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DAWBench
With 2017 now behind us, I hope you all enjoyed the holiday season and welcomed 2018 in with the people who matter most to you. In todays blog we'll be taking a look at some of the DAW Bench results for the new Ryzen 1800x build and see how it compares to my old i7 4770 rig. Despite this build having 32gb of RAM it shouldn't really make much difference to the numbers as this test focuses more on raw...
  • Jan 03
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  • Marcus Dellicompagni
PC Builds
Early this morning my replacement RAM came. I must admit, I was very anxious about this. After such a streak of bad luck with hardware, I was hoping nothing else bad would happen... So, I took the old working stick out of slot 2 and replaced it with one new module then powered up the machine. Thankfully the system booted up fine, no errors and 16gb was showing. A good start. Next it was to power down the machine and...
PC Builds
So all my parts finally arrived yesterday for my budget build. I put the system together easily enough, however, nothings ever easy... CPU: Ryzen 1800x Motherboard: MSI Tomahawk B350 RAM: G Skill Flare X 32Gb (2x16) 2400Mhz CL15 DDR4 AIO Cooler: Corsair H60 My first impression is this could be a potentially sweet system. Unfortunately I've been plagued with numerous hardware issues preventing me from properly testing it out. My first issue was having a PSU failure (of all days...
PC Builds
Will a Ryzen 1800x be good for audio production? Well, I'll find out soon enough! I'm doing a Ryzen build over the coming weeks and performing some tests to see how it copes compared to my old rig. During the build I'll be posting blog updates to check the progress and see any issues are encountered. My current rig was originally built for audio mixing and songwriting but since starting PoundSound I've found myself doing A LOT more video editing, 3D rendering, design...