« Duty Now Spuds - Help Fund The Authorized DEVO Documentary Film on Kickstarter! | Main | U-He Releases Dark Zebra Soundset with ZebraHZ FTW! »

July 04, 2012

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d83451cae869e201774303bd96970d

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Ableton Live 8.4 Beta Brings 64-Bit Support:

Comments

Dave Linabury

So what's the CPU hit going to be like? I have 4 GB of RAM and an i7 2.7 Ghz chip in my MacBook Pro. I'd love to try this, but like the u-he Diva, the hit worries me.

Mark Mosher

I don't think this will negatively effect CPU. DIVA crushes your CPU because it's cranking through more instructions to emulate analog. Live should use the same number of instructions give or take whether it's 32-bit or not. There is a potential it will save CPU as 64-bit allows for variable to be "wider" thereby allowing the computer to addressed and move more data with fewer instructions hitting the CPU - especially in the cases where sample data is concerned.

Mark Mosher

You can also run both on the same system so you'll be able to A/B. Of course if it's beta, there might be debugging code in there so performance might not be where it will be with final release.

Marc

The most optimistic I can get is "Meh".

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Electronic Music Concert Boulder


The Boulder Synthesizer Meetup


Friends of Modulate This!



  • Mark%20Mosher

  • Mark%20Mosher

  • Mark%20Mosher

  • Mark%20Mosher

Spotlight Post