[Ardour-Users] HyperThreading

Nando nandinga at gmail.com
Thu Nov 10 19:14:12 PST 2011

Thx Paul, that was fast!!

So, with a dual-core CPU (HT disabled) you would recommend only one core
for DSP right? maybe 3 for cuad-cores?

Thx again!

On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 4:11 AM, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com>wrote:

> 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.
> --p
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