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Budget music producing PC

Mxshorty1
  • 56 months ago

Budget: $1000 or under the cheaper the better

Location: USA

Use: Music producing\ creating

Peripherals required 2-3 monitors, keyboard and mouse

Operating System required: your choice

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  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4590 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor $191.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $79.89 @ OutletPC
Memory Corsair Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-2400 Memory $94.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $52.33 @ OutletPC
Case Deepcool TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case $35.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $55.99 @ SuperBiiz
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $16.45 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 OEM (64-bit) $96.75 @ OutletPC
Sound Card Asus Xonar DGX 24-bit 96 KHz Sound Card $36.30 @ Amazon
Monitor Asus VX248H 60Hz 24.0" Monitor $169.99 @ Amazon
Monitor Asus VX248H 60Hz 24.0" Monitor $169.99 @ Amazon
Keyboard Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $26.99 @ NCIX US
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1027.65
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-10-08 21:00 EDT-0400

Not an expert on music production but I thought that this would suffice. I assume you won't need a lot of graphics power and appearance. Thought that multi tasking and processing power was needed so I put a 4590 in there.

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Xeon E3-1231 V3 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor $242.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $24.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI Z97-GAMING 5 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $127.98 @ Newegg
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Black 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $78.89 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $65.49 @ OutletPC
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $45.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card AMD FirePro W4100 2GB Video Card $159.99 @ B&H
Case Fractal Design Define S ATX Mid Tower Case $72.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $94.99 @ NCIX US
Other Ubuntu Studio $0.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $944.10
Mail-in rebates -$30.00
Total $914.10
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-10-08 21:15 EDT-0400

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