intel i7 920
g.skill ddr3 1333 x 4gb
gigabyte ex58-ds4 motherboard
sapphire x1800xt video card
3x 500gb seagate 7200rpm drives (audio)
1x 500gb seagate 7200rpm drive (program files)
on the program files drive i have installed my audio apps and vsts, plus adobe photoshop,nero,soulseek.... and some other insignificant programs. i keep my pc reverted and clean and dont install anything i dont need.
i have the latest version of norton antivirus and even though they say it isnt a system resource hog, i still think it is.
it runs applications well and is reliable, but still i want rendering and processing audio to go faster... i thought this machine was gonna be the one that blows me away. but it is not the case.
iam upgrading the ram to 2100 speed 4g, some corsair hopefully, and some larger 1tb drives to see if that speeds it up much more.
i want to be able to be burning a cd, using cubase, have photoshop open, and installing a new app all at the same time, and have the ability to switch between windows and apps whilst all this is happening without delay and slight pausing.... maybe iam dreaming...or maybe i need to spend $5000+
iam using reason4 and cubase5. i have