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« Reply #15 on: April 30, 2018, 09:55:51 pm »

I thought Peter might have been becoming a part-time priest Wink

But good to know his Sundays will be taken up not servicing a congregation, but... well... us!

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XXHighEnd: 2.10 / Minimize OS / Engine#4 Adaptive / DB=4096 / *trying*: Q1=30 / xQ1=40 / Q3,4,5=1 / SFS=5.19 / XTweaks = 52, 10, 0, 0, 1 / Straight Contiguous / Clock Resolution = 15ms / Scheme 3-5 (low/realtime) / 8x Arc Prediction (switch #5 'up/off') / Unattended
Main System: mobo USB3 port -> Lush -> Phasure NOS1a B75 G3 -> First Watt F5-cloned mono amps -> Tune Audio Anima horn speakers
Office System: Lush -> Phasure NOS1a G3 -> BD-Design BD30-SPR mono amps -> Tune Audio Marvel horn speakers
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« Reply #16 on: May 01, 2018, 04:08:09 am »


I am a full time priest. Just got up early to practice today's preaching.
I better go to sleep again ...
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W10-14393.0 - August 18, 2018 (2.10)
XXHighEnd Mach *III* Stealth LPS PC ->†*Xeon Scalable 14/28 core* with Hyperthreading On (*set to 10/20 cores*) @~660MHz, 48GB, Windows 10 Pro 64 bit build 14393.0 from RAM, music on LAN / Engine#4 Adaptive Mode / Q1/-/3/4/5 = 30/-/1/1/1/ Q1Factor = 10 / Dev.Buffer = 4096 / ClockRes = 15ms / Memory = Straight Contiguous / Include Garbage Collect / SFS = *140.19*† (max 140.19) / not Invert / Phase Alignment Off / Playerprio = Low / ThreadPrio = Realtime / Scheme = Core 3-5 / Not Switch Processors during Playback = Off/ Playback Drive none (see OS from RAM) / UnAttended (Just Start) / Always Copy to XX Drive (see OS from RAM) / Stop Desktop, Remaining, WASAPI and W10 services / Use Remote Desktop / Keep LAN - Not Persist / WallPaper On / OSD Off (!) / Running Time Off / Minimize OS / XTweaks : Balanced Load = *35* / Nervous Rate = 10 / Cool when Idle = n.a / Provide Stable Power = 0 / Utilize Cores always = 1 / Time Performance Index = Optimal / Time Stability = Stable / *Arc Prediction Filtering (16x)* / Always Clear Proxy before Playback = On -> USB3 from MoBo -> *Lush^2 A: B-W & Y-R, B: B-W* USB 1m00 -> Phisolator 24/768 Phasure NOS1a/G3 75B (BNC Out) async USB DAC, Driver v1.0.4b (16ms) -> B'ASS Current Amplifier -> Blaxius Interlink -> Orelo MKII Active Open Baffle Horn Speakers.
Removed Switching Supplies from everywhere (also from the PC).

For a general PC :
W10-10586.0 - May 2016 (2.05+)
*XXHighEnd PC -> I7 3930k with Hyperthreading On (12 cores)* @~500MHz, 16GB, Windows 10 Pro 64 bit build 10586.0 from RAM, music on LAN / Engine#4 Adaptive Mode / Q1/-/3/4/5 = 14/-/1/1/1 / Q1Factor = 1 / Dev.Buffer = 4096 / ClockRes = 1ms / Memory = Straight Contiguous / Include Garbage Collect / SFS = 0.10† (max 60) / not Invert / Phase Alignment Off / Playerprio = Low / ThreadPrio = Realtime / Scheme = Core 3-5 / Not Switch Processors during Playback = Off/ Playback Drive none (see OS from RAM) / UnAttended (Just Start) / Always Copy to XX Drive (see OS from RAM) / All Services Off / Keep LAN - Not Persist / WallPaper On / OSD On / Running Time Off / Minimize OS / XTweaks : Balanced Load = *43* / Nervous Rate = 1 / Cool when Idle = 1 / Provide Stable Power = 1 / Utilize Cores always = 1 / Time Performance Index = *Optimal* / Time Stability = *Stable* / Custom Filter *Low* 705600 / -> USB3 *from MoBo* -> Clairixa USB 15cm -> Intona Isolator -> Clairixa USB 1m80 -> 24/768 Phasure NOS1a 75B (BNC Out) async USB DAC, Driver v1.0.4b (4ms) -> Blaxius BNC interlink *-> B'ASS Current Amplifier /w Level4 -> Blaxius Interlink* -> Orelo MKII Active Open Baffle Horn Speakers.
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« Reply #17 on: May 03, 2018, 01:25:45 am »


