This Week in Computer Hardware Show Notes

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This Week in Computer Hardware Show Notes
Shownotes Date Hosts Topics Episode Title
This Week in Computer Hardware 135 September 2, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton New GPU for Battlefield 3 ($1400 600Watt GPU!) Intel dealing with 24 FPS problem, adding volume control to your GPU, and more This GPU Goes To 11
This Week in Computer Hardware 134 August 27, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton The most exciting GPU ever?, gaming over 3G, thoughts on Steve's letter, HP's business, Hackentosh actions and more. A GPU Worth Loving
This Week in Computer Hardware 133 September 1, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton The first live in studio episode with Patrick and Ryan! They explain how a PC becomes quiet and weight in on the future of HP. HP Explodes And We Go Inside A Quiet Case
This Week in Computer Hardware 132 August 12, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton 100 Watts flaming USB, optical disks made of stone, building cheapest pc possible, external GPU fail, and more. Flaming Cables And Optical Disks Made Of Stone
This Week in Computer Hardware 131 August 5, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton SSD failure rates revealed, water cooled GPUs, QuakeCon coverage, dual vs triple channel memory, and more. Water Cooling Is Back. Should You Care?
This Week in Computer Hardware 130 July 29, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton Intel's going the full Matrox, $200 netbook, good week for AMD, 28 nanometer GPU, and more hardware news. Intel Goes The Full Matrox
This Week in Computer Hardware 129 July 22, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton Cross fire or a new card, amazing mods, new Mac hardwares, 1TB notebook drives and more hardware news. Don't Fold Your Way To The Poor House
This Week in Computer Hardware 128 July 15, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton 5 GPUs in 1 box, making Bitcoin faster, new MacBook Air specs, stick with your core 2 duo? and more hardware news. Making Money Off Your GPU Faster Bitcoin
This Week in Computer Hardware 127 July 8, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton All next generation consoles pick AMD,APU overclocking, LightSquared vs GPS, 3TB hard drives and more hardware news. Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo Agrees On AMD
This Week in Computer Hardware 126 July 1, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton Festival of cases, AMD Llano, GPU upgrades, and more. Case Study
This Week in Computer Hardware 125 June 24, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton Crysis patch, more AMD news, ARM notebooks are coming, consoles VS PCs, and more hardware news. ExaFLOP VS AMD: The Future Of Computing
This Week in Computer Hardware 124 June 17, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton AMD developer fusion summit, favorite PC cases, cheap water cooling, gigabit from Comcast, and more. AMD Strikes Back
This Week in Computer Hardware 123 June 14, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton Corsair's SSD recall, Thunderbolt is so dead, AMD brings back FX, one big GPU, budget Phenom build advice, rogue temperatures, and who cares about Chrome-books anyhow? Just... Ignore That Temperature
This Week in Computer Hardware 122 June 3, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton Computex Taiwan, When not to upgrade to SSD, Wear and tear from power cycling, and more! The Computex Festival
This Week in Computer Hardware 121 May 27, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton Core i5 vs. Core i7, cabling the Eyefinity card, strange ideas from Intel, and more. Intel's Getting Bulldozed
This Week in Computer Hardware 120 May 20, 2011 Patrick Norton Intel vs. ARM, Upgrading old hardware, HDMI vs. DVI, and more! Intel Wants To Crush ARM
This Week in Computer Hardware 119 May 13, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton Z68 Sandy Bridge chipset, Keeping a NAS alive in heat, Apple kills SSD upgrades, and more! Z68, Baby! It's Not A Camaro
This Week in Computer Hardware 118 May 6, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton SSDs are failing, AMD Llano Graphics, Backup RAM upgrades, and more! Tri-Gate Makes Everything Better
This Week in Computer Hardware 117 April 29, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton A festival of GPUs, Sandybridge refunds, 6 monitor setups, and more! Forget The PS3, Game On Your PC
This Week in Computer Hardware 116 April 22, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton Storage tech, Z68 motherboard availability, AMD's budget graphics cards, and more. Storage. Lot's Of Storage.
This Week in Computer Hardware 115 April 15, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton New USB3 and Thunderbolt chipset? Core i7 notebook, self erasing drives, missing RAM, and more. Ignore The Recall, People
This Week in Computer Hardware 114 April 7, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton Commodore 64 goes Adam, 3TB Barracudas, AMD 6790 and an AMD card you might now want, 10 cores of Xeon fun and why you do not need 24GB of RAM and much more! The Commodore 64 Is Back?
This Week in Computer Hardware 113 March 31, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton Is it safe to buy an SSD Samsung keylogger?, budget PC's, next gen motherboard technology, and more. Let's Move To Kansas City!
This Week in Computer Hardware 112 March 25, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton Overclocked Radeon 6990, GeForce GTX 460 and 590 benchmarked, hi-res notebooks, and more. 6990-59-460 Hike! GPU's A-Poppin
This Week in Computer Hardware 111 March 18, 2011 Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton A GeForce GTX you should avoid, universal 3D glasses, SSD's for the Macbook Pro, and more. The Negative Episode
This Week in Computer Hardware 110 March 11, 2011 Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The fastest video card. Ever. 18 million tablets, Robert Heron helps with home theater PC builds, what do you do with an old Power Mac G5, and more. Home Theater And Hard Drive Help
This Week in Computer Hardware 109 March 3, 2011 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Lifetime warranties, Intel Z68 chipset, iPad 2 CPU specs, and more. Dudes, Did I Fry My CPU?
This Week in Computer Hardware 108 February 25, 2011 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Thunderbolt, new MacBook Pros, OCZ consumer SSD, 32 hour notebooks, your questions, and more. Thunderbolt Is Go!
This Week in Computer Hardware 107 February 18, 2011 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton A bunch of upgrade dilemmas including notebook RAM, GPU comparisons, dual-booting on an SSD, your questions, and more. Upgrade Dilemmas
This Week in Computer Hardware 106 February 10, 2011 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Building a new gaming PC intime for BulletStorm, Sandy Bridge RMA's and more! Try AMD


