Several members have made a good point of dedicating a cheap PC just for GStudio with overclocking an Intel - Celeron II 566 @ 850. Check out this detailed review (with too many benchmarks) of the new AMD - Duron 700. Without overclocking the Duron, and using a standard available motherboard; it beats the overclocked Celeron 566 @850. The review is at When the new chipset motherboards and DDR ram come out this summer, it will mean that the Duron will only get faster. Overclocking the Duron is still an unknown and how well it works with sound cards is anyones guess right now, however if you are looking for a value dedicated GStudio platform this may be it, we will just have to wait a couple months to find out.