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Thx, will install and report back. Surprised to see that the beta installation package for windows is only a third of the 3.13.3 size (36 vs. 94 MB)

 

That's because it doesn't have the GPU offload functionality...


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So, I uninstalled 3.13.3 and installed the beta version but unfortunately nothing changed. The playback is still stuttering when upsampling PCM to 192/24. I am running out of ideas ... :(

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So, I uninstalled 3.13.3 and installed the beta version but unfortunately nothing changed. The playback is still stuttering when upsampling PCM to 192/24. I am running out of ideas ... :(

 

Curious, have you tried playing HQP without the mR to see if it stutters? By that I mean directly attached to our DAC? Have you tried adjusting the buffer in your DAC driver?


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Curious, have you tried playing HQP without the mR to see if it stutters? By that I mean directly attached to our DAC? Have you tried adjusting the buffer in your DAC driver?

 

Prior to owning the mR, I had my music PC connected directly via USB to my Mutec 3+ USB. There was no stutter regardless of sample rate. Not sure how to adjust the buffer in the Mutec driver ...

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Prior to owning the mR, I had my music PC connected directly via USB to my Mutec 3+ USB. There was no stutter regardless of sample rate. Not sure how to adjust the buffer in the Mutec driver ...

 

I also have a Mutec 3+. Go into the Mutec folder. You will see to executables. Click on MutecUSBAudiocplapp.


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I also have a Mutec 3+. Go into the Mutec folder. You will see to executables. Click on MutecUSBAudiocplapp.

 

Thanks, I will give it a try tomorrow. Going to call it a night.

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Thanks, I will give it a try tomorrow. Going to call it a night.

 

So I changed the buffer setting from safe to very safe but my issues remain. I wonder if these setting are only related to the usb driver on the pc and are not set in the device itsself? If that is the case, then it cannot help, since I am not using that usb driver when the Mutec is connected to the mR and not the PC. Make sense?

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So I changed the buffer setting from safe to very safe but my issues remain. I wonder if these setting are only related to the usb driver on the pc and are not set in the device itsself? If that is the case, then it cannot help, since I am not using that usb driver when the Mutec is connected to the mR and not the PC. Make sense?

 

Not sure if the MR uses the latest version of the hqplayer naa. I am using raspberry naa and installed the latest one . From that time I was getting constant stutter.

Even keeping buffer to max 250 ms did not help

Believe in last 2 weeks I doubted everything from pc being not able to upsampling well and that leading to stutter , to my router and my lan cable and even my dac and raspberry pi

In the end shifted back to the NAA image given to be by very kind member "tbooe" and wollah the magical sound of hqplayer is back again with zero stutter even on buffer set to 10

I think new naa version has some issues with some dac drivers leading to stutter

Just a wild guess

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Not sure if the MR uses the latest version of the hqplayer naa. I am using raspberry naa and installed the latest one . From that time I was getting constant stutter.

Even keeping buffer to max 250 ms did not help

Believe in last 2 weeks I doubted everything from pc being not able to upsampling well and that leading to stutter , to my router and my lan cable and even my dac and raspberry pi

In the end shifted back to the NAA image given to be by very kind member "tbooe" and wollah the magical sound of hqplayer is back again with zero stutter even on buffer set to 10

I think new naa version has some issues with some dac drivers leading to stutter

Just a wild guess

 

Sounds feasabile, and I believe the mR uses the latest version, but I am not aware of any possibilty to roll back to an older one ...

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See if it's possible to check NAA version in MR and then accordingly consult Jussie and makers of MR

I am sure they will have a solution to the problem

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Yes. Under the Application tab, click on the HQPlayer icon.


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Yes. Under the Application tab, click on the HQPlayer icon.

 

Confirmed, the current version of the NAA software module (networkaudiod) in microRendu is version 3.4.0.

 

I will reach out to the mR crew and see if there is any possibility to roll back.

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Jussi, could you summarize the combination(s) of HQP/NAA versions that are currently stable? I ask cuz there is some confusion over what versions are on the uRendu (i.e does updating the uRendu exacerbate a problem currently, and maybe it's better to stay one version old there), for example, and why they work/don't work (i.e stuttering) under certain OS's or scenarios. I realize this may include staying away from betas for now. And I realize stuttering can have several causes, so this is ONLY about version-induced stuttering/incompatibilities. Thanks.

