Review For Rain Computers ION 6-Core Rackmount Digital Audio Computer - Silver
- Designed and tested for use with audio software like Pro Tools, Cubase and SONAR
- Room for up to 6 terabytes of high performance storage and 16GB of DDR3 memory
- Engineered for powerful and stable Pro Audio + Video production
- Seven PCI and PCI Express slots for huge expansion with UAD and Pro Tools HD cards
- Quiet Cool Design prevents glitches, drops, excess heat and noise
- LAN: Gigabit Ethernet [RJ-45], PS/2: 2 x PS/2 Ports. Input: Rain Aluminum USB Keyboard and Optical Mouse. PSU: 500 Watt Silent Power Supply [80Plus Certified]
- One Free Rain Ensemble Plug & Play Session for help with all your gear
- Optical Drive: StormDrive Dual Layer CD/DVD Writer. USB 2.0: 6 x USB 2.0 Ports [480 Mb/s]. USB 3.0: 4 x USB 3.0 Ports [4.8Gb/s]. FireWire: 1 x FireWire 400 Ports [TI chipset]. eSATA: 2 x eSATA Port [3Gb/s]. Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS [1GB].
- Processor: 3.3GHz AMD "Zambezi" FX 6-Core Processor [6MB Cache]. Memory: 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 Dual Channel RAM (up to 16GB). Hard Drive: 1TB SATA III 7200RPM High Performance Drive. Total Storage: Three hard drive bays for up to 6 terabytes.
- Video Connection: 1 x VGA, 1 x DVI, 1 x HDMI. PCI Express 2.0: 2 x PCIe [x16], 2 x PCIe [x1]. PCI: 3 x PCI Slots. S/PDIF:1 x S/PDIF Optical Out. Audio: 7.1 Channel High Definition. Audio Out:Center/Sub/Rear/Side/Line In/Line Out/Mic
6 cores standard: ION is an advanced, 6-core, rackmount audio computer designed to give you all the creative freedom your music demands. Tested and certified for optimum performance with your audio software like Pro Tools, Cubase and SONAR, ION invites you to push far beyond the capabilities of a regular computer, adding the tracks, plug-ins and synths that make your projects come to life. Rain's Quiet Cool Design keeps ION cool and quiet, preventing glitches and dropouts that could ruin your session. Powerful, stable and engineered for audio. This is what it's like when your computer can keep up with your creativity. Make more music: Using next generation processor technology from AMD, ION puts incredible power in your hands plus room to g