Multi CPU Support

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Multi CPU Support

Postby imdsum » Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:12

Hi All, Does Pyramix Masscore support Multi CPU platform? Currently running Masscore Version 11 with High Track count and lots of VSTs.
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Re: Multi CPU Support

Postby Ricardo Ryan » Thu Oct 19, 2017 15:49


The MassCore multi-core support option is only available with MassCore SMP key.
The key will enable the VS3 Control Panel option for Core allocation, to enhance the MassCore engine performance.
Slider allows the user to choose the repartition of Cores.

This will benefit the VS3 plugins rather than the VST's in such case. With a lots of VST you are most probably better of with the standard MassCore as you will have more VST cores (under windows for processing). With very large Mixers and VS3 plugins you can benefit from the MassCore SMP.

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Re: Multi CPU Support

Postby imdsum » Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:07

Hi Ricardo,
I am currently using single CPU 6 core 12 threads, with SMP keys option purchase. CPU load will up to 75 % with large movie mixing projects core peaks will occur.
Thinking of upgrade System to Multi CPU? Will Mass Core with SMP support such system?
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Re: Multi CPU Support

Postby mpdonahue » Sat Oct 21, 2017 22:20

This is a problem with masscore in v11. On systems with more than 8 logical cores all vst's get routed to a single logical core. Also, you can not allocate more than 6 logical cores to masscore.
This why we haven't upgraded our production systems to v11.
All the best,

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Re: Multi CPU Support

Postby imdsum » Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:20

Thanks for the reply Mark!
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Re: Multi CPU Support

Postby 80bit » Mon Dec 04, 2017 19:29

next version pyramix 12 will be support all cpu core for 3rd plugins ? like cochos reaper 5.62
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