The Full Nerd

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 Feb 15, 2019


 Oct 26, 2018

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The Full Nerd is PCWorld's enthusiast PC hardware podcast. Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Adam Patrick Murray, and Alaina Yee cover everything hardware related from news to testing to tips. And be sure to join us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Twitch and join the conversation!

Episode Date
Episode 107: CPU performance 'leaks', pre-built PC's, ST: TMP review, Q&A
01:54:20
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show goes into all the recent CPU performance leaks including 3rd-gen Threadripper and 9900KS, Alaina's experience using NZXT's BLD and other pre-built services, and a review of Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: www.youtube.com/subscription_cent…ser=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: www.twitter.com/pcworld
Sep 20, 2019
Episode 106: Ryzen boost bug patch, Windows 10 in 2019, Q&A
01:06:17
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show covers the recent 3rd-gen Ryzen boost bug patch, the state of Windows 10 in 2019, and more. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Sep 13, 2019
Episode 105: Intel gets salty, Ryzen 3000 boost bug, the best GPUs to buy now, and more
01:23:07
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show goes in-depth into Intel's breaking Cascade Lake-X news, AMD's problems with Ryzen 3000 boost mode, and the best GPU's to buy right now for every resolution. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Shot on Sony a7s ii's: https://amzn.to/2S8uSOE Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Sep 04, 2019
Episode 104: RTX gets a killer app, Radeon VII dies, the best time to buy hardware, Q&A
01:30:58
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show covers quite possibly the killer app for real time ray tracing: Control from Remedy, the death of AMD's Radeon VII, the best best time to buy PC hardware, and more. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Aug 27, 2019
Episode 103: Comet Lake confusion, Jensens' RTX rant, best $500 budget build and more
01:22:57
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. On today's episode we talk about the Intel Comet Lake news, Jensens' rant about how it's crazy not to buy RTX, other Gamescom news, and we present our best $500 budget builds. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Aug 26, 2019
Episode 102.5: PC gaming on a controller, portable retro gaming emulation, and more
01:18:36
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. With Gordon and Brad out we are once again left with Alaina and Adam to hold down the fort. In this episode of The Half Nerd they discuss gaming with a controller on the PC, adventures in portable retro gaming emulation, and the Star Wars prequels. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Aug 16, 2019
Episode 102: Ice Lake on desktop, $200 Intel GPU, Lisa Su to leave AMD?
01:31:52
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show goes into Gordon's preview of Intel Ice Lake in laptops and how that could translate to the desktop part, the prospect of Intel bringing a $200 GPU to the market, and the rumors of Lisa Su leaving AMD for IBM. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Aug 07, 2019
Episode 101: Threadripper 3 rumors, Destiny 2 on Ryzen, Q&A
01:15:58
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In this episode we talk about the AMD Threadripper 3 rumors, the Destiny 2 problem on Ryzen, and an in-depth question and answer session. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Jul 30, 2019
Episode 100: PC Hardware Hall of Fame, episode 200 predictions, Full Nerd moments/trivia
02:30:10
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Episode 100 celebrates the PC and The Full Nerd by inducting the first parts into a PC Hardware Hall of Fame, theorizing what hardware we'll be talking about on episode 200, and recounting our favorite Full Nerd moments. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Jul 23, 2019
Episode 99: Ryzen 9 3900X review, Radeon RX 5700/XT reviews, Geforce RTX 2060/2070 Super reviews
01:48:32
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show covers all the major reviews including AMD Ryzen 9 3900X, Radeon RX 5700/5700XT, and Nvidia Geforce RTX 2060 Super and 2070 Super. Read the full reviews at PCWorld.com: https://www.pcworld.com/article/3405567/ryzen-3000-review-amds-12-core-ryzen-9-3900x.html https://www.pcworld.com/article/3406840/amd-radeon-rx-5700-and-5700-xt-review.html Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Jul 08, 2019
Special Edition: AMD talks Ryzen 3000 and Radeon 5700 series launch
01:16:39
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we are joined by two very special guests from AMD, Scott Herkelman and Robert Hallock, to talk about the impending release of Ryzen 3000 series CPU's and Radeon 5700 series GPU's!