This Week in Computer Hardware 105 February 4, 2011 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Sandy Bridge SATA port flaw, Crysis 2 not that tough, last IPv4 addresses, your questions, and more. Sandy Bridge Is Falling
This Week in Computer Hardware 104 January 28, 2011 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Another fastest GPU ever, dynamic USB 3.0 spec, Tegra 3, hacking ARM hardware, your questions, and more. Too Many Cores!
This Week in Computer Hardware 103 January 26, 2011 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Galaxy's wireless GPU, SLI hack for AMD chipsets, importance of good power supplies, your questions, and more. You Don't Need To Upgrade
This Week in Computer Hardware 102 January 15, 2011 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton CES highlights, Android Honeycomb, Intel responds to Windows on ARM, your questions, and more. CES Post-mortem
This Week in Computer Hardware 101 January 11, 2011 Ryan Shrout, Leo Laporte, and Allyn Malventano A look at the coolest and hottest new PC hardware announced at CES 2011. Live from CES
This Week in Computer Hardware 100 December 23, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton CES info, AMD Brazos coming from at least 4 vendors, Fusion powered Acer Aspire, your questions, and more. Motherboard Giveaway
This Week in Computer Hardware 99 December 18, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Cr-48 first look, AMD Cayman architecture, Sandy Bridge CPUs on sale, OnLive MicroConsole tear down, your questions, and more. Ode To The MacBook Air


