The Hardware Asylum Podcast

All Podcast Episodes

  • Pitfalls of Playing Early Access Games

    Published: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - Podcast Pitfalls of Playing Early Access Games

    In this episode Darren talks about his experiences playing ARK Survival Evolved. This is an early access title that somehow costs $30 despite the mixed reviews.

  • Obsolete Intel Optane and Core King Ryzen

    Published: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - Podcast Obsolete Intel Optane and Core King Ryzen

    In this episode we bring back the subject of forced obsolesce and how Intel Optane is a form of that despite being completely worthless. We also discuss the new AMD Ryzen core king when Darren asks the question, "should I upgrade?" The answer may surprise you.

  • Shocking Trends in PC Hardware

    Published: Monday, April 24, 2017 - Podcast Shocking Trends in PC Hardware

    This episode is all about emerging trends and how boredom can lead to innovation and having too much design freedom can lead to disasters. The modern computer case is the worst offender with award winning designs and a whole list of failures.

  • Testing the GTX 1080 Ti Against Two Popular Upgrade Theories

    Published: Monday, April 10, 2017 - Podcast Testing the GTX 1080 Ti Against Two Popular Upgrade Theories

    In this episode the duo discuss the power of the GTX 1080 Ti and as the question on of it is time to upgrade and test the overall price and performance against two popular upgrade theories. These help us determine when is a good time to buy new vs adding a second card to your system.

  • Taking Your Audio Quality to Eleven

    Published: Sunday, April 02, 2017 - Podcast Taking Your Audio Quality to Eleven

    In this episode we discuss the importance of audio in our everyday lives from the stereo in your car to the type of headphones you use while gaming. It is all important and can sometimes dictate the types of music you listen to and games you play.

  • Motherboard Overclocking Dependency, Hardware we’ve lost and EVGA iCX Technology

    Published: Friday, March 10, 2017 - Podcast Motherboard Overclocking Dependency, Hardware we’ve lost and EVGA iCX Technology

    In this episode we look at how motherboards impact Kaby Lake overclocking from the standpoint of voltage control and later reminisce about obscure hardware we have owned and lost. The podcast wraps up with a quick look at new EVGX ICX cooling solution on a GTX 1070 SC2.