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Old 25th October 2018
  #57
Lives for gear
 

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Originally Posted by syntonica View Post
MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) 2.6Ghz, 8GB RAM, i5 500GB SSD... 14 tracks... *cry* ... I can almost squeeze 16 with a larger buffer... If there were only a button I could press to pre-render the audio. Even on a per-track basis!

Edit: The best improvement came from using the Large buffer. Changing the latency up or down had little to no effect.
Don't worry Syntonica, I was making do with my 2008 MBP prior. Up until a few years back that still did me for what I was doing in terms of composing (I woodshedded for a while) - it's still a useable machine live, just not for the next projects. This MBP will see me for years yet (hence the 1TB drive). That's the only reason I was willing to spring for this obscene price as a non-professional. I now have at least 6 Macs sitting around from my plus through 3 laptops. This had better last ... and hopefully without all the repairs I needed for the last one