I spent ALL weekend trying to get GigaSampler LE working nicely. Let me tell you my system config:
64MB Asynch SDRAM (100MHz)
3COM Etherlink III PCI NIC
2 x 6.4 WDIGITAL EIDE UDMA HDD
ATI 8MB 3DRAGE AGP Video
Diamond PCI Modem
ETEQ (VIA GART) Chipset
That\'s the Hardware end
I stripped my HDD to only run the bare essentials on the first 6 GB, and the Second 6GB houses the Gigasampler program AND the samples.
Gigasampler pops all the time on larger samples. I did make sure the UDMA box is checked, and Norton (Which I removed after reformatting the C drive) said my drive was BLISTERINGLY fast. (Afterall I bought it 2 days ago)
But I noticed that all WAV files pop on the SBLive. In fact, the bootup sounds pop, and recording is terrible (I convert to WAV to burn to CDR in my studio--using an auxiliary PC to do that with a Yamaha 192 Waveforce)
Would a new sound card fix all this? How about live ware?
No, I did not install 1.52 patch, because last time it screwed up GigaSampler and my MIDI inputs. That\'s what made me reinitialize the OS.
I am very frustrated. On top of this, LE comes with next to no instruments. What\'s the deal with that? It\'s like a Ferrari with no tires?
Can anyone tell me what to do? I am a sys admin by trade--no tech detail is too fine, or can someone reccommend a better sound card at a good price (New HDD, new RAM, Gigasampler set me back a hefty sum...sigh!)
Rats! No more Socket 7, which means an entirely new system...
What motherboard is good for Celery? PII is a little PRICEY for my tastes Thus I started life in the AMD world. Cyrix is no good either? But Celery has no L1 cache, right? That\'s how they skimped, instead of no coprocessor like the 486sx, this is the PII-sx chip...
Holger is correct I would get an intel PII 00
or 450Mhz. You don\'t have to overclock. we just decided to try it and it has been working seamless thus far. As for your problems I don\'t think its sound card related I would think is more the processor and or the hard drive. We tested the live in many PII systems and get the same results, it works great. Make sure in the device control panel of audio Hq you set the wave devices to 4 or more.