[LAU] New workstation | DAW pc
Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Sat Sep 4 14:49:45 UTC 2010
On 09/04/10 05:52, rosea grammostola wrote:
> Right, for audio a dualcore with 4 GB will do imo, but I might need some
> extra power for other work.
> Another aspect of a pc for audio is noise. I was wondering, might it be
> possible to use a long cable to my pc monitor and place my pc in another
> room. Will there be any degradation of the quality of the visual display
> with a long >= 5m. cable?
That depends on the video card, monitor, type of cable, and the
resolution you use. The lower the resolution the better it will work.
In one place, I drive about that distance using a VGA distribution
amplifier box, but I am only doing 1024x768, and it still isn't perfect
Several companies make boxes just for this purpose though, called
console extenders. Gefen seems to be one of the most respected brands.
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