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by krisandjennoel / May 28, 2010 1:24 PM PDT

What would you suggest? my budget is around $1000.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 28, 2010 10:47 PM PDT

For most, desktops are too noisy. I'd reconsider a laptop.

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Odd thing is.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 30, 2010 9:38 PM PDT
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All the work laptops have 7200 RPM hard drives. I guess that is a non-issue today.

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desktop for making music
by maceman69-234090513641357 / May 30, 2010 8:34 PM PDT

Hi Krisandjennoel,

Almost anything goes, most important thing is the sound card. Noise is no problem, when you record keys and guitars. For drums you need another room anyway. If you record vocals close to computer you can use compressors/limiters to diminish the noise.

The problem with laptops is that the hard disk rotational speed is 5200 RPM and most of pro studio softwares needs 7200 RPM to work properly. Of course you can get an external HDD..


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