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Episode 41: Will APUs stay relevant? Plus: Nvidia rumors, Spectre/Meltdown updates, Q&A

2/20/2018
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Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we discuss whether or not APUs will stay relevant after the GPU/mining crisis, the new rumors around Nvidia's next graphics cards, some Spectre and Meltown updates, and of course your questions!

Duration:01:45:56

Episode 40: The GPU Crisis Special! What we know, what gaming PCs to buy, and the future

2/6/2018
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Today's show is all about the GPU crisis! We go over the story so far, the best gaming PCs to buy right now, and what people are doing to try and fix it. Are consoles really the answer for us gamers? Stay tuned to find out!

Duration:01:12:05

Episode 39: Everything you need to know about Meltown/Spectre and GPU price increases

1/19/2018
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This Full Nerd crew tells you how bad of a hit you take from Meltdown and Spectre and if you'll be abandoned or not. Even worse: GPU prices are insane (again). Here's why and what to do about it.

Duration:01:12:30

Episode 38: Intel/AMD chip, AMD news deluge, Nvidia's BFGD, and our CES 2018 top picks

1/11/2018
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Today's show is all about CES 2018 news including: the unholy matrimony of Intel and AMD in Kaby Lake G, the dump truck of AMD announcements like Threadripper 2, Nvidia's gaming focused BFGD, and our staffs top CES picks!

Duration:01:38:46

Episode 37: The Reckoning Edition

12/19/2017
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We made some bold predictions for how 2017 would turn out for the PC and here's just how wrong and how right we were. And to show we haven't learned anything, we predict exactly what will happen in 2018 because we have detailed files.

Duration:01:56:18

Episode 36: The Full Nerd Awards - Best PC Hardware of 2017

12/5/2017
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It's the end of the year, so it's time for The Full Nerd Awards! In this episode Gordon, Brad, Adam, and special guest Alaina debate our picks for the best PC hardware of 2017. The topics include best CPU, GPU, laptops, and much much more.

Duration:02:01:33

Episode 35: Intel loves AMD, Radeon's boss joins Intel, and your questions

11/10/2017
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Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics! Today we cover Intel and AMD joining forces in one chip, Raja Koduri leaving AMD to join Intel and make discrete graphics cards, and we dive deep into your burning questions!

Duration:01:22:17

Episode 34: GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Review, Kaby Lake Refresh, Ryzen 7 mobile and Optane

11/3/2017
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Join the Full Nerd gang as they tell you about Nvidia's Vega killer, and get all hot about the Xbox One X vs. PC. Gordon then details Intel's 8th gen laptop CPU and Ryzen 7 mobile. Intel's enthusiast Optane drive finally drops.

Duration:01:26:10

Episode 33: Intel Coffee Lake Core i7-8700K reviewed and the fall gaming harvest is here!

10/6/2017
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Join the Full Nerd Gang as they talk about the CPU Intel hopes can stem the horde of AMD Ryzen chips: its first mainstream 6-core CPU called Coffee Lake. Hayden Dingman than catches us up on the coming deluge of fall PC Games.

Duration:01:26:17

Episode 32: Core i9 18-core review, live 16-core battle vs Threadripper, and Coffee Lake details

9/25/2017
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Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics! It's an all Intel show today with the review of Core i9 7980X 18-core processor, a live head to head 16-core Core i9 vs 16-core Ryzen Threadripper benchmarking showdown, and coverage of all the Coffee Lake news.

Duration:01:24:11

Episode 31: the state of 4k gaming, Intel's 4 player VR box, our upcoming PC builds, and more

9/11/2017
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Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics! This week we go over a couple of the biggest stories on PCWorld right now including an article written by our own Brad Chacos about the state of 4k gaming. After that we cover Intel's crazy 4 player VR PC that they brought by to let us play Star Trek: Bridge Crew on. And then we wrap up with some talk about upcoming builds and you're burning questions!

Duration:01:05:50

Episode 30: Vega Review, Intel's new "8th gen" CPU and we talk Threadripper Build

8/28/2017
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Gordon, Dan, Alaina and Brad tell you if Vega was a miss or hit and then try to unspool Intel's new "8th gen" CPUs. And oh yeah, ultrabooks will soon get quad-cores. Finally, the crew talks about the planned 1920x1080 live build.

Duration:01:08:06

Episode 29: Threadripper reviewed and benchmarked, full Core i9 details, and 8th Gen Intel Eclipse

8/10/2017
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PCWorld's Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Adam Patrick Murray, and special guest Alaina Yee go over all the charts and graphs from AMD's Ryzen Threadripper review. After that they detail the full list of Intel's Core i9 chips and finish up covering the 8th Gen Great American Eclipse party! For audio listeners, don't forget you can tune in live on PCWorld's YouTube or Facebook in order to chat along with us.

Duration:01:24:45

Episode 28: AMD's Vega finally arrives, a cheap threadripper and questions answered

7/31/2017
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Gordon, Adam, Alaina and Brad talk about AMD's literally hot new Vega GPU and why you might want an 8-core Ryzen Threadripper. The crew also goes Full Nerd on your questions.

Duration:01:24:28

Episode 26: Threadripper pricing! AMD's ultimate budget chip, and is Vega heading for a fall?

7/18/2017
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This week the crew goes Full Nerd on AMD's shocking Threadripper pricing and wonders if Ryzen 3 is a Core i5 killer. Finally, does Vega Frontier Edition mean storm clouds are coming for RX?

Duration:01:42:41

Episode 25: Core i9 review, new Sound Blaster X, Xbox One X PC build, and your burning questions

6/20/2017
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Gordon, Brad, and Adam are joined once again by special guest Alaina Yee to go over some of the hottest news stories of the week. Including Gordon's Skylake X review, a brand new 32 bit Sound Blaster, and Alaina's Xbox One X PC build.

Duration:01:26:29

Episode 24: The core wars are upon us with the Core i9 vs Threadripper

6/5/2017
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Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Adam Patrick Murray, and special guest Alaina Yee cover all the hot news out of Computex and more! Don't bother watching Apple's 2017 WWDC keynote, your real PC talk is here.

Duration:01:29:21

Episode 23: Vega is here, Threadripper announced, and what's the deal with Core i9?

5/19/2017
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PCWorld's Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Adam Patrick Murray, and special guest Alaina Yee get together to talk about the weeks big PC hardware announcements. Topics include AMD's Radeon Vega, Threadripper - the 16-core CPU, and the rumors of Intel's Core i9 aka Skylake X. We finish it off with a bunch of audience questions!

Duration:01:23:56

Episode 22: Surface Laptop, AMD puts ads in drivers, AIB vs. Stock GPU coolers, and more.

5/2/2017
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This week Gordon, Alaina, Adam and Brad talk: Microsoft's new Surface Laptop and what Windows 10 S portends, AMD puts an add in its drivers and AIB vs. Stock GPU Coolers.

Duration:01:06:06

Episode 21: Radeon 500-series, Ryzen 5 and an overclocked GeForce GTX 1080 Ti!

4/21/2017
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This week Gordon, Adam, Alaina, and Brad give you the details on AMD's new Radeon 500 (aka Refreshion) as well as how much Ryzen 5 stomps Core i5. Finally Brad busts out the gourmet stuff with EVGA's wicked GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, finishing off with a really old Q&A segment.

Duration:01:30:52

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