I actually think the opposite. To me, it's similar to when I had my first cheesy stereo with the record player and the tape deck built together all in one unit. Then I got separate components.Yes, I agree that an integrated solution would be best, and only a fall back of a separate box.
I want each component to focus on what it does best. I believe Lumagen and MadVR will always do DTM way better then JVC or Sony ever could. Let each company focus on what they know best.