This Week in Computer Hardware 98 December 10, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Sandy Bridge is near, HDTV as a computer monitor, your smoky motherboard, and more. Wait For Sandy Bridge
This Week in Computer Hardware 97 December 3, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton HyperX Max SSD review, RAGE HD first look, Verizon LTE and data caps, your questions, and more. The Dangers Of 4G
This Week in Computer Hardware 96 November 19, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Missing your SSD, SSD price drops, new AMD APUs, OnLive Microconsole, Dell Inspiron Duo, and your questions. SSDs Can Be Anything
This Week in Computer Hardware 95 November 12, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton GTX 580 tests, bigger faster SSDs, mega-data centers, real RAID results, your questions, and more. The Fastest GPU This Week
This Week in Computer Hardware 94 November 5, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Flash kills battery life, green drives kill RAID, FarmVille netbooks for mom, your questions, and more. Best FarmVille Netbooks
This Week in Computer Hardware 93 October 30, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton AMD Radeon HD review, MacBook Air upgrade, NVDIA 3DTV Play, $100 Walgreens tablet, your questions, and more. A Solid $250 PC Build
This Week in Computer Hardware 92 October 23, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton MacBook Air innards, MSI GTX 460 HAWK, WD Caviar Green 3TB review, your questions, and more. The 6800 is Here
This Week in Computer Hardware 91 October 17, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton HDMI cable deals, NVIDIA moves Fermi to HTPC, touch screen viral vector, your questions, and more. Viral Touch Screen
This Week in Computer Hardware 90 October 10, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton NVIDIA takes on the market themselves, PANTONE's take on colors, How to upgrade a home theater PC, and more. LAN Boy Or Legos


This Week in Computer Hardware 89 October 3, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton OCZ High Speed Data Link SSD, changing GPU market, your email and twitter questions, and more. Call The Electrician
This Week in Computer Hardware 88 September 27, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Scratch-off CPU upgrades, NVIDIA roadmap, StarCraft II 3D, your email and twitter questions, and more. Scratch & Sniff CPU
This Week in Computer Hardware 87 September 17, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Intel Developer Forum news, shift to Sandy Bridge, IE9 accelerates, your email and twitter questions, and more. Your Browser Needs A GPU
This Week in Computer Hardware 86 September 11, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Ontario and Zacate, overclocking walls, hybrid motherboards, your email and twitter questions, and more. Zacate Crushes Atom
This Week in Computer Hardware 85 September 5, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton ATI vanishes, AMD APUs, Lucid HYDRALogix UNITY, your email and twitter questions, and more. The Death Of ATI
This Week in Computer Hardware 84 August 28, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Hot Chips, fanless power supplies, 3TB hard drives, AMD Bulldozers. your twitter questions, and more. Factory Overclocked 3TB Fanless Wiring
This Week in Computer Hardware 83 August 20, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Cleaner, more natural 1's and 0's, BGF Tech Radeon graphics card, Intel buys McAfee, Intel roadmap, your twitter questions, and more. Cat Fur Speaker Cones
This Week in Computer Hardware 82 August 13, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Rage for iPhone/iPad, Alienware adopts Bigfoot NIC, cars hacked through tire sensors, your twitter questions, and more. Wireless Tire Hacks
This Week in Computer Hardware 81 August 9, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton StarCraft II melts your PC's face, Intel's FTC settlement, the $200 linux PC, and your twitter questions. Hot Date With StarCraft II
This Week in Computer Hardware 80 July 29, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Silicone Photonics, AMD leading in the graphics market, and why PC's are still better than consoles for gaming and much more, Enjoy! Sand is Cheap
This Week in Computer Hardware 79 July 24, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton StarCraft II performance, Foxconn raises wages/prices, big Droid X, no HP Slate for consumers, your twitter questions, and more. Enjoy. CAD You Dig It?
This Week in Computer Hardware 78 July 15, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton nVidia gtx460 from Galaxy, Intel has a single best quarter in their history, Intel Sandy Bridge, Own or Rent cable modem, Iphone 4 Pressconference and more... Enjoy! America Needs YOUR Money


This Week in Computer Hardware 77 July 9, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Home Theater PC, Seagate's 3TB GoFlex drive, Intel's Wireless Display(WiDi), Asus Ares Dual HD 5870, and more... Enjoy. The Greek God of Video Cards
This Week in Computer Hardware 76 July 2, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Dissecting the iPhone 4 antenna, NVIDIA Surround and 3D Vison Surround, future of HDMI, RevoDrive PCIe SSD from OCZ, your twitter questions, and more. Secrets of The iPhone 4 Antenna
This Week in Computer Hardware 75 June 26, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton New Xbox, Onlive preview, iPhone 4 issues, Swype for EVO, your Twitter questions, and more. The Red Dot Of Death
This Week in Computer Hardware 74 June 21, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Sandy Bridge specs, new Mac Mini, Cisco's consumer lineup, PCs vs. consoles, and more. E3 and the PC
This Week in Computer Hardware 73 June 11, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton EVO impressions, Drobo FS, iPad in a classic Mac, your Twitter questions, and more. My Router Sucks
This Week in Computer Hardware 72 June 4, 2010 Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton, Leo Laporte Computex 2010, unlocked intel cores, PCMag's fastest mobile networks, your twitter questions, and more. The Magic Cauliflower Is Back
This Week in Computer Hardware 71 May 20, 2010 Colleen Kelly, Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Stainless Steel And Broken Dreams
This Week in Computer Hardware 70 May 17, 2010 Colleen Kelly, Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Mac Gets Steamy
This Week in Computer Hardware 69 May 7, 2010 Colleen Kelly, Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton More Faster Stuff Is Better


This Week in Computer Hardware 68 April 28, 2010 Colleen Kelly, Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton I'm Thuban, Thanks For Asking


This Week in Computer Hardware 67 April 22, 2010 Colleen Kelly, Ryan Shrout, Patrick Norton Giant Cup of Happiness
This Week in Computer Hardware 66 April 15, 2010 Colleen Kelly, Ryan Shrout Super-Mega-Hyper-Turbo-Core-Mode Technology


This Week in Computer Hardware 65 April 9, 2010 Colleen Kelly, Ryan Shrout Wrap Around Gaming


This Week in Computer Hardware 64 April 2, 2010 Colleen Kelly, Ryan Shrout Hexa-Core and Hexa-Monitor
This Week in Computer Hardware 63 March 26, 2010 Colleen Kelly, Ryan Shrout Just Get A Hacksaw
This Week in Computer Hardware 62 March 13, 2010 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout The Picometer
This Week in Computer Hardware 61 March 6, 2010 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout 90% Awesome
This Week in Computer Hardware 60 February 25, 2010 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout Big Bang FUZION


This Week in Computer Hardware 59 February 18, 2010 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout USB Wall Sockets
This Week in Computer Hardware 58 February 13, 2010 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout Optimus is Prime
This Week in Computer Hardware 57 February 4, 2010 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout The SSD Decoder Ring
This Week in Computer Hardware 56 January 30, 2010 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout Dissecting The iPad
This Week in Computer Hardware 55 January 26, 2010 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout San Force Cometh
This Week in Computer Hardware 54 January 19, 2010 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout Laptop Gaming
This Week in Computer Hardware 53 January 9, 2010 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout Live From CES 2010
This Week in Computer Hardware 52 January 2, 2010 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout OnLive, Or Not?
This Week in Computer Hardware 51 December 26, 2009 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout Someone's Got Into The Eggnog
This Week in Computer Hardware 50 December 19, 2009 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout Now With 50% More Cores
This Week in Computer Hardware 49 December 9, 2009 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout USB 3.0 and DirectX 11 USB3D
This Week in Computer Hardware 48 December 5, 2009 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout 48 Cores, No Waiting
This Week in Computer Hardware 29 June 24, 2009 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout New mobile GPUs, New Intel CPUs, Intel and Nokia 29
This Week in Computer Hardware 28 June 17, 2009 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout More Computex news, Tegra in Zune HD 28
This Week in Computer Hardware 27 June 3, 2009 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout Live from Computex 2009 in Taipei, Taiwan 27
This Week in Computer Hardware 26 May 27, 2009 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout fit-PC2 nettop, Lenovo S12 ION netbook, Win7 Starter Edition Specs 26
This Week in Computer Hardware 25 May 20, 2009 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout Thecus NAS, Intel Pine Trail, Nano as a server, HyperThreading Win7 25
This Week in Computer Hardware 24 May 13, 2009 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout Intel fined $1.45B, Zotac ION review, Larrabee die shot, NVIDIA $200M loss 24
This Week in Computer Hardware 23 May 7, 2009 Leo Laporte, Ryan Shrout Kindle DX, Zotac ION motherboard, Kingston SSD upgrade kit 23