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personally, I’d love a Xeon processor or two (or 8 core)
We’ve bandied about the Raid stuff on this forum before and, instead of RAID, I chose to have 3 500Gb on my edit computer, one for programs, one for the video files I’m editing and one drive for the output. When I upgraded to CS5.5 I added RAM and another video card. With CS5.5 the render speeds are really great; far faster than CS3 and I don’t think a Raid configuration would make it faster – maybe, maybe not. The new speed may be due to 24 Gb RAM (up from 12) and tandem crossfire video cards. If the m/b is upgradable on that system you’ll be able to use it for years.