LIVE FIVE PERFORMANCE TEST - results here

Discussion of music production, audio, equipment and any related topics, either with or without Ableton Live
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Post by chagos » Fri Sep 15, 2006 10:59 am

1) Ableton Live CPU Meter % - 60-65%
2) Laptop/Desktop? Make/Model - Powermac G5 1.8GHZ desktop
3) Operating System -OS X.4.7
4) CPU Make Model and Speed - Powermac 9,1 (G5 1.8GHZ single processor)
5) Amount of Ram / Speed of Ram (if you know) - 1.25 GB
6) Soundcard (Stock or add on?, usb/firewire/pci ?) - DIGI 002
7) Hard Disk Drive Speed (if you know) - 7200rpm


interesting to note that i also switched my soundcard to the "built in" audio of the G5, and the CPU meter showed 65-70%. Almost exactly the same as the 002

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Live 5.2.2 v/s Live 6 beta 15 on Macintel

Post by android » Sat Sep 16, 2006 3:07 am

Live 6 (6.0b15)

1) Ableton Live CPU Meter: 24 %
2) Laptop/Desktop? Macbook
3) Operating System OSX 10.4.7
4) CPU Make Model and Speed: 1,83 GHz Intel Core Duo
5) Amount of Ram / Speed of Ram: 512MB
6) Soundcard (Stock or add on?, usb/firewire/pci ?) Audiophile Firewire
7) Hard Disk Drive Speed (if you know) 5400RPM


Live 5.2.2

1) Ableton Live CPU Meter: 40 %
2) Laptop/Desktop? Macbook
3) Operating System OSX 10.4.7
4) CPU Make Model and Speed: 1,83 GHz Intel Core Duo
5) Amount of Ram / Speed of Ram: 512MB
6) Soundcard (Stock or add on?, usb/firewire/pci ?) Audiophile Firewire
7) Hard Disk Drive Speed (if you know) 5400RPM

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Post by djmyke » Thu Sep 21, 2006 4:31 am

should i sell my firewire 410? or stick wit 10.4.6 drivers?
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Post by kenn michael » Sat Sep 23, 2006 12:49 am

1) Ableton Live CPU Meter % - 8-9%
2) Laptop/Desktop? Make/Model - Mac Pro 2.66
3) Operating System -OS X.4.7
4) CPU Make Model and Speed - Quad 2.66GHz
5) Amount of Ram / Speed of Ram (if you know) - 6 GB
6) Soundcard (Stock or add on?, usb/firewire/pci ?) - Built-in Audio
7) Hard Disk Drive Speed (if you know) - 7200rpm SATA RAID

running in Live 6b17

:o

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Post by ToLTeK » Sat Sep 23, 2006 4:24 am

1) Ableton Live CPU Meter % - 19%-20%
2) Laptop/Desktop? Make/Model - iMac intel 1.83 17"
3) Operating System - OSX 1.4.7
4) CPU Make Model and Speed - intel CoreDuo 1.83MHz
5) Amount of Ram - 2GB
6) Soundcard (Stock or add on?, usb/firewire/pci ?) - M-Audio FW Audiophile
7) Hard Disk Drive Speed (if you know) - 7200rpm SATA 160GB

BTW; This test was done with Ableton Live 6 BETA...
Anyone with the latest core2duo iMacs here..? Would be nice to see the difference in performance - if any...

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Post by barrywjrobb » Wed Sep 27, 2006 3:07 am

live 5.2.2
1) 57% (peak)
2) desktop/shuttle xpc
3) win xp pro
4) amd x2 4800+ 2.4GHz dual core socket 939
5) 2GB / 400MHz
6) PreSonus Firebox (FireWire)
7) 7200rpm SATA

live 6.0b20
1) 26% (peak)
2) desktop/shuttle xpc
3) win xp pro
4) amd x2 4800+ 2.4GHz dual core socket 939
5) 2GB / 400MHz
6) PreSonus Firebox (FireWire)
7) 7200rpm SATA

that pretty much proves it's 220% faster! I like that!
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Post by difference » Wed Sep 27, 2006 3:16 am

This thread is titled Live 5 performance test.

