Chapter 21 - Audio Memory Usage

The following sections discuss the memory used by the audio system in a typical application. Memory requirements, and optimization are discussed in detail.

21.1 Overview of the Audio RDRAM Usage
21.1.1 Audio Buffers
21.1.2 Sample Rate, Frame Rate, and Other Factors
21.2 Optimizing Buffer Sizes
21.2.1 Audio DMA Buffers
21.2.2 Command List Size
21.2.3 Output Buffer Size
21.2.4 Audio Thread Stack Size
21.2.5 Synthesizer Update Buffers and Sequencer Event Buffers
21.2.6 The Audio Heap
21.2.7 The Sequence Buffer
21.2.8 The Bank Control File Buffer