Well, it does kinda matter... like, let's say you don't have a 3dfx/voodoo card... then we're not gonna suggest using a Lewpy plugin... I mean, sure I could give you my plugin setup, but will it work? I dunno.... by knowing your system and your current plugin setup, we'll at least be able to recommend and suggest alternatives that are more probable to work.... rather than taking a stab in the dark.
gpu: petes soft (i have a kyro too)
cdrom :i use only isos
i think the soft plugin is not so bad because the render things look better on it ,ok i want better ploygon objekts too but in the moment petes soft is the only solution for me