You are "Either buying a Raider or you aren't", and then we talk compromises.
Know what you are buying. An office PC will usually be priced at under $1000 USD. A third-line (obsolete, functions but not supported) PC is under $100.
The prior machines are WORKSTATION-SERVER Hybrid class for professionals, with an annual gross revenue of $60,000 reliant on their computer system as a tool.
For those persons who use industrial and scientific computing products, these systems fit a performance goal above pure 3D gaming and outside of five-nine
reliability goals of NOC SERVER operations hardware and duty, optimized for performance and warranty lifecycle exceeding the five-year tax credit incentive
limiting most modern computers to 'disposable' technology. XCORE technology, like classic American muscle cars, are built to be duty-service machines with
10 year active lifecycle and 3-4 major modifications in keeping current with evolving technology in a high-end (top 3%) market segment.
Confusing AGS with conventional retail computers is like comparing jet aircraft to consumer cars. Where you want to go determines what you need.
Raccoon Technologies Incorporated does not pre-judge our customers. We do not determine what you need based on your credit card limit or your
career or ask questions about your use case beyond basic standard industry computing goals and operating conditions. Our goals is to offer you
a next-level experience with support, while protecting our investment from fraud and abuse like film directors who take our systems into the Sahara
and try to cut footage in 120 degree F temperatures (Lucas, we know who you are - and we remember that time).