Cubase 9.0.20 CPU spikes | 8.5 is fine

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Cubase 9.0.20 CPU spikes | 8.5 is fine

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My System: i7 6700k, 16gb ram, SSD drive and Windows 10 64bit.

starting two clean empty projects, one time in 8.5 the other in 9.0.20 - same system.
adding one track with a vst 64bit synth (xfer serum)
start playing notes

behaviour 1 in 9.0.20: cpu spikes which lead to stutter in sound

behaviour 2 in 8.5: everythings fine

same system, same synth, same preset.
9.0.20 has some serious issues - I hope Steinberg already knows them.
As a technical consultant I offered Steinberg MANY times to be a beta tester to help them out, but they are just ignorant.
So my feelings for Cubase fall from day to day, as I cant use version 9 since release (first the audio warp issue which is a biggie for me.. now this cpu spikes...)

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Re: Cubase 9.0.20 CPU spikes | 8.5 is fine

Post by EmilStudio »

I have a similar issue, when working on (any) project, every 5-10 minutes the screen freezes for about 2-3 seconds. No audible glitches, but its extremely annoying when editing audio or midi track during playback.
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Re: Cubase 9.0.20 CPU spikes | 8.5 is fine

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Do you have Plugins from Plugin Alliance used in this project?
Windows 10 - 64 Bit | 16 GB RAM | 2600K | Steinberg UR-242 | SSD | Cubase 9.5.10

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Post by Guvnor513 »

I'm having a similar issue. And my computer is similarly equipped. What gives? I pulled up an empty project last night to play around with the Simon Phillips Groove Agent set and a couple of Waves plugins I just got and the CPU meter was sitting at about 1/3 to 1/2. I had some slight glitching.
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Re: Cubase 9.0.20 CPU spikes | 8.5 is fine

Post by Pete at TAM »

I'm having audio warp issues.....have you found a resolution? Overview....I do warping....looks ok - sounds wrong and bounces/exports wrong. I've checked to make sure warping markers aren't too close....What am I doing wrong - or is it a Cubase tech bug......gee I hope someone can help

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