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UAD-2 OCTO Core Card

Universal Audio UAD-2 OCTO Core Card
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Put UAD-powered Plug-ins to Work in Your DAW
Plug Universal Audio's amazing UAD-2 OCTO Core PCIe card into your computer and find out what your mixes have been missing! Turbocharged with eight Analog Devices SHARC chips, this UAD-2 OCTO gives you the awesome DSP power you need to take the load off your CPU, plus the Analog Classics Plus collection — a killer bundle of UAD-powered plug-ins that will infuse your mix with the freakishly realistic sound of studio-standard analog gear. Any way you look at it, the Universal UAD-2 OCTO is a major upgrade to any studio.

Universal Audio UAD-2 OCTO Core DSP Plug-in Acceleration System Features:
Flagship DSP-accelerator PCIe card for UAD Powered Plug-ins loaded with 8 x Analog Devices SHARC 21469 floating-point coprocessors for DSP plug-in acceleration
Includes Analog Classics Plus plug-in bundle, featuring LA-2A, 1176LN/SE, Pultec EQP-1A, Pultec Pro, and RealVerb Pro plug-ins
Additional UAD plug-ins available at the UAD online store
UAD plug-ins made in partnership with top gear makers including Manley, Empirical Labs, Neve, EMT, Fairchild, Harrison, Helios, Little Labs, Pultec, SPL, Teletronix, and many others
Run complex mix processing in Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Nuendo, Digital Performer, and more - without taxing host computer CPU
Free UAD software upgrades, plus access to more plug-ins at UA's online store
AAX, VST, AU, RTAS support
Linkable to existing UAD groups/systems - use up to 4 UAD-2s in one system


UA Apollo First Look (user review)

...Satellite Firewire Unit Neve 88RS Channel Strip Plug-In, EMT 140 Plate Reverb Plug-In, and EP-34 Tape Echo Plug-In — a $697 value! UAD-2 OCTO PCIe DSP Accelerator Card Neve 88RS Channel Strip Plug-In, EMT 140 Plate Reverb Plug-In, EP-34 Tape Echo Plug-In, and Ampex ATR-102 Tape Plug-In — a $1,046 value! There u go~

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Universal Audio Releases New Flagship UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 5 DSP Accelerators

I can't agree with this. I think many people conflate the very small increase in clock speed (or the lack of increase in clock speed in some cases) with a lack of performance increase but that isn't really how it works. The addition of AVX, AVX2, FMA3 and FMA4 extensions to the instruction set can make...

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