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Multi-channel music computer build

Q: Multi-channel music computer build

Hello to all I built a computer specifically to operate my modest home studio years ago It smoked at that time with Win K Gig music build computer Multi-channel of RAM and LVD SCSI RPM drives It cost a bundle to build and has lasted me until the lightning hit it a few weeks ago Also blasted was my Echo Layla audio interface and my Cubase USB dongle Data was fortunately backed up I wish to build a new box from the ground up The insurance company paid me for the fried machine I wish to spend this money building another box that will last Multi-channel music computer build me for a long while as well Throughput is key of course as is graphics speed bit architecture and boatloads of RAM I have a NewEgg order all set to place Here tis -- ww eddiecurrents com ComputerBuild order jpg -- the system would not let me post a link I am ready to press the quot place order quot button I THINK I can do away with LVD SCSI as I believe that SATA II drives even RPM ones will do what I need I very seldom exceed - tracks at a time and if I have the math right SATA II should do but I am having troubles locating data on actual throughput I administer a huge database among many other things The data is pounded daily by hundreds of live connections as well as over the internet I am very familiar with throughput but find that it s not much of a consideration for MOST people gamers power Multi-channel music computer build users graphics and video designers I really want to spend the money ONE time here and am sure there are some great ideas out there on how I can improve or even cut corners Cubase comes with both the and bit versions Soundforge and Acid also should run fine on bit Vista Windows Ultimate when available Gotcha s like sound interface software though can be a headache What other systems are out there I will never buy quot off the rack quot so who s built a mohuncher of a music editing system I was just told I don t need an I and who needs or Gigs of RAM Me that s who I have used RAM disks for years and send all my temp files and editing files to it I d like to set up two RAM disks each large enough to contain the contents of a standard DVD Gigs With Gigs total this is no problem Thanks for your input in advance I ve got a few days left before I will blow this money and any help is VERY much appreciated LoMan eddiecurrents com nbsp
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Hey there,

Is there a way I can make my music play through one channel (Through speakers) and have my skype call go through a different channel (Through headphones) ?

So what I am trying to say is, have different sound playing out of the headphones than the speakers?


A:Multi-Channel help

Hi and welcome to seven forums.

Yes there is , but you will need to buy a soundcard for your pc assuming it is a pc?

I bought a cheap one for ?10 a pci e soundcard.

I have my game sounds running though the speakers and voice chat through my headphones.

You need the onboard sound for 1 and the pci e one for the other.


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A:Multi-Channel Cards

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A:Multi-word DMA mode 2 for primary channel

Check Event Viewer for errors on boot.
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Moved to appropriate area...
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A:Volume control issues with multi-channel sound card

Hello welcome to TSF!!. Have you tried updating the software to a newer version that is compatible with Windows 7? Also have you updated the drivers for your sound card?

Try looking here to see if there is an updated software version for Windows 7. RME: Downloads

Also may I ask what is the make and and model of your machine and sound card?
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A:Dual Channel Suddenly Stopped Working, Only Single Channel Remains

Britton, go to the asus site for your motherboard. Download and install the latest drivers. Download a copy of your manual and review the bios settings. If need be manually input the correct timings for your ram. Also make sure to follow the ram installation documentation for which slots to use to enable dual channel.
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A:System reboots constantly, when I change my RAM from Single Channel to Dual Channel

Check your mobo manual, to see in which slots you need to put memory sticks to make it work in Dual Channel mode.
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A:Any drawbacks to mixing single-channel and dual-channel for RAM?

Shouldn't cause any problems assuming it is otherwise compatible.

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A:Single channel VS Dual Channel RAM performance boost?

almost all mother boards that have 4 ram slots have colour coding. the 2 the same colour, normally a space in between is the dual channel setup.

