The main problem with Windows is that nobody bothers to learn how to use the thing. They just sit there and whinge about how terrible it is and how great Mac is. Considering what Windows has to put up with in terms of hardware configurations, it's incredible. You guys can go and play with your white MacBook's and play with your cameras, I'm off to do something useful.
And OS X was ported to x86 systems months back albeit via a VM instead of fully blown. Still, run VMware under Linux and you're sorted.