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

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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.


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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.

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Korg N1, Korg R3, NI Massive, Rob Papen's Predator 2, Sonarworks Reference 4 and Scaler.

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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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