The Hardware Asylum Podcast
Published: Saturday, May 8, 2021 - Podcast
In this episode we discuss the effects of the mysterious disappearance of the RTX 3000 Series and the reason behind why NVIDIA cards are so good at what they do. The global shortage and huge asymmetrical demand have sparked the company to finally segment their retail products in hopes of giving gamers a chance to enjoy the other thing RTX cards can do, Game.
Published: Sunday, April 11, 2021 - Podcast
In February of 2021 Frys Electronics closed their doors, they claim it was due to complications associated with “The Situation” which put additional stress on a business model that has been failing since the early 2000’s. In this episode we discuss some reasons behind why this has happened and what impact the new normal will have on retail shopping centers going forward.
Published: Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - Podcast
Dennis caught the retro PC bug and might have gone a little overboard picking up an old 486 off ebay. In this episode the duo talk about the details of the machine and what it takes to run old hardware when certain vintage parts are no longer available.
Published: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - Podcast
For years Dennis has been anti AMD often dumbfounded by why anyone would want to build with Ryzen, Threadripper was a disappointment and the first-generation Zen Cores were awfully slow. But, like video game movies things are getting better and this latest crop of processors is looking pretty good.
Published: Thursday, February 25, 2021 - Podcast
Watercooling has many benefits and while the benefits that created watercooling still exist the scale of their impact on modern computers has diminished considerably. In this episode we explore the benefits and limitations of watercooling in the modern era.
Published: Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - Podcast
Watercooling is plagued with controversy from picking the best components to some of the old school myths and issues including the topic of mixed metals and to prove that with proper care your components will last we cut open a 4-year-old Thermaltake radiator. We also help you improve your case cooling with a few modding tips.