The best budget graphics card in 2024

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1. Best overall: AMD RX 7600
2. Best Nvidia: RTX 4060
3. Best cheap: Arc A750
4. Best for 4K: RTX 4070
5. For video: RTX 3060
6. Older AMD: RX 6600
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Choosing the best budget graphics cards can be tricky. The GPU sector is complex and prices can vary considerably. Fortunately the drought of a couple of years ago has largely passed, and it's now possible to find budget GPUs for sensible prices.

Rob Dwiar
Deputy Editor, TechRadar Gaming; Tech, hardware and games writer

Rob is the Deputy Editor at TechRadar Gaming, and a writer on games, gaming hardware, and tech, and also gardens and landscapes. He has been in the gaming and tech media industry for more than six years with bylines at the likes of Eurogamer, PCGamer, RockPaperShotgun, GamesRadar+, and more. Previously to being at TechRadar Gaming, he had a short but successful stint as Games Editor at WePC, and prior to that spent more than four years at GamesRadar+, building its hardware team up from scratch to great success. Elsewhere, he is merging his passion and expertise in both gardens and landscapes and video games by crowdfunding a book on video game landscapes that you can back and pre-order now.