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Jussi, could you summarize the combination(s) of HQP/NAA versions...

I know where to find the betas of HQP, but if there are newer/beta versions of the NAA, where can I find them?

 

Thanks,

Keith


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3.4 is what I am using. I cannot find the log file on the NAA. Where do I find it. This is what it says when it crashes:

 

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Play

+ 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Playback engine running

2016/06/10 10:27:30 No suitable output rate for 44100, stop

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Parallel threads: 8

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Nested parallelism: 0

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Parallel pipelines: 4

- 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Playback engine stopped

& 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Pause

& 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Play

+ 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Playback engine running

2016/06/10 10:27:30 No suitable output rate for 44100, stop

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Parallel threads: 8

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Nested parallelism: 0

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Parallel pipelines: 4

& 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Stop

- 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Playback engine stopped

- 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Network engine stopping...

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Set convolution: 1

& 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Play

+ 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Playback engine running

2016/06/10 10:27:30 No suitable output rate for 44100, stop

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Parallel threads: 8

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Nested parallelism: 0

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Parallel pipelines: 4

- 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Playback engine stopped

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Set convolution: 1

& 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Play

+ 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Playback engine running

2016/06/10 10:27:30 No suitable output rate for 44100, stop

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Parallel threads: 8

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Nested parallelism: 0

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Parallel pipelines: 4

- 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Playback engine stopped

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Set convolution: 1

& 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Play

+ 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Playback engine running

2016/06/10 10:27:30 No suitable output rate for 44100, stop

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Parallel threads: 8

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Nested parallelism: 0

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Parallel pipelines: 4

- 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Playback engine stopped

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Set convolution: 1

& 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Play

+ 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Playback engine running

2016/06/10 10:27:30 No suitable output rate for 44100, stop

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Parallel threads: 8

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Nested parallelism: 0

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Parallel pipelines: 4

- 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Playback engine stopped

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Set convolution: 1

& 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Play

+ 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Playback engine running

2016/06/10 10:27:30 No suitable output rate for 44100, stop

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Parallel threads: 8

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Nested parallelism: 0

2016/06/10 10:27:30 Parallel pipelines: 4

- 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Playback engine stopped

& 2016/06/10 10:27:30 Pause

 

Finally getting back to troubleshooting. If I pause or skip a song, NAA and the computer stop playing nice. Maybe it is the Amareno ASIO driver? See below.

 

When operating correctly, NAA says:

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO Technology by Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH.

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): connection from [::ffff:192.168.1.5]:50737

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Set channels: 2 (2)

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO drivers: 2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Found ASIO driver: 'Combo384 ASIO 1.03' (0)

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Found ASIO driver: 'foo_dsd_asio' (1)

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Loaded ASIO driver: Combo384 ASIO 1.03

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO device supports DSD

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO device supports PCM

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO default format is PCM

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 32000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 44100

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 48000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 64000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 88200

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 96000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 128000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 176400

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 192000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 256000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 352800

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 384000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 512000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 705600

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 768000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 1024000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 1411200

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 1536000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default ASIO channels: 16 in / 16 out

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 0: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO SampleFormat 18, 32-bit

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 1: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 2: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 3: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 4: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 5: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 6: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 7: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 8: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 9: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 10: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 11: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 12: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 13: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 14: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 15: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 32000/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 44100/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 48000/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 64000/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 88200/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 96000/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 128000/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 176400/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 192000/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 256000/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 352800/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 384000/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 512000/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 705600/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 768000/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 1024000/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 1411200/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 1536000/32/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 2048000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 2822400/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 3072000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 4096000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 5644800/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 6144000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 8192000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 11289600/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 12000000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 12288000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 16384000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 22579200/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 24000000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 24576000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 32768000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 45158400/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 49152000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): start 5644800/1/2 [dsd]

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO format set to DSD

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD buffer size is in bits

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 2048000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 2822400

