Building Out A Powerhouse PC

Eskow, Gary
July 2010
Mix;Jul2010, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p18
The article presents the author's views on specifications for personal computers (PCs) used for digital audio workstations (DAWs). He states a comparison of several PCs including Intel Core i7 860 2.8Ghz processor, Intel Core i7 950 at 2Ghz, and Intel quad-core Xeon E5520 running at 2.26 GHz. He says that 64-bit hard drives for PCs are not practically ready for everyday digital remixing. Moreover, he asserts the importance of noting new advances in computer technology for upgrading DAWs.


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