Jun 27, 2019
Episode 98: Ryzen 3000 performance leaks, X570 board news, Q&A
01:10:17
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show the crew covers the AMD Ryzen 3000 performance leaks (will it be as good as we think?), X570 motherboard news, and we'll finally get back to answering some of your questions. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Jun 25, 2019
Episode 97: The PC at E3, next gen consoles vs PC, game streaming vs PC and more
01:47:22
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show wraps up some of the biggest talking points coming out of E3 2019. Was is a good show for the PC? How does the PC compare to the next gen consoles? Is the streaming future coming for your PC? Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Jun 18, 2019
Episode 96: 16-core Ryzen revealed, Navi is here, Nvidia Super rumors and more
01:04:20
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show dives deep into AMD's announcements around Ryzen 9 3950X and Navi, aka Radeon RX 5700XT. And oh yeah, there are some juicy rumors about what Nvidia Super means. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Jun 13, 2019
Episode 95: Why PCIe 4 matters, the Mac Pro returns, and Q&A
01:24:59
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we are back from Computex to talk about all the PCIe 4 news and why it matters, Apple's answer to the PC with it's new Mac Pro, and more. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Jun 04, 2019
Episode 94: AMD vs Intel live from Computex, laptops galore & do benchmarks matter?
01:19:54
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show is live from MSI's booth at Computex where we will be talking about all the juicy AMD and Intel news, covering awesome laptops here at the show, and ask the question 'Do benchmarks matter?' We even had a special guest show up, Steve from Gamers Nexus. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
May 30, 2019
Episode 93: AMD Ryzen/Navi rumors, Computex predictions, and Q&A
01:16:08
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's episode the usual crew is back together to talk about all the AMD rumors we could find, as well as other rumors and predictions leading up to Computex. As always we will be answering your live questions so speak up in the chat. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
May 14, 2019
Episode 92: GTX 1650 reviews, new 9th gen Intel CPU's, Ryzen 3000 leaks, Q&A
01:09:41
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's episode, Gordon and Brad are back from vacation and are joined by Mark Hachman to talk about the new 9th gen CPU's from Intel, the reviews of Nvidia's GTX 1650, and the interesting leaks surrounding 3rd gen Ryzen. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
May 01, 2019
Episode 91.5: Gordon is wrong about the PS5, game streaming, Star Trek: TMP, and more
01:37:38
Join The Half Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show Brad and Gordon are both on vacation, meaning Alaina and Adam are left to discuss the taboo topics such as consoles, game streaming, and Star Trek: The Motion Picture! Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Apr 25, 2019
Episode 91: Acer/PC case design, Sony PS5 vs PC specs, Q&A
01:09:40
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show PCWorld's Executive Editor Melissa Riofrio joins us to talk about her trip to New York to see new Acer hardware, which will kick us into a discussion around PC case design trends. We also talk about the news of Sony's Playstation 5 including AMD Ryzen APU"s and SSD's, becoming more PC like than ever! Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Apr 16, 2019
Episode 90: Core i9-9990XE for sale, Ryzen market share increase, Kaby Lake-G returns
01:06:25
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we go over the sale of Intel's 14-core Core i9-9990XE, how AMD's Ryzen has (maybe) gained market share over Intel, and the return of Kaby Lake-G! Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Shot on Sony a7s ii's: https://amzn.to/2S8uSOE Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Apr 12, 2019
Episode 89: Special guest Will Smith talks the death of VR, the death of the PC, and more
01:58:18
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we are joined by Maximum PC and Tested alum Will Smith to talk about VR, the bygone days of the PC, and so much more. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Apr 03, 2019
Episode 88: RTX on GTX, Intel graphics, Comet Lake rumors, Q&A
01:34:03
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show the crew covers Nvidia's announcement of ray tracing on GTX cards, Intel's discreet graphics ambitions, and Comet Lake rumors! Follow all the latest IT news on our sister channel TECH(talk): https://www.youtube.com/idgtechtalk Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Mar 21, 2019
Episode 87: GTX 1660 review, upgradeable laptops/Area 51m, and Q&A
01:03:07
