It comes down to noise! This machine’s got to be my home entertainment sources – maybe even my only one, if the DVD playback is good enough, now there’s SPDIF out. So it’s got to be damn near silent in normal operation. If the core duo is as quiet as the core solo it’s got to be the one. If I get the solo, I think I’d have to get a SuperDrive anyway.

So come on people, let’s see those reviews and hear about how quiet it is…