Originally Posted by alternating.bit
You make a valid point, one which I've been starting to suspect I may need to try. Indeed I use my PC for too many different things; music, video editing, and gaming. But who really has separate PCs for each thing anyway?
I have a laptop, but like most it is really best for just web stuff and on the go.
I think I'll not only try disabling my main card but physically removing it and see how things adapt.
If you want to segregate your PC into a music PC and an "other" PC then you can simply buy another hard drive and swap them with a drive bay. Also there are multiple guides around optimizing PCs for audio which may help your situation.
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