Personally i like the larger size of the pro for editing, I am running CS3 on mine and it runs excellent, I have heard it is runable on a regular macbook but you do notice some slowdown.
RIP-my ACL, MCL, Meniscus, and tendon in neck...oh and my season, job, trip to New Zealand...etc
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