I've been dealing with this problem for nearly two years and I'm finally reaching out for help. My drum tracks are sounding out of time no matter how precise I play so I recorded myself tapping along to Adboe Audition's metronome and upon playback I discovered that the tapping is out of sync with the metronome to varrying degrees as playback progresses. I'm aware that there is a fixed latency setting that can be adjusted so that if say the recording is always 50ms behind then it will auto-shift the final recording backwards 50ms, but in my case the latency varies widely as it records and moreso on certain songs, presumably the more complex ones. Is there any way to correct for this issue either with a setting I'm unaware of or new hardware? My current set up is a Dell XPS 1710 laptop with Vista, 2GB ram, 2.16GHz Intel Core Duo and a Mackie Multimix 8USB. Productivity is my main concern, I'll buy a new system if I have to but I just need to make sure that this same problem won't simply follow me there as well. Thanks!