I'm thinking of getting serious about editing. On a (relative) budget. With this in mind I'm thinking of buying: 20" iMac 2.4GHz (stock) G-Tech 1TB (usable) external of some sort Matrox MXO 23" Apple Cinema Display Final Cut Studio 2 (obviously) And with that lot I want to edit in primarily DVCProHD and ProRes, and grade in ProRes. This is the part where you guys come in... How much RAM will give me a smooth-running system for the above usage without being financial overkill? Will the 2600 Pro run Colo(u)r proficiently? Is the MXO worthwhile? One of the main reasons I'm looking to migrate from Final Cut Express (on a MacBook) is to do some serious grading. I'm looking to provide a professional output from this set-up and will take time to learn Colo(u)r well enough to achieve this, I promise. I've heard nothing but good things about G-Tech and they seem geared towards video work, but at a premium (relative, I know). Which model or alternative would you recommend? Is RAID5 overkill? I like to feel safe at night but I'm not NASA or anything... 'Lethal' and 'bigbossbmb', you guys seem to know the score I'm looking for your input on this. Thank you!