Extremely heavy CPU load

Hello Ableton users. A while back, I moved Ableton onto my new laptop and it is having a lot of problems with CPU than my old laptop did. This happens most of the time with any pad or really complex Massive patch. It mainly seems like whenever a lot of voices are stacking up. My CPU is typically spiking up to 80, 90 and even 100+. I am aware of track flattening and freezing but this problem still becomes annoying when it comes to the actual recording of the pad track.

My buffering size is always set around 1280 buffering at standard 41000. My computer is pretty good. It is an ASUS PC, Intel i7 2.20 GHz, 4 GB of ram. I'm not sure what could be causing this. I have looked at task manager and noticed there is 108 processes running which is WAY above normal for a computer. I'm not sure what would be causing so many processes as well. I've considered doing a factory reset and see if this can help. I recently upgraded to Ableton 9 as well as upgraded to Windows 10. I'm not sure if these may be factoring into this problem. If anyone can help I'd greatly appreciate it as this is greatly hindering my production. Thank you!


IvoryStrike 2 years ago | 0 comments

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