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Well Fred, congratulations. You will go into the books as the first. OK, not really because the one now (about) finished is for someone already but he gently forced me into this.

Well, that someone is me. Happy Please let me introduce myself. My name is Michael, from Montreal in Canada. My first language is French so please be indulgent with my writing. Wink Itís the first time that I participate to a forum although I have been an avid reader of them for a long time. Audio reproduction has always been my main hobby. As many of you it all started when I was a teenager, quite a long time ago. See my signature for a summary of my current audio chain. Obviously, the weak link in this chain is the source (Mac mini and Chord Hugo). Although I pushed the Mini and the Hugo almost to their limits with the mods I made over the years I knew I was still short of what I was really looking for, musically speaking. The sound was good, sometimes very good (specifically during night time) but I felt something was missing.

To make a long story short after a lot of reading I became convinced that a R2R NOS DAC would give me what I was looking for. So in February I contacted Peter and then started a long series of exchanges that lead me to order the NOS1a/G3 and the Stealth II PC with the Xeon 2640. However Peter quickly realized that the Xeon 26xx family had been recently put out of the market and replaced with a new generation of CPU, the Xeon 61xx family. This is how the Stealth III necessity appeared, out of a specific order for a Stealth II. Then began the long and sometimes painful R&D process for Peter. I wonít go in details on the hurdles he went thru during this journey but Iím sure very few people would have succeeded in putting together this new generation based on a genuine server platform and the unique specs of the Stealth requirements. Thanks Peter.

Six weeks ago I received the NOS1a and connected it to the Mac mini with XXHighEnd 2.10. Well there is no comparison with the Hugo fed with the same Mini and HQP. The first minutes I heard it I knew I had made the right choice. And I know that everything will be multiplied a few fold when I receive the Stealth III which should arrive sometime next week. Although I donít have any reference with the previous Stealth generations for comparison, Iíll post my comments after a few listening sessions. I think my amplifier and beloved speakers will be pushed in territories in which Iíve never heard them before.

p.s.: thanks to the members of this forum who regularly post comments and questions (Manisandher, Nick, ACG, Arvind, Juanpmar, just to name a few). Iíve learned a lot in reading your posts on the Phasure site and others. You played a role in my decision making.

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Audio PC: Mac mini Mid 2011 / 16GB / 240GB SSD /  Uptone JS-2 power supply / Server 2016 as OS / Audiophile Optimizer / Fidelizer / Process Lasso / Primo RAMDisk / HQPLayer / Euphony (linux)
DAC 1: NOS1a/G3, B75 (2x) / Blaxius / Clairixa and Lush.
DAC 2: Chord Hugo / modified power supply: now runs off 2 x UltraCapacitor power supplies LPS1 from Uptone Audio.
Preamp.: none
AMP: AVM SA8
Speakers: LEEDH E2
Sub: LEEDH 20.1
AC Power: 3 x Dedicated lines for: Amp., PC + DAC and Sub / 2 x Topaz Ultra Isolation transformers 1.8kva (ea) (0.0005pf) for the digital and amp.
Others: Uptone ISO Regen / ICRON USB Extender 2304GE-LAN / TP-Link MC110 Fiber Media Converter
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« Reply #18 on: May 03, 2018, 01:45:53 am »

Hi Michael, yes, you start strong  Wink. I'm sure you'll enjoy it a lot and I hope you'll share your new emotions soon.
Welcome !