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we talk about yet another Nvidia GPU release - the GTX 1660, and talk about the merits of upgradeable laptops like Alienware's Area 51m. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Shot on Sony a7s ii's: https://amzn.to/2S8uSOE Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Mar 14, 2019
Episode 86: GTX 1660 Ti review, 3rd Gen Ryzen rumors, USB 4 problems, and Q&A
01:31:56
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we cover Brad's Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti review, the latest 3rd gen Ryzen rumors hinting at more cores, and the problems Gordon has been having with USB 4. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray Shot on Sony a7s ii's: https://amzn.to/2S8uSOE Follow PCWorld for all things PC! ------------------------------­---- SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PCWorldVideos TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/PCWorldUS TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/pcworld
Mar 08, 2019
Episode 85: Is RTX winning? Intel's Core i9-9990XE/KFC, AMD rumors, and Q&A
01:15:53
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show covers ray tracing performance in Battlefield V/Metro Exodus, Intel's finger licking good Core i9-9990XE/KFC, and more AMD Ryzen/Radeon rumors. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray
Feb 19, 2019
Episode 84: Radeon VII review, GTX vs RTX laptops, Q&A
01:42:48
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we are diving deep into the Radeon VII reviews for both gaming and content creation to see where it stacks up against Nvidia's cards, and whether you should buy a GTX or RTX laptop right now. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/P3jaD3w Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray
Feb 07, 2019
Special episode: AMD talks Radeon VII and the future of FreeSync
00:31:57
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we are joined by Scott Herkelman, VP & GM of Radeon Gaming at AMD. He's here to talk about Radeon VII, how FreeSync vs Gsync is like VHS vs Betamax, and tell us about his try at pro gaming! Join the PC related discussions, ask us questions, and get breaking deals on The Full Nerd's Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray
Feb 04, 2019
Episode 83: 28-Core Xeon review, RTX arrives in laptops, Q&A
01:18:58
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we talk about the monster 28-Core Xeon review and how it compares to Threadripper 2, RTX arriving in laptops with the MSI GS75 Stealth and it's RTX 2080 Max-Q part, and the announcement of The Full Nerd Discord channel. Join the PC related discussions and ask us questions on Discord: https://discord.gg/SGPRSy7 Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray
Jan 30, 2019
Episode 82: GTX 1660 Ti rumors, Super X-Fi review, Q&A
01:13:06
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we cover the rumors surrounding an Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti that wouldn't have RTX, Gordon and Adam's Super X-Fi review (spoiler: it's awesome), and the return of the Q&A section. Read the full Super X-Fi review at PCWorld.com: https://www.pcworld.com/article/3333606/consumer-electronics/creative-super-x-fi-review.html
Jan 22, 2019
Episode 81: RTX 2060 review, 3rd gen Ryzen news, and best of PCs at CES 2019
01:21:22
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In the first Full Nerd episode of 2019 we talk about Brad's review of Nvidia's RTX 2060, the news around 3rd Gen Ryzen, and some of our favorite things at CES 2019.
Jan 15, 2019
Episode 80: 2019 PC hardware predictions & eating 2018 paper
01:38:34
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. This year end episode covers the predictions we made a year ago and placing predictions for the year ahead! We'll be writing the predictions on paper so there is always a chance we'll have to eat our words...
Dec 20, 2018
Episode 79: Best PC hardware of 2018
01:26:22
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today is a very special show, awarding the PC hardware that we think is the best of 2018. Who will win best CPU? Best GPU? How about best laptop? Watch us debate and come to a consensus on the best PC hardware of 2018
Dec 17, 2018
Episode 78: Intel stages a comeback? Laptop RTX rumors & Corsair's fake RGB RAM
01:11:30
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we talk about Intel's big CPU plans for 2019 and beyond, rumors of Nvidia RTX in laptops, and Corsair's wild and fake RGB RAM. Giveaways on PCWorld.com OnePlus 6T: https://www.pcworld.com/article/3326816/android/pcworld-oneplus-6t-giveaway.html Razer Nari Ultimate headphones: https://www.pcworld.com/article/3325322/gaming/giveaway-win-a-pair-of-razer-nari-ultimate-headphones.html
Dec 12, 2018
Episode 77: Super X-Fi, Sound Blaster AE-9 reveal, and PC memories with Ryan from Creative
01:43:20
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's special show we are joined by Ryan Schlieper from Creative to talk about PC audio and the new Super X-Fi, get the first look at the Sound Blaster AE-9, as well as reminisce about old PC building memories.
