I figured i would run this past you guys to see what you think. I have a 17" iMac G5. I have had it since 07. It has been a fantastic mo-cheen. However, I am going to give it to my mother whom has been plagued by PC ailments. Both of her PC's are on their last legs. Since this will be her first Apple, I wanted to maximize the experience for her. I was going to wipe the hard drive clean and give her a fresh start. Since this ran Tiger, would it be beneficial to have Snow Leopard on it before I give it to her? Maybe look at a HDD upgrade? Wipe the hard drive clean and leave it alone? Take it to the Apple store and have it looked over? Idea's... I have ran macs since 07. I have bragged to her about how nice they run. This iMac has ran flawless for me. I fear that I will get it to her and something stupid like the HDD will take a dump.