Random CPU spikes [SOLVED]

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Random CPU spikes [SOLVED]

Post by salvattore001 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:03 pm

I recently installed Cubase PRO 8. everything was fine except for some random CPU spikes. they were specially noticeable while opening other programs or loading a webpage in chrome, for example

i read many posts, tried many things, changing drivers, configurations, disabling ASIO Guard, etc. finally what solved the issue for me is disabling the antivirus. eventually i uninstalled it. it was panda antivirus

i searched a lot for a solution and didn't see nothing about this, so i hope this is useful for someone! 8-)

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Re: Random CPU spikes [SOLVED]

Post by digi001 » Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:19 pm

Just wanted to say that I also experienced this same problem.

CPU would average 60-70% but would get burst of 100% every 30 seconds or so. Since I mixdown in real-time I actually couldn't finish a mix as it kept aborting due to CPU spikes.

For me disabling Wi-Fi and closing a few background programs like spotify etc solved it.
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Re: Random CPU spikes [SOLVED]

Post by kevinlai1991 » Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:39 pm

Hi! In my case, i disabled my GPU and the problem seem solved, so far no pops or cracking sound after 2 recordings *finger crossed*
I am using this GTX 1050 GPU.
window 10
16GB ram

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