Dec 04, 2018
Episode 76: Sapphire RX 590 Nitro+ review, misleading Optane PC specs, Black Friday hauls
00:53:27
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show covers Brad's Sapphire RX 590 Nitro+ review, Gordon's article about misleading Intel Optane PC specs, and we all share our Black Friday hauls.
Nov 30, 2018
Episode 75: Black Friday: Where are the deals? Build the cheapest DIY PC using BF deals
01:26:40
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show is almost all about deals! Alaina takes us through the tech deals that are out there, helps us understand why there aren't as many as last year, and shows off the cheapest PC you can build using Black Friday deals.
Nov 19, 2018
Episode 74: RX 590 review, RTX on in Battlefield 5, 2080 Ti failures, Q&A
01:08:18
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show covers all things graphics! From the Radeon RX 590 launch, to ray tracing enabled in Battlefield 5, to RTX 2080 Ti failures - we'll talk about all that and more. Enter to win the NZXT H700 Nuka-Cola case: https://www.pcworld.com/article/3318564/computers/were-building-a-fallout-pc-and-giving-away-its-limited-edition-case.html
Nov 15, 2018
Special edition: Intel talks Optane & future of storage
01:04:20
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's special episode we are joined by Bill Leszinske, Intel's Corporate VP of Strategic Planning & Marketing for Storage, to talk about Optane and the future of storage.
Oct 29, 2018
Episode 73: Core i9-9900K performance, Intel cancels 10nm?? Q&A
01:06:44
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's episode we're going to cover the Core i9-9900K reviews and performance metrics and the report (and rebuttal) of Intel cancelling it's 10nm process.
Oct 23, 2018
Episode 72: RTX 2070 review, PT's controversial CPU benchmarks revised, and more
01:16:14
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show is about Brad's Nvidia RTX 2070 review and Principal Technologies controversial CPU benchmarks.
Oct 16, 2018
Episode 71: Core i9-9900K, benchmarking controversy, adios mainstream hyperthreading?
01:16:19
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show is all about Intel's Core i9-9900K, the news, the benchmarking controversy, and is this the end of mainstream hyperthreading?
Oct 11, 2018
Special Edition: Intel talks 9th Gen & and 'The worlds best gaming CPU'
00:24:20
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show is a special edition episode from the Intel event in New York announcing the new 9th Gen CPUs. Gordon is joined by Anand Srivatsa (VP & SM Desktop, Systems & Channel Group at Intel) who talks about the 'the world's best gaming CPU.'
Oct 08, 2018
Episode 70: New Surface devices, Windows 10 October 2018 Update, and more
01:27:40
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show is all about Microsoft! Windows expert Mark Hachman joins us to talk about the new Surface products, Windows 10 October 2018 Update, and all your random questions.
Oct 04, 2018
Episode 69: Intel 9000 series leak, custom RTX 2080 performance, when is a deal a deal?
01:05:38
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we talk about: - What looks to be final info on the Intel 9000 series and how it stacks up against AMD. - Custom RTX 2080 cards vs Nvidia Founders Editions - How stupid was Gordon to buy or not buy that 400GB Sandisk MicroSD card? Follow the crew on Twitter: @GordonUng @BradChacos @MorphingBall @AdamPMurray
Sep 27, 2018
Episode 68: RTX 2080 & 2080 Ti review, RTX 2080 or GTX 1080 Ti? Buy a Radeon instead?
01:16:25
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show is all about the Nvidia RTX launch! First up we cover the official PCWorld review of the RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti, next we'll answer the question of whether you should buy a RTX 2080 or GTX 1080 Ti, and lastly we look over to AMD to see if it's better to buy a Radeon card instead.
Sep 19, 2018
Episode 67: RTX Turing GPU deep-dive, Nvidia Scanner, No ray traced games at launch?
01:13:47
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show is all about the Nvidia RTX launch! First up we'll deep-dive into the Turing GPU, next we'll cover Nvidia's new one-click overclocking tool called Scanner, then move to a quick discussion about how there will be no ray tracked games at the launch of these new graphics cards.
Sep 14, 2018
Episode 66: Threadripper memory bandwidth, Athlon returns, external processors, Q&A
00:57:34
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we cover Gordon's article covering the 32-core Threadripper 2 memory bandwidth issues, the return of the AMD Athlon, and external processors like the mCable.
