Power-users - Massive DSP for the most dense projects!
- Silent Mid-Tower case
- 1000w Ultra Quiet power-supply
- Intel i9 10980xe @ 4.8GHz (18 cores)
- 64GB DDR4
- 500GB SSD (OS/Applications)
- RTX-3050 (four monitors)
- Windows 10 x64
- 2 year warranty
The stock Silent Mid-Tower case (acoustically treated to minimize noise) is sturdy and roomy with a total of 10 drive bays.
Upgrade to the Deluxe version if you need 12 drive bays.
If you're running the 10980xe you need the 1000w power-supply.
10980xe (18 cores, 24 processing threads, 4.8GHz max turbo)
64GB is sufficient for most users.
For hard-core editors, the Platinum Video allows up to 256GB.
Small SSD as OS drive is what we recommend for most clients.
With a SSD, the machine boots quicker, apps open quicker, and navigating the OS is a little more "snappy".
A conventional HD sustains ~180 MB/Sec.
If you're doing extensive video editing, consider a SSD as Media drive (sustains ~540 MB/Sec).
m.2 Ultra SSDs (PCIe 3.0) use 4 PCIe lanes and sustain 3200-3500MB/Sec (seventeen times the speed of conventional HD).
If pushing the limits with video editing, m.2 Ultra SSD will yield absolute maximum performance.
24x DVD/RW handles all CD/DVD burning needs (which is fine for most users).
If you're working with high-res or video projects (huge files), 16x BDR (Blu-ray Burner) is convenient.
For editing/rendering video, we recommend a RTX video card (provides hardware accelerated processing/rendering).
On the PC, we now have complete "PCIe via Thunderbolt" support.
You must be running an up-to-date install of Win10 and have a motherboard that provides Thunderbolt-4 via USB-C port.
Antelope, RME, MOTU, Presonus, and UA have full "PCIe via Thunderbolt" drivers available.
If the audio interface is Thunderbolt-2, you'll need a Thunderbolt-3 to Thunderbolt-2 adapter. (Thunderbolt-4 can use the same adapter)
Many have been waiting for that compelling reason to move to Win11. With recent builds of Win10, Microsoft has broken the ability to disable CPU core parking. If you're running a current generation CPU, this is that compelling reason. For maximum performance (especially at low latency), we need CPU core parking fully disabled. Win11 allows us to fully disable CPU core parking.
All major audio software/hardware is now working well with Windows 11.
"Pro" version has Group Policy Editor (easy to shut down OneDrive, Cortana, etc)... and can fully disable all automatic updates.
This is why we no longer offer Win10 for current generation hardware.
Platinum Video NLE
PCIe slots: 5
SATA ports: 8
M.2 slots: 3
USB: 4x USB2, 6x USB3, 2x USB3.2 (A, C)
- GT-710 -- HDMI, DVI-D, VGA
- GTX-1050Ti -- HDMI, DP, DVI-D
- RTX-3050 -- 2xHDMI, 2xDP
- RTX-3060 -- 2xHDMI, 2xDP
- RTX-3070Ti -- 2xHDMI, 3xDP
- RTX-3080Ti -- 2xHDMI, 3xDP
- RTX-3090 -- 2xHDMI, 3xDP