Apple vs dell for music production?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by aquablue, Dec 1, 2013.

  1. aquablue macrumors member

    Aug 14, 2010
    I'm considering rmbp or dell xps/precision line. Which is better for music production overall. Any dealbreakers? i plan to buy a decent audio interface. Unbiased opinions please.
  2. priitv8 macrumors 68040

    Jan 13, 2011
    Well, the software you intend to use is the dealbreaker here.
  3. GoingDark macrumors 6502

    Nov 2, 2013
    This, absolutely. Some software is either only available for or vastly superior on one OS (e.g. Logic on OS X, FL Studio on Windows).

    If you're using Ableton or Pro Tools, either OS will be fine.

    If you're an absolute beginner and have no previous experience with any music production software, I would give the edge to the rMBP since it comes with Garageband, and there isn't really any equivalent beginner software on Windows.

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