Well… it's kind of a natural thing right. I'm into hockey, every hockey team has a weakest player; sadly that's usually me.
The same thing applies to any "group of things" working together.
In the case of a video workflow that’s everything from
This can make a huge difference for any project. If you've ever 'force quit' an application or something is taking way too long on your computer, there's a good chance you're working close to one of your bottlenecks.
The most important thing I can encourage you to do is build balanced technology. Don't obsess over a faster hard drive when you're on a on a 5 year old processor.