Latency responsible for cutting off part of first note? Hardware?

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Latency responsible for cutting off part of first note? Hardware?

Post by ldearing » Fri Nov 04, 2016 8:45 am

I'm having a problem with my "First" note being partially cut off (posted elsewhere) and starting to think its latency; I'm running MC 7 pro on Win10. I do not believe had this problem on MC 6 on Win 8.1. I believe I'm using newest drives / best configs.

I have a 4 year old cheap-ass DELL lap top 15 series. Will I get better recording performance - less latency by going to a newer USB external card?

-THX

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Re: Latency responsible for cutting off part of first note? Hardware?

Post by Rolling Estonian » Fri Nov 04, 2016 9:04 am

To answer your question, in a word, yes. You will get better performance with an audio interface or I/O. This is also dependent on your pc and it's stats, processor and ram are the big ones. If you have an i3 with 4gb ram, it's going to be pushing the limits pretty quick.

I'm not going to guess what's causing the intro note issue but if it's latency you could see if tweaking your settings could help.

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Re: Latency responsible for cutting off part of first note? Hardware?

Post by Acoustica Greg » Fri Nov 04, 2016 9:28 am

Hi,

We actually fixed a bug like this, so that's why I asked if this was version 7.7 build 316. If it's an older build, it could be a bug.

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Re: Latency responsible for cutting off part of first note? Hardware?

Post by ldearing » Fri Nov 04, 2016 10:13 am

Acoustica Greg wrote:Hi,

We actually fixed a bug like this, so that's why I asked if this was version 7.7 build 316. If it's an older build, it could be a bug.

Greg
Thanks... that's GREAT news assuming im on an older build of the version. I'll make sure its updated tonight, hopefully i'll be able to post back with success!

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Re: Latency responsible for cutting off part of first note? Hardware?

Post by ldearing » Sun Nov 06, 2016 10:28 am

i verified Im on newest MC build and drivers, as well as optimized configs however I've determined this is probably me jumping the beat a bit. I've come up with a work-around for it, and since i am getting otherwise good all-round performance I'm not going to complicate things with any external hardware unless i come up with other reasons to upgrade my sound card.

As for computer specs questioned above I've got a decent quad core with 8 gig of RAM. It was only the poor low end sound card on board i was questioning.

Thx

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