Miller Puckette mpuckett at man104-1.ucsd.edu
Wed Nov 1 18:55:00 CET 2000

Hi Marius,

I thought W98 did much better for latency than you described, more
like 20 msec.  It might be that you have to specify a "-audiobuf" to
tune it.  My W98 machine died (and my W98 CD too) so I can't check it
any more...


On Tue, Oct 31, 2000 at 09:04:37AM +0100, smedge wrote:
> hi list.
> im really wondering, if others have the same buffering-times that i
> have, or if there is a way to change things.
> i work on win95, my cpu is a 400mhz. i use a event "gina" sound card
> (2in, 8out), but have also testet awe 64gold and pci128 soundblaster. my
> lowest buffertime (to run in, out, midi and 44.1 khz was about 200 msec
> (with the pci128!). on all lower buffers windows is closing the audio
> devices. 
> this weekend i watched msp on the mac, which was running on G3 350mhz,
> which has a buffer of 256 samples (or even lower). 
> is windows unable to have the same performance??? (which results do you
> get with NT or linux?)
> or is it the soundcard the problem.
> tricks? or treat...
> marius.

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