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  • 23. Radeon RX 7900 GRE Issues, This GPU Generation Sucks!

    01:22:35
    Episode 23: A recap of the Radeon RX 7900 GRE and all the issues with stock vs AIB testing, followed by our general thoughts on reviewing this generation of graphics cards. It's been boring, and Steve is feeling it! In more interesting news we also have a generator update and chat about the current state of gaming.CHAPTERS00:00 - Intro00:27 - Issues Testing the Radeon RX 7900 GRE17:29 - Will Overclocking Fix the RX 7900 GRE?26:25 - The GPU Market is Boring and Sucks45:03 - Would You Buy a GPU Right Now?51:08 - Updates From Our Boring LivesSUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCASTAudio: https://shows.acast.com/the-hardware-unboxed-podcastVideo: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqT8Vb3jweH6_tj2SarErfwSUPPORT US DIRECTLYPatreon: https://www.patreon.com/hardwareunboxedFloatplane: https://www.floatplane.com/channel/HardwareUnboxedLINKSYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@Hardwareunboxed/Twitter: https://twitter.com/HardwareUnboxed

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  • 22. Nvidia Fixes Their Biggest GPU Issue (Aside From Pricing)

    01:14:42
    Episode 22: After Steve discusses his four day power outage, we chat about the new Nvidia App replacing the slow Control Panel and annoying GeForce Experience. Also some chat about moving from Threadripper over to AM5 for Tim's workstation PC.CHAPTERS00:00 - Intro00:32 - Steve Had No Power for Four Days13:57 - Nvidia App Beta29:58 - Tim Ditches Threadripper for AM51:00:00 - Updates From Our Boring LivesSUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCASTAudio: https://shows.acast.com/the-hardware-unboxed-podcastVideo: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqT8Vb3jweH6_tj2SarErfwSUPPORT US DIRECTLYPatreon: https://www.patreon.com/hardwareunboxedFloatplane: https://www.floatplane.com/channel/HardwareUnboxedLINKSYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@Hardwareunboxed/Twitter: https://twitter.com/HardwareUnboxed
  • 21. These Are The GPU Features YOU Care About

    01:20:29
    Episode 21: After a brief discussion of the Ryzen 7 5700, we dive into the survey results to look at what GPUs you own, how often you upgrade, your thoughts on switching brands, and the graphics features you find important. Some very interesting results!CHAPTERS0:00 - Intro01:12 - AMD Ryzen 7 5700 Recap13:57 - Survey Results14:53 - GPU Market Share19:07 - How Much Did Your GPU Cost?21:48 - How Often Do You Upgrade?28:23 - Rasterization vs Ray Tracing Importance33:57 - How Much is Too Much for 8GB of VRAM?43:32 - Buying Same Brand Again vs Switching Brands54:55 - What GPU Features are Important1:08:43 - Updates From Our Boring LivesSUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCASTAudio: https://shows.acast.com/the-hardware-unboxed-podcastVideo: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqT8Vb3jweH6_tj2SarErfwSUPPORT US DIRECTLYPatreon: https://www.patreon.com/hardwareunboxedFloatplane: https://www.floatplane.com/channel/HardwareUnboxedLINKSYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@Hardwareunboxed/Twitter: https://twitter.com/HardwareUnboxed
  • 20. APUs Are Pointless, Boring RTX 4080 Super and More Ray Tracing Discussion

    01:32:37
    Episode 20: We recap the lack of excitement around the GeForce RTX 4080 Super, discuss our recent ray tracing poll, and chat about why the Ryzen 8000G APUs don't make any sense for someone to actually buy. Plus Steve has a rant about customer service.SURVEY: https://forms.gle/u43Pa7wEt63nZwSH7CHAPTERS0:00 - Intro10:30 - Ray Tracing Poll Results25:55 - GeForce RTX 4080 Super Recap37:08 - Ryzen 8000G APU Recap and Why APUs Are Pointless1:05:49 - Updates From Our Boring LivesSUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCASTAudio: https://shows.acast.com/the-hardware-unboxed-podcastVideo: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqT8Vb3jweH6_tj2SarErfwSUPPORT US DIRECTLYPatreon: https://www.patreon.com/hardwareunboxedFloatplane: https://www.floatplane.com/channel/HardwareUnboxedLINKSYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@Hardwareunboxed/Twitter: https://twitter.com/HardwareUnboxed
  • 19. Maximum GPUs, Medium Excitement: RTX 4070 Super, RTX 4070 Ti Super, RX 7600 XT Recap

