FAS Reverby questions before I buy

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  1. pharmd07

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    Hi all. I'm on the fence regarding purchasing the FAS reverb plugin. I have a couple questions before I buy:

    1) Does it sound as good as the reverb in the AxeFX II? I hope so. So many reverb plugins sound too gritty and digital to me.

    2) How processor intensive is it? Does it eat up a lot of resources? I have a desktop with an i7 7700 processor, 16 gigs of RAM, running Windows 10 and Studio One 3.

    Thanks so much for your help!
     
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    1 )only you can really judge this. It is based on the same logorithm , but it sound awesome to me.
    2) As Windows audio is alien to me I can't answer this either, but none of my Macs has ever choked on it.
     
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    arguably, it sounds better than the one in the axe, because it has twice the density and it's true stereo
     
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    I pulled the trigger and bought FAS reverb. Glad I did, especially since it's on sale right now for $99. It sounds great, and I definitely prefer it to the reverbs in Studio One.
     
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    This video by Greg Wurth sealed the deal for me.



    This one is handy as well

     
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    It's definitely a cool plugin. It uses a bit more resources that the stock Presonus plugins, but the sound quality is definitely superior.

    Once my new computer comes in, I doubt FAS Reverb will have much of an effect on the system's resources.
     
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    To me it sounds great! Sounds as good as the Axe FX's built-in reverb, or even better. The interface is intuitive and reminiscent of the Axe Edit interface.

    So far I've run 3 instances of it simultaneously with no problems. I'm sure it could run more with no problem (i7-4770, Win10, 32GB, Reaper).

    I bought it a couple of weeks ago for $99.99 on sale, and as of this post it's still on sale. I was prepared to buy it at full price, so discovering the sale was a nice bonus.
     
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    The sale definitely made it worth the purchase!

    It's fun to load the plugin on a drum track, load up the wooden room preset (I think that's what it's called), and listen to the track with 100% reverb and no dry signal. Close your eyes, and it's almost like really being in a room on the opposite side of someone playing in the room. The reverb sounds that convincing!
     
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