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PLAY "Stream From Disk" feature?
Old 6th August 2014
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PLAY "Stream From Disk" feature?

What does selecting this do (in the PLAY VST)? Does it improve performance?
Old 7th August 2014
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Originally Posted by FastMusic View Post
What does selecting this do (in the PLAY VST)? Does it improve performance?
I assume what it does is buffer only the beginning of the samples of a loaded instrument, and then streams the rest of a hard drive if fast enough..... It should improve performance in that your instruments won't have to all be loaded in ram, as we know some of these can be a gigabyte big, so unless you have a crapload of ram on a 64 bit system and don't mind loading them into ram, you should have better performance in general. It really is a tradeoff. You are sacrificing some disk speed for other operations, but are reclaiming ram in another, .... but I generally use stream of disk functionality because I don't have 128gb or ram, but ssd and at least 7400rpm drives!
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