My new PC is up and running! It’s so nice to be back on Windows. That said, I did somehow forget the little quirks involved in PC building, trying to get everything configured just right, and re-installed. Murray pointed me in the direction of http://ninite.com/ which was very helpful.
I’ve got all the hardware back up and running, and most of the software I need, excluding some audio plugins, which I will begin salvaging tomorrow, using the opportunity to trim the fat a little. Speaking of audio, though I haven’t done much with it yet, I had a fiddle around, and I got my latency down to a reasonably stable 2ms, which is a nice increase from the laptop’s wobbly 12ms. I might do a little proper recording tomorrow.
Anyway, it’s late, I should go to bed.