[ardour-users] AMD motherboard recommendations please?

Frank smith fsmith at walescomputers.co.uk
Tue Jun 14 02:20:36 PDT 2005

I'm using Ardour with a AMD 64 chip running 32 bit, I gig ram.
Is there a big difference soundwise in Ardour running 64 bit?

Also what distro would you think would run this better at 64 bit.


Christopher K. George wrote:

>I've been very pleased with the system.  I'm using an RME HDSP Multiface for
>audio.  As far as noise -- I have the CPU outside the studio so no issue
>there.  I've had a couple of oddities with certain programs running in 64 bit
>mode, but nothing that makes them unusable.  I need more time to really put
>the system to the test, but at this point I would recommend it.  Our work is
>primarily with ardour.  Make sure what ever software you normally use is not
>masked for AMD64.  If it is, be prepared for an adventure. :)
>I'd be glad to try to answer any questions you may have.  Good luck!

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