Less is more: NVMe SSD

It is quite easy when dealing with computer parts to assume that spending more money will get you the best overall result, and having higher number of cores or highest nominal frequency…

(in progress) Talking about DAW performance

In this article, i will try to explain some basic principles of DAW performance. This article will be updated at will, to track down new informations and components releases. Please note that…

Audio Build early 2021

New intel CPUs are out, and their audio performance seem to be worst than previous gen as their bigger cores command higher latencies as reported by Anandtech; meanwhile, GPUs are nowhere to…

List of Apple Extended Repair Programs

Apple MacBooks, even the “pro” ones, have always been designed with form over function approach. During the years, durability, ease of service, proper cooling – with stagnating performance-per-watt in Intel cpus –…

Choosing a computer for audio production – laptop

Choosing a laptop for professional use is no easy task: lack of competent reviews meet a market full of different models and variants where most important variables are hidden to the final…

Additional thoughts on M1 devices

Following my thoughts on the M1 i written here and in my previous website (italian) i wanted to write a quick one on the biggest caveat with the new Apple devices: these…

Z490 Pro Art, QTB1 and Undervolting

Asus Z490 Pro Art is a weird motherboard: with dual Thunderbolt, it’s aiming straight at the Gigabyte Designare / Vision “creator” focused segment, wich has been a staple for the hackintosh community.…

GPU Bios Modding recovery

When undervolting GPUs with bios editing you could end up stuck in very bad situations that seem impossible to recover, as the machine crashes before you are able to flash back a…

Running macOs Catalina on unsupported Macs – MB 2008

Working with older pre-metal gpus macs, High Sierra has been the way to go – even on machines that do not support it natively like this 2008 Unibody Macbook with GeForce 9400m,…

choosing the M1 macbook

A recap on the new M1 apple devices 1 performance with native apps on the CPU side is better than the current 16 inch macbook core i9 top model ; the GPU…