I'd been holding out on a getting a Power Mac for quite awhile and now the new machines are out. I was planning on getting the current gen 2.0 ghz dual proc (w/4 fewer DIMM slots), dual layer burner and the Radeon 9600 video card. But... http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/t.../103-8494372-8783834?v=glance&s=pc&n=13630031 throws in a monkey wrench into my plans. The previous gen 2 ghz is $1694 after rebate + shipping due to this rebate http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B0002A6XCW.01.RB26.LZZZZZZZ.jpg. I'm really torn now... If I go w/the older one, I've got a crappier video card [GeForce FX5200; upgrade later if I'm unhappy?], have a slower burner [don't think I care], don't have dual layer burning [not sure I care that much, but I figure I can replace the drive], and can get Tiger for $10 more. But, the older one does have PCI-X slots [don't care] unlike the new and has 8 DIMM sockets [nice] instead of 4 and a 56K internal modem [don't care]. I'd imagine I'd have iLife 04 instead of 05, is that right? [looks like I'm wrong here] Is it is a free update to 05 or something that comes down thru Software Update or do I have to buy 05 if I want it? Since I'm a PC guy (built my last few PCs myself), I'm wondering how much better video cards for Macs cost? The FX5200 is BOTTOM of the barrel on the PC side in terms of perf and the 9600 is only a little better. On the PC side, there are so many choices, but it seems like you have to go w/"Mac editions" of cards on the Mac side. Am I right? The internal burner would be easy enough to replace (if I wanted to), but I'm not sure how picky Mac OS is about make and model of internal burner. Apple's 16x part is likely pricey. What would you do?