As far as performance is the Intel 2.0 duo a chip in the Mac mini equivalent to the dual 2.0 PPC IBM architecture? Yes I have a nice PPC G5 Dual 2.0 and I was debating on getting an upgrade. Right now I'm really pissed that I spent $2,000 for this tower only 3 years ago and now most software co's are not writing apps for the older IBM PPC architecture. I can't even stream netflix movies on it. In order to upgrade I would have to spend $2,500 for a new Mac Pro and thats not about to happen. Or I could sell this for $1,000 and buy a Mac Mini or iMac but both of those really aren't my cup of tea. You can't run dual monitors or add internal HD's to either one so it looks like I am stuck. What other options do I have here? With the economy the way it is I don't want to spend hardly any more money. Also, does the mac Mini and iMac run FCP ok??