I had purchased one of the new imac 20 inch models about two weeks ago, and just recently replaced it with one of the new mac mini's. I have the 2.0 upgraded to 4 gb of ram with the 120 hd. This machine is actually snappier than the imac. This is probably attributed to the 4gb of ram. It is absolutely whisper quiet, and admits no smell like I read in a previous post. What a wonderful little computer. I have this hooked up to a dell 2209wa monitor which has an e-ips panel. This is and infinately better setup than the 20 inch imac. Picture quality rivals the 24 inch without screen gradient problems and the blinding brightness of the 24. This is just a little blip to advise that the new mini is a great computer. I'm still debating whether to switch the screen to the dell 2408wfp for the larger size, but this one is very good.