How big is the difference in the CPU between 44 and 192 kHz?

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...or is it not possible to say that?

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Massive.

Why not try it out yourself though?

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it probably won't take exactly as much, but the CPU basically has to calculate more than 4 times the information, so even in practice the actual performance hit should still be relatively close to that.
That's why most are still staying at 44.1 or 48kHz.
The GAS is always greener on the other side!

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Massive.
Why not try it out yourself though?
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still have a 44 khz audiointerface, looking for a new one, that has 192 khz

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Just wondering, but, why do you want to use 192 kHz? Even if you are looking for an improvement in sound quality, that is a gigantic figure. Most people go as high as 88 kHz, max.

Some of my soft synths already fry my CPU at 44 kHz.

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Thats the (main) question, do i need 192 khz (or are 44 enough)

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h66 wrote: Mon Oct 11, 2021 6:49 am do i need 192 khz
no. you don't. unless you have high end everything and are recording solo piano using $10k mics for music that will be released in a high res format for audiophiles who put magic crystals on their hifi system you don't need 192khz.

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It'd take a LOT less time to try it than to wait for a reply.

You DO need it, if you're trying to impress hardware jocks and jerks. Otherwise, consensus is that higher bit rates (24 or 32 are plenty) are much more important.

I mean seriously, "Hey baby, check out how big my sample rate is!" is not an effective pickup line. Even at NAMM.
Wait... loot _then_ burn? D'oh!

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also worth reading dan lavry's white papre about high sample rates.

it's older and perhaps some things have changed.. but not much.

http://www.lavryengineering.com/pdfs/la ... _audio.pdf

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192 is not enought for real improvment if the synth need it..i have no clue and it may depend the synth but it might reduce aliasing by just a few little db but also might make the synth behave worst for some stuff.. you may need to try and judge by ears
Last edited by kobal on Mon Oct 11, 2021 9:29 am, edited 3 times in total.

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Thanks for Links and Videos


(maybe....easier?)

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HUGE

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