Sep 06, 2018
The RTX story so far, Jim Anderson leaves AMD, Acer Predator X27 review, Q&A
01:11:32
Join The Full Nerd gang (including Gordon on vacation at a farm) as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we cover the Nvidia GeForce RTX story so far, AMD loosing their PC chief Jim Anderson, and Brad's review of Acer's Predator X27 - a 4k G-Sync HDR monitor.
Aug 28, 2018
Episode 64: Nvidia GeForce RTX analysis and PC gear at Gamescom
01:11:02
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we dive into all the information from Nvidia's GeForce RTX event including pricing, availability of the 2080 Ti/2080/2070, and the situation with partner cards. Brad will also give us the scoop on all the hot PC gear on the show floor of Gamescom in Cologne, Germany.
Aug 21, 2018
Episode 63: GeForce GTX 2080 teased and Threadripper 2 review round up
01:08:15
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show they cover the breaking NVIDIA news of the Turing GPU, Quadro RTX and GeForce RTX 2080. Gordon will also talk about his review of AMD's 2nd Generation Threadripper 2990WX.
Aug 14, 2018
Episode 62: Threadripper 2 price & clocks, Intel 9000 series leaked, and more
01:00:20
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show digs into all the details around AMD's 2nd Gen Threadripper launch (including price), Intel's 9000 series being leaked, and much more.
Aug 07, 2018
Threadripper 2 launch special with Jim Anderson of AMD | The Full Nerd SE
00:23:38
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In this special edition episode Gordon sits down with Jim Anderson from AMD to go over all the 2nd Gen Threadripper details including pricing, clock speeds, and availability!
Aug 06, 2018
Episode 61: Nvidia at Gamescom, AMD B450 boards, Core i9 9900k rumors, and more
01:01:55
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we'll go over the news about Nvidia teasing a Gamescom announcement, AMD launching B450 boards, and the Intel Core i9 9900k rumors. Win a signed Intel 8086k: https://www.pcworld.com/article/3293057/computers/win-a-signed-limited-edition-core-i7-8086k-cpu.html
Jul 31, 2018
MacBook Pro throttling vs PCs, Core i7 losing hyper-threading rumors, and Q&A
00:59:21
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we cover the throttling issues that are plaguing the MacBook Prob and compare it to Windows laptops. Then we'll talk about the rumors of Intel taking hyper-threading out of Core i7 CPUs.
Jul 27, 2018
Episode 59: Steve from Gamers Nexus talks 8086k overclocking and Intel CPU soldering
01:03:51
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we are joined by Steve Burke from Gamers Nexus to talk about his work overclocking the 8086k, the process Intel uses to solder their CPUs, and all the burning questions for Steve!
Jul 20, 2018
Episode 58: Should you buy a new GPU/CPU right now? And winner of the signed AMD t-shirt!
01:16:11
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show has all the regulars back to ponder the question: is right now the best time to buy a GPU or CPU? We'll also announce the winner of the signed AMD t-shirt live on the air!
Jul 10, 2018
Episode 57.5: Why Gordon is wrong, our ultimate battlestations, and BTS of The Full Nerd
01:13:38
Join half of The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Gordon is gone and Brad is still off so it's up to Alaina and Adam to hold down the fort. First they'll talk about why Gordon is always so wrong on things like consoles, controllers, and modular power supplies. Then they'll talk about ultimate battlestations and what it's like to work at PCWorld and make The Full Nerd.
Jul 03, 2018
Episode 57: Threadripper 2 rumors & giveaway, Nvidia GTX 1180 rumors, and more
01:18:42
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show is all about rumors! The first order of business is how you can win a signed Threadripper 2 T-shirt, then next up we'll dig into all the Threadripper 2 news that AMD (might of) leaked, and lastly go over the daily Nvidia GeForce GTX 1180 rumors. Link to the giveaway: https://www.pcworld.com/article/3280984/components-processors/giveaway-win-a-signed-threadripper-2-t-shirt.html
Jun 26, 2018
Episode 56: The Intel/AMD Core Wars go nuclear, the PC at E3, and more
01:16:39
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show covers the continued saga between Intel and AMD CPUs that we are dubbing 'The Core Wars', as well as wrapping up our PC coverage of E3 2018.