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 3072000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 4096000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 5644800

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 6144000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 8192000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 11289600

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 12000000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 12288000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 16384000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 22579200

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 24000000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 24576000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 32768000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 45158400

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 49152000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default ASIO channels: 16 in / 16 out

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 0: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format MSB1

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 1: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 2: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 3: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 4: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 5: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 6: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 7: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 8: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 9: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 10: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 11: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 12: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 13: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 14: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 15: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Set channels: 2 (2)

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Set sampling rate: 5644800 (5644800)

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO channels: 16 in / 16 out

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 0: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 1: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 2: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 3: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 4: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 5: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 6: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 7: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 8: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 9: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 10: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 11: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 12: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 13: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 14: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 15: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO buffer sizes: 32768/32768/32768 granularity: 0

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Using ASIO buffer size: 32768

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO: unknown selector

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO: unknown selector

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO: unknown selector

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Latencies: 1024/0

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Using ASIO output ready notifications

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO engine started at 5644.8 kHz, 2 channels, 32768 sample buffer (2 channels)

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO engine running at: 5644800

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): enter streaming mode

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): leave streaming mode

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): stop

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO engine stopped

 

 

The NAA log says this when flaking:

 

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): start 5644800/1/2 [dsd]

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Set channels: 2 (2)

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Set sampling rate: 5644800 (5644800)

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO channels: 16 in / 16 out

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 0: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 1: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 2: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 3: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 4: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 5: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 6: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 7: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 8: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 9: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 10: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 11: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 12: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 13: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 14: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 15: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO buffer sizes: 32768/32768/32768 granularity: 0

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Using ASIO buffer size: 32768

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO: unknown selector

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO: unknown selector

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO: unknown selector

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Latencies: 1024/0

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Using ASIO output ready notifications

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO engine started at 5644.8 kHz, 2 channels, 32768 sample buffer (2 channels)

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO engine running at: 5644800

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): protocol error: clSocket::Send(): send(): Unknown error

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): begin disconnection

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO engine stopped

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): disconnected [::ffff:192.168.1.5]:50737

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): connection from [::ffff:192.168.1.5]:50765

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Set channels: 2 (2)

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO drivers: 2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Found ASIO driver: 'Combo384 ASIO 1.03' (0)

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Found ASIO driver: 'foo_dsd_asio' (1)

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Loaded ASIO driver: Combo384 ASIO 1.03

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO device supports DSD

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO device supports PCM

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO default format is DSD

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 2048000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 2822400

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 3072000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 4096000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 5644800

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 6144000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 8192000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 11289600

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 12000000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 12288000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 16384000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 22579200

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 24000000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 24576000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 32768000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 45158400

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Rate available: 49152000

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default ASIO channels: 16 in / 16 out

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 0: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format MSB1

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 1: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 2: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 3: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 4: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 5: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 6: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 7: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 8: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 9: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 10: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 11: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 12: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 13: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 14: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Default output channel 15: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 32000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 44100/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 48000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 64000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 88200/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 96000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 128000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 176400/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 192000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 256000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 352800/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 384000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 512000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 705600/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 768000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 1024000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 1411200/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO PCM format available: 1536000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 2048000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 2822400/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 3072000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 4096000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 5644800/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 6144000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 8192000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 11289600/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 12000000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 12288000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 16384000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 22579200/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 24000000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 24576000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 32768000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 45158400/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO DSD format available: 49152000/1/2

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): start 5644800/1/2 [dsd]

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Set channels: 2 (2)

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Set sampling rate: 5644800 (5644800)

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO channels: 16 in / 16 out

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 0: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 1: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 2: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 3: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 4: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 5: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 6: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 7: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 8: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 9: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 10: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 11: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 12: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 13: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 14: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Output channel 15: Sample

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO buffer sizes: 1024/1024/1024 granularity: 0

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Using ASIO buffer size: 1024

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO: unknown selector

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO: unknown selector

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): ASIO: unknown selector

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Latencies: 1024/0

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): Using ASIO output ready notifications

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): start failure: clASIOMiniEngine::StartAudioClient(): ASIOStart()

[C:\Users\Shawn\Desktop\networkaudiod.exe] (680): enter streaming mode

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Jussi, could you summarize the combination(s) of HQP/NAA versions that are currently stable? I ask cuz there is some confusion over what versions are on the uRendu (i.e does updating the uRendu exacerbate a problem currently, and maybe it's better to stay one version old there), for example, and why they work/don't work (i.e stuttering) under certain OS's or scenarios. I realize this may include staying away from betas for now. And I realize stuttering can have several causes, so this is ONLY about version-induced stuttering/incompatibilities. Thanks.

