A huge fanboy battle has been raging (pun intended) since Carmack spoke about RAGE at Quake-Con last week. To sum it up, Carmack and the rest of the team at id believe that the Xbox 360 is the superior hardware. The GPU is all around better, the CPU's are powerful and easy to exploit and system RAM is plentiful while remaining flexible. These are all wonderful things from a developers point of view, which is what hardware makers want. The easier it is to get their games to run and run well on your system the better off it is for everyone. But here comes the rub.