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Old 03-17-2014, 12:32 PM
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Default Windows Build

I wasn't sure of the appropriate place to post this.

I received this quote just recently for a Windows build and I wanted to get some feedback on the part used, substitution parts, better parts, general thoughts on the build, etc.

Case: Zalman: Z9 Mid-tower case. 3x 5.25, 6x 3.5, 1 2.5 drive bays.
Power Supply: Coolermaster - 720W Silent Pro M 16DB (quiet) 5 yr warranty.
Motherboard: ADK - LGA1150: Z87 3x 16X PCIe, 2 PCIe 1x, 2 PCI, dual channnel DDR3 1600, USB3, Sata 600,
Processor: Intel - Core i7 4771 Haswell 3.5GHz Quad 8 meg cache with HT
Cooling: Noctua - NH-U9B SE2 Ultra Quiet CPU Cooler 8-13DB
Cooling 2: ADK - ADK Quiet Case fans (2) 8DB Noctua
Memory: ADK - 16gig 2x8gig DDR3 1600 LV CL11-11-11-28 Lifetime warranty
Memory 2: None
Memory 3: Paragon Backup & Recovery 12 Suite with ADK recovery Flash Drive.
Hard Drive 1: Intel - 240G 530 Series SSD: 540MB read/490 write 2.5"
Hard Drive 2: SEAGATE - 1TB Sata 600 64meg cache 2 yr warranty ST1000DM003
Hard Drive 3: SEAGATE - 1TB Sata 600 64meg cache 2 yr warranty ST1000DM003
Hard Drive 4: None
Hard Drive 5: None
Controller: None
Video AMD: ATI Radeon 6450 1GB fanless 1DVI, 1VGA, 1 HDMI
Video 2 None
CD/CD-RW/DVD: 24X DVD-RW Dual Layer
CD/CD-RW/DVD 2: None
Pro Audio: None
NIC Included wired not wireless
Midi none
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 7 Pro 64 bit OEM
Other Software NONE
Other Software 2 NONE
Other Software 3 NONE
Monitor none
Keyboards None
Speakers None
Warranty 2 year parts and labor, onsite pickup, Lifetime tech support.
Digital Audio Workstation
ADK Quad Pro Price: $2,160.00
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Old 03-17-2014, 01:10 PM
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Default Re: Windows Build

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I wasn't sure of the appropriate place to post this.

I received this quote just recently for a Windows build and I wanted to get some feedback on the part used, substitution parts, better parts, general thoughts on the build, etc.

Case: Zalman: Z9 Mid-tower case. 3x 5.25, 6x 3.5, 1 2.5 drive bays.
Power Supply: Coolermaster - 720W Silent Pro M 16DB (quiet) 5 yr warranty.
Motherboard: ADK - LGA1150: Z87 3x 16X PCIe, 2 PCIe 1x, 2 PCI, dual channnel DDR3 1600, USB3, Sata 600,
Processor: Intel - Core i7 4771 Haswell 3.5GHz Quad 8 meg cache with HT
Cooling: Noctua - NH-U9B SE2 Ultra Quiet CPU Cooler 8-13DB
Cooling 2: ADK - ADK Quiet Case fans (2) 8DB Noctua
Memory: ADK - 16gig 2x8gig DDR3 1600 LV CL11-11-11-28 Lifetime warranty
Memory 2: None
Memory 3: Paragon Backup & Recovery 12 Suite with ADK recovery Flash Drive.
Hard Drive 1: Intel - 240G 530 Series SSD: 540MB read/490 write 2.5"
Hard Drive 2: SEAGATE - 1TB Sata 600 64meg cache 2 yr warranty ST1000DM003
Hard Drive 3: SEAGATE - 1TB Sata 600 64meg cache 2 yr warranty ST1000DM003
Hard Drive 4: None
Hard Drive 5: None
Controller: None
Video AMD: ATI Radeon 6450 1GB fanless 1DVI, 1VGA, 1 HDMI
Video 2 None
CD/CD-RW/DVD: 24X DVD-RW Dual Layer
CD/CD-RW/DVD 2: None
Pro Audio: None
NIC Included wired not wireless
Midi none
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 7 Pro 64 bit OEM
Other Software NONE
Other Software 2 NONE
Other Software 3 NONE
Monitor none
Keyboards None
Speakers None
Warranty 2 year parts and labor, onsite pickup, Lifetime tech support.
Digital Audio Workstation
ADK Quad Pro Price: $2,160.00
You might want to compare this against www.Pro-Tools-PC.com. AFAIK, nVidia graphics are preferred, and I would think about swapping those Seagate drives for WD Caviar BLACK.
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Old 03-17-2014, 01:42 PM
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Default Re: Windows Build

Thanks so much, Albee1952, and for the link.

Is this the best link within the forum for current info? Looks like it was last updated a while back: http://duc.avid.com/showthread.php?t=166055
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Old 03-17-2014, 01:52 PM
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You should check the "Sticky: i7 Builds - Specs and Results" at the top of the Pro Tools Software (Win) forum:
http://duc.avid.com/forumdisplay.php?f=93
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Old 03-17-2014, 05:23 PM
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Default Re: Windows Build

Thanks! I posted over there as well.

Kind regards-
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