Hello MR world, I am wondering if you can help me. I currently own a 24" 2.33 C2D iMac (see sig), which I initially bought as a switcher. In the last 6 months I have started a media company, specialising in video editing (not crazy heavy, but a lot of encoding stuff for clients), website design, graphic design (some very heavy photoshop work), and just general use of course. My iMac has been under heavy load of late, and can only be loaded with a max of 3gb or RAM as it's the Merom chipset. I'm finding rendering times very long, sometimes the machine can beachball for a long time and I have to quit CS4 and retry the work I was doing. So I've been eyeing out the Mac Pros the past 3 months, and now, even more so with the new release. I have a budget of $3K, but I'm not sure what would be overkill or not. Do I buy the top end iMac and run into the same problem I have right now with my current iMac, or buy a mac pro? Would my work warrant that sort of power? This advice you give me will be crucial in how my business moves forward, and how much hair I will pull out in the future! Thanks!