Juan
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Audio Pc: Processor i7 970: 3200MHz (reduced to 1668MHz), 6+6 cores/ RAM Corsair DDR3, 24Gb, 1333MHz/ Mb Asus X58 Sabertooth/ OS and XXHE in Peter's RAM-Disk / The CPU fan is the only one in the Audio Pc: NF-S12A (600rpm/6.7db)/ No graphic card/ Power supply: Seasonic SS-400FL2, fanless.

Configuration and Updates in HOW I'VE BUILT MY NEW PC...http://www.phasure.com/index.php?topic=1673.0

XXHighEnd: 2.10. Windows 10 Pro 64 bit build 14393.0 from RAM, music on LAN/ KS:Phasure NOS1 Out 4.0/ #4 Engine/ Adaptive Mode/ Q1=30 Q3=1, Q4=1, Q5=1, xQ1=40/ Dev.Buffer: 4096/ ClockRes: 15ms/ Straight Contiguous/ SFS: 5.19 (max 120)/ Not Invert/ Phase Alignment Off/ Allow format change/ Decode HDCD/ Playerprio: Low/ ThreadPrio: Real Time/ Scheme: Core 3-5/ UnAttended/ Not Switch during Playback Off/ Playback Drive none/ UnAttended/ Include Garbage Collect/ Copy to XX Drive by standard/ Always clear Proxy before Playback/ Stop Desktop Services/ Stop Remaining Services/ Stop All Services: Off/ Keep LAN Services: On - Persist: Off/ Use Remote Desktop/ Minimize OS/ XTweaks : Balanced Load 52/ Nervous Rate 10/ Cool when Idle -/ Provide Stable Power 0/ Utilize Cores always 1/ Time Performance Index: Optimal / Time Stability: Stable / Arc Prediction.

Music Server PC (W10) totally silent with OS (W10) in SSD and music inside in SSDs - RDC > Ethernet Gigabyte cable 3m > Audio Pc > 1m USB Lush cable directly from the USB3.0 in the motherboard > PHASURE NOS1a-75B-G3 (Driver v1.0.4) 16ms > Blaxius BNC interconnects > Genelec 1037B 3-Way Active speakers with BNC inputs
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« Reply #19 on: May 03, 2018, 02:01:19 am »

Hi Juan - Of course I will.  Happy
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Audio PC: Mac mini Mid 2011 / 16GB / 240GB SSD /  Uptone JS-2 power supply / Server 2016 as OS / Audiophile Optimizer / Fidelizer / Process Lasso / Primo RAMDisk / HQPLayer / Euphony (linux)
DAC 1: NOS1a/G3, B75 (2x) / Blaxius / Clairixa and Lush.
DAC 2: Chord Hugo / modified power supply: now runs off 2 x UltraCapacitor power supplies LPS1 from Uptone Audio.
Preamp.: none
AMP: AVM SA8
Speakers: LEEDH E2
Sub: LEEDH 20.1
AC Power: 3 x Dedicated lines for: Amp., PC + DAC and Sub / 2 x Topaz Ultra Isolation transformers 1.8kva (ea) (0.0005pf) for the digital and amp.
Others: Uptone ISO Regen / ICRON USB Extender 2304GE-LAN / TP-Link MC110 Fiber Media Converter
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« Reply #20 on: May 03, 2018, 07:45:56 am »

