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#460873 - 03/06/18 11:54 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] i3 cpu 4gig ram
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Anybody using an i3 cpu,

I am getting a distorted distant sound from my daw, I have changed my soundcard settings but still the same I am using sonar/mixcraft.

both are doing this after I add more than three wav tracks.

I am awaiting delivery of some more memory will this cure the problem or will it be the cpu.

I have bought an imac to downsize my setup.

The imac is loaded with windows 10 no other operating system.
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#460878 - 03/06/18 12:17 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: i3 cpu 4gig ram [Re: beatmaster]
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The CPU almost certainly is not a problem. So also the RAM, although my i5 iMac had beach balls after updating to High Sierra until I added 4 GB RAM to make it 8.

Still, I doubt that causes any sound problem.

Can you record the sound and post a snippet of it here?

My first guess is audio buffers. We need to know about your sound card. Can you increase the buffer size if it’s ASIO? Or decrease it?

I have other guesses, but I’ll wait until you give more information.


Edited by Matt Finley (03/06/18 01:28 PM)
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#460880 - 03/06/18 12:33 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: i3 cpu 4gig ram [Re: beatmaster]
beatmaster Offline
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Matt I cant record it as the program whites out .

It is an imac although I have windows installed.

Changing buffer up/down makes the program white screen and it then closes.

soundcard is the alesis multimix usb 2.0 fx.

If I record my voice no music/wave files about four fx on the voice it is fine.

As soon as I add a few wave tracks it crackles like a radio station slightly out of tune.
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#461010 - 03/07/18 12:23 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: i3 cpu 4gig ram [Re: beatmaster]
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Wee update SORTED,..............!!!!!!
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#461011 - 03/07/18 12:32 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: i3 cpu 4gig ram [Re: beatmaster]
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Originally Posted By: beatmaster
Wee update SORTED,..............!!!!!!

How? Adding more RAM?
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#461012 - 03/07/18 12:46 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: i3 cpu 4gig ram [Re: beatmaster]
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No Matt it was a firmware update for the Alesis Multimix.

That tried me too the limit.

Thanks for your help,
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