The Hardware Asylum Podcast
Published: Wednesday, August 24, 2022 - Podcast
We talk about building your own PC and what parts you need to buy and how much you should spend but, then often take the stance that you should stop your building with the tower and then flood your build with purchased accessories. While this makes good sense from economical standpoint you are missing out on the point of building a PC. In this episode we touch of the subject of sound quality and why you are leaving so much on the table by going retail with your sound solution.
Published: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - Podcast
We all know that the current PC world is a price driven market and we have often spent hours comparing specs, reading reviews, checking forum posts and watching shitty YouTube videos all to determine “what is the best bang for the buck”. Hardware makers have caught on to this and have gone to great lengths to create products that conform to a level of Minimum Viable Product then promote these cut down versions to influencers across the globe.
Published: Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - Podcast
Many hardware enthusiasts question their system builds wondering if they have the best cooling or if they can get a little more performance from their processor of graphics card. These questions often lead to armchair wars about the best hardware and if the overall cost is worth the effort. In this episode we explore the world of high-end computers from popular boutique builders and then trash on the latest extreme gaming build from PCGamer and Maximum PC
Published: Saturday, July 23, 2022 - Podcast
In this special video episode we are playing the World War 3 Closed Beta. The game is built on the Unreal Game engine and supports two basic game types and a huge number of player and equipment customizations. If you want to play WW3 before it goes to Free to Play you’ll need to buy in at one of the payment Tiers allowing you to enjoy a familiar take on a Tactical online multiplayer FPS.
Published: Monday, June 27, 2022 - Podcast
Before the wide spread use of the Internet there were limited ways for computers to communicate and in this episode we will be taking a look at the parallels between the modern web comprised of Social Media, Various websites and Service providers and how all of that interaction finds its roots into a little known software package called a BBS.
Published: Saturday, June 11, 2022 - Podcast
We knew this day would come, the day when we could finally start buying video cards at or below suggested retail prices. In this episode we talk about the reasons behind this and take a look at some of the video cards that are currently available from basic RTX 3070 Ti’s to The Water Devil, EVGA Kingpin editions and the ROG x Evangelion Unit 01 RTX 3080 and Motherboard.