Hi Michael,
Nice story and the best choice you could make!
Now I understand that the CPU is from the gold serie and not the silver serie. So in therms of CPU it is really a step up from the 26-serie.
Peter, am I right? Any thoughts on this decision?
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Music Server (old PC) RDC to Mach II Stealth 14393 RAM-OS / no videocard / Engine#4 Adaptive Mode / Q1/3/4/5 = 30/0/1/1/ Q1Factor = 40 (Dev.Buffer = 4096) / ClockRes = 0.5ms / SFS = 5.19 Mx = 120 Straight Contiguous / driver buffer 16ms / Playerprio = Low / ThreadPrio = High / Scheme = 3-5 / Unattended / Minimize OS / PeakExtend off / Arc Prediction / NO custom filter / 16x Upsampling / XTweaks 38 (turbo boost off in bios and cpu ratio 24!),1,-,0,1/with coverart / --> mobo USB --> The Lush 100 cm --> NOS1a 75B --> Blaxius --> bnc amps Jadis JA30 (modified and with the best tubes) --> Speakers
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« Reply #21 on: May 03, 2018, 08:14:42 am »

Hi Michael, welcome! Look forward to hearing your thoughts on the Mach III. I think all of us are very intrigued.

For my own part, I can't imagine how the sound could possibly improve over what I have here right now. I recorded my 8 year-old practising his piano the other day. Playing the digital files back on the system, it was like the piano had been transported into my listening room (apart from the obvious noise from the mic preamps).

But somehow the sound always seems to go up another level when Peter comes up with something.

Mani.
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Audio PC: Phasure Mach II *with clock upgrade* / Win 14393.0 on RAM-OS / controlled by RDC, no GPU card installed / connected directly to music server
XXHighEnd: 2.10 / Minimize OS / Engine#4 Adaptive / DB=4096 / *trying*: Q1=30 / xQ1=40 / Q3,4,5=1 / SFS=5.19 / XTweaks = 52, 10, 0, 0, 1 / Straight Contiguous / Clock Resolution = 15ms / Scheme 3-5 (low/realtime) / 8x Arc Prediction (switch #5 'up/off') / Unattended
Main System: mobo USB3 port -> Lush -> Phasure NOS1a B75 G3 -> First Watt F5-cloned mono amps -> Tune Audio Anima horn speakers
Office System: Lush -> Phasure NOS1a G3 -> BD-Design BD30-SPR mono amps -> Tune Audio Marvel horn speakers
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« Reply #22 on: May 03, 2018, 01:12:22 pm »

Arjan - I don't want to step too much on the technical ground, I'll let this to Peter. However regarding the CPU I think that I can safely say that this first Stealth III will bear a Xeon 6130 from the Gold Series. It's a 16/32 core processor.

Mani - The comments I will make on the SQ with the Stealth III will be based on my own experience. Unfortunately I won't be able to comment in relative terms compared to the Stealth II. I went pretty far with the Mac mini and the various software to minimize the PC influence on the SQ. On that side I found something interesting recently. Six months ago for the first time I tried a few Linux audio player software. To my surprise I found the Euphony player to sound better than HQP. The sound was more detailed and more musical. This came as a surprise to me given that Euphony doesn't do any upsampling and that there is no additional software to tweak the PC. With HQP running from RAMDisk there was upsampling at 352khz, Audiophile Optimizer, Fidelizer and Process Lasso software to minimize the PC noise. The OS was Windows Server 2016.

On another matter, is there anyone on this forum having experience with the LEEDH E2 speakers?

Regards - Michael.
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Audio PC: Mac mini Mid 2011 / 16GB / 240GB SSD /  Uptone JS-2 power supply / Server 2016 as OS / Audiophile Optimizer / Fidelizer / Process Lasso / Primo RAMDisk / HQPLayer / Euphony (linux)
DAC 1: NOS1a/G3, B75 (2x) / Blaxius / Clairixa and Lush.
DAC 2: Chord Hugo / modified power supply: now runs off 2 x UltraCapacitor power supplies LPS1 from Uptone Audio.
Preamp.: none
AMP: AVM SA8
Speakers: LEEDH E2
Sub: LEEDH 20.1
AC Power: 3 x Dedicated lines for: Amp., PC + DAC and Sub / 2 x Topaz Ultra Isolation transformers 1.8kva (ea) (0.0005pf) for the digital and amp.
Others: Uptone ISO Regen / ICRON USB Extender 2304GE-LAN / TP-Link MC110 Fiber Media Converter
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« Reply #23 on: May 03, 2018, 06:27:06 pm »


Hi there Michael. From me too a warm welcome here.
And yes, you caused me quite a project here. But it will be worth while for the next 2-3 years.

