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Processor overload! Help please x

Discussion in 'REAKTOR' started by Kazerne1988, Mar 25, 2020.

  1. Kazerne1988

    Kazerne1988 NI Product Owner

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    Hello everyone, hope you all are healthy and safe!

    Currently I am working on a HP laptop intel core i7-9750H 2,6 GHz (max. 4,5 GHz), 16 GB ram.
    Ableton Live 10 Suite, sample rate 44100, buffer size 512
    While making patches with Blocks in Reaktor 6.3 I get this error message saying :

    Processor overload!
    Audio processing has been stopped!
    The program cannot reduce the number of voices further and your computer
    cannot generate this number of voices at the given sample rate.
    Please reduce the sample rate or the complexity of the ensemble and restart audio processing.

    Any help or advice on this please ? I thought my laptop should not have any trouble processing this sounds...

    Ps: can share patch if needed
     
  2. EvilDragon

    EvilDragon Moderator Moderator

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    The base clock of your laptop is quite low. Make sure you're always on High Performance power profile and plugged in. You might also need to find a way to constantly run your CPU at the turbo clock speed, there are tools for this that you can try out.
     
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  3. Paule

    Paule NI Product Owner

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  4. colB

    colB NI Product Owner

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    If you posted pic of the type of Blocks ensemble that's causing your problem that would make it a lot easier to help.

    Fwiw, note that using multiple instances of the same Block can be particularly problematic for some systems. Not so much for the simpler stuff like bento collection, but e.g. the west coast complex oscillator can bring a system to its knees with too many instances.
    As you add more instances of heavy duty blocks, the cpu load tends to increase exponentially!
    This seems to be, at least in part, a Reaktor specific issue.
     
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