Switch to Mac, not quite yet.
Right now, I run a nice desktop. With it's modest Intel Core 2/Quad CPU, the Q8400 it does everything I need it to do, including (with a new power supply) drive my Nvidia GTX 480 card, my Creative Fatal1ty sound card, two peripherals which far exceed anything in an iMac or Mac Mini. Heck, I have enough GPU left over to run SETI full time. All of it for far less than the cost of the lowest iMac. My storage is a 3 TB system consisting of 3 moderately priced 10,000 rpm drives, all of which are faster than anything found in much of the Mac family. All for far less than the price of an iMac.
My sound card runs at 192 Khz, with 24 bit depth in sampling, far beyond the best Mac has to offer, meaning I can really stream movie sound tracks with more than a pale sampling that scarcely meets the requirements for Dolby Digital or DTS, all at a price that is less than the down payment on a new Mustang. Sure, I could buy a Power Mac to do the same thing at at least 3 times the price.
Oh yea, the security thing. Now that I have seen Apple's response to security threats, a spasmodic flip flop at best, I have decided that when the Mac really grows up, it may be worth consideration. Yes we have "Patch Tuesday", where potential and existing threats are addressed, Microsoft is mature enough to recognize and capable of dealing with security threats, although I have been running the professional version of AVG since XP and have not been struck once since XP.
My new Xbox 360 S integrates perfectly with everything, Mac, well, they aren't quite at the point of including the Xbox 360 or Playstation 3 as devices, or maybe even internet ready blu-ray players. Oh yea, my current W7 desktop has a blu-ray burner....
Right now, I have an Apple Store, quite successful, within 1/4 mile of my house and I have been there, only to leave in frustration as the "Apple Genius Bar" folks were not able to answer simple questions regarding the hardware specs on either the iMac or Mac Mini. My local clone builder has not only answers, but solutions as well.
Nope, I think OS X is cool, I bought a "Silver Door" series back when they first came out, I sold it after 6 months and a lot of less than great attempts at quality multimedia streaming. One day I may again.
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