I'm using a Lexicon Alpha interface with Cubase LE5 and haven't had any issues with ASIO lag before but it's currently giving me quite the trouble to the point where you can't make out anything playing back or monitored. I've only got seven tracks open and only playing back two while recording a third but the ASIO time usage keeps maxing out, even if nothing is playing. How do I bring that time usage down so I can keep working?
never mind, it cleared up when i bypassed all unnecessary plugins and EQs.
I have Cubase AI4 and the ASIO drivers that come with it aren't that great. Downloading ASIO4All fixed all of my problems.
Usually you'll use the ASIO drivers that come with your interface - not the ones that come with any software.