The Hardware Asylum Podcast

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  • The State of VR Gaming and Occulus Quest Hands On

    Published: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - Podcast The State of VR Gaming and Occulus Quest Hands On

    In this episode it is all about VR gaming, Darren picked up an Occulus Quest over the holidays and brings it to the lab for some pre-podcast gaming. It was really good fun and begs the question, is it time to go full VR?

  • The downfall of the modern GPU, which is better RTX 2060 or GTX 580 Classified

    Published: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - Podcast The downfall of the modern GPU, which is better RTX 2060 or GTX 580 Classified

    In this episode we talk about the history of modern video cards from AGP graphics to the modern RTX including their rise to prominence in the enthusiast market to the fiery downfall triggered by cost, performance and the carelessness of a modern hardware enthusiast.

  • Are More Cores Better

    Published: Monday, February 24, 2020 - Podcast Are More Cores Better

    With a recent performance leak showing that the Intel Core i9 10900k 10-Core processor is faster than the 12-Core Ryzen 9 3900k we decided to discuss one of the biggest drawbacks of large multicore CPUs and how their power is only noticeable in certain situations

  • The Latest Sound Card from Creative and an Xtreme Aorus Motherboard

    Published: Monday, February 10, 2020 - Podcast The Latest Sound Card from Creative and an Xtreme Aorus Motherboard

    Discrete audio cards are often overlooked when building a PC and yet they are one of the best ways to get better performance and better audio quality, the Creative Labs AE-9 is one of the best. Speaking of best we cannot ignore the X299X Waterforce Xtreme from Aorus (Gigabyte)

  • Highlights from CES 2020 Trends, Builds and RGB Part 2

    Published: Friday, January 24, 2020 - Podcast Highlights from CES 2020 Trends, Builds and RGB Part 2

    This is part two of the Hardware Asylum CES 2020 coverage. Every January Dennis spends some time in the desert checking out the latest tech, make new contacts and keep up with old friends. Unlike the last episode this one isn’t completely filled with good stuff.

  • Highlights from CES 2020 Trends, Builds and RGB Part 1

    Published: Sunday, January 19, 2020 - Podcast Highlights from CES 2020 Trends, Builds and RGB Part 1

    Every January Dennis spends some time in the desert checking out the latest tech at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, mostly to make new contacts, keep up with old friends and find out what new might be coming to the Hardware Asylum Labs. This episode is filled with the good stuff.