Which CPU is best for Live 10 - Intel or AMD?

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Tekhed66
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Which CPU is best for Live 10 - Intel or AMD?

Post by Tekhed66 » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:04 am

Hi all

My desktop computer is on the way out so I'm looking at replacing it fairly soon.

I was just wondering if there was/is any difference in performance running Live 10 with an Intel processor as compared to using one by AMD? My son who is a computer geek explained how the multicore setup differs between each chip and said to err on the side of caution and go for Intel (he's not a musician and doesn't use Live so he based his guess purely on the chip architecture).

Any help/advice or personal experience would be a great help.

cheers!

miyaru
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Re: Which CPU is best for Live 10 - Intel or AMD?

Post by miyaru » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:41 am

Two years ago, I ordered a custum PC - housed in a 19" housing - made for making music. I was tempted by the fact that Ryzens where cheap at that time compared to Intel. After a long thought, I decided to go for Intel, as it seem to be more stable at the time, I think going for AMD is OK, altought they seem to produce more heat, needing more cooling meaning more noise.........

I have choosen then for an i7-7700 Intel quadcore, and am very happy with it.
Greetings from Miyaru.

Prodaw i7-7700, 16Gb Ram, Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 3rd gen, Live Suit 10, Push2, Reason Suite 11, Presonus Eris E8, Lexicon MPX1,
Korg N1, Korg R3, NI Massive, Rob Papen's Predator 2, Sonarworks Reference 4 and Scaler.

zsazsa
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Re: Which CPU is best for Live 10 - Intel or AMD?

Post by zsazsa » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:59 am

Scan audio has some nice blogs on AMD audio performance.
Might be useful to go through it to get an idea about the difference between AMD and Intel.

http://www.scanproaudio.info/2019/07/12 ... ic-number/

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