Do you use the VMware audio card or an external USB-soundcard directly connected to the VM ?In my experience using a DAW inside a VM only makes a little bit of sense if you use an external USB-audio device connected to the guest directly.
All attempts to get decent results with the VMware-audiocard failed for me.
What was almost usable was a test with a MacOS VM using Garageband via a Tascam USB-audio device.
But honestly even that was hardly bearable ....
So to sum it up: you are expecting too much IMHO.
By the way - try with significantly less RAM for the VM - start with 2 GB instead of the 6.2 GB that you have assigned now.
This output does not surprise me considering that there's special kernels for Linux to handle real-time audio and video which are intended to be run on physical hardware.
Real-time demands and virtualisation are just not the best match.
If it ends up being a problem for you by trying to use this in a VM depends on your demands and your ability to tweak the VM configuration for minimum latency.
Hint: start out small.
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