The SP1 of Visual Studio 2005 was out, and it was (almost) great.
Why almost? If you have tried to install it, then you must know. It takes a LOT of time to run. And it uses a LOT of resources. If you do not believe me, take a look at what Ayende has been writing while installing it.
Luckily, Jon Gallowai has blogged about a patch to shorten the setup time.
Take a look, if you care for you cpu time.