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Old 04-02-2020, 08:48 AM
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Default Choice of Clarett TB or USB on my 2012 Mac Pro?

What do you think?

In terms of latency: My 2012 Mac Pro w/ 3.46dual 6 core processor 64GB Ram and a Clarett 4Pre Thunderbolt (through thunderbolt PCIe card) or a Clarett 4Pre USB.

Of course Focusrite has discontinued the Clarett TB over problems with Windows drivers or something...but I can still purchase one refurbed. Looking for more opinions on this choice. I don't want to be kicking myself in the months ahead. I'm wondering if the 1 or 2 millisecond difference in the latency is going to be something that makes a noticeable difference when recording/listening, especially during vocal recording. Thank so much.
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Old 04-02-2020, 10:43 AM
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Default Re: Choice of Clarett TB or USB on my 2012 Mac Pro?

I have heard lots of praise of the TB version, but unsure how well TB works on a Cheesegrater
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Old 04-02-2020, 01:15 PM
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Default Re: Choice of Clarett TB or USB on my 2012 Mac Pro?

Yes you're right. I forgot I looked into the thunderbolt on cheesegrater issue a while back. There's this:
https://www.pro-tools-expert.com/pro...s-now-possible

- but I don't think I want to go to that length, which of course kind of makes my choice problem a moot one. Thanks.
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Default Re: Choice of Clarett TB or USB on my 2012 Mac Pro?

Been using Clarett TB with 2011 Imac i7 for around 2 years, ZERO issues and great performance ...
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Been using Clarett TB with 2011 Imac i7 for around 2 years, ZERO issues and great performance ...
That's interesting. Are you using Windows to boot the TB drivers or do these drivers work on a 2011 iMac and not a 2012 Mac Pro?
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