New PC Build: Andrew’s Ultimate Pro Tools 10 Workstation

My friend Andrew is a musician and music technician who wanted to build a new workstation to run Pro Tools 10.  We just ordered the kit for his new setup and will update this post once we complete the build.

Component List

MOBO: Gigabyte SKT-1155 Z77X-D3H
CPU: Intel i7-3770S
CPU FAN: Akasa AK-CCE-7104EP Heatsink and Fan
CASE FAN: Akasa AK-182-L2B Amber Ultra Quiet 80mm Fan – 3 pin
OPTICAL: Sony AD-7280S-0B 24x Internal SATA DVD Writer
RAM:  16GB kit (8GBx2), 240-pin DIMM
HDD1: Crucial 128GB v4 SATA 3Gb/s 2.5" SSD (w/3.5" Adapt Bracket)
HDD2: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache
CASE: Unbranded ATX Tower Case (500w PSU)
GRAPHICS: Asus Nvidia GeForce GT 630 Graphics Card (4GB, DDR3, PCI Express 2.0)
WiFi/Bluetooth: Gigabyte GC-WB150 150Mbps Wireless LAN + Bluetooth 4.0
MUSIC RECEIVER: Belkin Bluetooth Music Receiver
DISPLAYS: 2 x LG E2342T LCD LED 23" DVI Monitor

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