[LAU] Crackles in audio - how to troubleshoot ? Tim's TEST RESULTS:

Len Ovens len at ovenwerks.net
Fri Aug 26 15:58:30 UTC 2016

On Fri, 26 Aug 2016, termtech wrote:

> On Friday, August 26, 2016 8:27:39 AM EDT Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>> On Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:19:17 -0400, termtech wrote:
>>> This is in BOTH Linux and Windows 7.
>>> So, today I brought the card to my dealer and we tried it on another
>>> i5 PC, having a much better Asus MB.
>>> Result: Perfect behaviour.
>> Was HT enabled or disabled on both PCs?
> On this Acer PC there's no HT setting, but a few others like
> SpeedStep, force XD bit, and some Intel VM setting.

An i5 4 core cpu has no HT at all. That was one of my reasons for choosing 
a 4 core i5 over a 4 core i7. I felt with the i7 I would be turning off 
any of it's advantages over the i5 anyway and the i5 cools easier at the 
same speeds.

Len Ovens

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