LIVE FIVE PERFORMANCE TEST - results here

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FaX-01
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Post by FaX-01 » Sat Dec 17, 2005 8:11 am

YILA wrote:1) 49% (bounces from 30)
2) Laptop Dell Precision m70l
3) Win Xp Pro SP2
4) Pentium M - 3500 - 2.13 Ghz
5) 2gb ram 605mhz
6) Alesis Photon X25 (w ASIO4ALL)
7) Fujistsu 5400rpm

HEy

Is this any good? im thinking of upgrading the hard disc to a 7200, will this give me much better performance?
Set up your speed step settings correctly.
You need to be running on full power with speedstep disabled.
That laptop should run at close too half that CPu use ie:25-29% max.
My aren't the wings of butterflies beautiful and do they not make wonderful perturbations.....

YILA
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Post by YILA » Sat Dec 17, 2005 11:01 am

i dont think i have speedstep installed.
and i had it plugged in when i ran the test.
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Post by dpel » Sat Dec 17, 2005 7:02 pm

dtm wrote:
ocp wrote:Is this for real?!
At 12% the shaded area seems to go a bit far (+/- in the 60% zone).
Can we see a photo of the new PB?

Come on people, give the guy a break. Just because someone owns photo shop doesn't necessarily mean they have a camera too
:wink:
Poor guy... Just wont let that Mac go will he?
funny. actually i have both.
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Post by Angstrom » Sat Dec 17, 2005 7:18 pm

1) Ableton Live CPU Meter % = 27 (24ish with PDC off)
2) Make/Model = Laptop Asus M6n
3) Operating System = XP home
4) CPU = Intel Centrino 2.0ghz
5) Ram = 512mb
6) Soundcard = Echo Indigo DJ
7) Drive Speed = 7200

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Post by YILA » Sat Dec 17, 2005 10:44 pm

Ok thats better,

1) 27%
2) Laptop Dell Precision m70
3) Win Xp Pro SP2
4) Pentium M - 3500 - 2.13 Ghz
5) 2gb ram 605mhz
6) Alesis Photon X25 (w ASIO4ALL)
7) Fujistsu 5400rpm

Ill try with my Fireface, see if there is an improvment.
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FaX-01
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Post by FaX-01 » Sun Dec 18, 2005 6:18 am

YILA wrote:Ok thats better,

1) 27%
2) Laptop Dell Precision m70
3) Win Xp Pro SP2
4) Pentium M - 3500 - 2.13 Ghz
5) 2gb ram 605mhz
6) Alesis Photon X25 (w ASIO4ALL)
7) Fujistsu 5400rpm

Ill try with my Fireface, see if there is an improvment.
That sounds about right now - damn good performance there YILA :D .
My aren't the wings of butterflies beautiful and do they not make wonderful perturbations.....

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Post by cderum » Sun Dec 18, 2005 8:58 pm

1-24-26%
2-Dell Inspiron 9300 Laptop
3-XP Media
4-2gb RAM
5-Computer is only a few days old and the soundcard is the stock POS (likely to get Focusrite Saffire w/in the week)
6-HD Speed: 7200rpm

Strauzzie
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Post by Strauzzie » Sun Dec 18, 2005 9:29 pm

cderum wrote:1-24-26%
2-Dell Inspiron 9300 Laptop
3-XP Media
4-2gb RAM
5-Computer is only a few days old and the soundcard is the stock POS (likely to get Focusrite Saffire w/in the week)
6-HD Speed: 7200rpm
which processor?

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Post by cderum » Mon Dec 19, 2005 4:50 am

Strauzzie wrote:
cderum wrote:1-24-26%
2-Dell Inspiron 9300 Laptop
3-XP Media
4-2gb RAM
5-Computer is only a few days old and the soundcard is the stock POS (likely to get Focusrite Saffire w/in the week)
6-HD Speed: 7200rpm
which processor?
doh! Pentium M Centrino 2.13 ghz. so far so good. machine is only a couple of days old. seems to handle operator and the effects chains fairly well.

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Post by Casual Beats » Fri Dec 23, 2005 3:56 pm

1. (using 5.03) CPU Meter = 32%
2. Compaq Evo D530 Desktop
3. Windows XP Pro SP2
4. Pentium 4 3.0 ghz
5. 1.5 GB or Ram
6. Echo Layla 24 PCI Soundcard
7. Sata 7200 RPM 120gb Hard Drive

meatfestival
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Post by meatfestival » Sat Dec 24, 2005 3:50 am

1. 39%
2. Packard Bell Easynote R4650 (Laptop)
3. Win XP Home SP2
4. Celeron M 370 (1.5GHz)
5. 1GB PC2100
6. Integrated AC97
7. 5400rpm

(edited with correct figure - was 34%, but without delay compensation - oops)
Last edited by meatfestival on Thu Jan 05, 2006 7:11 am, edited 2 times in total.

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Post by drush » Sat Dec 24, 2005 4:26 am

meatfestival wrote:1. 34%
2. Packard Bell Easynote R4650
3. Win XP Home SP2
4. Celeron M 370 (1.5GHz)
5. 1GB PC2100
6. Integrated AC97
7. 5400rpm
wow!

CopyRightJustice
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Post by CopyRightJustice » Sat Dec 24, 2005 10:12 am

1. 34-37%
2. home built P4 2.8 (HT disabled) Abit IS7 motherboard intel chipset
3. XP Pro sp2 optimized for audio
4. 1gb pc3200 cheap
5. pulsar 2 soundcard
6. 7200 seagate barracuda
7. Live 5.0.3

meatfestival
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Post by meatfestival » Sat Dec 24, 2005 1:06 pm

drush wrote:
meatfestival wrote:1. 34%
2. Packard Bell Easynote R4650
3. Win XP Home SP2
4. Celeron M 370 (1.5GHz)
5. 1GB PC2100
6. Integrated AC97
7. 5400rpm
wow!
I was surprised too... it performs quite poorly in synthetic benchmarks like Sisoftware Sandra, but in Live it's faster than my brother's laptop (2.6GHz P4) which gets 39%.

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Post by MrJiggyfly » Wed Dec 28, 2005 5:25 am

CPU usage - 38% peak
Computer - Laptop - Dell XPS M170
CPU - Pentium M 2.26 MHz
OS - Windows XP Media Center
RAM - 2 gigs DDR 533
Soundcard - Stock (for this test)
Hard disk drive speed - 7200 RPM

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