CPU spikes // Ski Remote // WAN Card

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CPU spikes // Ski Remote // WAN Card

Postby Boybianchi » Fri Jun 20, 2014 12:37 pm

Hi,

Hope you can provide some help.
Running Cubase 7.5 64bit on Win 7 64bit (pc).
i5, 16gig

Untill yesterday, nothing but a smooth ride.
Wanted to try out Ski Remote.
Bought a WLAN card, and installed SKi Remote and bought Cubase Ic Pro (ipad).

Everything works, but every minute or so, my cpu spikes like crazy, resulting in crackling.
After hours of testing the WLAN card turned out to be the problemo.

Disabled, smooth ride
Enabled, periodical spikes (with OR without Ski Remote enabled, doesn't matter).

Card: TP Link 300 mbps, model WN851ND.
Tried updating drivers, didn't work.

Has anyone experienced similar issues? Are there types of WLAN cards Cubase doesn't like?

Any help = much appreciated!! :)
Thnx.
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Re: CPU spikes // Ski Remote // WAN Card

Postby BriHar » Fri Jun 20, 2014 12:43 pm

Especially if that's a Cisco product, the spikes are probably caused when the device sends data to the NSA. ;) :lol:
...yes I think it can be easily done, just take everything down to Highway 61.

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Re: CPU spikes // Ski Remote // WAN Card

Postby Boybianchi » Fri Jun 20, 2014 12:48 pm

:D

I hope they (NSA) won't publish my effect chains. That's my secret! SH...T! ;)

But serioulsy, any ideas? :?
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Re: CPU spikes // Ski Remote // WAN Card

Postby Jarno » Fri Jun 20, 2014 1:01 pm

Boybianchi wrote:any ideas?

1. Move card into another PCI slot.
2. Check if the manufacturer have updated driver available.
If either of these works, you might have better luck with another brand/model of WLAN card.

PS. It's WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network), not WAN (Wide Area Network). Two completely different things.
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Re: CPU spikes // Ski Remote // WAN Card

Postby Boybianchi » Fri Jun 20, 2014 1:07 pm

1. I will try moving to another slot.
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Card: TP Link 300 mbps, model WN851ND.
Tried updating drivers, didn't work.


3. changed to WLAN. oops, thanks. :)
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Re: CPU spikes // Ski Remote // WAN Card

Postby Patanjali » Tue Jun 24, 2014 7:29 pm

Using a WLAN card in your DAW may be upsetting things, as such cards have been known to do.

Better to connect the DAW via wired LAN (indirectly via LAN switches/routers is OK) to your wireless router.
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