Minutes ago I performed the very last things to do, like making your RAM-OS Disk ready with the settings I like (SQ) best myself.

High Resolution link XXHighEnd Mach III Audio PC 10

So that's her - only yours. And with special application, as you can see. Happy


High Resolution link XXHighEnd Mach III Audio PC 11

Thanks a lot, kind regards and never do this again please. Haha.
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W10-14393.0 - August 18, 2018 (2.10)
XXHighEnd Mach *III* Stealth LPS PC ->†*Xeon Scalable 14/28 core* with Hyperthreading On (*set to 10/20 cores*) @~660MHz, 48GB, Windows 10 Pro 64 bit build 14393.0 from RAM, music on LAN / Engine#4 Adaptive Mode / Q1/-/3/4/5 = 30/-/1/1/1/ Q1Factor = 10 / Dev.Buffer = 4096 / ClockRes = 15ms / Memory = Straight Contiguous / Include Garbage Collect / SFS = *140.19*† (max 140.19) / not Invert / Phase Alignment Off / Playerprio = Low / ThreadPrio = Realtime / Scheme = Core 3-5 / Not Switch Processors during Playback = Off/ Playback Drive none (see OS from RAM) / UnAttended (Just Start) / Always Copy to XX Drive (see OS from RAM) / Stop Desktop, Remaining, WASAPI and W10 services / Use Remote Desktop / Keep LAN - Not Persist / WallPaper On / OSD Off (!) / Running Time Off / Minimize OS / XTweaks : Balanced Load = *35* / Nervous Rate = 10 / Cool when Idle = n.a / Provide Stable Power = 0 / Utilize Cores always = 1 / Time Performance Index = Optimal / Time Stability = Stable / *Arc Prediction Filtering (16x)* / Always Clear Proxy before Playback = On -> USB3 from MoBo -> *Lush^2 A: B-W & Y-R, B: B-W* USB 1m00 -> Phisolator 24/768 Phasure NOS1a/G3 75B (BNC Out) async USB DAC, Driver v1.0.4b (16ms) -> B'ASS Current Amplifier -> Blaxius Interlink -> Orelo MKII Active Open Baffle Horn Speakers.
Removed Switching Supplies from everywhere (also from the PC).

For a general PC :
W10-10586.0 - May 2016 (2.05+)
*XXHighEnd PC -> I7 3930k with Hyperthreading On (12 cores)* @~500MHz, 16GB, Windows 10 Pro 64 bit build 10586.0 from RAM, music on LAN / Engine#4 Adaptive Mode / Q1/-/3/4/5 = 14/-/1/1/1 / Q1Factor = 1 / Dev.Buffer = 4096 / ClockRes = 1ms / Memory = Straight Contiguous / Include Garbage Collect / SFS = 0.10† (max 60) / not Invert / Phase Alignment Off / Playerprio = Low / ThreadPrio = Realtime / Scheme = Core 3-5 / Not Switch Processors during Playback = Off/ Playback Drive none (see OS from RAM) / UnAttended (Just Start) / Always Copy to XX Drive (see OS from RAM) / All Services Off / Keep LAN - Not Persist / WallPaper On / OSD On / Running Time Off / Minimize OS / XTweaks : Balanced Load = *43* / Nervous Rate = 1 / Cool when Idle = 1 / Provide Stable Power = 1 / Utilize Cores always = 1 / Time Performance Index = *Optimal* / Time Stability = *Stable* / Custom Filter *Low* 705600 / -> USB3 *from MoBo* -> Clairixa USB 15cm -> Intona Isolator -> Clairixa USB 1m80 -> 24/768 Phasure NOS1a 75B (BNC Out) async USB DAC, Driver v1.0.4b (4ms) -> Blaxius BNC interlink *-> B'ASS Current Amplifier /w Level4 -> Blaxius Interlink* -> Orelo MKII Active Open Baffle Horn Speakers.
Removed Switching Supplies from everywhere.

