Quote: Originally Posted by bwrecordings I'm Rick Carson and I posted on avids page and now here. What you are saying is my exact problem. You really think 9 was a good investment. The thing is pretty much still in ****ing beta and they dropped support. It's bull****. For what it's worth, 9 was a little better because of the hardware detachment but the crashes... I think I might have PTSD from how many beach-ball days there were at my studio (that I was working at). Since then I jumped to pay the outrageous pt10 prices because I needed the functionality I knew it would bring. Such as the disk cache. So I really think the issue is truly at how they are updating (paid updates) of software that was unacceptable for me at least.