04-23-2013 02:18 PM
Anyone had problems with their computer within a band practice space with loud music? The last two practices Ive gotten blue screen shut downs (technical terms). The bassist has a 4X10 and a 15" about 7 feet from my brand new desktop.Was wondering if theres any tips out there to isolate.
04-23-2013 04:01 PM
Solid State Drives are pretty much immune to vibration, and prices keep coming down. Just remember not to defragment them, it's not necessary and could be deleterious.
There's a useful thread about SSDs, particularly pros and cons.
04-23-2013 07:06 PM
04-24-2013 12:15 AM
If you're using a traditional magnetic platter based HDD, then I'd recommend two things - neoprene "pucks" under the computer's case for isolation from the floor, and rubberized mounts inside to attach the HDD itself to the case frame. Both will mechanically decouple the drive and help prevent vibrations from interfering with it.
You could probably use something like a pair of Auralex MoPads under the computer in place of the neoprene if you're having a harder time getting that.
04-24-2013 02:09 AM - edited 04-24-2013 02:11 AM
never had this problems... really... it is just the computer. Also, the simple old HD's and the overall construction works in fabrics and much louder/more vibrating places.
i use my old fucked up pc and new ones + notebooks from different brands (cheap ones and trusty brands to) at praccy and concerts. never had damage by the amount of bass vibrations etc. ...just the simple problems you can get in a clean office or at home.
if something goes down, it is simple the computer and maybe harmed at the transport...
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