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I use Cubase and a lot of VSTi's when recording. I am currently using the 4790k. Can you recommend the best CPU that has the fastest speed per-core and can handles running multiple VSTs?


OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Pro

Version 10.0.17763 Build 17763

Other OS Description Not Available

OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation

System Name DESKTOP-8Q9U1BJ

System Manufacturer ASUS

System Model All Series

System Type x64-based PC

System SKU All

Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790K CPU @ 4.00GHz, 3600 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)

BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 2601, 8/18/2015

SMBIOS Version 2.8

Embedded Controller Version 255.255

BIOS Mode Legacy

BaseBoard Manufacturer ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.

BaseBoard Product Z97-A-USB31

BaseBoard Version Rev 1.xx

Platform Role Desktop

Secure Boot State Unsupported

PCR7 Configuration Binding Not Possible

Windows Directory C:\Windows

System Directory C:\Windows\system32

Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1

Locale United States

Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "10.0.17763.652"

User Name DESKTOP-8Q9U1BJ\doray

Time Zone Central Daylight Time

Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 16.0 GB

Total Physical Memory 15.7 GB

Available Physical Memory 10.7 GB

Total Virtual Memory 18.1 GB

Available Virtual Memory 12.3 GB

Page File Space 2.38 GB

Page File C:\pagefile.sys

Kernel DMA Protection Off

Virtualization-based security Not enabled

Device Encryption Support Reasons for failed automatic device encryption: TPM is not usable, PCR7 binding is not supported, Hardware Security Test Interface failed and device is not InstantGo, Un-allowed DMA capable bus/device(s) detected, TPM is not usable

Hyper-V - VM Monitor Mode Extensions Yes

Hyper-V - Second Level Address Translation Extensions Yes

Hyper-V - Virtualization Enabled in Firmware No

Hyper-V - Data Execution Protection Yes



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"Can you recommend the best CPU that has the fastest speed per-core and can handles running multiple VSTs?" Do you still want the new cpu to fit your existing motherboard and bios?


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