 

networkaudiod 3.4.0 should be fine with all versions of HQPlayer. In addition, if you use HQPlayer 3.14b5 or newer, you get improved NAA discovery and IPv6 support when combined with networkaudiod 3.4.0.

 

In current HQPlayer 3.14 betas, only Linux version includes CUDA support while Windows and Mac versions don't. So that's the negative side of using the beta. Other than that, 3.14b5 should be fine and I'm expecting it to become 3.14 final with very minor modifications, apart from re-enabling CUDA support once the new CUDA SDK production version becomes available (the release is pending that availability).


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Thanks. I guess I haven't really measured what a lack of CUDA would do to my I7-6700k build when trying DSD512. My URendu was on loan and is now back. I will update it to networkaudiod 3.4.0.

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I finally pulled the trigger on HQPlayer and an NAA

 

I just finished my NAA computer and will install it and HQPlayer this weekend.

I am wondering if the HQPlayer Guru's could look at my setup and make some suggestions for improvement?

 

My HQPlayer PC is Windows 10 Pro with the following specs:

 

Intel 6700K CPU

Windows 10 Pro

ASRock Z170 Extreme 7+ mobo

16GB G.Skill Ripjaws DDR4 3000 CAS 15

Samsung M.2 951 SSD 128GB OS and apps

EVGA Platinum rated 750Watt P2 PS (Leadtek low ripple design) Japanese caps

Intel X520 dual port 10GBit fiber ( 1 port will connect to the switch the other to the NAA)

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 8GB triple fans

Samsung UN65JS8500 65 inch 4K display

The CPU and Chasis fans have electrical isolators betwen the fans and Mobo

I also run Kodi for HD video content

 

The NAA specs are:

Windows 10 Pro

Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming 5 w/DAC up USB port

Intel i3-6100 @ 3.7GHz 65Watt (dual core - 4 Threads)

16GB G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 w/ 14-14-14-34 timings

Samsung M.2 951 SSD 128 GB OS + NAA App

EVGA Platinum rated 650watt P2 PS (Leadtek low ripple design) Japanese caps

Power is supplied to the chassis and CPU fans by and external 12/5 volt AC to DC power brick with a Molex connector

Intel 10GBit fiber network card networked to the HQPlayer PC (connection sharing ...I hope)

Graphics are Intel HD 530 onboard CPU graphics

Access will be via remote desktop

An ATX Linear power supply just was not in the budget at build time.

 

My chain will look something like this

 

Windows 2012R2 File server->10GBit Copper->Procurve Switch->10GBit fiber-> HQ Player PC->10GBit Fiber->NAA PC->onboard Dac-UP USB3->iFi micro iUSB3.0->Gustard X20u DAC-> Krell KRC-3 Preamp->McIntosh MC352 Amp-> Martin Logan Prodigy Electrostats.

 

On the NAA PC I am running Fidelizer 6.3 Pro. I have turned off Windows updates and removed all the Windows 10 Apps. I used HDD Tweaker 2.0 to also turn off prefetching, indexing and hibernation. The power profile is set to "Performance" which pretty much means the NAA runs at 3.7GHz 100% of the time. Even so, the heatsink isn't even warm to the touch. The EVGA power supply has a feature that keeps the fan off unless under high load. I have yet to see it come on. I think there are like 38 processes running after boot up.

 

Thanks

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I finally pulled the trigger on HQPlayer and an NAA

 

I just finished my NAA computer and will install it and HQPlayer this weekend.

I am wondering if the HQPlayer Guru's could look at my setup and make some suggestions for improvement?