Jun 19, 2018
Episode 55: 32-core Threadripper 2, no GeForce for you & more - Live from Computex 2018
01:09:59
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show is live from Computex! Gordon and Mark are in Taiwan for Computex 2018 and they are Skyping in to talk about the latest AMD news (Threadripper 2), no GeForce announcements, and so much more!
Jun 06, 2018
Episode 54: Computex predictions, Optane RAM, cooled HP headset, and Q&A
01:08:51
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. On today's show we cover Optane persistent memory, an active cooled pair of headphones from HP, and give you our Computex predictions!
May 31, 2018
Episode 53: Razer Blade & Core X, NZXT H500i, 3GB GTX 1050, new CPU flaw?
01:02:02
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. On today's show we talk about the recently announced Razer Blade and Core X, NZXT's awesome 500i case, Nvidia's 3GB version of the GTX 1050, and maybe a new CPU flaw?
May 24, 2018
Episode 52: Z390 Chipset, Coffee Lake H vs Kaby Lake G, and Corsair 1000D case
01:04:47
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. On today's show we cover all the details around the Z390 chipset, compare how Coffee Lake H stacks up against Kaby Lake G, and Corsair's crazy 1000D.
May 17, 2018
Episode 51: Nvidia's GPP is dead, G-Sync HDR is here, CPU roadmaps have leaked, and Q&A
01:04:44
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. On today's show we cover the recent death of Nvidia's GeForce Partner Program, Gordon's time with the G-Sync HDR monitor, and the CPU road map leaks from Intel and AMD.
May 10, 2018
Episode 50: Intel's 10nm delay, Intel poaches AMD gurus, and extensive Q&A
01:19:44
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. For today's big 50th episode we quickly cover Intel's 10nm chip delays and how Intel is poaching AMD gurus before diving deep into the question list!
May 01, 2018
Episode 49: Samsung 970 Pro review, FreeSync 2 & PC HDR, AMD Gaming Crates, and more
00:59:58
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we go over the Samsung 970 Pro review, Brad's adventures with FreeSync 2 and PC HDR, and AMD's Combat Crates!
Apr 25, 2018
Episode 48: 2nd Gen Ryzen reviews are out, AMD takes on Nvidia's GPP, and more
01:01:18
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we cover all the 2nd Gen Ryzen news/reviews you can handle, dive into AMD's battle with Nvidia's GPP, and we'll be answering all your burning questions.
Apr 20, 2018
Episode 47: 2nd-gen Ryzen Q&A with AMD SVP Jim Anderson
00:50:22
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In this special episode we are joined by the computing boss at AMD Jim Anderson to go over the launch of 2nd Gen Ryzen CPUs. Questions range from high level to in the weeds, thanks to Jim for stopping by to chat!
Apr 19, 2018
Episode 46: 2nd Gen Ryzen revealed! Is Kaby Lake G really Vega? Radeon RX 500X GPUs
01:08:03
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show is almost all AMD based! First up is the official reveal of 2nd Gen Ryzen CPUs, next we'll go into whether Kaby Lake G is really Vega or not, and then we finish with Radeon RX 500X GPUs coming.
Apr 13, 2018
Episode 45: Intel Core i9 for Laptops, Hades Canyon NUC, and More
01:02:55
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show we cover Intel Core i9 for Laptops and Hades Canyon NUC!
Apr 03, 2018
Zen+ Rumors, Dell XPS Review, the Future of Graphics, and More | The Full Nerd Ep. 44
01:03:17
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's show we cover AMD's Zen+ rumors, dig deep into Gordon's Dell XPS review, cover the future of graphics: DirectX ray-tracing!
Mar 28, 2018
Episode 43: Kyle Bennett from HardOCP joins us to talk about Nvidia's Geforce Partnership Program
01:06:43
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In this special episode we are joined by Kyle Bennett from HardOCP to talk about Nvidia's controversial Geforce Partner Program. Read his Kyle's full article on HardOCP.com: https://www.hardocp.com/article/2018/03/08/geforce_partner_program_impacts_consumer_choice
Mar 13, 2018
Episode 42: Upcoming Windows 10 Features, Windows As A Service, Cloud Gaming and more
01:18:24
On today's show we are joined by PCWorld's Microsoft Windows expert to talk about all the upcoming Windows 10 features you can expect, whether or not Windows as a service would be a good idea, Geforce Now vs other cloud gaming platforms, and of course we answer all your burning questions.
