I had a mark IV for a few years and it was wonderful. I think that would be my go-to
Anybody using a boost with this amp is crazy.Desert island situation, no way it could ever be the EVH for me.
Probably the JVM410. It does everything from classic rock to death metal with no issues and in my experience, doesn’t NEED a boost.
After playing since about two days after Moses came down from the mountain, I find amps are a “not Mr. Right, just Mr. Right Now” kind of thing.