Hi, if anybody can help real quick, that would be great, because in a couple hours, this will be over! We are getting ready to buy a new PC for our office. The choices are for a couple Gateways sold at Best Buy. These: http://www.gateway.com/home/products/ret/ret_GT5238E.shtml or http://www.gateway.com/home/products/ret/ret_gt5228.shtml Specs are about the same. The first one is an Intel Core 2 Duo e6300, the second uses an AMD X2 4200+. I've been researching, and it seems the Intel is the better way to go, speed wise. But, the AMD comes with 2gb of RAM and the Intel 1gb. Which would you choose? They are the same price. Secondly, both come with Media Center, but this is for an office, doing mostly office work, though we do play games on occasion. I like that they have a PCI-E slot. Anyway, I'm not sure Media Center is the best for an office OS. Can Media Center be made to work more like XP Pro? Like, can I disable or remove all the fancy video and audio and multimedia junk and have a basic office OS? Kinda like in XP you can go to classic mode. I wonder if, in MC, you can go to a more traditional setup. What say? We'll be going out to buy this PC shortly, so just sock it to me, what do you think? P.S. The only other options in this town are HPs and Compaqs and E-machines. I won't have any of those. Other options are no-names. But none of them equipped like these Gateways for the same price. So it is these, or mail order. But we tend to buy locally rather then mail order.