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Riser Cards -- Do they effect PCI bandwidth?

Discussion in 'Recording' started by crackhippy, Jun 5, 2003.

  1. crackhippy

    crackhippy Guest

    I am trying to get a portable live setup and I am considering using a 2U racked PC but it will require that I use a riser card for my soundcard. This sounds like a bad idea. Can someone explain what a riser card does and whether or not it effects performance?

    I understand that a laptop w/ a PCMCIA interface would be the best idea, but I'd like to be able to bring the whole DAW onstage as a soft-sampler and also for backing tracks.

  2. falkon2

    falkon2 Well-Known Member

    What's wrong with a laptop?

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