How does Cubase utilize CPU processing power?

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How does Cubase utilize CPU processing power?

Post by thehay95 » Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:38 pm

Hi All,

I was hoping to understand deeper what's going on with these images. It would appear that despite the fact that I have multiprocessing ticked in both the Cubase 7.5 and Cubase 8 settings, they are really only using part of my computers processing power. Why would that be?

I don't understand how Cubase utilizes CPU so maybe someone would be so kind as to help me understand better.

I know there are lots of threads right now on how current iterations of Cubase are performing, but I would like to ask a more generalized question about why this condition of the Mac Activity monitor never has the CPU go above 20% usage while the Cubase one is floored.

Cheers and many thanks for any and all input.

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Re: How does Cubase utilize CPU processing power?

Post by Prock » Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:41 am

Maybe this general info will help a bit.


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