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Thread: What PC or Mac do you have and what are the specs?

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    Cool What PC or Mac do you have and what are the specs?

    I personally have a PC, an HP dv9540us for all my mixing of sorts. It gets the job done even for a 1.5GHz Core 2 Duo (But at least its a dual core!) and I'll upgrade it to 2.4GHz this summer anyway. Specs:

    Operating System: Windows Vista Home Premium x86/Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.2
    CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo @ 1.5GHz
    Chipset: Northbridge: Intel 965GM, Southbridge ICH8M
    RAM: 2GB (2x1GB) @667MHz
    Graphics Card: nVidia GeForce 8600M GS (overclocked)
    Sound Card: Realtek High Definition Audio
    Wireless: Intel 4965AGN
    LAN: Realtek RTL8168B/8111B Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC
    HDs: 2x120GB@5400RPM
    Extra thing: Fingerprint sensor for using your fingerprint as your password for your windows account, email, and programs
    Ports: 3xUSB, 1xSVGA, 1xHDMI, 1xS-Video, 1xs400 firewire, 1xExpansion Port 3, 1xRJ-45 port, 1xmodem, 1xPCI Unknown (I use it for my media remote), 2xaudio, 1xmic.
    Screen: 17" WSXGA

    I like to use Virtual DJ and Logic Pro 8

    I lova mah techno

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    AH.FM Addict 90degrees's Avatar
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    Talking funny to put VDJ and Logic in one sentence hehehe...

    well since Logic was bought by Apple in '02 you will find it tricky, actually nearly impossible, to run on a Wintel box.
    there are maybe hacks that could allow to do so but the overhead you would pay defeats the purpose of a stable running DAW.

    But it doesn't need to be Logic, there's always Cubase, Sonar (my fav), Reason (though a bit too self contained, esp audio import, but still possible via ReWire), Live, FL Studio etc.

    my setups are "fairly" old but for the moment absolutely sufficent for what I do.
    well, everything is old today after 6 months innit?!

    Opteron 146 @2.9 Ghz, Arctic Freezer64pro, 2x1Gb OCZ DDR 500 ( 1T), DFI infinity (939), ATI 1950Pro, Audigy 2ZS Plat Pro PCI, 1x80Gb HDD (OS + apps), 1x120Gb HDD (pagefile partition + storage)
    Opteron 246 @2.5 Ghz, Arctic Freezer64pro, 2x1Gb GeIL DDR400 ( 2T @166 divider) ASrock 939 DualSATA (hard volt mod), ATI 800GTO3 (bios flashed to 850), Terratec DMX 6Fire 24/96 (Emu borked, temp solution), 1x160Gb HDD (OS + apps), 2x320 Gb HDD (tracks, vsts, samples, loops, div DJ mixes etc)
    Athlon64 3800+ @2.6 Ghz (~4100+), Arctic Silencer64 (small), WinFAst 6150K8MD, 2x0.5 Gb Corsair DDR400 ( 1T @220), GeForce 6600GT (stock), Audigy 4, 1x120Gb HDD (OS + apps), 1x320Gb HDD (storage)

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    AHddicted! Dan's Avatar
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    cool thread here are my specs of my laptop that I use everyday, I used to game but go out of it, very addicting haha

    MacBook Pro 15"

    • 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
    • 2GB memory
    • 200GB hard drive
    • Double-layer SuperDrive
    • NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT with 256MB
    • wifi ABGN
    • FireWire 800 & 400
    • Audio IN Jack

    It does the job for my everyday use such as browsing, email, AH stuff, decoding, encoding etc
    Battery life is really good on this (5hours with wifi on) have been really happy with it, but it does come with a heavy price, but then again 48$/month is not bad
    Most listened to Trance Radio - AH.FM
    Love AH.FM? become today.

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    AH.FM Addict JayCan's Avatar
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    Feb 2008
    Austria / Germany


    CPU: Intel Core Duo T5500
    Memory 1GB DDR 2 SDRAM
    Hard Drive: 100 GB
    Screen: 17" WXGA HD READY Xblack lcd
    Graphic: GeForce 7400 Turbo Cache 256 MB
    OS: Windows Media Full

    DVD RW

    For daily business and graphic desing and music storage and sometimes gaming
    Life is a Soundtrack

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    AH.FM Addict trace of trance's Avatar
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    Oct 2006
    Desktop: home built from parts

    CPU: AMD Athlon 2.6Ghz
    MEM: 512MB
    HD: 280GB
    Graphic Card: some ATI with 128M MEM

    Laptop: Dell D830

    CPU: 2.40GHz intel Core 2 duo
    MEM: 2GB
    HD: 160GB
    Graphic Card: Nvidia NVS 135
    it includes all possible ports & slots
    Immoral Monkeys - Portobello (Adam Nickey remix)
    Adam Nickey - Shift
    Sunlounger feat. Zara - Lost

    Dancing is a vertical expression of a horizontal desire

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    AH.FM Addict piccoli's Avatar
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    Dec 2006
    Lisbon, Portugal, Portugal

    HP d330

    mem - 1 GB

    HDD -120GB

    HDD - 40 GB

    External HDD 120 GB

    Processor Intel 2,8 Ghz

    Graphics Card Nvidea

    Monitor Samsung 19' widescreen

    Sound Card came with Mother Board

    Sound System Logitech Z4

    OS Windows XP Professional - SP2

    Browser's Firefox for browsing, Opera to use it for d/l torrents files

    and Safari from apple

    still working for what i want

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    AH.FM Addict Chompie's Avatar
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    I don't even know. I just use these computers, I don't pay much attention to their specs.
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