The Hardware Asylum Podcast

All Podcast Episodes

  • How much heatsink do you really need?

    Published: Monday, July 10, 2017 - Podcast How much heatsink do you really need?

    In this episode it is all about cooling and we ask the question, "how much heatsink is enough" and make the distinction between aircooling and watercooling and some of the things you should consider.

  • Intel Core X-Series Overclocking and Rookie Rumble

    Published: Monday, June 19, 2017 - Podcast Intel Core X-Series Overclocking and Rookie Rumble

    This episode is all about performance and the realization that the enthusiast high-end desktop market is getting better, not worse. The duo talk about X-Series overclocking records and the performance the new X-series processors and X299 series chipset are bringing to the market.

  • RGB Lights on Memory and RX 500 Series Video Cards

    Published: Friday, June 09, 2017 - Podcast RGB Lights on Memory and RX 500 Series Video Cards

    In this episode we look at the two methods for handling RGB lights on memory modules look at some of the history behind lighted memory modules. Later we take an in-depth look at two RX 500 series gaming cards from Aorus and PowerColor.

  • 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.