I have to add - I hate the term fanboy - people are just expressing their opinions. I switch between brands when I want to - have been using an AMD platform for a year as it seemed the best at the time I bought it - I have stuck with it as switching to intel would cost a lot of cash, whereas I could upgrade the CPU to a 1090T without too much outlay. I have swapped between a 4870 to a 5770 and then to a 460 - purely because they seemed good at the time. As I mentioned before, my next build will be an Intel merely to find out how much better they are - from the office i7 machines I have used, it doesnt feel that much, but then that is probably because they are basic motherboards with an i7 installed just to get sales. I will have to make some more money so I can buy some more kit.. roll on 2011!