[Ardour-Users] HyperThreading

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Thu Nov 10 19:11:18 PST 2011

On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 10:06 PM, Nando <nandinga at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all!!
> How Ardour users feel about HyperThreading?
> I figure Ardour (and/or Jack?) behaves as a single very CPU-intensive thread
> when using a lot of plug-ins, and when running at low latency. I currently
> don't have a computer with Ardour installed to see the related processes in
> action :s

HT isn't good for our purposes. Don't buy into the HT core count -
just go with the number of actual cores.

Ardour3, of course, can be configured to use any number of processors
for DSP, up to the number of physical cores detected.


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