Software Delay

Mar 2, 2011 at 3:58pm

Software Delay

Hello All,

I’m trying to find out what delay occurs when sending a message through objects in Max. (For example, if I send a message into the input of a bang, what is the delay in sending an output?)

There must be some sort of delay which is affected by your processor speed but is there any documentation to specify what this is for specific objects?

Hope that’s clear, thanks for any help.

#55286
Mar 3, 2011 at 9:23am

[timer]

it is a bit strange at first how to use it but it does the trick.

#198959
Mar 3, 2011 at 1:16pm

I thought about that and tested it using a bang. However it doesn’t show any time delay. It might be too quick to register anything.

No problem, I’ll continue searching!

#198960
Mar 3, 2011 at 2:52pm

[cpuclock]

#198961
Mar 3, 2011 at 6:54pm

I’ve been using this basic cpuclock-based methodology to test efficiency.

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