I (Brian) get this question a lot here at PCAudioLabs; “Should I overclock my pro audio PC?” This, along with the question of, will it increase performance, are the most common questions that clients ask when configuring a pro audio PC. Firstly, no,  you don’t have to water cool your PC to get great performance.

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How to fix missing files in PreSonus Studio One In this video, we explore the dreaded “missing files” window in Studio One. We walk through common scenarios where a user would encounter this window and how to find the best solution to maintain file organization, make sure your sessions are complete, and above all make


While in LA recently, I (Brian) was asked by someone what made a PCAL laptop better than an Apple laptop. I was at a Drum N’ Bass show, speaking to artists about what they needed/wanted in a laptop. Now real quick; that should tell you something about what we do. I like to go to

  The PreSonus StudioLive 16.0.2 Digital Performance Mixer is a great digital mixer for usage in a studio or in a live recording and mixing setup. Watch our video walk-through as we show you how you can connect it to a PCAudioLabs Pro Audio PC using Thunderbolt!   The PreSonus StudioLive 16.0.2 A great-sounding, rack-mountable (optional)

  The Steinberg UR22 USB Audio Interface is a pro audio interface from Steinberg that offers 2 in and 2 out with easy setup for recording. It simply plugs into your computer via USB, and you’re good to go! It even comes with Steinberg Cubase to get you started, and works with all major DAW

Justin Lassen PCAudioLabs

Justin Lassen is a musician, composer, remixer, producer and Sound Designer. Justin takes some time out today to talk to OBEDIA/PCAudioLabs about how his brand-new PCAudioLabs MC EX Special Edition Pro Audio Computer has changed his workflow and helped him create awesome music. In this video we’ll showcase the PCAudioLabs MC EX SE pro audio

PCAudioLabs vs. MacBook

Sunday, 08 November 2015 by
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We get asked a lot about PCAudioLabs vs. MacBook laptops. Well, let’s answer those questions, shall we? What Makes a PCAudioLabs laptop better than a MacBook? Better Hardware with More Options   You will get a LOT more in a PCAL laptop than you will  in a MacBook. PCAudioLabs laptops support better processors (including the latest 4GHz

PCAudioLabs Supports Windows 10

Saturday, 01 August 2015 by
PCAudioLabs supports windows 10

We are proud to announce that PCAudioLabs Supports Windows 10! PCAudioLabs has always been on the forefront of new operating systems and hardware.  We were the first pro audio builder to offer Windows 8, and the first to offer Haswell-E Processors, and now, we’re the first to offer Windows 10. None of our competitors can

How to upgrade to Windows 10

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 by
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How to upgrade to Windows 10 and what to consider first  It’s July 29th, and Windows 10 is rolling out to anyone who would like it.  It’s free, and it represents a shift in the paradigm of Windows as an operating system. If you’d like to read about how Windows 10 could affect you as

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PCAL win 10 pro audio compatibility list

Herein you will  find a list of Pro Audio developers we’ve been tracking as they release information about compatibility with Windows 10. If you know of something we do not have listed here, please contact us! For our findings on Windows 10 for Pro Audio, look here: For information on how to upgrade to Windows