[linux-audio-user] Dual heads

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu May 26 08:54:42 EDT 2005

On Thu, May 26, 2005 at 07:43:43 -0400, Nick Torenvliet wrote:
> Has anyone got any comments about using dual heads while doing working
> with linux audio apps?
> I just want to put meters, qjackctl  and gamix or whatever mundane
> things on on monitor and keep the stuff I am fiddling with on the main
> pain.
> I'll use xbox window management and the ccrma low latency patch.  
> Pentium m 2.0 GHZ(not optimal I know but its what I have) and FC3 ccrma.
> Is this going to be slow?

Shouldn't be, the Pentium M's are better for audio work (IMHO) than
pentium 4's, due to better denormal handling, and can do more

With dual heads the performance of your graphics card and its drivers will
be more critical.

- Steve

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