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Old 07-23-2018, 11:37 AM   #4
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Continuing with my research on this topic, I found the following conversation from the Mixxx Community Forums to be interesting:

https://www.mixxx.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=460

This seems to indicate that there is NO added latency, which would indicate that JACK itself is at least equal to ALSA latency-wise. I suppose it is still possible for badly behaving apps in the JACK chain to cause latency. And it is also possible, I suppose, that when an app is tuned better for a particular technology (ie ALSA vs JACK) than another, then things could run better on one vs the other. That clears up a lot! So, it comes down to this:

Does "REAPER" run with lower latency and less Xruns when using straight ALSA, or through JACK when tested on the same REAPER project?
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