yes i prefer intel / nvidia because of quality and customer support of ATI/GAYMD is extremely horrible. But the question is will you get better performance if you go with new tech nvidia/intel products and/or newer tech ati/amd products. Simply put is there advantage or disadvantage to going with one or the other ?
You will see no differnece on the motherboards. At the time of lga1366 intel and ati/amd were mad at each other so they do not advertise corssfire. Do not buy cards and boards based on the adds on the box. I perfer ati myself (I have two 6870s in crossfire with a dx58s0 board and I have no problems.
There alot of difference between the performance of Intel 1366 boards to GAYMD boards... 6 ram slots and trichannel ram, for instance, that is not supported by GAYMD. I would have to disagree though ... there has to be some advatanges of using Intel products with Nvidia products and GayMD products with GAYti. We have already established that GayMD processors do not support SLI and that would be a downside right there. So I would assume if you were considering purchasing a Nvidia graphics card you would want it on an Intel setup to be able to upgrade in the future
We have already stated there are advantages .... I have just found another. The price factor ... AMD/ATI parts "mainly AMD parts" are much cheaper then Intel. But at the same time you get what you pay for .... and there is also 1 other factor ... Can those Germans be trusted to make a reliable product ?