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  • It is ok to Build with Ryzen and Good Video Game Movies
  • It is ok to Build with Ryzen and Good Video Game Movies


    Hosts: Dennis Garcia and Darren McCain
    Time: 31:11

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    Originally recorded March 2021

    Show Notes

    It is ok, you can build with Ryzen
    There is a famous saying.  “Speed is a question of money, how fast do you want to go?” and for the most part it is true.  Though, what do budding PC enthusiasts do when they have very little money and want to play online games and publish YouTube views like all their friends?

    Historically the universal solution was to buy AMD and be disappointed, try your hand at overclocking and promptly give up on your dream of hitting it big with that Internet cash.  Though, it would seem times are changing and the latest generation of 5000 Series Ryzen processors is looking pretty good.   They come with more cores, PCI Express 4.0 and have mostly solved the “Single Threaded Performance” issue that plagued early samples. 

    Thing is, performance can be deceiving and while the top of the line processor is close to $800 USD at launch it is not the best processor for gaming.

    Video Game Movies
    Some of the worst movies in existence are based on video game properties and while several spawned sequels and developed a strong cult following the truly successful adaptations were those that strayed from the source material.

    Well like building with AMD the times are changing and video game movies are getting to be quite good.  As of this recording there have been successful launches of Detective Pikachu and Sonic the Hedgehog with even more planned for the future.  But, no game movie has our attention more than Borderlands and this this segment we discuss some of the new casting decisions and are hoping that Mortal Kombat 2021 is a huge success.

    Related Links
    AMD Ryzen 5000 isn't hitting its full memory potential at launch
    Borderlands Movie Cast

    Episode 121 featured music:
    Little People - Start Shootin' (http://www.littlepeoplemusic.com/)