz, 16gb RAM with a NVIDIA GPU. It's a 2012 Lenovo thinkpad - yeah, getting old.

All versions of Live 10 have randomly given me CPU spikes when using my regular Live set (no clips, lots of effects and a bunch of VST instruments + bridged VSTs). Sometimes things are OK and then after undetermined amounts of time I get spikes. I have a couple of loopers running and a bunch of delays that often get put into freeze mode - so maybe there's a conflict with the CPU dealing with holding the loops while being asked to do other things?

I have tried a bunch of solutions that people have posted here - such as not running Live on an external monitor or not using a zoomed GUI view. Plus I usually make sure antivirus is disabled and internet disabled. I also run Process Lasso at highest performance level.

GPU incompatibility could be an issue. I always assumed using the discrete GPU would be more efficient. Bridging VSTs can be iffy and also uses more CPU. Will try Integrated Graphics next.

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Re: Let's talk about the CPU !

Post by sporkles » Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:04 pm

Let's talk about CPU,
let's talk about me and you,
let's talk about all the good things
and the bad things (are they true?)
let's talk about it!

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Re: Let's talk about the CPU !

Post by junior85 » Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:26 am

Had some dropouts during live sets lately... Not great. I also got a new soundcard lately, so trying to work out if it's that or the latest Ableton update

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Re: Let's talk about the CPU !

Post by jestermgee » Sat Jul 27, 2019 12:08 am

elt.net wrote:
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:49 pm
Hello, I have exactly the same problem.
Any news from Ableton ?
I didn't find infos about it.
F./
By exact same problem you mean you have the exact same laptop as the OP and have discovered that it is an issue with your graphics, not Live?

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