Premiere Pro CS6 and MacBook Pro Retina : Painfully slow exports, very long renders

Hello All,
This question seems to have been posted before..
I came from Windows land and have used Premiere since '97..
"Let's try a super spec Macbook and have a mobile editing suite.. Great!"
I generally work with DSLR footage, H264 codec and .wav files.
Imports and scrubbing is great, applying effects starts it slowing down and I'll adjust playback to 1/2 or 1/4 resolution.
And that's just on one layer of video..
Now, when it comes to exporting in general, a 50 second clip takes over 30 minutes to render.
Very frustrating..
I mainly export using the existing presets for YoutubeHD and VimeoHD.
Can't get my head around why it takes so long and I am hoping that perhaps a re-install or a fundamental preference setting will solve it.
In my preferences, I've allocated 11GB of memory to Adobe Production Suite applications and I rarely run 2 at a time.
Scratch disks are set to project folders, on a 4GB RAID1 drive connected via Thunderbolt protocol
Tech specs :
Processor  - 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7
Memory - 16GB 1600Mhz DDR3
Graphics -   NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 1024 MB
Storage - SSD 500GB
OS - OS X, v10.8.3
I look forward to hearing back from you and thank you in advance

Well, I've run a few tests, and learned something new.
CS6 on my MacBook Pro has three acceleration modes now: Software, Hardware (OpenCL) and Hardware (CUDA).
I've run software only... not so great. Then I ran Hardware Open CL, and it "acts" like CUDA did on my Mac Pro with GTX 285... bars that were red turned yellow, and some things ran without rendering! I was pretty surprised by this, as I have only 512MB VRAM, not 1GB VRAM on the 650M.
This is only my not-very-serious edit-on-the-road system, so I didn't spec it out to be a monster editing laptop, but I'm extremely pleased by how well it runs with CS6. I have two very nice, new SSDs inside; one for OS X/apps, and the other for media, as well as 16GB RAM. Each SSD runs at 500MB/sec +/- whether read or write, despite the second SSD being in the space where the optical drive was.
It's too bad there's not just a *wee bit* more space where the optical drive was... or I'd try to stuff THREE SSDs inside, and RAID two of them for media.
So far, I'm really pleased with how well it works with only 512MB VRAM, which was the question I had wanted answered.

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