Doing some research on the matter I came across this article here: http://blogs.technet.com/markrussinovich/archive/2009/11/03/3291024.aspx
What are your thoughts on the matter? It makes an interesting read, comments and all.
Note that Sysprep resets other machine-specific state that, if duplicated, can cause problems for certain applications like Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), so MIcrosoft's support policy will still require cloned systems to be made unique with Sysprep.
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