I have two Macbooks, a 15" Aluminum Core2Duo, and the new 13" i7 Macbook Pro.
Both of them run windows naively. I can boot to Windows straight up using Bootcamp, or boot to Mac and virtualize my Windows installation. I use windows exclusively on these laptops and maybe use MacOSX two or three times a year when I'm doing iPhone stuff (apple products like macs more
You have a lot of options with this and the Mac will work just fine. They are all Intel based so it's basically the same thing as a PC.
I think this might be my first OT post, I guess I don't feel like working ..