A lot of of the problems with the Access Space computers stem from an attempt to have all the software running on all the computers, then finding that they infact, don't. This is a proposed setup for different kinds of computers with different software, and it's on the Wiki so you can all add to, comment and ammend it.
(Try to keep this list short)
(should have sound and a reasonably large >10GB local hard disk partition for video edits)
For trying out new software