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Old 07-31-2018, 11:24 AM
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Default 2018.7 update fixes the DSP spikes (mac)!

My system hasn't performed this well in at least 8 months. I can again record into complicated sessions at 24/88.2 with a buffer of 64 samples.


EDIT: Well that was nice while it lasted. 8 hours later (of course when musicians show up) the CPU started to go berserk with spikes and errors. Had to turn hyperthreading off again so I could record. Soooooo unhappy.

EDIT AGAIN: Can someone (mod) delete this thread? The title is no longer accurate and people will find the entire premise misleading.

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Old 07-31-2018, 11:28 AM
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such good news, thank god!
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Old 07-31-2018, 12:28 PM
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Default Re: 2018.7 update fixes the DSP spikes (mac)!

The 2018.7 with the HDX is unusable, maybe worse than the 2014.4
I've just created a session with only 40 stereo audio files (80 voices) (from CDs) with no plugins and with no additional plugins installed since I've just reinstalled Pro Tools from scratch. I'm not able to play the session at 64 samples and at 128 the CPU jump to the middle of the meter.
Whole different story by playing the session with the internal mac audio (Build-in line out) where all seems to work fine with the CPU around 5%. The weird thing is that by closing the edit window the CPU goes down dramatically (with the HDX). Maybe a graphic issue? But why this doesn't happen when using the internal audio mac?
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Old 07-31-2018, 01:18 PM
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The 2018.7 with the HDX is unusable, maybe worse than the 2014.4
I've just created a session with only 40 stereo audio files (80 voices) (from CDs) with no plugins and with no additional plugins installed since I've just reinstalled Pro Tools from scratch. I'm not able to play the session at 64 samples and at 128 the CPU jump to the middle of the meter.
Whole different story by playing the session with the internal mac audio (Build-in line out) where all seems to work fine with the CPU around 5%. The weird thing is that by closing the edit window the CPU goes down dramatically (with the HDX). Maybe a graphic issue? But why this doesn't happen when using the internal audio mac?
+1 my situation is identical with HDX, fine with built in sound.

Just to note, that I did a support ticket 3 months ago, and Avid recreated the issue on their identical setup.. but no bug fix..
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-9093 after working for 10 minutes. HDN, 128 samples. Small session. Restart PT, immediate -9093 on playback.

2018.7 HD Driver installed.

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Old 07-31-2018, 03:59 PM
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Default Re: 2018.7 update fixes the DSP spikes (mac)!

Curious, did you guys install the 2018.7 HD driver? I'm working fine here.
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Old 08-01-2018, 04:27 AM
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+1 my situation is identical with HDX, fine with built in sound.

Just to note, that I did a support ticket 3 months ago, and Avid recreated the issue on their identical setup.. but no bug fix..
They should at least suspend the renewal date of the plan for the time they need to fix this.
I'm happy to pay them for new features, not for fixing their bugs
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Old 08-01-2018, 05:24 AM
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Default Re: 2018.7 update fixes the DSP spikes (mac)!

So is anyone having any luck with 2018.7 on HDX, or should I wait to upgrade? I'm still on Sierra.
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Old 07-31-2018, 06:49 PM
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Default Re: 2018.7 update fixes the DSP spikes (mac)!

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My system hasn't performed this well in at least 8 months. I can again record into complicated sessions at 24/88.2 with a buffer of 64 samples.

OSX 10.13.6
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Orion 32 (usb)
Curious, since Avid explicit said it was not fixed yet. Will have to check it out, fingers crossed
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Old 08-03-2018, 04:57 PM
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Default Re: 2018.7 update fixes the DSP spikes (mac)!

I am curious if people can record without cpu spikes on Mac 10.3.4+ with 2018.7.


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