Re: [LAD] 4-6 or 8 cores ??

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To: Jonathan Woithe <jwoithe@...>
Cc: linux-audio-dev@lists.linuxaudio.org <linux-audio-dev@...>
Date: Monday, June 24, 2013 - 9:56 am

On Mon, 24 Jun 2013 03:48:21 +0200, Jonathan Woithe
wrote:

Strange, people claim that everything works without issues for old PCs,
with one or two cores, even without a using a kernel-rt, so I would try to
get such a machine that does everything that's needed, instead of getting
more than is needed, not only to get less power consumption/heat/noise.
IOW I wouldn't ask for the amount of cores, but for a setup that is known
to run without xruns, jitter etc.. A Ferrari is much faster than a lorry,
but would you prefer a Ferrari to a lorry for transporting band equipment?
"Tuning" is for optimizing a system, not for having the "most" of what
ever you can get.

For me this request sounds like ... I want to buy a new amp. What's better
35 W or 150 W?

I would ask ... I want to buy a new board/CPU and I own sound card Xyz.
What mobo/CPU do you use with this card and are there any issues?

2 Cents,
Ralf
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Re: [LAD] 4-6 or 8 cores ??, Jonathan Woithe, (Mon Jun 24, 1:48 am)
Re: [LAD] 4-6 or 8 cores ??, IOhannes m zmoelnig, (Mon Jun 24, 1:19 pm)
Re: [LAD] 4-6 or 8 cores ??, Dominique Michel, (Mon Jun 24, 3:46 pm)
Re: [LAD] 4-6 or 8 cores ??, Ralf Mardorf, (Mon Jun 24, 9:56 am)
Re: [LAD] 4-6 or 8 cores ??, Paul Davis, (Mon Jun 24, 2:11 am)