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A:Dual-Channel Memory in Single-Channel Motherboard

They would work in a single channel motherboard, and it wouldn't effect the speed of the actual RAM however it would effect the overall speed because the memory wouldn't be able to send data back and forth as fast as it could in Dual-channel motherboards.
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A:Solved: Dual Channel/Single Channel RAM Question

depends on you applications. When math is very important, dual channel might out weigh more RAM. If the system is generally sluggish, then more RAM is more important than dual channel.

Honestly, With Vista/ 7... I'd bump to 2GB period.
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A:Dual Channel memory in single channel board?

Well, I can say I solved my own problem.

After I spent the last 4 hours trying to find the problem. I ran a bunch of mem tests, cleaned the mem slots, etc... It turns out it wasn't a hardware issue at all. I was wiggling my mouse on start up and noted the time it froze... and every time it froze an application was launching in the system tray.

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The second it launched the computer froze. So I booted in safe mode and disabled the start up and all other functions of Norton. Rebooted in normal mode, and sure enough, it worked! Without a hitch!

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What kind of Virus program doesn't let you access it in safe mode? Isn't that the point, to run a virus scan in safe mode? Piece of crap! But anyways, I digress.

So now I finagled a way to run in normal mode without Norton launching to uninstall it. Uninstalling as we speak, actually.


To answer my own question:
Yes, dual channel kits work in single channel boards (Just make sure you uninstall Norton before you put the new RAM in, haha).
- Veng

p.s. After this... I'm switching to McAfee or some sh*t.... Christ. YOU HEAR ME NORTON!? GO SUCK A FAT HAIRY LOBSTER C*CK!
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Hi milrobo,
just to add to what Rick said about memory amount, have a look at this test.,2264.html
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A:Switching from Single DDR channel to Dual DDR channel?

Well there may be a setting in Bios to set it for dual channel
Or even a little jumper on the Motherboard that must be placed on the correct pins

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Thanks in advance.

Corsair Memory Link:
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It will recognize it but not run in dual channel if the pair are mismatched.
Ps; The pair don't have to be exact matches by the way, same speed, type, size, and timings allow for two different brands to run in dual channel.
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So at first I had 2 * 512 mb memory at 800 mhz, dual channel.
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No. Single channel is NEVER better than dual channel. Dual channel is always better and runs faster.

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kindly advice,


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Thank you!

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:wave: Hello & Welcome to TechSpot :wave:

No, dual channel has (next to) nothing to do with the ram chips, but how the motherboard accesses the ram.

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In order for an operating system to fully support storage devices that have capacities that exceed 2 terabytes (2 TB, or 2 trillion bytes), the device must be initialized by using the GUID partition table (GPT) partitioning scheme. This scheme supports addressing of the full range of storage capacity. If the user intends to start the computer from one of these large disks, the system’s base firmware interface must use the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) and not BIOS.

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I have exactly the same problems and I am searching for a solution. I have noticed the problems after upgrading Windows 10 to TH2. But may be I havn't noticed the problems before :-)
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A:Blurry text on secondary monitor in multi-resolution, multi-DPI setup

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check out this article....

First of all does your mobo support dual channel? AMD socket 754 do not support dual channel. I have a 754

Here is an article that answers all of your questions...

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need more specs

does your mobo have 4 ram slots if so use the 1st and 3rd that should run it in dual channel !!

also make sure you on have 2 sticks in not 3 :slurp:

and the answer is to your question what ever the lowest speed ram is. the other ram will be clocked down to run at that same speed the lowest speed
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A:Multi-OS sharing on same computer

You're not "sharing" in the network sense implied by this forum's name - the multiple operating systems are simply having trouble dealing with each others file security descriptors on a local drive.

A bit of background...

Each of the Windows OSs you mentioned has its own user database. Those accounts are tracked via a "security identifier" (SID) which is a big ugly string that looks a little like this S-1-5-21-12345678-abcd-4321. That is the real username, in some ways, and it's going to be different for each user in each of your OS installations. As an example, if your two XP installs both have an account called "Bob", the SIDs of those two accounts are going to be entirely different, even though the usernames might be the same.

