This Week in Computer Hardware 61

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This Week in Computer Hardware
Episode 61



  • Sharkoon USB 3.0 hard drive dock (showcase)
  • ECS USB 3.0 and SATA 6G expansion cards (showcase)
  • Super Talent intros USB 3.0 flash drive with encryption
  • AMD Radeon HD 5830 Graphics Card Review - 5870 Eyefinity Edition too!
  • NVIDIA Next-Generation ION 2 Preview - Discrete GPU + Optimus
  • GF100 cards only coming from a select few NVIDIA partners
  • Western Digital makes SSD's?
  • Aviiq portable laptop stand (showcase)
  • Steam coming to Mac??
  • Twitter questions - follow @ryanshrout on twitter!
  1. virgiliocorrado@ryanshrout question for #TWICH do they make motherboards that have 4 processor slots? do your suggest any?
  2. rgpeach10@ryanshrout whats your favorite alt-keyboard layout? I've switched from QWERTY to Colemak.
  3. brucerwillkejr@ryanshrout a question..what are the long term effects of overclocking a mobile cpu?
  4. komosis@ryanshrout I unlocked the extra 2 core on my Phenom 2 x2 CPU. Most works fine except Zune background conversion causes the computer to shutdown. Does this mean the 2 extra cores are bad, or should I up voltages or under-clock the CPU?
  5. johnjanis@ryanshrout Has pcper ever reviewed the Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD3 mobo? I've look at your site but can't find anything Do you have an opinion thx

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Questions from the audience


Production Information

  • Edited by: Tony
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