[POLL] How many of you got a dedicated Computer for Music Production ?

Discussion in 'Computer Hardware' started by Moonlight, Mar 28, 2020.

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Do you own a dedicated Computer for Music Production ?

  1. YES

    55.3%
  2. NO

    44.7%
  1. Moonlight

    Moonlight Audiosexual

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    How many of you got a dedicated Computer for Music Production ?
    That you do not have anything else installed but Music related software and use it exclusively for Music production.
     
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  3. The Pirate

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    I do!
     
  4. Warry12

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    I do, less distraction. I have no internet on it.
     
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  5. tun

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    nope. but not by choice. it has to be shared for other tasks too, but when i get some money together i will be building one.
     
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  6. jynx

    jynx Platinum Record

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    Of course.

    Dedicated and offline.
     
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    Best way

    have an offline dedicated pc and a secondary to download n transfer files across from....
     
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  8. OraMorph

    OraMorph Ultrasonic

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    i use notepad, so i guess its not dedicated
     
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  9. Sylenth.Will.Fall

    Sylenth.Will.Fall Audiosexual

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    Yes and no.

    It started out as a dedicated machine, but I got bored waiting for one of the other pc to load up and the KVM switch I had broke. That's when i thought bugga it, I'll just put on a short cut to here. Now it has become the pc I use for almost everything (that I don't mind the wife seeing!)
     
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  10. phumb-reh

    phumb-reh Audiosexual

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    Yes, kind of. The machine is only used to make music, sure, but it's got some dev tools installed on it (namely Python) so I can run and tweak some generative MIDI scripts on it and such.
     
  11. tun

    tun Rock Star

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    #1 used piece of software i own :rofl:
     
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    waiting for Gyro's nonsensical answer
     
  13. retroboy

    retroboy Producer

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    I bought an Mac only for music and a separate laptop PC for porn. Works well for me.
     
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  14. Polomo

    Polomo Audiosexual

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    Not for music production but media production

    Some apps like Premiere Pro and Davinci can use VST´s
    And since some companies are just a***holes about licensing 2 or more PC’s this is the way for me.
     
  15. mrpsanter

    mrpsanter Audiosexual

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    At the beginning, my computer was dedicated to audio only but after a few months I started to use it for everything else.

    As a result of this, I will probably have to buy another SSD soon.
     
  16. TheLibrarian

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    Since today to be precise, I've been using the same pc for basically everything I do, but from today on, 1 music production pc, no internet, 1 e-mail/social media pc (quite old and slow, but it was cheap), and my laptop which I only use for DJing.
     
  17. SineWave

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    I've actually got two computers, or rather OSes, dedicated only for music production. I find it very important that the OS for audio is optimised for it and not bloated with shit not needed for audio, because I hate to encounter unnecessary problems and/or get distracted with unrelated stuff when I'm making music.

    If you don't know how to make dual boot, one can always use a VirtualBox, VMWare, or Parallels virtual machine with a dedicated OS for Internet and other stuff.

    I prefer Linux for Internet, and Windows 7 for audio, but I find Mac OS also very usable for both, too, although I don't use it personally [but I deal with it on a daily basis at other places and recommend it to everybody over Windows 10 garbage].
     
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