Mac Mini Core Solo with Bootcamp

I am getting my dad an Intel Mac Mini to replace his PC desktop. He is more familiar with Windows and would like to run XP on the Mac from time to time for things like Office, Firefox, AIM, etc. Is the stock 1.5 GHz Mini sufficient? The Core Duo is a little out of my price range.
Amazon is selling the 1.5 GHz Mini for $599 plus a $25 rebate (no tax, no shipping charges). Anyone here ever bought a Mac from Amazon? How was your experience with them?
15'' 1.5 PB Mac OS X (10.4.2)

I am getting my dad an Intel Mac Mini to replace his
PC desktop. He is more familiar with Windows and
would like to run XP on the Mac from time to time for
things like Office, Firefox, AIM, etc. Is the stock
1.5 GHz Mini sufficient? The Core Duo is a little
out of my price range.
Amazon is selling the 1.5 GHz Mini for $599 plus a
$25 rebate (no tax, no shipping charges). Anyone
here ever bought a Mac from Amazon? How was your
experience with them?
15'' 1.5 PB Mac OS X (10.4.2)
I ordered my Mac Mini from Amazon and had no problems. It was $799 with a $25 rebate, plus no tax. I opted against the free shipping (it takes an extra 3-5 days) and paid for the two-day option. It cost around $17; I figured the no tax and rebate more than paid for that. My Mini made it to my doorstep in two days, as advertised. If you don't mind ordering the stock model, Amazon is a great option. Just do the upgrades later.
Mac Mini 1.66 GHz Intel Core Duo   Mac OS X (10.4.6)   512 MB RAM, 80 GB HD, SuperDrive, AP/BT

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