Hi, I am in the process of setting up my laptop to record music. Computer Specs: HPZV6000 AMD 64 bit processor 3200 1.25 gigs of RAM 40GB 4200 Hard drive. 5 USB 2.0 ports 1 firewire port I am most likely going to be purchasing the Firebox by Presonus for my input (unless someone can recommend something better in that price range). I will also most likely be using Nuendo or Cubase SX for software. My question is, will an external hard drive prevent latency issues and allow me to accomplish multi track recording with this laptop or are there other issues that should be addressed as well? Thanks in advance for your help.