 

Nice rig! You've got a lot of horsepower on the main pc. Do you intend to upsample to DSD? If so, which one (64,128, 256,512)? With what you have you should have no issue with at least DSD256 which is what I am doing with an I3 3770s CPU and no CUDA offloading.

 

The NAA can easily be run on something like a Pi so what you have is more than adequate. I am thinking of getting an UP Board and running Win10, Fidelizer, Audiophile Optimizer with USB out to my DAC. The UP Board costs something like $100. The Windows license will cost more than the PC!


12TB NAS >> i7-6700 Server/Control PC >> i3-5015u NAA >> Singxer SU-1 DDC (modded) >> Holo Spring L3 DAC >> Accustic Arts Power 1 int amp >> Sonus Faber Guaneri Evolution speakers + REL T/5i sub (x2)

 

Other components:

UpTone Audio LPS1.2/IsoRegen, Fiber Switch and FMC, Windows Server 2016 OS, Audiophile Optimizer 3.0, Fidelizer Pro 6, HQ Player, Roonserver, PS Audio P3 AC regenerator, HDPlex 400W ATX & 200W Linear PSU, Light Harmonic Lightspeed Split USB cable, Synergistic Research Tungsten AC power cords, Tara Labs The One speaker cables, Tara Labs The Two Extended with HFX Station IC, Oyaide R1 outlets, Stillpoints Ultra Mini footers, Hi-Fi Tuning fuses, Vicoustic/RealTraps/GIK room treatments

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Nice rig! You've got a lot of horsepower on the main pc. Do you intend to upsample to DSD? If so, which one (64,128, 256,512)? With what you have you should have no issue with at least DSD256 which is what I am doing with an I3 3770s CPU and no CUDA offloading.

 

 

Yes, the Gustard x20u can do DSD256 which is what I am shooting for. I have been lurking in the forums for a while now and reading. I'm having some issues with letting go of DIY PC hardware :-) Otherwise I probably would have purchased a MicroRendu and called it a day. I just can't seem to resist the urge to build it.

 

I have also read about others using a DCC in front of the DAC such as one made by Tanly or the Singxer SU-1 and connecting the DAC via an HDMI connector.

Singxer SU-1 USB digital interface with XMOS XU208 CPLD DSD256 DOP - Professional Audio Store - Shenzhenaudio.com

 

I hope when I fire this thing up tomorrow, the sound improvement will take things to the next level and justify all the expenditures. My fiancee is running out of new "What is wrong with you?" looks. LOL

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I used HDD Tweaker 2.0 to also turn off prefetching, indexing and hibernation. The power profile is set to "Performance" which pretty much means the NAA runs at 3.7GHz 100% of the time. Even so, the heatsink isn't even warm to the touch. The EVGA power supply has a feature that keeps the fan off unless under high load. I have yet to see it come on. I think there are like 38 processes running after boot up.

 

Thanks

 

I meant to say..... " I used Tweak-SSD 2.0" and not HDD Tweaker..

Tweak-SSD for SSD 'drives' on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 - Totalidea Software

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I was initially going to get a Sonic Transporter to run HQ Player but it is costly.

 

I was recommended these made in China fanless PC's which seem to have the same specs as the Sonic Transporter but at a fraction of the cost

 

https://world.taobao.com/item/530626...0633.18.GMcq2w

 

https://world.taobao.com/item/530440....DQbbgk#detail

 

 

Will these work and run HQ Player and/or Roon effectively?

 

The only other thing is that they have built in wi fi.

 

If I purchase one and disable the wi fi by turning the wireless networking off, does this take care of the noise?

 

Thanks

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I was initially going to get a Sonic Transporter to run HQ Player but it is costly.

 

I was recommended these made in China fanless PC's which seem to have the same specs as the Sonic Transporter but at a fraction of the cost

 

https://world.taobao.com/item/530626...0633.18.GMcq2w

 

https://world.taobao.com/item/530440....DQbbgk#detail

 

 

Will these work and run HQ Player and/or Roon effectively?

 

The only other thing is that they have built in wi fi.

 

If I purchase one and disable the wi fi by turning the wireless networking off, does this take care of the noise?

