In regard to the 4850 imacs would you say these reported issues of locking up are significant enough to halt your trigger finger? I am mildly perturbed by the reports but it's not a big enough issue to stop me purchasing on its own,(that may change if it turns out to be more major). I have counted up users here who have reported this issue and taking in to consideration both the 'freezing thread' and the 'freezing poll' it numbers 19 users. Which is probably not a significant number considering the amount of traffic/users here. Personally I have been holding on for barefeats speed testing before ordering, still am... Apple would serve itself well to get this imac delivered, as i would imagine quite a number of people are waiting on these results.