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Windows 7: Lots of realtime peaks in Cubase

09 May 2017   #1
Kwarkgebak

W7x64
 
 
Lots of realtime peaks in Cubase

Hello,

Recently built a new pc, but have lots of audio crackles.
When I especially use Drumazon in Cubase 8.0.40 I get frequent heavy real time peaks.

Specs:
I7 7700k
16GB Corsair DDR4-2132
MSI B250 PC Mate
Windows 7 x64
MOTU Ultralite mk3


Steps to reproduce:
-Load Cubase, create a new project, add Drumazon as an instrument track. Even when no midi is sent to Drumazon and the internal sequencer is off, I get the peaks already.

Also, when I try to send midi to the Ultralite mk3 midi out, I get a bsod.

When I use LatencyMon I see my usb3 driver as a suspect. Please find a LatencyMon report attached.

Things I tried:
-Re-installed Drumazon, also tried an older version. No change.
-Installed an older USB 3 driver which seems to help slightly.
-Trashed Cubase's preferences.
-Disabled all power saving options in BIOS.
-Switched USB ports.
-Enabled ASIO guard with max settings.
-re-installed audio interface
-Set the ASIO buffer of the Ultralite mk3 at max (1024 samples)

Btw, LatencyMon recognizes my CPU as 420MHz, but it is running on 4400 as verified with HWMonitor.

Also, I sometimes hear crackles and even high beeps when e.g. playing YouTube video's, so the issue is not Cubase/ Drumazon specific. It is however very noticable when using Drumazon in Cubase.

Any idea what's going on?




Attached Files
File Type: txt Latencymon.txt (11.1 KB, 1 views)
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09 May 2017   #2
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

If you are using the MOTU with USB 3.0, that is most likely the problem. I had that problem with an MOTU 896Mk3 Hybrid and there is a large post on the gearslutz forum about MOTU compatibility problems with USB 3.0.

When I first got my MOTU 896Mk3 Hybrid, it replaced a Roland Octa-Capture that worked fine on USB 3.0 port. I used the same USB cable for the MOTU and started having crackles and dropouts. I finally swapped ports with my Behringer X-Touch that happened to be on a USB 2.0 port and no more problems. I swapped them back and the problems returned, swapped them back again to the USB 2.0 port for the MOTU and no more problems.

I recently built a new DAW PC with a Z170 motherboard and i7 6700K. The new motherboard does not have any USB 2.0 ports on the rear I/O panel so I bought a PCIe Firewire card (with T.I. chipset) and I'm using that now. I get the same low latency with the Firewire interface.
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11 May 2017   #3
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

No follow up. Can I assume I solved the problem?
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