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If you prefer PC’s (I do) then any Core 2 Duo (or better) with at least 2GB RAM should suffice. Of course. the more powerful and more memory the better.
I have done HD editing and rendering on a Core 2 Duo Dell (1.8GHz) with 2GB RAM with not too much in the way of lag.