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Pro Audo PC: What kind of setup do I need?

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I used to do some recording with my Audigy 2 Platinum and I used the internal box that came with it. If this card still works well (I dunno if it's still alive ), would this still be up to the job? I'm planning on using Ardour (Linux Program) and the chip will be an opteron 146 OC'd to about 2.7 Ghz and a GB of Ram. What would be my other options? I have a small 4 channel mixer that I feed my drum mic's through, and I also plan on doing a lot of synth rendering.
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Pro audio DOES NOT = Sound Blaster, Audigy, Or X-Fi. It means you buy 250 dollar cards...
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Could you elaborate?

I'm not new to computer mixing, etc. But keep in mind this is more of a serious hobby than a profession (well, hopefully one day) so i'm not looking for overkill. I'm looking into the solid good range, if it exists.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Opteron 165 CCBBE 0610 DFI LanParty Ultra-D Sapphire X1900XT 512MB 2x 1GB OCZ Gold DDR 500 
Hard DriveOSPowerMouse
160GB WD Caviar Ubuntu Hiper 580W UV Blue Logitech G5 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Opteron 165 CCBBE 0610 DFI LanParty Ultra-D Sapphire X1900XT 512MB 2x 1GB OCZ Gold DDR 500 
Hard DriveOSPowerMouse
160GB WD Caviar Ubuntu Hiper 580W UV Blue Logitech G5 
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