If you're in the market for a small yet powerful system the Solstice may be your ticket. Don't let the small size of this machine fool you. It's loaded with either dual or quad-core Intel i3 and i5 processors. With a CPU up to 3GHz and RAM upgradeable to 16GB of quick DDR3 memory, you should have no problem multi-tracking or doing post production work.
With 8 USB 2.0 ports you can plug in every peripheral from your studio and a 3GB/s eSATA port helps you backup your projects quickly and effectively. Looking to expand your DAW with multiple hi-def monitors? The Solstice Quad-Core delivers with it's ATI Radeon HD 4350 or 4650 video cards. The included TI FireWire adapter also helps to diminish those pesky FireWire chipset incompatibilities with certain interfaces.
Another benefit of the Solstice is it's overall acoustic footprint. It doesn't just look small. It sounds small! There will be no problem with the Solstice sitting on or below your desk. Gone are the days of noisy computer fans ruining your mixing environment. If you're looking for an affordable entry level system for your next DAW, make sure you check out the Solstice offerings from Rain.