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$550 cubase/FL studio computer

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I need a computer that will be able to run audio production software like cubase and FL studio. My budget is $550. I would also like it to be able to run 3 monitors which I already have. ATI graphics preferred. I also want to be able to play games on it a little. This is for a friend's build.
Edited by Celcoid - 5/14/11 at 11:09am
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http://www.overclock.net/case-labs/9...-shipping.html
http://www.dangerden.com/store/dd-do...s-edition.html
depends on what you want metal or plastic lol
Edited by knoxy_14 - 5/14/11 at 11:46am
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That's what my build is for (home studio). Check out the motherboard in my sig. It has hybrid integrated ATI graphics that supports dual displays. You only need 1 ATI card to run crossfire with 3 displays. I love my mia soundcard. It has 1/4 inch studio plug inputs and outputs. I've had the card for years......but it's still sweet.
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Some cheap graphics options are a HD5750 or 5770 (or 6750/6770, the 6 series are just a minor feature upgrade of the 5 series line). They usually have three outputs. All you'll need is a DP adapter. I play games at fairly high settings on my 5770.
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