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Maximum PC|November 2021
The best of the membrane?
ZAK STOREY & SAM LEWIS 

IT’S VERY IMPORTANT, when it comes to tech journalism, to stay grounded. It’s too easy to play around with all the expensive stuff, and get swept into

this world where anything but the best is mediocre. It’s a big part of my team’s ethos, and something I’ve drilled into them during my time here. Yeah, RTX 3090s and AMD Ryzen 9 5950Xs are great, but for the vast majority, those ain’t nothing more than pipe-dreams, or overly expensive parts that don’t warrant the investment.

It’s a big part of why our Blueprints section is so important to us as a team, and why we often rotate it between us. That way each of us gets a feel for the industry, and where things lie right now in the market. Over time, and this is something I inherited from my predecessor Alan Dexter, the lower-end parts become the far more interesting items.

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