PC stick good enough?

July 2, 2015, 2:35P

Vu Nguyen

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Would this little thing be good enough to run LiveOke?


Here's the spec:

Processor - Intel Atom Quad-core Z3735F 1.33 GHz

Processor Features - 64 bit Quad-Core Processor

Cache Per Processor - 2 MB Cache

Memory - Soldered down Single-channel DDR3L 1.35V, 1333 MHz, 2 GB

Hard Drive - 32 GB eMMC storage device soldered down

Graphics - Intel HD Graphics

Power Supply - 5V/2A Wall-wart style interchangeable plugs

Case - Black Chassis, 3x3mm Security Loop

Operating System - Windows 8.1 32-Bit

Software Included - McAfee Antivirus Plus Subscription

Audio - Multi-channel digital audio via HDMI interface

Communications - WLAN, 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN, Bluetooth 4.0

Front Panel Ports - Card Reader, Micro SDXC v3.0 slot with UHS I-Support (on side)

Back Panel Ports - Video Ports 1 HDMI, Rear USB 1 x USB 2.0 Type-A host port on side

Last edited by Vu Nguyen, July 2, 2015, 2:39P

July 2, 2015, 4:00P


this stick is more than enough(have SSE2,SSE4.1 .. instruction) and 64bit compatible. with quad-core it take at most 30%CPU to play a fullHD video.

benchmark score 809 same as

but I personally like the desktop so I can put in a RME or Digigram or AudioScience sound card in. and get rid of the cheapn mixers

July 6, 2015, 11:00A

Vu Nguyen

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Ah.. very nice! for someone that has already some sort of karaoke setup...just want to upgrade to the digital system, this stick might be a great choice :)

Those sound cards look really nice... are they expensive? great for karaoke mixing?

July 6, 2015, 12:03P


yeah those sound card are high quality and stable. they can be run at 32 samples (0.7ms latency) and can run stable with lolaoke at 64 samples(1.2ms) with about 10 vsts load. and total latency of 6ms which is about latency of a digital microphone, human ear can hear no delay at all.

Yes, I singing live on my system at 64samples buffer and on a quadcore Q9500 for few hours without problem. I test it run 128samples for the whole day without problem.

those are expensive 500-700 new , but you can grab a used RME on ebay for about $200.

these are expensive but sound quality very lease to the ears. once you listening to karaoke by vst you wont go back to the PA stuff.

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