Element Core i7 audio workstation features Intel Nehalem Core i7 architecture 16/03/09
Rain Recording have unveiled Element Core
i7, adding significant speed and power to their flagship line of digital
audio workstations. Here's all the details from their press release...
Rain's new Element is a beautiful and distinctive,
all-aluminum tower that houses a balanced component architecture designed to
endure the most demanding audio production environments. Powered by the new
Intel "Nehalem" Core i7 architecture overclocked to 3.6GHz with Rain's
Overclock Stability Control (OSC), Element has been thoroughly tested and
certified with pro audio software like Pro Tools, Cubase and SONAR.
The award winning Element line offers enormous expansion via seven PCI and
PCI Express slots, FireWire on the TI Chipset, USB 2.0 and eSATA ports for
multiple high-speed connections to audio interfaces and external storage.
Like all Rain Recording computers, the newest Element features Rain's Quiet
Coolâ„¢ System Design that fine-tunes each workstation to prevent audio engine
failure, data bottlenecks and heat build-up while markedly enhancing
stability and performance.
"One of our primary missions is to create a stable platform for audio
production", said Kevin Jacoby, COO of Rain Computers. "It doesn't matter
whether you're under a tight deadline or simply in the creative zone - when
inspiration strikes you want a system that does away with technical
boundaries so you can just concentrate on making great music."
Available options include up to 12GB of 1333MHz DDR3 Triple Channel memory,
6 Terabytes of high performance conventional and Solid State Drives (SSD),
and a choice high definition graphics processors able to power multiple
digital displays. The new Element workstation ships standard with Windows XP
Pro or Vista Ultimate 64-bit tuned by Rain for audio production to ensure
optimum performance and compatibility with industry-standard hardware and
All Rain computers include a custom tuned operating system and BIOS,
RainCare Restoreâ„¢ Recovery Solution powered by Acronis, and RainZoneâ„¢
Internet Safe Zone that allows the user to surf the internet and download
files without the fear of viruses and spyware. Also available is Rain's
exclusive RainCare Encompass Total Integration Support providing 3 years of
support covering the complete solution including the computer, software and
audio interface. Pricing and Availability:
Price: from $2699 / UK price Â£1599 (inc. VAT)More information: