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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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 27: Threadripper mysteries, Ryzen 3 released, and plenty of cpu box talk

Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, and Adam Patrick Murray are joined by PCWorld's Executive Editor Melissa Riofrio to discuss Ryzen 3, solve Threadripper's core mystery, and answer your questions!

Duration: 01:11:18

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

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

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

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?

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.

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!

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

Episode 20: Titan Xp rules all, Ryzen performance gets better, Optane is boring, and Xbox Scorpio

This week Gordon, Adam, Alaina and Brad wonder just how many damned GPUs Nvidia has up it sleeves, tell you just how and why Ryzen performance got better and just wonder what the point of Optane is. Finally, an all out war breaks out over Xbox Scorpio.

Duration: 01:12:00

Episode 19: Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti, AMD Ryzen 5, Intel Optane, and more

This week Gordon, Adam and Brad tell you why the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti might be a great deal, spill on AMD's Ryzen 5 lineup and talk Optane.

Duration: 01:27:32

Episode 17: Vega, GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, Ryzen benchmarks and GDC Preview

This week Gordon, Adam, Hayden and Brad talk rumors of Vega and GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, Gordon breaks down leaks and leaked performance of Ryzen vs. Kaby Lake and Hayden gives us the low-down on what to expect at this year's Game Developer Conference.

Duration: 01:35:07

Episode 16: PC audio blowout with Ryan Schlieper from Creative Labs

This week Gordon, Adam and Brad host Creative Lab's Ryan Schlieper for some in-depth nerding about PC audio, the API wars and whether your computer will have a soundcard or not again. Tune in every other Tuesday on PCWorld's YouTube or Facebook for the live show and don't forget to leave a review!

Duration: 01:22:15

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