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Old 22nd January 2018
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Originally Posted by fiddlestickz View Post
wait what now..there's no HD streaming..? so it loads all sounds and samples into RAM and doesn't stream longer stuff from the disc, really..?
Correct. Everything comes from the RAM. The MPC has 2 gig installed but you're effectively limited to about 500-600 meg.

I find this is quite a lot, even when using audio tracks. However, if you were only to use it as a kind of DAW (relying mostly on lengthy audio tracks) then you may run into problems. But if sampling/sequencing is your main focus, with audio tracks as kinda supplementary, then it works fine.

I'm yet to burn even a third of its memory on one of my completed tunes, but I rely a lot on fairly complex arrangements of samples.