Hi everyone, I am relatively inexperienced user of both cubase Elements 8 and hardware in general. I did build my own pc to run cubase using amd chip and asus motherboard. I have 16gig ram and m audio 2496. I use an external 10 channel yamaha mixer for inputting audio, (which is what I mainly record, I don’t use much midi at all at the moment). Mainly electronic drums, keyboards, guitar and bass and vocals.
My question is this. I understand that it is recommended to include ‘at least’ two hard drives on the pc. But I don’t understand how to do this. I only have one (un-partitioned) hard drive at the moment, (yet everything I record sounds ok).
I do want to get more into cubase and midi recording though, and wondered firstly, if I can ‘simply’ add another hard drive to my pc without building a whole new one from scratch? (all the other components were bought specifically for using as a daw and are quite up to date and work well).
Also, What files or features need to be on separate drives, please, and why? (If I could get my head around that I think I would be ok)
I understand that I may need to uninstall and reinstall programmes and possibly even windows to ‘start again’ like this, but I think my windows needs a reinstalll anyway, so I don’t mind that.
If someone could give me a ‘to do’ list, with some reasons ‘why’, I would be so grateful…