By no means I'd like to start flames, this is just a professional thought and question on a professional board so please don't flame me. With the current state of Apple's support for Pro world, setback in FCP development etc. did anyone with certain (multimedia) apps thought of switching back to Windows? I researched CUDA support and run across a thread on Adobe forum which pretty summed up my thoughts. Here are excerpts of thoughts from the thread: - These days when I am in front of the computer, I am either in the cloud or in one of the Adobe Production Premium products or Lightroom. - Frankly it really does not matter. there is absolutely no point to buying an Apple unless you are runing Logic or Final Cut. - they are over priced and underperfoming of a windows system. - OSX has major issues with properly using multicore. so 12 cores now rather than 8 is well useless. (even logic cant use the 8 correctly or FC) - add to that the C-State issues with Apple EFI and you have a very pretty and expensive toy. - and this is coming from an Apple dealer: i would have been far more excited if Apple had anounced a new OS that actualy worked rather than 12 cores. - it seems increasingly clear to me that sooner or later I will be back in the Windows fold. After all this time waiting for new Mac Pro's, I had expected something a lot bolder from Apple - maybe something to leapfrog the competition. Geez, not even USB 3. - Yup, it is definitely looking like switching back to Windows is a no-brainer. I will save enough with the switch to buy the new Quadro 5000 (which was announced today with Windows support). - I've been holding off the switch back to windows but I think I'm going to do it.I honestly believe apple is abandoning content creators for content consumers. Makes good business sense for them but does not give me the warm-and-fuzzies for investing in a $5K plus machine. - IMHO, for content creation, the adobe / apple combination has gone from top of the heap to bottom of the barrel over time. Too bad. - I thought when I switched to a Mac in 2006 my days of spending too much time configuring computer hardware were over, but now it kind of makes sense to switch BACK to a PC... ... and finally: - Although my switch several years ago to Mac made sense at the time, I think the move I just made is a good one - even if Apple had come out with new Mac Pro's better suited to video editing. I have been saying that the switch to Mac was like the time I tried out being a vegetarian. It is so good to be eating meat again! What do you think? P.S. My nickname pcconvert says that I switched (me and family) from Win to Mac 2 years ago (bought 4MBPs, mac mini and recently 27 iMac). But now, for my multimedia apps I find that I don't really care what environment am I using. As long as it is fast, trouble free and offers good value. Which - it seems to me - building a Win content creation rig at a third of the price of Mac which works faster and better then Mac (I guess I am too focused on APP...) - Win7 64 just may work better (for me) then OSX.