DAW PC Advice?

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Graham S
24 posts since 13 Dec, 2013

Post Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:33 pm

Hoping to get feedback on which configuration to get for a midi mockup / orchestration DAW. I’ve narrowed it down to either the 8700k or 7800x. I’m trying not to shoot above 1500 or so for budget.

I like the idea of 8700k because it’s cheapest and apparently also the fastest. Only setback is 64gb ram max, but idk if that would really be a limitation for me, as right now I’m working with just a 16gb computer. I also like that I don’t have to buy a graphics card with it. I read on some threads that people were complaining about it only having 16 pcie lanes, but as far as music production work, how much do tons of pcie lanes really matter? Any advice / opinions would be appreciated

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478 posts since 17 Aug, 2015 from Finland

Re: DAW PC Advice?

Post Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:20 am

Graham S wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:33 pm
Only setback is 64gb ram max
64GB of RAM is more than enough for anything.
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