• mikey52
    Posts: 65
    Joined: Jul 13th, 2007
    Spreading around the CPU usage
    Hey guys, It's been a while, but I have a problem I can't seem to figure out (Rounik will probably solve it in 5 seconds)... I'm running a quadcore tower, and many of my software plugins (Kontakt, Omnisphere, etc) will max out my cpu. But its only maxing out one of the 4 cpu's. I check using the Option-X command in Logic. Switching from 32bit-64bit didn't help Hopefully there is a solution... you guys are the best problem solvers I know haha thanks mike
  • PDXstudio
    Posts: 4
    Joined: May 18th, 2008
    Re: Spreading around the CPU usage
    See if these articles help, particularly the first one. Make sure to read it carefully. I encounter the problem of a single pegged core somewhat frequently when my routing gets complex. Sometimes I can track it down, other times the core allocation still seems inconsistent with the explanation. I included the link to TS2111 because sometimes I get this error when I have a core overload. It will say "Sample rate XXXXX recognized (where XXXXX is a seemingly random number), error while trying to synchronize audio and MIDI..." I'm still unclear on the relationship between these 2 problems (sample rate issues vs. overload) but wanted to mention it in case you encounter similar issues.
  • Rounik Admin
    Posts: 8713
    Joined: Dec 16th, 2006
    Re: Spreading around the CPU usage
    Another tip is to try changing the number of Processing Threads in Logic Pro > Preferences > Audio [Devices] from Default to 8 as I think with your dual Quad Core that would give you 8 threads?... If not change to 4 and test out the load. :)
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