Digital audio editing is a system-intensive process. With multiple audio files zipping around your computer and DSP effects chewing up your CPU power, your computer is working hard! As you apply more and more DSP plug-ins to your song's tracks, you'll notice your system beginning to slow down. In a few minutes you'll learn how to use Logic's Freeze function to combat this problem, but in the meantime, your single biggest asset in monitoring your computer's performance is Logic's CPU window.
The CPU window shows you how much of your system's resources are being devoured by your song. Let's open the CPU window and watch it work.