[linux-audio-user] newbie q: making a machine

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Tue May 20 10:04:01 EDT 2003

Jonathan Segel wrote:
> i own RME hardware, so that's a plus!
> i was thinking about building a new machine that would be dedicated to 
> being an audio maker. 

Well depending on your cash supplies you should look into a dual cpu 
system as you can never have enough power for plugins and synths in 

If not then AMD has a better rep in Linux land than Intel.

Plenty of RAM and ATI has better performing drivers than nvidia although 
that can also depend on your mobo/vga combination.

Ask here before you buy with a list of specs and you'll get plenty of 

Patrick Shirkey - Boost Hardware Ltd.
Http://www.djcj.org - The Linux Audio Users guide

Being on stage with the band in front of crowds shouting, "Get off! No! 
We want normal music!", I think that was more like acting than anything 
I've ever done.

Goldie, 8 Nov, 2002
The Scotsman

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