Maybe worth a seperate one comparing performance with the live 6 beta?

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Post by Dr. Zoiberg » Wed Sep 27, 2006 3:37 am

barrywjrobb wrote:that pretty much proves it's 220% faster! I like that!
it's 100%, not 200%

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Post by nasedo » Wed Sep 27, 2006 9:04 pm

live 5.2.2

1) Ableton Live CPU Meter % - 30%
2) Laptop/Desktop? Make/Model - Apple Macbook 2ghz
3) Operating System - OSX 10.4.7
4) CPU Make Model and Speed - Intel Core duo
5) Amount of Ram / Speed of Ram (if you know) - 2go
6) Soundcard (Stock or add on?, usb/firewire/pci ?) - Stock Core Audio card
7) Hard Disk Drive Speed (if you know) - seagate 7200rpm

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Post by poshook » Sun Oct 01, 2006 8:50 pm

barrywjrobb wrote:live 5.2.2
1) 57% (peak)
2) desktop/shuttle xpc
3) win xp pro
4) amd x2 4800+ 2.4GHz dual core socket 939
5) 2GB / 400MHz
6) PreSonus Firebox (FireWire)
7) 7200rpm SATA

live 6.0b20
1) 26% (peak)
2) desktop/shuttle xpc
3) win xp pro
4) amd x2 4800+ 2.4GHz dual core socket 939
5) 2GB / 400MHz
6) PreSonus Firebox (FireWire)
7) 7200rpm SATA

that pretty much proves it's 220% faster! I like that!
hey boy, your PC seems to be a shit. I have very similar PC as you but I have got 26% in 5 and 17% in 6

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Post by eddu » Mon Oct 02, 2006 7:03 am

Did anyone noticed here that a C2D overclocked to 2,xx ghz scored the same % as a 2,66 Mac Pro with Live6?? :?

So 4 cores on a MacOs are the same as 2 on WinXP?

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Post by DeadlyKungFu » Mon Oct 02, 2006 7:19 am

To keep this thread easy to read and browse for results when comparing machines another thread was made for discussion.

http://www.ableton.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=334690

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Post by nimbostratus » Mon Oct 02, 2006 12:07 pm

1) 24-27%
2) laptop,toshiba
3) xp home edition
4) intel core duo 1.66 ghz
5) 1 gb,667 mhz
6) on board (realtek hd)
7) 5400 rpm

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Post by Hardtoe » Tue Oct 03, 2006 5:21 pm

FOR LIVE 6!!!

1) Ableton Live CPU Meter % - 23% (40% Multiprocessor OFF)
2) Laptop/Desktop? Make/Model - Apple MacBook 2x2ghz
3) Operating System - OSX 10.4.8
4) CPU Make Model and Speed - Intel 2x2ghz
5) Amount of Ram / Speed of Ram (if you know) - 2 gigs/667
6) Soundcard (Stock or add on?, usb/firewire/pci ?) - Motu Ultralite
7) Hard Disk Drive Speed (if you know) - 5400rpm
Can you hear it?

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Post by Nixon » Tue Oct 03, 2006 8:44 pm

live 6.0.1

1) Ableton Live CPU Meter % > 21-23%
2) Laptop/Desktop? Make/Model > macbook
3) Operating System > OS 10.4.7
4) CPU Make Model and Speed > 2ghz core 1 duo
5) Amount of Ram / Speed of Ram > 2gb @ 667 Mhz
6) Soundcard > stock/motu ultralite (same resuls)
7) Hard Disk Drive Speed > 5400 rpm

live 5.2 > 35-39%
with ultralite > 35-40%
live 6.0.1 multiprocessor off > 33-36%
with ultralite > 34-39%
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