Putting together new rig. Need some advice

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Post » Mon Jun 27, 2011 11:36 am



[QUOTE=Tom]I've heard great things about OCZ SSD's, good choice![/QUOTE]

Sweet :) mee too :)

Btw do you know how to change my avatar??

Edit2@ Still not sure which gpu i should choose ><'' i was keen n getting xfx hd 6850 which is £118 but I'm keen on getting gtx 560 non-ti but it is £40 more expensive. 

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Post » Mon Jun 27, 2011 11:40 am

You can change you Avatar at gravatar.com, sign in there and change it.  I'll write a short post on why we chose gravatar tonight, and make it easier for people to see how to change it.
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Post » Mon Jun 27, 2011 12:23 pm


[QUOTE=Tom]You can change you Avatar at gravatar.com, sign in there and change it.  I'll write a short post on why we chose gravatar tonight, and make it easier for people to see how to change it.[/QUOTE]

Do i have to register over there? How can i marge the accounts?
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Post » Mon Jun 27, 2011 12:25 pm

It works on your registered email address, so whatever email address you have with your account on here, use that to register on gravatar.  This site then hashes your email address, sends it to gravatar and they return your avatar!  It's very clever and very useful once it's set up.
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Post » Mon Jun 27, 2011 1:02 pm

cool, thx :)

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Post » Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:54 am

So after over a week of constant jugling betwen parts i seatled on those specs:
Item: Core i5 2500 3.3GHz Socket 1155 6MB Cache Retail Boxed Processor - Qty: 1
Item: Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver Thermal Compound Thermal paste 3.5gram - Qty: 1
Item: OCZ 60GB Agility 3 SSD - SATA-III - Read 525MB/s Write 475MB/s 50,000 IOPS - Qty: 1
Item: Casecom 6788 Black Mid Tower Case with Full Black Interior/Exterior 120mm Blue LED Front Fan - No PSU - Qty: 1
Item: Samsung SyncMaster BX2035 LED LCD 20" DVI-I Monitor - Qty: 2
Item: MSI GTX 560 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI Mini HDMI PCI-E Graphics Card - Qty: 1
Item: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium w/SP1 - Licence and media - 1 PC - OEM - DVD - 64-bit - English - Qty: 1
Item: Antec TrueQuiet 140 - Case fan - 140 mm - Qty: 1
Item: Xilence Black 120mm Case Fan - 4pin with 3pin adaptor - Qty: 3
Item: Hitachi Deskstar 1TB Hard Drive SATAII 7200rpm 32MB Cache - OEM - Qty: 3
Item: Sony Optiarc AD-5260S 24x DVD±RW & DL SATA Optical Drive - OEM Black - Qty: 1
Item: Startech HDMI to Mini HDMI Cable Adapter - Qty: 1
Item: Xenta SATA 2.0 to right angle SATA 7-pin Cable (Red) 46cm / 18" - Qty: 4
Item: G-Skill 4GB DDR3 1333MHz Ripjaws Memory Module CL9 (9-9-9-24) 1.5V - Qty: 1
Item: G Skill 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1333mhz Ripjaws Memory Kit CL9 (9-9-9-24) 1.5V - Qty: 1
Item: Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3-B3 Socket 1155 7.1 Channel Audo ATX Motherboard - Qty: 1
Item: Tenda Wireless-N300 USB Adapter - Qty: 1
Item: Logitech Wireless Desktop MK250 - 2.4Ghz with mini USB Receiver - Qty: 1
PSU: XFX pro 850W

Comes on 7th. Can't wait :) Thenks everyone who helped out!
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Post » Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:51 am

It's for music production yet I don't see a quality sound card there? ;p
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Post » Sun Jul 03, 2011 6:24 am

did you just bought motherboard for music without FireWire ?


[QUOTE=procrastinator] It's for music production yet I don't see a quality sound card there? ;p[/QUOTE]

Proper sound cards for music design are quite expensive. It'e better to get externall Audio Interface - can do more stuff with that
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Post » Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:49 am

[QUOTE=shinkan] did you just bought motherboard for music without FireWire ?


[QUOTE=procrastinator] It's for music production yet I don't see a quality sound card there? ;p[/QUOTE]

Proper sound cards for music design are quite expensive. It'e better to get externall Audio Interface - can do more stuff with that
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Yeap, getting external card. Going with usb because for firewire u need specyfic types of firewire like texas. And since i want to use the card with my laptop when i'll be recording not at home which has some unknown firewire port usb is the solution :)
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Post » Sun Jul 03, 2011 10:05 am

[quote=]firewire like texas[/quote]

For pc yes, for laptop you don't. Firewire in laptops will always work fine, cause they been made to work specially for that laptop.
Only for pc's there is a trial and error - I had to try 4 different firewire cards myself to find working one and it's not texas.

Anyway all external Interfaces will work just fine with your laptop, M-Audio, MOTU...
my friend from http://centrala.pro/ is using MOTU by firewire in his studio with normal pc and with his crappy old laptop when he's playing concerts (laptop, motu, Live and mpc40) - never complained, never had any issues during live act's.
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