I’m interested in setting up a system where a server pc is dedicated to the Roon Core and the Covolution engine for Acourate digital room correction software. I’m using a Lumin Dac/streamer for Tidal and the Lumin L1 NAS for stored music. The Lumin is “Roon Ready” so no room bridge is needed. I want to hardwire throughout with ethernet cable.
These are the first questions that occur to me:
– Is there any reason why a Mac Pro tower (older models circa 2010-12) would not work well for this? I’m thinking a quad 4 or 6 cpu, at least 16 gb ram, SSD boot and whatever else would optimize it’s performance for this task. The Mac Pro is very quiet. I’m curious why, from I’ve read elsewhere, that it’s doesn’t seem to be considered as the server solution? The description of the PC’s is that they are noisy with fans.
Mac Mini for the Client Server. Connect a monitor to this. Or, a
Mac Pro notebook?
Ethernet to Router.
Router ethernet to Lumin
– Add a Cuda card to Mac Pro Server?
–Use a Linear Power Supply for Server?
– Any difference in performance of different ethernet routers?
Any suggestions? Thanks