Month: October 2017

Intel i9 7940X & 7960X Dawbench Testing.Intel i9 7940X & 7960X Dawbench Testing.

7960X I9

Today we have a few more models from the Intel i9 range on the desk in the shape of the 14 core 7940X and the 7960X. I was hopeful that the 18 core would be

Tips & Tricks: Kontakt Optimization – The Batch Re-save FeatureTips & Tricks: Kontakt Optimization – The Batch Re-save Feature

Native Instruments Kontakt is one of my most commonly used tools in the studio so it’s massively important to ensure it’s performing as efficiently as possible. I’ve previously touched on how to enhance workflow with

Universal Audio Return With More Fantastic Q4 Promotions (Part 2) – Apollo Twin Rack + Free SatelliteUniversal Audio Return With More Fantastic Q4 Promotions (Part 2) – Apollo Twin Rack + Free Satellite

Following on from the last post regarding Universal Audio’s epic Q4 promotions we have an offer that is sure to tempt plenty of people into the UAD fold. If you buy any Apollo rackmount interface

Universal Audio Return With More Fantastic Q4 Promotions (Part 1) – Apollo Twin MkII or USB + Free PluginsUniversal Audio Return With More Fantastic Q4 Promotions (Part 1) – Apollo Twin MkII or USB + Free Plugins

Universal Audio seem to bring out the big guns when it comes to Q4 promotions. First up is a great deal for any new purchasers of the highly regarded Apollo Twin MkII and USB interfaces with

M-Audio Team Up With Softube For The M-Track C Series Passive-Active Pack PromoM-Audio Team Up With Softube For The M-Track C Series Passive-Active Pack Promo

The new M-Audio C Series interfaces certainly look the part, I’ve not had chance to get a hands-on with them but if they sound half as good as they look then they make for a great

Presonus FaderPort Expands To 16 Channels of Motorized Fader GoodnessPresonus FaderPort Expands To 16 Channels of Motorized Fader Goodness

Presonus has made quite a name for itself in both the software and hardware worlds of late. Studio One has become a well respected household name as far as DAW’s are concerned and their accompanying

In Praise of the Mini: Valeton EP1 Mini volume / Wah pedalIn Praise of the Mini: Valeton EP1 Mini volume / Wah pedal

  One of my contenders for the Best value pedal of this year, is the Valeton EP1. Small enough to not cause any Real estate problems on your board, but powerful enough to justify its

First Look At The Intel 8700K As The i7 Range Gets A Caffeine Injection.First Look At The Intel 8700K As The i7 Range Gets A Caffeine Injection.

8700K Box

I’ll be honest, as far as this chipset naming scheme goes it feels that we might be starting to run out of sensible candidates. The Englishman in me wants to eschew this platform completely and hold

The Intel i9 7920X On The BenchThe Intel i9 7920X On The Bench

Back in June this year we took a look at the first i9 CPU model with the launch of the i9 7900X. Intel has since followed on from that with the rest of the i9 chips