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  • More SLI Overclocking Silverstone RGB and RayTracing on Pascal
  • More SLI Overclocking Silverstone RGB and RayTracing on Pascal


    Hosts: Dennis Garcia and Darren McCain
    Time: 28:47

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    Originally recorded March 2019

    Show Notes

    More SLI Overclocking
    After the Hackfort presentation there was some LN2 left over and letting it go to waste is not an option.  So, in an attempt to get a few more benchmarking points Dennis broke out some old hardware and started seeing what it could do.

    The base system was a 9900K at 6.16Ghz.  This was the 3d stable overclock under LN2 and worked surprisingly well for the benchmarks using the two GTX 780 Ti Classifieds in SLI.  In this segment the duo talk about what is the same and what is different when it comes to overclocking in SLI and why having a solid CPU overclock is key when it comes to older benchmarks.

    Silverstone LSB02 RGB Lighting Controller
    One of the highlights from the March events was how popular a good RGB lighting system can be.  Say what you like about RGB but, it can draw a crowd when done correctly.  In this segment we talk about setting up the LSB02 and some of the more interesting features of the system. 

    Be sure to check out the full review of the Silverstone LSB02 and supporting video.

    Ray Tracing on Pascal
    Dennis likes to call out when one of his predictions comes true and you heard it on the Hardware Asylum Podcast first.  NVIDIA is going to release RayTracing to older NVIDIA GPUs.  This is something that Dennis talked about at length during the 20-Series launch mentioning that RayTracing support is just a driver update and it could be treated much like PhysX where the calculations are offloaded to a secondary video card.

    As of this Podcast we have not actually seen the driver so it will be interesting to see how things finally pan out.

    Related Links
    Nvidia Pascal GPUs will get ray tracing drivers in April
    Exploring the Hype Behind The Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti

    Episode 98 featured music:
    Little People - Start Shootin' (http://www.littlepeoplemusic.com/)