Compaq Evo Workstation W8000 — Pro Tools 6.1 Requirements

Pro Tools TDM Systems Only

Supported Processors

  • Intel Pentium 4 or Xeon — all speeds

Display Cards


  • BIOS version 1.21 required

Pro Tools LE Systems Not Supported

Compaq EVO W8000 models are currently not qualified with Digi 002 or Digi 002 Rack systems. Although fully qualified with Pro Tools TDM systems, problems such as frequent 6085 and 9093 DAE Errors with these models and 002 systems may occur. Other Pro Tools LE systems have not been tested or approved.

Expansion Chassis Not Supported

No expansion chassis are supported with the Compaq EVO W8000

Hewlett-Packard HP Workstation xw8000

The successor to the Compaq EVO w8000 is the Hewlett-Packard HP Workstation xw8000.

Digidesign has officially qualified two configurations of the the HP Workstation xw8000 for use with Pro Tools|HD and Pro Tools|HD Accel for both local use and with Avid Unity MediaNetwork. Qualified configurations are only available through Authorized Digidesign Dealers.

Some early models of the HP Workstation xw8000 manufactured before October 31st 2003 are incompatible with AVoption|XL, Pro Tools|HD and Pro Tools|HD Accel systems.

More Information — HP Workstation xw8000

For processor, BIOS, CPU slot order and PCI expansion chassis information:

Digidesign Compatibility Documents Index