Hay man my old PC had intel 2,4ghz with 1gb ram 80gb HDD and it did run this app Ok..
but now on my intel core 2 duo E600 @ 2.4ghz/2.41ghz with 4mb catche / 2gb ram / 320gb HDD it flys :)..
i ues this software alot i love it as well..
but man your Pc should run it with flying colors ..
what anti-sypware ect.. does you got in your Computer. somethink is slowing it down..
as it some only use about 10% 20% max of your CPU and that is with a big clip or are you doing whole movies