Max 4 vs Max 5, has been a topic a while ago.
With no complaining behind I noticed though that GUI elements suck like hell on CPU time in Max 5 compared to Max 4. And on start up the memory requirements for 5 are the double. That of course is also the price for progress, and I´ll take it because I am loving Max 5, BUT…
this micro patch here
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Copy all of the following text. Then, in Max, select New From Clipboard.