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Mar 30, 2013 at 4:13 AM Post #3,646 of 4,156

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it works in Jplay-win8, but you cannot use buffer lower than 256 (that means that you can't use xstream engine)
 
Mar 30, 2013 at 7:23 AM Post #3,648 of 4,156

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that's a limitation of DI v3. (behaves the same in Win7 - i've tried)
i've got a really powerful audioPC in my dualPC setup (xeon e1230, 8gb ram@7-7-7-20) and at buffer 128 i get hiccups. at 64 there's no sound at all.
for example, DI-DSP worked in Directlink nicely
 
Mar 31, 2013 at 4:39 AM Post #3,651 of 4,156

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that's a limitation of DI v3. (behaves the same in Win7 - i've tried)
i've got a really powerful audioPC in my dualPC setup (xeon e1230, 8gb ram@7-7-7-20) and at buffer 128 i get hiccups. at 64 there's no sound at all.
for example, DI-DSP worked in Directlink nicely

So, DI-V3 seams to be a step back comparing to DI-DSP? I'm curious, why Kingwa does not make any serious tests of his products before releasing them? Hi's sending people to ask forum about their problems. It's not the DIY product :frowning2:((  But at least  it's money saving - you don't need to spend them on JPlay :)
 
Mar 31, 2013 at 7:26 AM Post #3,652 of 4,156

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There's much more than just the buffer size at play. Pretty much every one who tried both said the V3 was better or, in the worst case, just as good.

It's cheaper and has (much) better drivers.
It was a nice move from kingwa to find an alternative to the tenor chip, a better one at that. The Conductor users would have appreciated Burson did the same :wink:
 
Apr 1, 2013 at 6:12 AM Post #3,653 of 4,156

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that's a limitation of DI v3. (behaves the same in Win7 - i've tried)
i've got a really powerful audioPC in my dualPC setup (xeon e1230, 8gb ram@7-7-7-20) and at buffer 128 i get hiccups. at 64 there's no sound at all.
for example, DI-DSP worked in Directlink nicely


That is using ASIO? Did you tried KS ou WASAPI?
 
Apr 1, 2013 at 9:50 AM Post #3,654 of 4,156

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that's using KS
i've made a mistake though. i listen at 128 buffers, not 256
 
doesn't save the day anyway, since Xtream engine works only on buffers up to 32
 
Apr 1, 2013 at 2:22 PM Post #3,658 of 4,156

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Why you say that?

JRiver devs have a different opinion:
http://wiki.jriver.com/index.php/Audio_Output_Modes

I don't think that J-River page is an opinion of the quality of Kernel Streaming versus other modes.  Kernel streaming does not always work while wasapi has become the most stable output mode.  Under normal conditions there is really no difference in sound quality between event style and KS so J-river recommends the former because its more stable.  I think Wasapi may be more prone to hardware interrupts than KS though so KS is better for people who work on the same computers they store their music on.  I have a dedicated server that does nothing but play music so I can't tell any difference between the two. 
 
Apr 1, 2013 at 4:08 PM Post #3,660 of 4,156

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How low are you talking?  I don't see why you couldn't, you will just run into the same problems as anyone else if the buffer gets too low, then you can just nudge it up until the problems dissipate.  It really depends on your individual computer so trial and error is the only way to find out how small of a buffer you can use.    
 

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