OKAY IT'S TIME FOR ME TO UPGRADE MY PC!!! I NEED HELP, POINTERS, WISDOM, TIPS, INFO, AND ANYTHING THAT CAN HELP ME ON MY WAY TO PC DREAMLAND!
Many of you whom have been part of my thread already know what equipment I have and what I did with my old "HP Vectra VL400" p3 computer. If you have no idea do some skim reading and you'll know what new stuff I bought for it.
Well I just saved up a whole lot of cash, and figure it's time to throw away the mobo, processor, and ram (not literally). I'm just gonna take them out and put them in a new cheap case I will buy for the parts I just mentioned, and use the pc as a internet only pc. That way what I upgrade will be my work pc. Why? You will see!!!!
First off I am a sound engineer that works in a professional studio. The pc I want to build is for studio uses, but for home. I want to be able to work at home on a beastly powerful machine. I mean something that is almost past todays standards. Something that is sooo fast I will get my moneys worth.
I need a mobo, processor, and ram. They have to be capable of handling INTENSIVE ram usage, and processing power. For those of you who want to know what kind of programs I will be using read the next step. Anyways the pc has to literally run without flushing, skipping, stalling. I want it to be better than whats on the market or the best.
The Programs I will be using:
Like to know what kinds of programs will be my main source of focus for this work pc? They'll be the following:
- Cubase SX
- Fruity Loops
- Adobe Audition v2.0
These programs are intensive and need hard working parts in order to not skip while tons of wav files are loaded.
I need a motherboard that will indeed run top of the line hardware. I just bought a brand new 80gb IDE western digital hard drive, and a LG dvd-r/rw as well. I bought a new case, and a 450watt psu all for my old hp vectra vl400 pc. So I will be keeping these parts. The only things I need is a top of the line mobo, processor, and ram. I guess maybe something along the lines of what comes with the besttop of the line pcs in stores right now. I dunno. Like for instance. When they sell a real pc at a store thats brand new top of the line actual manufactured pcs at like future shop, staples, best buy, sears, etc. I assume those come with the newest mobos, ram, and processors. Most new pcs in stores like that cost like $2000 and come with monitors and warrantys etc. Well I don't need the pcs. I just need those top of the line parts I mentioned. I want to attach all the stuff I have just bought for my old pc as I mentioned above, and put it on the new mobo.I need something TOP OF THE LINE. I don't care how much it is, I told you all my budget. I just want something super duper fast. & ram that works wonders. I want these parts to be so good I won't have to upgrade for years, I'm talking like 5 years or more. I want to have this baby for a longgggggggggg time. I want lightening speed. To the point I'll say woaahhhh!
It also has to have good sound, since I'm a sound engineer and I need to master and mix songs. Meaning I need the best possible audio so I hear the right frequencies when I'm working. I dunno if the new mobos come with good integrated sound or what. But it has to be good. I'll be getting a nice soundcard after, but the integrated sound on the mobo HAS TO BE IMPECCABLE.
I don't know anything about how to tell what mobo, processor or ram is the best. Or how to know if there fast, etc. I mean I know little about old mobos, and ram. But as for new stuff I dunno. As I said my pc is still a p3. lol. So I guess you could say my pc knowledge is stuck in that era.
I really, really need the best harware. I want to be able to install good vid cards and stuff too, as I will be doing gaming as well. & I want to be able to run todays newest games.
Basically I want the best MOTHERBOARD, PROCESSOR, AND RAM ON THE MARKET NOW.
I assume that since a new pc in a store that comes with a monitor and all that costs like $1000-$1500, that my budget on the new hardware I want ($1000-$1500) will be more than enough for the best mobo, processor, and ram on the market.
I WANT TO BE ABLE TO ATTACH ANYTHING TO THIS MOBO. GOOD VID CARDS, TOP OF THE LINE STUFF. SOUND CARDS ANYTHING.
I WANT THIS TO BE MY DREAM PC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
ANY ADVICE WILL BE NICE!!!!
SHOW ME WHERE TO LOOK, WHAT TO BUY, AND HOW TO KNOW WHAT IS GOOD FOR TOMMMOROWS (NOT TODAYS) STANDARDS!!!!
I'M LOOKING FOR THE FUTURE BABY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!