[LAU] OT: Interesting article on MIDI timing

Gordon JC Pearce gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Thu Mar 11 16:49:30 EST 2010

On Thu, 2010-03-11 at 15:42 -0500, Paul Davis wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 3:43 PM, Gordon JC Pearce <gordonjcp at gjcp.net> wrote:
> > Why the hell can't a 3.4GHz 64-bit processor do what the 6809 in my
> > Ensoniq ESQ-1 can do?
> its running (Windows|OSX|Linux|BSD|Solaris)

It's clocked at 3,400 times the speed, and is probably pushing over
10,000 times as many instructions.  Surely it can sequence a semiquaver
roll without it sounding like turnips being tipped off a truck?

Gordon MM0YEQ

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