Re: [LAD] [linux-audio-dev] Direct Stream Digital / Pulse Density Modulation musing/questions

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Date: Monday, September 24, 2007 - 11:35 pm

Jussi Laako wrote:

> In some cases, direct DSP processing of the DSD stream would be

Really?

Current CPUs are designed to work on integer or float samples. They
are not designed to work on single bits. Attempting to do simgle bit
processing on regular CPUs will be slow.

That means the only sensible place to do DSD processing efficiently
is in silicon; either FPGAs or ASICs.

Erik
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