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Is this computer good for recording??
Old 16th September 2011
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Is this computer good for recording??

Here's the info from the ad.

State Drive Corsair XMS3 4GB DDR3-1600 (PC-12800) CL9 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit (TWO 2GB Memory Modules), Danger Den 4101 Water Cooling Kit, VisionTek Radeon HD 4870 GDDR5 512MB, Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD3 ATX MotherBoard, Sony AD-7260S 24X

SATA Internal DVD Burner, OCZ Technology ModXStream Pro 500 Watt ATX EPS12V Modular Power Supply, Sabrent 75-in-1 7-Slot USB 2.0 Internal Memory Card Reader & Writer, Core i7 860 2.8GHz Socket 1156 Processor (Over Clocked To 3.8Ghz), WITH WINDOWS

I wanna know if it's fast? Does it have a decent anoint of memory?? Thanks
Old 16th September 2011
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Yes, it is good.
Old 16th September 2011
  #3
Depends,How much is it?Could be a noisy dog[water cooling]also,its last years platform[could still be good].tutt
Old 16th September 2011
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double the memory.

I only have 4Gb in this computer and every time I press "stop" on cubase 6 I have to wait a few seconds for the computer swap everything out of memory. It doesn't effect the functioning , it just gets on your nerves after a bit when doing editing and nitty gritty.
Old 16th September 2011
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It depends what they want for it. The board/CPU is a very stable combo, watercooling is nonsense. It is a bit outdated though, software is getting more CPU hungry with every release. Right now I'd get a Sandybridge system (i7 2600) since it doesn't cost much more.
Old 16th September 2011
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I'd lose the water-cooling. And double the RAM. Then it will be pretty pokey.
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