    01:33:14
    Episode 19: After three new graphics card launches in the space of two weeks, we fully recap and give extended thoughts on the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 Super and RTX 4070 Ti Super, as well as the AMD Radeon RX 7600 XTCHAPTERS0:00 - Intro04:11 - Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 Super Recap18:33 - Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Super Recap41:47 - New Approach to Ray Tracing Testing1:02:32 - AMD Radeon RX 7600 XT Recap1:21:03 - Updates From Our Boring LivesSUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCASTAudio: https://shows.acast.com/the-hardware-unboxed-podcastVideo: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqT8Vb3jweH6_tj2SarErfwSUPPORT US DIRECTLYPatreon: https://www.patreon.com/hardwareunboxedFloatplane: https://www.floatplane.com/channel/HardwareUnboxedLINKSYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@Hardwareunboxed/Twitter: https://twitter.com/HardwareUnboxed
  • 18. 2024 Hardware Expectations: Zen 5, RDNA 4, Arc Battlemage, Arrow Lake & More

    01:18:51
    Episode 18: We get excited about 2024 hardware releases by working through what products we expect to launch, and what we think they will and should deliverCHAPTERS0:00 - Intro02:24 - Expectations: Intel 14th-gen Non-K CPUs06:33 - Other RDNA 3 GPUs10:07 - AMD Zen 4 APUs24:23 - AMD Zen 5 CPUs35:05 - Intel Arc Battlemage GPUs48:50 - Intel Arrow Lake CPUs1:03:00 - Next-Gen AMD and Nvidia GPUs1:08:52 - Updates From Our Boring LivesSUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCASTAudio: https://shows.acast.com/the-hardware-unboxed-podcastVideo: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqT8Vb3jweH6_tj2SarErfwSUPPORT US DIRECTLYPatreon: https://www.patreon.com/hardwareunboxedFloatplane: https://www.floatplane.com/channel/HardwareUnboxedLINKSYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@Hardwareunboxed/Twitter: https://twitter.com/HardwareUnboxed
  • 17. Alphacool Fan Testing Debacle, Pointless RTX 3050 6GB, and The Best Hardware of 2023

    01:28:26
    Episode 17: A mixture of things in this episode, including discussion on the Igor's Lab testing of an Alphacool fan, rumors of a rather pointless RTX 3050 6GB, Intel frame extrapolation technology, our favorite hardware releases of 2023 and of course, updates from Steve's holiday.NEWS STORIESIgor's Lab Website: https://www.igorslab.de/en/Der8auer Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHNXFgSonWI&t=1sRTX 3050 6GB Rumors: https://videocardz.com/newz/nvidia-geforce-rtx-3050-6gb-reportedly-launches-in-february-2024-at-179Intel ExtraSS: https://wccftech.com/intel-frame-generation-technology-xess-coming-soon-extrass-frame-extrapolation-boost-game-fps/CHAPTERS0:00 - Intro01:40 - Igor's Lab Alphacool Fan Testing40:00 - Rumor: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 6GB Coming Soon50:30 - Intel ExtraSS Frame Extrapolation Technology56:21 - Our Favorite Hardware Releases of 20231:04:49 - Updates From Our Boring LivesSUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCASTAudio: https://shows.acast.com/the-hardware-unboxed-podcastVideo: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqT8Vb3jweH6_tj2SarErfwSUPPORT US DIRECTLYPatreon: https://www.patreon.com/hardwareunboxedFloatplane: https://www.floatplane.com/channel/HardwareUnboxedLINKSYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@Hardwareunboxed/Twitter: https://twitter.com/HardwareUnboxed