I launched (nearly) every application on my MacBook Pro using two Intel X-25M SSDs in a striped RAID (second one in place of the optical drive - thanks OptiBay!) Obviously, I didn't launch DVD Player, Front Row, etc... Here's what happened! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t28Mv2FKP4I oh yes - it's a non-unibody MacBook Pro 2.5GHz with 6GB of RAM. spoiler: SSDs rule.