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Is there still an advantage in using a DSP-powered audio interfaces?

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asked May 24, 2017 in Studio One 3 by brianmeisner1 (193,380 points)

Is there still an advantage in using a DSP-powered audio interfaces?  For example, the UAD plug-ins.

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answered May 24, 2017 by brianmeisner1 (193,380 points)
 
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In a world of powerful CPUs and low-latency audio interfaces, the biggest advantage of DSP-powered audio interfaces is the quality of their effects plug-ins. A hardware DSP based system has a clearly defined but also clearly limited amount of processing power. Native processing adds flexibility to the system. In a modern DAW such as Studio One, both types can be safely and reliably used side-by-side.

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