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JeffRock 12-17-2002 10:44 PM

Laptop advice for prospective MBox
I am new to this group. I am considering jumping from my current hardware (Roland Studio Pack) to the MBox. I would also like to run this on a laptop. I am not trying to record 10 tracks at once, just small demo stuff for mainly my own amusement.

I am interested in a Windows laptop as well, as this machine will also be used for work purposes - so buying an iBook is not an option for me.

I am curious what is the most valuable as far as hardware goes. I am shooting for at least 512MB of RAM, a 1394 port, and at least 2 USB 2.0 ports. I have a external USB 2.0 100GB 7200 RPM drive that I use with Cakewalk now, and it runs excellent with my home PC.

And what about the ongoing debate of Athlon vs. P4? I have read the Dave C test thread and have seen some great Athlon results. Is this really the way to go? I have always bought Intel in the past.

Any advice - brands, speeds, memory, HD, etc is greatly appreciated - including what to avoid in the purchase! Thanks!!


Michael Carpenter 12-17-2002 11:09 PM

Re: Laptop advice for prospective MBox
try this [URL=http://duc.digidesign.com/cgi-bin/ubbcgi/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=32;t=011539]thread[/URL ] ....

hope it helps...


Michael Carpenter 12-17-2002 11:11 PM

Re: Laptop advice for prospective MBox

Laptop / Mbox thread..

Bastiaan 12-17-2002 11:21 PM

Re: Laptop advice for prospective MBox
also read this very carefuly:


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