Hello! I was searching for info on WoW performance on a PB and got this site (Google,... IT WORKS!). Anway, here is my story; 1) 1st PC (1995) a Compaq, the display drivers get corrupted, making it useless. Reinstalled Windows twice on this machine. Tons of hiccups and slow down issues. 2) Its a Dell, it holds up pretty well. Had it for 1 year, no serious problems. Sold it to a cousin. She says its still OK. 3) An ABS "gaming" PC. Re-installed Windows 3 times over an 8 month period. Had to replace the hard drive. Sold it to a friend. He says tons of stuff is just falling apart on him. 4) An Alienware gaming laptop. Over a 14 month period, I had to re-install Windows 7 times (5 of which where done over a 3 day period). The DVD/CD combo drive was replaced once (it kept locking up the laptop after booting to Windows). Now, the graphics card is bad and Alienware won't mail me a replacement (like they did with the DVD/CD drive). So, the laptop has been mailed back to them. They said I should get it back in about 1 month. Well, PC gaming is awesome - when it works. And as you can see in my case it does not. I would like to think I am cursed, but so many PC people can relate to this. The Alienware held it's ground with games like Doom 3, UT 2004, City Of Heros, Final Fantasy 11 and even Matrix Online Beta. However, whats the point if have to go through all of this? Yes, Mac has it's share of nightmares (especially 1st gen hardware/software releases). But, nothing like what I went though! Since I have an XBox, GameCube, PS2, N64, Nintendo DS and TONS of games for each system, I don't think I will miss PC gaming THAT much. Some people say that the console market is killing PCs. That is the half truth. All the console market did was make it easier for me to drop PC gaming and run to Mac. Oh, and the fact that I don't have to re-boot/re-install/repair my OS so many times also contributed to the switch. So far, I have had the PB for about a week. It is very quiet and I catch myself wondering if it is on or not - given that it doesn't sound like a small space heater (WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOSSSSSSHHHH).