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New PC build

Postby ffud » Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:13 am

First, my apologies if there is a dedicated thread for this kind of discussion. If there is I couldn't find it.


As my projects get more intense my laptop is cutting it less and less. Finally time for the new computer I think. What do you all think about this? I'd love to get some feedback before I order.

I'll be using this for Reason 6.5 and ProTools 10. And with a Focusrite Liquid Saffire 56 once I get that.

Intel BOXDZ77RE75K LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W

SAMSUNG 830 Series MZ-7PC128N/AM 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (OS/Software)

Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" (Storage)

GIGABYTE GV-N430-2GI GeForce GT 430 (Fermi) 2GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16

Patriot Viper Xtreme Series, Division 2 Edition 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2400

KINGWIN STR-500 500W ATX 12V v2.2, EPS 12V v2.91 and SSI EPS 12V v2.92 SLI Ready 80 PLUS PLATINUM Certified Modular Active ...

Fractal Design Define R4 Black Pearl w/ USB 3.0 ATX Mid Tower Silent PC Computer Case


Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit

Thanks a lot.
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Re: New PC build

Postby Pete Kaine » Tue Dec 04, 2012 12:25 pm

Spec looks all good. You'll probably want a dedicated FW card with a Texas Instruments chipset for plugging that liquid 56 into (they are rather fussy) but otherwise I can't see much wrong with it as it stands.
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