Share

cover art for Zen 5, New Motherboards, CAMM2 Memory, RDNA4 Whispers - Computex Recap

The Hardware Unboxed Podcast

Zen 5, New Motherboards, CAMM2 Memory, RDNA4 Whispers - Computex Recap

Ep. 34

Episode 34: Live from Taipei for Computex, we recap everything interesting we've seen at the show, from new AMD Zen 5 processors, to CAMM2 memory, to whispers of what RDNA 4 might bring.


CHAPTERS

00:00 - Intro

01:14 - Our Initial Thoughts on Zen 5 Announcement

13:34 - Longer Platform Longevity for AM5

21:08 - More on Zen 5

24:18 - CAMM2 Memory is Incoming

40:23 - Things Not Shown at Computex

46:22 - Updates From Our Boring Lives


SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST

Audio: https://shows.acast.com/the-hardware-unboxed-podcast

Video: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqT8Vb3jweH6_tj2SarErfw


SUPPORT US DIRECTLY

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/hardwareunboxed

Floatplane: https://www.floatplane.com/channel/HardwareUnboxed


LINKS

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@Hardwareunboxed/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HardwareUnboxed

More episodes

View all episodes

  • 38. No Zen 5 Pricing (!?), Weird Performance Claims, Dodgy B840 Chipset

    01:22:16
    Episode 38: A lengthy discussion about all the latest Zen 5 information, including the lack of pricing, some weird performance claims, and new potentially misleading chipsets. Also we tackle some CPU rumors and chat about Star Wars.CHAPTERS00:00 - Intro00:40 - Our Good Choice Not to Attend the Zen 5 Tech Day14:25 - No Zen 5 Pricing!?26:03 - The B840 Chipset Looks a Bit Dodgy36:59 - Bizarre Zen 5 Performance Claims42:58 - Some CPU Rumors59:13 - 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
  • 37. Zen 5 Incoming, FSR 3.1 Testing and More Intel CPU Issues

    01:22:49
    Episode 37: A chat about the various projects we're working, everything from preparing for Zen 5, to testing FSR 3.1, more thoughts on the Intel CPU crashing saga and of course our various home projects.CHAPTERS00:00 - Intro00:38 - Lead Up To Zen 5 Testing12:45 - Further Thoughts on FSR 3.1 Testing29:44 - Intel Power and Crashing Situation Is Still Ongoing53:53 - Intel Arc GPUs Actually Work Okay1:04:02 - 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
  • 36. Learning About PCs & The Future of Hardware Unboxed (feat. Video Editor Balin)

    53:54
    Episode 36: Live from Taipei for Computex again, Tim chats with the third team member at Hardware Unboxed, Balin, about working on a YouTube channel, learning about the PC industry, and all the stuff we get up to outside of work.CHAPTERS00:00 - Intro00:34 - Meet Balin, Hardware Unboxed Video Editor13:05 - Learning About the PC Industry23:06 - Meeting Other YouTubers33:04 - Where is Hardware Unboxed Headed?37:14 - 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
  • 35. "AI" Has Reached Embarrassing Joke Levels

    46:15
    Episode 35: Live from Taipei for Computex again, we discuss the insane amount of rubbish "AI" products shown at the show and how things are reaching overhyped levels. Also, our impressions of Nvidia G-Assist and other things at the show.CHAPTERS00:00 - Intro01:31 - AI Is Reaching Insane Levels of Hype19:42 - Our Impressions Using Nvidia G-Assist28:21 - Other Stuff That Happened At ComputexSUBSCRIBE 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
  • 33. Sony PlayStation is Wrong About PC Gamers

    01:04:09
    Episode 33: Ahead of Computex, we discuss Sony believing that PC gamers will want to switch to using a PlayStation for future games, potential tariffs impacting the PC component market, and of course a preview for what's to come in the next week of announcements.CHAPTERS00:00 - Intro07:59 - Sony Wants PC Gamers Playing on PlayStation26:02 - Impending Tariffs on Motherboards and Graphics Cards?37:39 - What's Coming at Computex 202455:12 - 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
  • 32. Asus Screws Up (Again) And The Industry Needs to Improve

    01:29:34
    Episode 32: We discuss the Gamers Nexus Asus warranty situation, giving our perspective as Australians with different consumer laws, plus give updates on the Intel power spec situation, and annoyances with Google DriveCHAPTERS00:00 - Intro05:42 - Tim Gets Frustrated By Google Drive13:32 - Asus Screws Up with Warranties Again43:10 - Current Intel Power Spec Situation1:06:52 - 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
  • 31. Intel Has a CPU Power Problem Yet Again

    01:50:20
    Episode 31: After testing the new Intel Baseline Power Profile on Asus and Gigabyte motherboards, we've come to the conclusion that once again, Intel has a power spec problem. Also, some hot takes on the EKWB situation following Gamers Nexus second video.CHAPTERS00:00 - Intro02:14 - Further Thoughts on EKWB Situation20:02 - Intel's Power Spec Problem27:38 - Partners Can't Just Do Whatever They Want34:05 - Differences to AMD 7800X3D CPUs Blowing Up46:35 - What Actually Is the Intel CPU Power Spec55:11 - Our Theory Why CPUs are Crashing1:07:01 - Multiple Power Configs Are Fine, Misleading Consumers Isn't1:20:25 - Why Do Some People Take the Side of Companies?1:33:37 - 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
  • 30. Intel Are "Clearly The Better Choice" for Gaming PCs... Apparently

    01:26:49
    Episode 30: We spend most of this episode discussing a really bad article that claims Intel CPUs are clearly better than AMD CPUs for gaming PCs, including plenty of UserBenchmark-level reasoning. It's a bit of a roast to be honest.CHAPTERS00:00 - Intro00:27 - EKWB Update and a Few Rumors09:58 - Breaking Down A Terrible Article on Intel CPUs13:16 - AMD Has "Worse Stability" Than Intel25:56 - AMD's Power Efficiency "Doesn't Matter"34:51 - Intel Provides "More Bang for Buck"41:27 - AMD's Platform Longevity "Isn't A Must Have"1:03:32 - Updates from Our Boring LivesSOURCESTerrible Article: https://www.xda-developers.com/intel-is-better-than-amd-for-average-gamer/Gigabyte Ryzen 9000: https://www.gigabyte.com/Press/News/2161EKWB Apology: https://www.tomshardware.com/pc-components/liquid-cooling/ekwb-issues-public-apology-regarding-delayed-payments-promises-employees-and-suppliers-it-will-change-its-waysSUBSCRIBE 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