With the introduction of AMD’s RX 6000-series GPUs, it’s possible to build a high-end PC that’s entirely reliant on red team technology. Multi-core processor running at 4.7GHz? Got it. Enthusiast-grade 4K graphics card? Fitted. PCIe 4.0 motherboard to plug it all into? Raring to go. Snap it all together and there’s even potential for a little bonus performance that AMD just found down the back of the PCIe interconnect, covered in dust. Something it likes to call Smart Access Memory.
It’s been a while since we would, nay, could wholly recommend an all-red rig for anything beyond the mid-range of gaming PCs. And by that I mean a fairly high-end PC, RX 5700 XT and all, but the spectrum is so skewed that we’re meant to think a $1,500 gaming PC is somehow ‘mid-range’. Regardless, AMD has been an easy enough recommendation to make for the budget and mid-range gamer,