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In your case, the problem you've got is that the various OSs have no idea about each other's SIDs because the account databases are entirely separate. There are several workarounds but they're all inelegant. You can continue to edit the ACLs, the way you've been doing, to add more SIDs from different OS installs, or you could enable the "guest" account... or you might even want to consider a FAT32 partition.

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A:Multi-computer backup

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The Windows OS has issues starting from anything other than the C:\ drive, so you may have to load the OS in separate directories on that partition and utilize a boot menu to select which configuration you desire at boot.

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A:Multi-Boot & Multi-Harddrive booting

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A:Multi infections-little control over the computer

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A:Trying to Remove Multi-File Downloader from computer

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A:Share one computer to multi-users simultaneously...Pro & Con?

Purely from a backup point of view, 2 separate units would be better. If UPS breaks down, you could ship your stuff using the FedEx PC (AND service) and vice versa.
Both on the same PC is asking for trouble if it should break down!
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You might want to try the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help Forum.
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A:Clean install of Windows 8 on a multi-boot computer

Originally Posted by eldiener

I have 3 hard disks of 2 TB each with plenty of space for partitions. I run a multi-boot manager with a number of Windows OSs including Windows Vista and Windows 7, along with a number of Linux distros.

As for Windows , Linux will most likey need to be install last.

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1) Can Windows 8 be installed on any of my 3 hard drives, as opposed to just the first hard drive ?


2) Can Windows 8 be installed on a non-primary MBR partition ?

primary MBR partition

3) Can Windows 8 be installed on a GPT partition ?

With a uEFI BIOS, & a clean unformat HD Drive YES.

4) Will a Windows 8 clean install wipe out the rest of the hard disk on which I install it ( I have heard rumors of this ) ?

Always best to install with only one HD Drive pluged in.

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A:Slow computer- UDS:Dangerous.Object.Multi Generic

Hi and Welcome!!

My name is Jeff. I would be more than happy to take a look at your malware results logs and help you with solving any malware problems you might have. Logs can take a while to research, so please be patient and know that I am working hard to get you a clean and functional system back in your hands. I'd be grateful if you would note the following:
The fixes are specific to your problem and should only be used for the issues on this machine.
It's often worth reading through these instructions and printing them for ease of reference.
If you don't know or understand something, please don't hesitate to say or ask!! It's better to be sure and safe than sorry.
Please reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.
If you happen to have a flash drive/thumb drive please have that ready in the event that we need to use it.
Please be sure to subscribe to the topic if you have not already done so.
IMPORTANT NOTE : Please do not delete, download or install anything unless instructed to do so.
DO NOT use any TOOLS such as Combofix or HijackThis fixes without supervision. Doing so could make your system inoperable and could require a full reinstall of your operating system and losing all your programs and data.

Having said that.... Let's get going!!

Please download TDSSKillerDouble click TDSSKiller.exe
Press Start Scan but do nothing else as we are just looking for what is there.
If Malicious objects are found, select Skip by changing the Cure dropdown in the upper right.
Attach the log in your next replyA copy of the log will be saved automatically to the root of the drive (typically C:\)



Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool
Vista/Windows 7/8 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.
Click on the Scan button.
AdwCleaner will patient as the scan may take some time to complete.
After the scan has finished, click on the Report button...a logfile (AdwCleaner[R0].txt) will open in Notepad for review.
The contents of the log file may be confusing. Unless you see a program name that you know should not be removed, don't worry about it. If you see an entry you want to keep, let me know about it.
Copy and paste the contents of that logfile in your next reply.
A copy of all logfiles are saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder which was created when running the tool.
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First of all please let Boot computer sync in - Multi to and how programs data keep me say hi because I m new to this forum My name is Markus I am from Austria Europe interested in trains computers mostly programming and music I play the drums I m a member of the Open Rails Development Team and an administrator at Elvas Tower Railfan Forums Secondly let me go medias in res I have recently acquired a new laptop computer Toshiba Satellite Multi Boot computer - how to keep data and programs in sync L -B to replace my aging Sony Vaio rig However this new computer came with Win pre-installed which I personally actually have come to like very soon - but which won t run many of the programs I use daily of note is Microsoft Train Simulator and many of its supporting utilities and programs which Multi Boot computer - how to keep data and programs in sync do not run on Win AMD Graphics card setup - Win NVidia is said to be fine though - anyway Because Multi Boot computer - how to keep data and programs in sync of this problem I have made this computer dual-bootable with an HDD partition layout as follows Code - Primary Partition - MB - NTFS - quot System Reserved quot - System Active - Primary Partition -- GB - NTFS - quot Windows Professional quot - Primary Partition -- GB - NTFS - quot Windows quot - Primary Partition - GB - NTFS - quot Data quot However as I m likely going to use both OSes to about the same amount I want to have my data and programs shared and synced between both OSes to the greatest extent possible I have also already done quite a bit of online research on the topic but have not yet come to a real conclusion what to do Here s a list of possible ways of keeping data and programs in sync without too much duplication that I could go with The list also shows to which extent I have trustworthy info on it where I found and what conclusions I came to color coded solution info found -- only vague partial bits of info -- not possible -- no info yet Sharing parts of the C Users lt YourUsername gt folder between OSes Can Windows' libraries feature e g the My Documents library consolidates the contents of the public Documents and your user account s Documents folders into a single folder for easier access be set up to look for files and save to the first folder opened in a quot Save File As quot dialog a different location than in your userprofile s Documents folder Can the sub-folders of your userprofile s home folder e g C users lt YourUserName gt lt SubFoldersHere gt be moved to other locations than their default Can an entire C Users lt YourUsername gt folder be moved to another location than it s default Can any of the sub-items to above be used to share folders files without duplication between both OSes Can any of the sub-items to above be used to merge user profiles folders between both OSes What about permission clashes with any of the methods mentioned Access to the other OS' user profile might be denied Using programs on both OSesCan I use programs on both OSes even if the files for said program are installed to disk only once Can settings that are stored in the program's installation directory C Users lt YourUsername gt Documents lt Program'sSubfolder gt C Users lt YourUsername gt AppData lt Program'sSubfolder gt in the registry be shared across both OSes Will program installers that put some program data into My Documents for example recognize to where that folder has been moved How would any of the methods under bullet point subpoints through influence sharing of program settings across OSes Are there any other recommendations strategies WRT directory structure setup or keeping settings of a program installed to both OSes in sync between the OSes Color code solution info found -- only vague partial bits of info -- not possible -- no info yet Now to the info I found According to Library - Set Save Folder and http www eightforu indows- -a html item of the above list is possible more or less without complicated steps... Read more

A:Multi Boot computer - how to keep data and programs in sync

You can move the active User folders (Documents, Pictures, Videos, etc) that you use from each OS to the same folder on data drive following User Folders - Change Default Location.

However you cannot share programs except in rare cases where they will run from their .exe in the installed Program File, but which I would not do since it is really only correct to fresh install programs to the other OS.

So you'll probably need to expand those OS partitions by at least double the size, which can easily be done using How to extend partition easily with Partition Wizard - video help that can borrow space from any other partition even if it's not adjacent.

Another thing to keep in mind is that while you can upgrade either of those OS's to Windows 10 upon its release next month, you can also Clean Install Windows 10 Technical Preview in a third dual boot or to another hard drive or PC to test it now and get a free upgrade from the TP to Windows 10, too.
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It might seem painfully obvious but have you tried removing the DVD library registry hack you mentioned...everything seemed to work, as you said, before that hack
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Bug67, I also have not found any multi copies of windows 7 full versions for sale. Outside of buying OEM copies which are a lot cheaper than the full box versions.
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A:Multi-Issue Home Computer [crashes-viruses-malware-other]

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