music and audio production

Forum discussion tagged with music and audio production.
  1. STgalenmarek

    Question Advice on a Build for Music Production and Gaming

    Hi! I'm very new to this kind of stuff and wanted some thoughts on a build I was designing at MicroCenter - In particular, the games I play are rather intensive in the processing aspect...
  2. K

    Build Advice New PC build for music production ?

    Hello, I'm going to be doing a build for music production for my studio. I already have monitors, mouse and keyboard and speakers/sound equipment. These are the programs I run and some things I'm looking for to have. Main programs I use are: Protools Fl Studio The main things I need...
  3. A4G

    Question Pairing an i5-12600k with an Asus TUF B660m-Plus motherboard ?

    Hey Guys, i need to pair an i5-12600k with an Asus TUF B660m-Plus Motherboard. I know i will not be able to overclock it but can this motherboard handle the max turbo speed of 12600k ? will this motherboard bottleneck the 12600k ?
  4. D

    Build Advice Music production/engineering PC build - thoughts and advice

    Hello everyone. As the title says, I will be building a PC (for the first time in my life) primarily for music production/sound work and occasionally some light/amateur Photoshop (not including basic everyday tasks like browsing obviously). For the past month I've been intensively informing...
  5. R

    Question Right Sound Bar for Small 9 feet House

    I am from India. My house is small (1 RK) and main room is 9ft ×8ft length. I bought "Vu Premium TV 4K 50inch (1.26 Mtr)". I am looking for better sound and bass quality that can make me feel like I am watching movie in theater and good music quality, my budget is max 15k Indian Rupees. Kindly...
  6. MoonGlaive

    [SOLVED] Audio Drivers Comparison

    Hello, i am going to use one of these audio driver but i don`t know much about them. please help me finding the best audio driver. 1- Creative Sound Blaster Connect 1-2 2- DTS Studio Sound , DTS:X Ultra 3- Nahimic , Sonic Studio 3 4- Dolby Atmos , Dolby Atmos for Gaming here is the...
  7. Christian00

    Question Buying new laptop

    Hello everybody, I'm looking to change my good old Sony vaio with an upgrade and fast laptop and I'm just asking which one I could buy. In terms of use, generally I'm working with some DAW for music production. Regards Christian
  8. NiallUK

    Question What's the best laptop for my needs, but also fairly priced?

    In my spare time, I do a lot of DJ mixing, along with guitar and e-drum playing. I used a laptop to power these instruments through digital amplifiers, VST plugins and such. The laptop was reasonably powered, so I had no issues with latency (for example, hitting the snare, and a delayed sound...
  9. B

    Question Music Production Build/Setup $5000 Budget

    I have a $5000 budget for a PC that I am going to be using primarily for music production, but I will also be gaming on this machine. The setup here includes not only a PC, but decent keyboard and mouse, three monitors plus stand, and a webcam. I already have most of my audio equipment that I...
  10. D

    [SOLVED] Need help with small/compact but powerful Music WS/gaming rig

    Hi Guys, I'm planning to build a desktop which will be extensively used for music production. My current system still works, but bottlenecks very easily while using virtual instruments and chains of plugins in general. I would prefer a smaller, compact build in order to make it easy to move...
  11. Geraki

    [SOLVED] Multi-screen Setup for Music

    I am trying to figure out how to run a mixer program on a multi-monitor setup while simultaneously duplicating a single screen to multiple televisions in the worship area of the Youth House of the church I Pastor. Let me do my best to clarify: is it possible to..? On a "sound booth" table at...
  12. L

    [SOLVED] New Gaming/Productivity Computer (Ryzen 5600x/5800x)

    Greetings everyone, I'm picking new components to build a gaming and productivity pc. I'm gonna be mostly gaming and doing music production/sound design work. The components are the following: CPU: Ryzen 5 5600x or Ryzen 7 5800x CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Black Edition MOBO...
  13. B

    Build Advice Audio Production PC Build

    Hi everyone, just read through a few recent posts on here and other sites about building a PC mainly for music production, but I still have some questions. I'm happy to spend about €1200 for a proper PC that will last. Current parts below. I anticipate I will be doing some photo editing and...
  14. croftl

    Question Is old HDD slowing my PC?

    Hellooo, I recently decided to boot up my old PC after about 2 years of not turning it on. It’s running an AMD A6 7400k 3.5GHz Dual Core Processor with 8GB of RAM. Its running much slower than it used too. It’s even slower than my old 1.4 GHz 4GB 2014 MacBook Air. I’m going to be using for...
  15. V

    [SOLVED] A machine for programming and music editing/making.

    Hello, I'm bulding a new PC and my eyes are turned on a Intel's processors and more specifically Xeon's family. So far i used an old i5 2500k, but back in a days i only used to play video games on my PC. Now I wanna something new which would be more of a workstation than casual computer. I...
  16. T

    [SOLVED] Help: PC build for mainly music production, but also gaming.

    Hello there! I plan to build a new pc for mostly music production, but also for some gaming. (Budget pc) I have done some research and decided to pick the following parts for my pc: CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 GPU: Gtx 1660 super Ventus xs oc Mobo: Asus rog-strix b450-f PSU: Corsair CV650 80+ bronze...
  17. L

    [SOLVED] Best Headset/Headphones to buy right now for pc gaming and music production!!??

    So I have recently been shopping for a new headset and really can not make a decision. I want the best possible headset but not something ridiculously overpriced, What would give me the best quality for gaming but also good clean audio and deep bass for music production? I would like wireless...
  18. T

    [SOLVED] Looking for opinions on what to downgrade on PC build

    Hey everyone, so I am building a PC for Gaming and Photo Editing with LightRoom/Photoshop and my budget is supposed to be $2500. I will post the component parts below - if you could help me reach budget I would be very grateful. Currently the build is WITHOUT a monitor, keyboard, mouse or Power...
  19. M

    [SOLVED] PC Build for Ableton music software

    Hey all. I am helping my brother with his first ever PC build. I myself have not built a machine in almost 8 years so any and all input is appreciated. His main use will be for the Ableton music software. Here is a not very useful article from Ableton: Ableton Help He most likely won't game on...
  20. P

    [SOLVED] QLC for my Music & Video Production System? (Win10)

    Hey, So, I'm a bit confused about what my Music & Video production system does regarding read/write onto a drive. Ideally, I would like an SLC based drive but, I wouldn't mind sacrificing a little bit of performance to save some cash. I'm looking to upgrade my laptop 250GB SSD's (1x M.2 NVMe...
  21. Samrat97

    Question Ryzen 5 3600 VS i7 8700

    I wanna build a pc for 70% Music Production on DAW like Cubase and 30% video editing on Adobe Premiere Pro! / Photoshop, Lightroom My choices are i7 8700 and Ryzen 5 3600.. (I don't want to overclock) I already have Corsair vengeance LPX 3000mhz c16 2*8GB RAM.. Will add 2 more in future...
  22. C

    [SOLVED] Cpu for 32 bit float/192khz music production

    I currently have an i9-9900k which is relatively good for music but it chokes at the highest sample rate and bit depth in my daw (32 bit/192 khz), and yes i'm well aware of "why would you need such high sample rate it's pointless" blah blah blah. Really I'm just looking for a solid answer or...
  23. C

    Keypad Not working

    Can use letters on some things but numbers don't work weather number lock is on or off