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I love these religious-type arguments! If it is so hard to decide which software/platform to use then it doesn’t matter which one you choose because they are about the same.
Personally, I have used different brands over the years and have come to the conclusion that the most important feature is reliability. The system that starts up every time, runs hour after hour, day after day without crashing, slowing, blue screening or exhibiting the endless variety of performance degradations that NLEs are prone to is the one for me.
All platforms are difficult to learn but offer great creative possibilities if you climb the learning curve. But nothing stifles creativity like frequent crashes or glacial-speed performance after you add a few effects etc.
Currently, I’m running CS5 on a high-end Windows 7 machine and it is very friendly. A friend who runs the latest “big Mac” with FCP says that performance problems with earlier systems seem to be fixed and he loves his newest platform.