Originally Posted by Romaned
Oh yes, goes without saying; get an external sound card. I use RME Multiface with Cardbus adaptor. This interface has 8 analog ins and outs, ADAT, SPDIF, and MIDI. You might not need so much, but get an external interface from a company that does good drivers for low latency work.
Also, I use a dual-boot system with one operating system only for audio apps and another completely seperate operating system for...