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Re: Best computer for Cubase?

Post by Ap79x » Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:57 pm


I have been thinking getting Cubase for PC. My specs are:

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-core
16GB Ripjaws V DDR4 3200MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 OC 6GB GDDR5
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB SSD
Windows 10 professional

My audio interface is M-Audio Fast track.

So I was wondering if my setup is enough to run Cubase 9.5 Artist smoothly and also plugins like Eastwest Goliath?

I’ve been using Logic Pro X with my Macbook Pro, but nowadays it has been crashing all the time.

Thanks for your help!
Windows 10 Home, AMD Ryzen 7 3700x 3.6GHz 8-core, 32GB Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000MHz, GeForce GTX 1060 OC 6GB GDDR5, Asrock X570 Phantom Gaming 4, Samsung 860 Evo 500GB SSD + Intel 660p 1000GB M.2 SSD
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Re: Best computer for Cubase?

Post by gravehill » Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:32 am

It's definitely enough but obviously it depends on how many instances you use, how many and what kinds of effects etc.

I'm still working on a 9 year old i7 920 (see signature), using East West stuff, Kontakt, Omnisphere and plenty of other virtual instruments. Korg Arp Odyssey emulation is where my CPU draws the line. It works but I have to freeze/render anything made with it. With Cubase itself I have no performance issues.

That said, I am building a new DAW computer in few weeks.
i9 9900k, 32 GB RAM, AsRock Taichi Ultimate MoBo, Focusrite Saffire 24 DSP with Win10 64 bit and Cubase 10.

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Re: Best computer for Cubase?

Post by happysad7 » Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:10 am

Atari st mega4 !!

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Re: Best computer for Cubase?

Post by Nickeldome » Sat Sep 28, 2019 3:54 pm

happysad7 wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:10 am
Atari st mega4 !!

I started out with a 1040ST with 1MB memory and later upgraded it to 4MB for about $800! And I still have it and it still worked like 6 moths ago? The last version I ran on it was Cubase score v3 before I switched to audio v2.8 for windows on PC.

I really did a lot of work on that Atari.....
Cubase Pro - Wavelab Pro (always latest version) Windows 10 Pro 64bit / Asus TUF Mark 1 X299 / i9-7900X (at 4.3 GHZ) / 64GB RAM / Geforce GTX 1060 6G / System drive Samsung M.2 1TB 960Pro / Kontakt drives 3 x 1TB Samsung Evo / Project/Audio/Archive drive 10TB Seagate Ironwolf - Audio interface: Roland UA-1610 / External gear: Kawai MP11 / Kurzweil PC88 / Sequential Circuits Prophet 5 / Roland JV1080 / Roland D50 / Korg 01/W / Elka EK22 – Midi controllers: Roli Seabord Rise 49, SoundQuest 8port-SE / Nektar Panorama P1 / Roland Octopad II / Akai MPD18 - Main VST's: Kontakt 6 / Padshop Pro / Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2.6, Trillian & Keyscape / Arturia V-collection / FXpansion BFD 3 / Toontrack Superior Drummer 3
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Re: Best computer for Cubase?

Post by RonParsons » Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:19 pm

My configuration

Intel Core i7-9700
Asus PRIME Z390-A
Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2060
Kingston DDR4 32GB 2666Mhz HyperX
Samsung 970 EVO

Its power allows me to do all my tasks.

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