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« Reply #24 on: May 03, 2018, 07:06:51 pm »

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...never do this again please.
Well, Peter forgive me but I involuntarily put you to test. Wink However I believe you accepted this challenge because it was just that...a challenge, with the potential of new ground breaking for an Audio PC. And now the baby is born, he's beautiful and full of promises.  clapping

Nice picture. I Can't wait to see the UPS truck in the driveway next week.

Thanks again - Michael
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Audio PC: Mac mini Mid 2011 / 16GB / 240GB SSD /  Uptone JS-2 power supply / Server 2016 as OS / Audiophile Optimizer / Fidelizer / Process Lasso / Primo RAMDisk / HQPLayer / Euphony (linux)
DAC 1: NOS1a/G3, B75 (2x) / Blaxius / Clairixa and Lush.
DAC 2: Chord Hugo / modified power supply: now runs off 2 x UltraCapacitor power supplies LPS1 from Uptone Audio.
Preamp.: none
AMP: AVM SA8
Speakers: LEEDH E2
Sub: LEEDH 20.1
AC Power: 3 x Dedicated lines for: Amp., PC + DAC and Sub / 2 x Topaz Ultra Isolation transformers 1.8kva (ea) (0.0005pf) for the digital and amp.
Others: Uptone ISO Regen / ICRON USB Extender 2304GE-LAN / TP-Link MC110 Fiber Media Converter
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« Reply #25 on: May 04, 2018, 06:00:40 am »

Hi Michael,

Warm welcome to the forum. Iím sure youíll be very happy with the equipments/support provided by Peter & above all the high level of SQ you will be enjoying in the times to come.

Best regards,

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« Reply #26 on: May 04, 2018, 01:13:16 pm »

Hi Michael
Welcome to the forum...even if you are really the first Wink

Once I receive the Stealth MACH III I will be able to compare the SQ of both. I am also having a spare NOSI upgraded. I will probably let that burn in with a second system. My guess is it will take some time to break in as did my first G3 upgrade. It's nice to have options good

I have not heard the LEEDH E2 speakers. From what I have read they are excellent and quite unique. Who knows, we are only 4 hours apart as I am in southern New Hampshire. I'll check my system description as I have made some changes. A bit more traditional but it sounds quite good.

Looking forward to hearing your comments.  Welcome !
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« Reply #27 on: May 04, 2018, 07:17:16 pm »

Michael,

Welcome to the forum.  Curious to hear reviews from those presently using Stealth II on the improvements with Stealth III.  Stealth II was definitely an improvement over the original XXHE PC, BUT so much else improved (NOS 1a upgrades, XXHE upgrades, Blaxius, Lush, etc.).  What you will find is there is no other system of products out there that has this kind of continuous upgrade path built in.

Looked up the LEEDH E2 speakers.  Seeing 81dB (or 83dB) efficiency made me a bit concerned.  My experience is that speed, clarity, dynamics are hard to accomplish at these efficiency levels.  Not sure there's anyplace to listen to them in San Francisco.  The Orelos by the way are utterly fantastic!!  You have to hear them.

Again welcome,

Ramesh
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XXHE settings: Q1 30x10, Q3/4/5 1/1/1, SFS 140.19 (Max 140.19), Clock Res 15ms, Core Scheme:3-5, Driver Buffer 16ms, Balanced Load 35, Nervous Rate 10.
Audio PC -> Lush^2 USB cable (A:W&B and Y&R; B: W&B -> NOS1(a,75B, G3) -> Blaxius cables (BNC) -> Orelo Mk II active speakers
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« Reply #28 on: May 04, 2018, 10:29:06 pm »

Hi Peter,

maybe I missed the info:

RAM -OS still with W10 or ....?

Joachim
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« Reply #29 on: May 05, 2018, 08:47:35 am »

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maybe I missed the info:

RAM -OS still with W10 or ....?

