Updating xp to sp2
Final release testing of Pro Tools 7 has shown that there are some performance issues with certain RTAS plug-ins when used with single processor computers.
Instance counts on OS X-based LE systems may show a small decrease with certain plug-ins, Windows XP-based LE systems may incur a small performance hit as well with these plug-ins.
Pro Tools 7 Plug-In Q & A A: The answer depends on the system configuration.
On multi-processor systems (with a dual processor or dual-core processor), most plug-ins will benefit greatly.
Disclaimer: Digidesign can not verify that the information in this forum will provide full functionality or performance.
Please refer to these Compatibility Documents for Digidesign's official system requirements.
That means those customers will not have received the above mentioned Security Update released in March.
Customers should contact third-party vendors for more information about updates.
For all Digidesign and Digi-distributed plug-ins, both versions will be available, and use the same authorization on both Pro Tools 7 and Pro Tools 6.
Check the link above, and with individual third-party developers for compatibility, update, and upgrade information.
The purchase of either of these options expand a Pro Tools LE system from 32 total voiceable tracks to up to 48 mono or 48 stereo tracks at up to 96 k Hz (interface permitting*).
Most desktops are capable of 48 stereo tracks at up to 96k, providing the system meets the following recommended requirements for maximum track count: To find out the model number of your chipset, check with the manufacturer before purchasing, or use the following tools for your existing computer: How can I tell if my PC is compatible?
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Cumulative Update; Cumulative updates contain the bug fixes and enhancements–up to that point in time–that have been added since the previous Service Pack release and will be contained in the next service pack release.