Right, I am usually not a fanboy, I use Apple products because they do one thing better than any other PC or Laptop or peripheral or OS (windows, linux, BeOS, OS2 you name it) I have ever used... they WORK! Now, today For the first time I ran my Macbook Pro (Late 2008) to it's limits, I think. It became sluggish and I got annoyed until I realized what was running at the time. I opened Firefox and it took a little while the reason was that I was coping 30GB of smallish files to an external disk, indexing my outlook inbox on a Virtual Machine (using 2GB ram), test driving Windows 7 (in a virtual machine with 1GB ram) and playing a movie in Plex. While my machine has 6GB memory it still performed excellently because the movie never skipped and once firefox opened, it ran perfectly normal. Just for Kicks I opened Aperture then to see what would happen and it opened fine too and worked without problems. Now this might all be smooth and silk for most users and nothing extraordinary but it has to be said that this macbook pro has dropped twice onto concrete floor from about hip height onto the same corner (go figure). So it is dented and scratched up and still works amazingly well. So here is my official "fanboy" comment as Kudos to apple and my lovely Macbook Pro. For those interested here are the specs: 2.8ghz, 6GB ram, 320GB 7200rpm SATA, 512MB Video , banged up and dropped TWICE with a huge dent in the side.