Ok, Here is what I have: iMac Model Name: iMac Model Identifier: iMac5,1 Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Speed: 2.16 GHz Number Of Processors: 1 Total Number Of Cores: 2 L2 Cache (per processor): 4 MB Memory: 1 GB Bus Speed: 667 MHz JBL LSR25P Logic Express Mackie Onyx Satellite Mackie Control Universal MXL 2001 mic Shure BG4.1 Oktava MK319 Shure SM57 Presonus HP4 headphone monitor Presonus Tubepre (2) Boss DR-770 Mic Fleetwood Drum Sample CD Here is what someone is recommending that I get (on my budget) to enhance the new studio...(I told him I prefer to replace the Satellite...because it has been a pain): (1)Apogee Rossetta 800 (8 channels analog and Digital) with Fire wire card (2)Universal Audio 6176 Preamp/compressor Mogami DB25 breakout cables male and female (1)Royer R121 for guitar (1)Hiel PR40 for Guitar & Kick Drum The music I record will be mostly in the classic rock, alt-country and acoustic vein. Instruments will be guitars (amps), drums, keyboards and vocals. I am an amateur musician and aspiring songwriter. I will record me (mostly instrumentals), my band (with vox), and maybe a few other local musicians. What do you guys think? Any advice?