I don’t know what your budget is like but if you’ve spent a couple hundred on plugins and again as much (or more) on a PC and a controller it seems reasonable to spend a similar amount on the most important link in the chain - the interface. USB gets a bad rep for audio but as long as you spend enough to avoid the cheap end of the market you get rock solid performance and latency better than most PCI interfaces. Point in case, the RME Fireface UCX or UFX. If you can’t spend that much at least aim for Babyface money. RME has best-in-business driver support, regularly updating drivers for interfaces over a decade old. Do yourself a favor and invest in one and you’ll rid yourself of a bunch of troubles forever.