Our MusicMaker™ Music Production PC is a workhorse DAW computer built for maximum speed, connectivity, and silence. The Music Production PC is fast, but affordable, and has options for amazingly quick throughput, for recording to external devices via Thunderbolt 3 or Legacy 1394 (Firewire).
Thunderbolt 3 or Legacy Firewire Music Options
Along with the Thunderbolt 3 support needed by music professionals, the Asus Prime Z370-A motherboard has the capability of up to 2X M.2 PCIe x4, with transfer speeds of up to 3500 MB/s, versus the SATA III SSD speeds of up to 550 MB/s. We also include an option for a TI Chipset based 1394 card for anyone who would like to use a legacy external Firewire sound device. The TI chipset is an industry standard chipset for legacy Firewire devices due to stability and compatibility.
Silent Work Environment For Music Production
Every single item in our Music Production PC (not just a select few) is geared to produce a completely silent work environment for audio recording. This silent environment is imperative when it comes to studio music recording, with an absolutely dry signal for cleaner mixes. A clean recording requires the added attention to silence that we bring to the picture. You want to hear all of the beautiful details of your audio, and the last thing you want to hear in your studio recordings, is your PC!
As always, we aren't limited to the options that are on our website, and would be happy to use any compatible motherboard, or component that you would like us to special order in for you.
Music Production PC Features
This Music Production PC is built around the Chenbro RM42300-F 17.5" compact 4U rackmount case. As always we replace the noisier stock fans with ultra quiet Nexus® case fans.
- Intel® Socket 1151 for 8th Generation Coffee Lake Processors
- Support for ASUS ThunderboltEX III Expansion Card
- Up to 64 GB of DDR4 Memory (Quad Channel Memory Architecture)
- Up to 4 Quiet Hard Drives
- Rackmount PC
- Easy Upgrades
- System Net Weight Starting At: 36lbs
Music Production PC Dimensions
- Height: 6.9" (176mm)
- Width: 16.9" (430mm)
- Depth: 17.5" (445mm)
Music Production PC Core Components
LGA1151 Intel® 8th Generation Processor Ready This motherboard supports Intel® 8th generation Intel® Core™ processor-based platform with iGPU, memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, up to 64GB DDR4 memory and 24 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes. This provides great graphics and data crunching performance. Intel® 8th generation Intel® Core™ processor-based platform processors are among the most powerful and energy efficient CPUs in the world.
Fanless Video Cards We choose the quietest video cards available in the market. Every video card choice is silently cooled either with the manufacturer's fanless video heatsink or with a custom silent video card cooler. As well as being absolutely silent every video card offers support for at least two monitors simultaneously, many with options for more.
Quiet Hard Drives Every DAW (digital audio workstation) comes defaulted with some of the most silent hard drive options available. If you are looking for total silence choose an SSD! Solid-state drives (SSD) have no moving parts, so they make no noise, have blazing fast read times, and are more reliable than standard mechanical hard drives.
Quality Asus Motherboard We feature the latest ASUS® motherboards in our quiet computers. ASUS® is the world's best selling and most award winning motherboard manufacture. They provide supreme reliability, top-notch cutting-edge features and excellent manufacturer support. Our motherboards contain fanless heatsinks and heatpipes, to effectively cool the chipset heatsink and voltage regulators, without the use of noisy fans.
High Quality Memory This DAW comes with high quality Kingston® memory. We use Kingston® memory because it is highly reliable and features a lifetime warranty. Our Music Production PC has options for up to 64GB of RAM for true professional audio recording performance.
- Intel® Socket 1151 (Coffee Lake) 8th Generation Processors
- Max. 64 GB, DDR4
- Intel®Z370 Chipset
- Video Output
- HDMI | DVI-D | DisplayPort
- 6x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports
- 2x M.2 (1x Both SATA and PCIe x4 mode, 1x PCIe x4 mode only)
- 2x USB 3.1 Gen. 2 (1x Type-A, 1x Type-C, on backpanel)
- 6x USB 3.1 Gen. 1 (USB 3.0) Type A (2x on backpanel)
- 6x USB 2.0 (2x on backpanel)
- Expansion Slots
- 2x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 or x8,x8)
- 1x PCIe 3.0 x4
- 4x PCIe 3.0 x1
- 8-Channel High Definition Audio
- 24x Chipset Lanes
- ATX Form Factor
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In addition to all these features, SilentPC.com backs all of our DAW PCs with a Two-Year Warranty, includes Free Shipping and our meticulous packaging, and provides the most professional and courteous technical support in the market today. Not sure what configuration would best suit you? Contact our Sales Team to receive a custom quote!