i just bought a new dell comp. 1 gig of ram 160 gig hard drive, windows xp pentium 4 3.0..i have a tascam us 428 and use cubasis software....while using the tascam gigastudio 24 i'm experiencing a pop....i've optimized my comp . for music made sure dma's are active and disabled the hyper threading..and still experiencing pops....i know my comp. has more than enough power and ram....i was thinking about getting gigastudio 3....will i still have popping........how do i resolve this issue...thanks Don