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Old 06-02-2009, 04:23 PM   #27
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Default laptops versus desktops, latency will differ.

Originally Posted by pipelineaudio View Post
Since this comes up so much I thought I'd make a sticky and hopefully that will help for buying cards and such
it is perhaps also good to know that latency and other issues will differ depending on whether you are using a laptop or not. (esp. with pc's) >>>laptops use acpi to check the battery and that service causes dropouts as well as added latency. also, having wifi enabled adds latency. i have found that users' desktops almost always coast in comparison to what their laptops do.

if you are using a laptop, run your latency checking program (such as dcplat.exe) and go into your devices and disable acpi battery method and study the difference.

this may not work for everyone, but give it a try if you haven't already.

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