Hi Joachim,

Definitely still with W10 and definitely all the very same (setup / configuration).
But yes, I am guilty of making a usual first-post-chaos of matters which are so-called true (on April 1). At some stage I will revisit the first post and make a nice summ-up of all what is in there.
But ask ahead anyway ! The Stealth III is really there. And seriously for the better, but I held a bit back of that so far. Maybe in a next post ...

KInd regards,
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XXHighEnd Mach *III* Stealth LPS PC ->†*Xeon Scalable 14/28 core* with Hyperthreading On (*set to 10/20 cores*) @~660MHz, 48GB, Windows 10 Pro 64 bit build 14393.0 from RAM, music on LAN / Engine#4 Adaptive Mode / Q1/-/3/4/5 = 30/-/1/1/1/ Q1Factor = 10 / Dev.Buffer = 4096 / ClockRes = 15ms / Memory = Straight Contiguous / Include Garbage Collect / SFS = *140.19*† (max 140.19) / not Invert / Phase Alignment Off / Playerprio = Low / ThreadPrio = Realtime / Scheme = Core 3-5 / Not Switch Processors during Playback = Off/ Playback Drive none (see OS from RAM) / UnAttended (Just Start) / Always Copy to XX Drive (see OS from RAM) / Stop Desktop, Remaining, WASAPI and W10 services / Use Remote Desktop / Keep LAN - Not Persist / WallPaper On / OSD Off (!) / Running Time Off / Minimize OS / XTweaks : Balanced Load = *35* / Nervous Rate = 10 / Cool when Idle = n.a / Provide Stable Power = 0 / Utilize Cores always = 1 / Time Performance Index = Optimal / Time Stability = Stable / *Arc Prediction Filtering (16x)* / Always Clear Proxy before Playback = On -> USB3 from MoBo -> *Lush^2 A: B-W & Y-R, B: B-W* USB 1m00 -> Phisolator 24/768 Phasure NOS1a/G3 75B (BNC Out) async USB DAC, Driver v1.0.4b (16ms) -> B'ASS Current Amplifier -> Blaxius Interlink -> Orelo MKII Active Open Baffle Horn Speakers.
Removed Switching Supplies from everywhere (also from the PC).

For a general PC :
W10-10586.0 - May 2016 (2.05+)
*XXHighEnd PC -> I7 3930k with Hyperthreading On (12 cores)* @~500MHz, 16GB, Windows 10 Pro 64 bit build 10586.0 from RAM, music on LAN / Engine#4 Adaptive Mode / Q1/-/3/4/5 = 14/-/1/1/1 / Q1Factor = 1 / Dev.Buffer = 4096 / ClockRes = 1ms / Memory = Straight Contiguous / Include Garbage Collect / SFS = 0.10† (max 60) / not Invert / Phase Alignment Off / Playerprio = Low / ThreadPrio = Realtime / Scheme = Core 3-5 / Not Switch Processors during Playback = Off/ Playback Drive none (see OS from RAM) / UnAttended (Just Start) / Always Copy to XX Drive (see OS from RAM) / All Services Off / Keep LAN - Not Persist / WallPaper On / OSD On / Running Time Off / Minimize OS / XTweaks : Balanced Load = *43* / Nervous Rate = 1 / Cool when Idle = 1 / Provide Stable Power = 1 / Utilize Cores always = 1 / Time Performance Index = *Optimal* / Time Stability = *Stable* / Custom Filter *Low* 705600 / -> USB3 *from MoBo* -> Clairixa USB 15cm -> Intona Isolator -> Clairixa USB 1m80 -> 24/768 Phasure NOS1a 75B (BNC Out) async USB DAC, Driver v1.0.4b (4ms) -> Blaxius BNC interlink *-> B'ASS Current Amplifier /w Level4 -> Blaxius Interlink* -> Orelo MKII Active Open Baffle Horn Speakers.
Removed Switching Supplies from everywhere.

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