So you’ve decided you need a new interface and you’ve been scouring the internet reading reviews and tips on picking out the perfect fit. Let’s review the questions you should be asking in order to find out exactly what you’re looking for.
The idea of having additional horsepower available via external DSP to run whatever plugins you want might seem like an ideal solution for many modern recording engineers. However, computers have become extremely powerful and plugin developers are constantly improving their software to be more CPU efficient. The combination of these two things means that today’s computers can handle more audio plugins than ever before. So do you really need external DSP?