I'm trying to move a mega-jitter patch (my cell DNA program, if you want to know) into Max 5.First, I wanted to see if there was much performance difference. It feels more or less the same, but I'm wondering about CPU usage reports on OSX.5. Activity monitor gives this report for 4.6:
CPU Thr RSIZE RSHRD VSIZE Kind
34.5 117 354.07 MB 32.86 MB 1.21 GB Intel
and this for 5.1:
121.0 120 391.94 MB 30.10 MB 1.26 GB Intel
I'm wondering, first, how it could use 121% of the cpu? Is that because there's 200% available on a Core2Duo processor (Macbook pro)? Or is Activity monitor just crazy?
Next, is Max 5 really using 4x the CPU that 4.6 does? It certainly doesn't "feel" like it, so I'm wondering exactly what I'm seeing and what I should worry about.
I'm happy to share code w/ C74 to figure this out if you need more details.