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Re: Good hardware specs for a "Fedora Music" box?



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Hi:

What do you plan to do with your audio workstation? As you can
imagine, editing one file with Audacity is very different from running
a SuperCollider server for many users while simultaneously recording
its output with Ardour *and* broadcasting it on the Internet.


Christopher.

On 03/03/2012 05:29 PM, Kyrian wrote:
> Folks,
> 
> I know what hardware spec I'd put in a server, and what spec I'd
> put in a standard workstation, but can anyone give me some idea of
> what a decent spec is for a Fedora Music / PlanetCCRMA / etc
> workstation is please? Do I really need a quad-(or more-)core
> system? what about RAM? etc? Assume I've done all the sane things
> like install Jack, kick Pulseaudio to the curb where it belongs,
> disable unnecessary services, etc. My current box is an "AMD
> Sempron(tm) Processor 3000+" based system, but it seems to struggle
> with even the most basic tasks, and I struggle to see why. I want
> to be in a situation where I can be 75%+ sure that the hardware is
> fast enough and not causing me issues.
> 
> I don't hold with this (apparent) Microsoft philosophy of that the
> newer version of windows is faster, but that's because your new PC
> that comes pre-installed will be faster by virtue of Moore's Law,
> so I usually refrain from upgrading hardware too quickly, but this
> whole Fedora Music thing is a different ball-game for me, where I
> really genuinely might need the extra resources for a useful
> purpose.
> 
> K.
> 
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