 

Thanks

So it looks like the i7 processor is an 4550U. I also use a fanless case but I have an i7-3770s quad core. Before that I had a dual core i3. The dual i3 could handle DSD64 no problem and sometimes 128 but it couldnt handle 256. So if you intend on doing DSD128 and above I am not sure if the 4550U can handle it.

 

By the way, here is comparison between the 4550U and my 3770S

 

http://www.cpu-world.com/Compare/236/Intel_Core_i7_Mobile_i7-4550U_vs_Intel_Core_i7_i7-3770S.html/url]


12TB NAS >> i7-6700 Server/Control PC >> i3-5015u NAA >> Singxer SU-1 DDC (modded) >> Holo Spring L3 DAC >> Accustic Arts Power 1 int amp >> Sonus Faber Guaneri Evolution speakers + REL T/5i sub (x2)

 

Other components:

UpTone Audio LPS1.2/IsoRegen, Fiber Switch and FMC, Windows Server 2016 OS, Audiophile Optimizer 3.0, Fidelizer Pro 6, HQ Player, Roonserver, PS Audio P3 AC regenerator, HDPlex 400W ATX & 200W Linear PSU, Light Harmonic Lightspeed Split USB cable, Synergistic Research Tungsten AC power cords, Tara Labs The One speaker cables, Tara Labs The Two Extended with HFX Station IC, Oyaide R1 outlets, Stillpoints Ultra Mini footers, Hi-Fi Tuning fuses, Vicoustic/RealTraps/GIK room treatments

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Thanks for dissecting the specs. I would have been thoroughly lost otherwise.

 

It looks like the 3770s is the winner there except for heat efficiency. So I guess I will have to look for one with a 3770s instead.

 

Is there a big price difference between the processors?

 

So it looks like the i7 processor is an 4550U. I also use a fanless case but I have an i7-3770s quad core. Before that I had a dual core i3. The dual i3 could handle DSD64 no problem and sometimes 128 but it couldnt handle 256. So if you intend on doing DSD128 and above I am not sure if the 4550U can handle it.

 

By the way, here is comparison between the 4550U and my 3770S

 

http://www.cpu-world.com/Compare/236/Intel_Core_i7_Mobile_i7-4550U_vs_Intel_Core_i7_i7-3770S.html/url]

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Thanks for dissecting the specs. I would have been thoroughly lost otherwise.

 

It looks like the 3770s is the winner there except for heat efficiency. So I guess I will have to look for one with a 3770s instead.

 

Is there a big price difference between the processors?

 

Well you should look for a quad core processor that is current generation. The 3770s is from two generations ago. Try to fine a quad core processor from 5th or 6th generation with a TDP that is less than whatever capabilities your fanless case of choice can handle. For example, my case can dissipate up to 95W of heat. The i7-6700 is a good choice.

 

Here is a link that compares all the current 6th gen i7 processors:

6th Generation Intel® Coreâ„¢ i7 Processors

 

You can see the list price for each. Not a huge difference lets say between the 6700 and 6700K.

 

BTW, thanks for the link to that website. I've been looking for a cheap PC to use as an NAA and the ones I see on the site look like a great price!


12TB NAS >> i7-6700 Server/Control PC >> i3-5015u NAA >> Singxer SU-1 DDC (modded) >> Holo Spring L3 DAC >> Accustic Arts Power 1 int amp >> Sonus Faber Guaneri Evolution speakers + REL T/5i sub (x2)

 

Other components:

UpTone Audio LPS1.2/IsoRegen, Fiber Switch and FMC, Windows Server 2016 OS, Audiophile Optimizer 3.0, Fidelizer Pro 6, HQ Player, Roonserver, PS Audio P3 AC regenerator, HDPlex 400W ATX & 200W Linear PSU, Light Harmonic Lightspeed Split USB cable, Synergistic Research Tungsten AC power cords, Tara Labs The One speaker cables, Tara Labs The Two Extended with HFX Station IC, Oyaide R1 outlets, Stillpoints Ultra Mini footers, Hi-Fi Tuning fuses, Vicoustic/RealTraps/GIK room treatments

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