I don’t use Ableton so can’t comment on that.
But for sure the only things that take long to load on my mac and pc are battery 4 to some extent, trying to load Kontakt 7 by the drop down Quick Load method, and to some understandable extent superior drummer 3, as my default Kit for it is large.
Like I think you mention Rapid in one post. Rapid is as its name suggest on my two systems and if you include my previous macintel, three systems.
I also have tons of vst3 and more or less all I have seen you mention in various threads.
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