[LAU] New workstation | DAW pc

rosea grammostola rosea.grammostola at gmail.com
Sat Sep 11 09:33:44 UTC 2010

On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 6:27 AM, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 8:54 AM, rosea grammostola
> <rosea.grammostola at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Thanks for all the info so far.
>> I have gathered some components:
>> Processor: i5 750
>> Heatsink: ?
>> MB: Asus P7P55D
>> Memory: Corsair XMS3 4GB(2x2GB) PC3-10666
>> HDD: 2 x Western Digital WD5000AADS (Bulk, Caviar Green) (500GB)
>> Case: Antec SOLO
>> Fan: Nexus 120mm Real Silent case fan
>> DVD: Lite-On iHAS124 24xDVDRW
>> PSU: Seasonic S12II, 380Watt, ATX
>> Screen: Lenovo L1951p 19" or ThinkVision L197 19inch (1440x900) Wide
>> Flat Panel LCD (Analog/Digital) HDCP TCO 03,MPR-II
>> Comments are welcome.
> OK, I brought up tonight. It runs, but I am seeing some
> video problems. However I'm not sure they are any worse than what I
> see on 2.6.35-gentoo-r5. (The newest kernel) They seems to be related
> to running firefox-bin (the 32-bit version) with the 32-bit version of
> Flash so that I can watch Hulu. The platform basically works. I'm
> running KDE with 2 screens, glxgears at about 1400FPS, Firefox-bin
> running Hulu and a few other things. It works, but if I try to move
> Firefox from one monitor to the other X completely crashes.
> I do not, however, think that has anything to do with rt-sources as I
> sometimes see the same thing running the Gentoo kernel with the Intel
> video driver.
> If I was building something new at this point I don't think I'd rely
> in the built in graphics device and would probably choose Nvidia once
> again. Intel graphics doesn't seem stable enough under Linux right now
> to recommend. No problems under Windows, but Linux is sort of hosed.
> - Mark

Thanks Mark for the test and info!

What do you guys think of the MB ASUS P7P55D (afaik it's works good
with M-audio at least).

@Kjetil, are you happy with the performance of your Hard disks?


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