if it's for pro audio in a studio - beware of noise from the MDD. lots of people here - including myself can tell you of some of the nightmares. Either make sure it's one of the quite machines or if it's not, keep it in the closet! That said, I know people still running legacy systems on Graphite G4's (OS 9 / Pro Tools)
Lots of RAM = lots of plug-ins running.
More many spent now = less future upgrades.
If you're just starting out in audio the QS is great - how many internal drives can they hold again? My MDD holds four which is great for a system drive - audio drive - backup drive etc etc. . .
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My vote is for the MDD. It has a faster memory bus, faster processors -- AND FOUR RAM SLOTS. The Quicksilver only has three. if you want to do virtual sampling/synthesis (I am a heavy user of Logic Audio's EXS24 virtual sampler), then the more RAm the merrier -- not to mention (again) about other plugins loving RAM (like convolution reverb plugs)
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