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Systems to run Cubase 11 on a budget.

Release Date 1989-04-01
Developer Steinberg
Publisher Steinberg
Pricing Model Premium
Platforms Mac OS X, Windows
Official Site

Cubase is a digital audio workstation (DAW) developed by Steinberg for music and MIDI recording, arranging and editing. The first version, which was originally only a MIDI sequencer and ran on the Atari ST computer, was released in 1989. Cut-down versions of Cubase are included with almost all Yamaha audio and MIDI hardware, as well as hardware from other manufacturers. These versions can be upgraded to a more advanced version at a discount.

Genres

Audio Editor, Audio Software, Music Production

Tags

Audio Mastering, Audio Mixing, Creative, DRM: USB Dongle, Filters, Free Trial, MIDI, Moddable, Multiple Editions, Multiple Tracks, Recording Software, Remaster, Sequencer, Synthesizer

Pricing and Current Offers

Compatible Systems

The following Systems meet the minimal system requirements set by Cubase 11's developers. So it should run, but you might experience slowdowns when working with larger, heavier files.

Matches are sorted by price, so if what you see doesn't match your expectations and you can afford to pay more, feel free to move on to the next page.

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HP All-in-One Desktop PC (22-df0119)

HP All-in-One Desktop PC (22-df0119)

ranked #7 among Stationary Computers priced under $1050

This space-saving computer is a compelling choice if you want to set a computer in a public space or want to cut down on clutter.

The maintenance p

Performance in selected Apps

Cubase 1129th percentile

Who it's For

  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck40th percentile
Versatility51th percentile
Power27th percentile
Storage Space72th percentile
Portability10th percentile

Specs

Screen

22", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Pentium Gold G6400T

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 610

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Media Card Reader, DVD, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$799. You could save 12% right now.
HP Slim Standard Desktop Computer (S01-AF0209)

HP Slim Standard Desktop Computer (S01-AF0209)

ranked #9 among Stationary Computers priced under $1050

This computer won't break any speed record, but it could help with simple homework and browsing the web for the right price.

Performance in selected Apps

Cubase 1122th percentile

Who it's For

  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck37th percentile
Versatility14th percentile
Power24th percentile
Storage Space72th percentile
Portability39th percentile

Specs

CPU

AMD Athlon Silver 3050U

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Media Card Reader, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$599. You could save 25% right now.
Acer Aspire XC Desktop PC (XC-866-EB11)

Acer Aspire XC Desktop PC (XC-866-EB11)

ranked #3 among Stationary Computers priced under $1050

This desktop PC is an excellent choice if you've been looking for a computer to handle homework, web search and more.

There are a few upgrade optio

Performance in selected Apps

Cubase 1160th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck62th percentile
Versatility68th percentile
Power44th percentile
Storage Space72th percentile
Portability38th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i3-9100

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Media Card Reader, DVD, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$449.
Asus ZenBook 14-inch Laptop (UM431DA-BH51-CB)

Asus ZenBook 14-inch Laptop (UM431DA-BH51-CB)

ranked #3 among Laptops priced $425-950

This premium-looking laptop is a solid choice for productivity on the go and thanks to its small size and plentiful ports, it gives you plenty of opti

Performance in selected Apps

Cubase 1150th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck51th percentile
Versatility80th percentile
Power46th percentile
Storage Space40th percentile
Portability87th percentile
Battery Autonomy56th percentile

Specs

Screen

14", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 3500U

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega 8 Mobile

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$799.
Acer Nitro 5 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AN515-55-5917)

Acer Nitro 5 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AN515-55-5917)

ranked #1 among Laptops priced $425-950

Suppose you're craving your favourite PC game or need to get some graphical work done in places where a desktop PC would be impractical. In that case,

Performance in selected Apps

Cubase 1160th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer
  • Video Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck93th percentile
Versatility90th percentile
Power70th percentile
Storage Space40th percentile
Portability1th percentile
Battery Autonomy54th percentile

Specs

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i5-10300H

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Acer Aspire TC-895 Desktop PC (TC-895-ES11)

Acer Aspire TC-895 Desktop PC (TC-895-ES11)

ranked #1 among Stationary Computers priced under $1050

This cost-efficient desktop PC could be the right choice to handle everyday tasks like browsing the web, word processing and more.

Performance in selected Apps

Cubase 1160th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck75th percentile
Versatility45th percentile
Power58th percentile
Storage Space72th percentile
Portability22th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$799. You could save 25% right now.