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Bangs for few bucks.

Both budget builds have seen small increases this month, with the AMD system just managing to remain the cheaper option. We’ve made plenty of changes here; first, both motherboards are now Phantom Gaming 4 models from Asrock. The Intel build has received the Z390 motherboard because it’s the most affordable option, but the AMD build has given us a chance to both upgrade and make a saving with a new B550 board, bringing us forward a generation.

This should see minor general improvements in performance and power management, but the crucial addition is PCIe

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