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Your Cubase® Studio by Steve Pacey

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The Motherboard, Casing, and Power Supply

The casing of the computer is what you see on the outside of the computer. When you open up the computer, you’ll find a large circuit board (called the motherboard) attached to the casing. The motherboard holds the CPU and connects it to just about everything in the computer. The power supply is also connected to the casing and converts the current from your wall socket into something that your computer can use. Steinberg claims that the motherboard (also known as the chipset) is the most crucial ingredient to a DAW’s success, but in order to resolve any issues, you need to refer to your sound-card manufacturer’s Web site for any information it has regarding compatibility issues. The truth of the matter ...

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