Watch us construct an all-AMD PC!

{Hardware} releases washed over everybody in a single huge autumn wave this yr—a predictable end result given months of worldwide chaos, however one which’s hardly left us an opportunity to breathe. The onslaught hasn’t simply been a primary set of Ryzen, GeForce, and Radeon components, both. Among the greatest circumstances we’ve seen in awhile hit streets within the final three months as effectively.

However now that 2020’s main launches are lastly achieved, the PCWorld workers eventually has a bit of time to have a good time. And we’re going to do it by constructing a lux PC dwell!

You may consider this one as an up to date riff on our Viva Las Vegas construct from 2018. Nonetheless, as a substitute of imitating the Vegas Strip, the aim is to save lots of a tree and use RGB followers to get our repair of flashing vacation lights.

Listed below are the components we’ll be utilizing:

Conveniently, ready till December to construct a brand new, deluxe PC with all the most recent and biggest elements means I can do a correct construct within the O11D Mini and play with Lian Li’s Uni Followers, each of which I’ve been itching to check out for months. I’ve lots of hopes driving on the Uni followers specifically, since I can run as much as 4 of them at one time on a single set of wires. (Cable administration was a little bit of a ache within the Viva Las Vegas construct.) I’m additionally excited to work with the namesake components of this construct: Ryzen 5000 and Radeon 6000 sizzled in our overview benchmarks. Getting hands-on expertise with AMD’s new Good Entry Reminiscence function (and taking the 6800 XT for a spin in a number of video games over my vacation break) will probably be a deal with.

Since this construct will probably be extra concerned, we’re splitting it into two components. This primary spherical will cease across the level the place we’d mount the GPU. It stays to be seen once I’ll take a stab at cable administration—if the Uni Followers ship on Lian Li’s guarantees, perhaps we’ll tempt destiny and start the method earlier than first boot.

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