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Please assess a DAW spec

Discussion in 'Recording' started by DrShann, Jan 26, 2005.

  1. DrShann

    DrShann Guest


    A friend is putting together a DAW, and has asked for advice.

    His current spec plan is as follows, could you please provide feedback on it:

    Asus PC-DL Deluxe Motherboard, Featuring 400MB/s Firewire and 1 gb/s Lan capability, on board AC-97 audio, and four USB 2.0 ports.
    Dual XEON 3.06ghz 533FSB CPU's
    2GB Corsair TwinX Dual Channel Ram (ultra low latency 2-2-2-5)
    Western Digital Raptor 10kRPM Sata 70 GB Audio Drive
    Maxtor 250 GB Audio/Sample Drive
    Maxtor 160 GB System Drive
    Tagan 480 watt EPS 12V whisper quiet 21db PSU
    Lian-LI full tower Aluminium case
    Sony DVD-RAM drive
    Radeon 7000 series dual headed Graphics card
    LynxTWO - C

    Finally - he's planning on building it himself, but is interetsed to know of any UK vendors who sell specs like this - so if you know of any please let me know the names / websites.

    Please let me know.


  2. RandomGuest

    RandomGuest Guest

    Feb 10, 2001
    dont waste your money on the older 533 FSB,
    instead get the Asus NCCH-DL and 800 fsb Xeons.


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