Duo or quad core for cubase?

Discussion in 'Mixing & Song Critique' started by cridom, Nov 19, 2007.

  1. cridom

    cridom Guest

    which one runs better?
    also ram 667 or 800 any real difference?
  2. MediaMurder

    MediaMurder Guest

    Well one is very nice and the other is a little nicer, there is a big difference in the ram though. Im running 2 GB of 667 ram but If it were 800 ram my computer would be twice as fast.

    Dont let anyone fool you, I would rather have 1 GB of 800 ram than 2 GB of 667.... Go for quality over quantity.

    Cubase will run very well on a duo core and 2 gigs of whatever.
  3. Boswell

    Boswell Moderator Distinguished Member

    Apr 19, 2006
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    If the motherboard has an 800MHz front-side bus, then fit 800MHz memory. You can fit 800MHz memory to a 667MHz FSB system, but it will run at 667 not 800.

    My information is that Cubase is a single-thread application, so the system will not benefit from more than a duo, as it's best to avoid running other apps at the same time.

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