[Ardour-Users] Mixbus32C and more than 200% CPU usage

Robin Gareus robin at gareus.org
Thu Jan 11 13:16:10 PST 2018

On 01/11/2018 09:47 PM, jonetsu wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:41:59 -0500
> Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
>> are these numbers notably different than previous versions of mixbus
>> on this system?
> Unfortunately this is not something I check.  Only by coincidence while
> looking up something else while Mixbus was running did I notice this.
> You wouldn't perhaps know about Bitwig structure, although for the sake
> of understanding the principle behind this CPU usage, Bitwig takes
> approx. 20% CPU while playing 'many' tracks.

Apples vs Oranges. Unless you also add a Compressor and EQ and some
tape-saturation plugin to each of those "many" tracks.

What's the idle CPU and DSP load of a new, empty Mixbus session (just
the Mix-busses, no tracks)?


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