Perhaps so... But, I'm on a ca~2006 Core 2 Duo 2x2.13Ghz System on Windows 7. and, for everything need this machine to do... It does! I guess you right about being lucky to still get ~100.00€ for it complete. But, then Beige Boxes just never came with that aura of Cr(Apple) BS attached to it. 'cause these aren't some lovely polished white plastic boxes. These were sold as the then modern workhorses of the world.