Stab Frenzy wrote:There's no way I'd recommend a netbook for straight playback of long samples, that's crazy talk. An SP-404SX or any sampler that's streaming samples straight off a flash card is a much much much better option.
Stab Frenzy wrote:Because netbooks are built to be a cheap, low power computer, not for working with audio.
piRoN wrote:Stab Frenzy wrote:Because netbooks are built to be a cheap, low power computer, not for working with audio.
Yep. Netbooks are rubbish for audio. I was stuck with one as my only musical tool for a while during a renovation, and they just can't hack it. You might think a dual-core 1.66MHz could handle sample playback easily, but there's something about the way those machines are configured that just can't handle the constant throughput of audio.
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