Reply 100 of 108, by HunterZ
ATI had a stronger presence in the current generation of consoles as well.
3dfx was another marketing-driven company that rubbed me the wrong way. They pushed their proprietary Glide API on everyone and started making ridiculously large cards based on the same tech instead of working to truly innovate. I actually bought an nVidia TNT1 when 3dfx was still king, because I didn't want to support 3dfx.
I also bought an Asus Xonar DX because I didn't want to support Creative...
My last GPU purchase, though, was the just-released Radeon HD5870, which was the top single-GPU card on the market at the time. I was sick of buying value hardware and having it go obsolete in under 2 years. I was also sick of SLI bugs from my laptop's nVidia 8700M GT SLI setup and my previous desktop's nVidia 7800GTX SLI setup.
So I guess I lean towards Intel CPUs and AMD GPUs, which I know is weird.