Mar 06, 2018
Episode 41: Will APUs stay relevant? Plus: Nvidia rumors, Spectre/Meltdown updates, Q&A
01:46:07
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show we discuss whether or not APUs will stay relevant after the GPU/mining crisis, the new rumors around Nvidia's next graphics cards, some Spectre and Meltown updates, and of course your questions!
Feb 20, 2018
Episode 40: The GPU Crisis Special! What we know, what gaming PCs to buy, and the future
01:12:12
Today's show is all about the GPU crisis! We go over the story so far, the best gaming PCs to buy right now, and what people are doing to try and fix it. Are consoles really the answer for us gamers? Stay tuned to find out!
Feb 06, 2018
Episode 39: Everything you need to know about Meltown/Spectre and GPU price increases
01:12:37
The Full Nerd crew tells you how bad of a hit you take from Meltdown and Spectre and if you'll be abandoned or not. Even worse: GPU prices are insane (again). Here's why and what to do about it.
Jan 19, 2018
Episode 38: Intel/AMD chip, AMD news deluge, Nvidia's BFGD, and our CES 2018 top picks
01:38:56
Today's show is all about CES 2018 news including: the unholy matrimony of Intel and AMD in Kaby Lake G, the dump truck of AMD announcements like Threadripper 2, Nvidia's gaming focused BFGD, and our staffs top CES picks!
Jan 11, 2018
Episode 37: The Reckoning Edition
01:56:29
We made some bold predictions for how 2017 would turn out for the PC and here's just how wrong and how right we were. And to show we haven't learned anything, we predict exactly what will happen in 2018 because we have detailed files.
Dec 19, 2017
Episode 36: The Full Nerd Awards - Best PC Hardware of 2017
02:01:45
It's the end of the year, so it's time for The Full Nerd Awards! In this episode Gordon, Brad, Adam, and special guest Alaina debate our picks for the best PC hardware of 2017. The topics include best CPU, GPU, laptops, and much much more.
Dec 05, 2017
Episode 35: Intel loves AMD, Radeon's boss joins Intel, and your questions
01:22:25
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics! Today we cover Intel and AMD joining forces in one chip, Raja Koduri leaving AMD to join Intel and make discrete graphics cards, and we dive deep into your burning questions!
Nov 10, 2017
Episode 34: GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Review, Kaby Lake Refresh, Ryzen 7 mobile and Optane
01:26:19
Join the Full Nerd gang as they tell you about Nvidia's Vega killer, and get all hot about the Xbox One X vs. PC. Gordon then details Intel's 8th gen laptop CPU and Ryzen 7 mobile. Intel's enthusiast Optane drive finally drops.
Nov 03, 2017
Episode 33: Intel Coffee Lake Core i7-8700K reviewed and the fall gaming harvest is here!
01:26:26
Join the Full Nerd Gang as they talk about the CPU Intel hopes can stem the horde of AMD Ryzen chips: its first mainstream 6-core CPU called Coffee Lake. Hayden Dingman than catches us up on the coming deluge of fall PC Games.
Oct 06, 2017
Episode 32: Core i9 18-core review, live 16-core battle vs Threadripper, and Coffee Lake details
01:24:19
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics! It's an all Intel show today with the review of Core i9 7980X 18-core processor, a live head to head 16-core Core i9 vs 16-core Ryzen Threadripper benchmarking showdown, and coverage of all the Coffee Lake news.
Sep 25, 2017
Episode 31: the state of 4k gaming, Intel's 4 player VR box, our upcoming PC builds, and more
01:05:57
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics! This week we go over a couple of the biggest stories on PCWorld right now including an article written by our own Brad Chacos about the state of 4k gaming. After that we cover Intel's crazy 4 player VR PC that they brought by to let us play Star Trek: Bridge Crew on. And then we wrap up with some talk about upcoming builds and you're burning questions!
Sep 11, 2017
Episode 30: Vega Review, Intel's new "8th gen" CPU and we talk Threadripper Build
01:08:13
Gordon, Dan, Alaina and Brad tell you if Vega was a miss or hit and then try to unspool Intel's new "8th gen" CPUs. And oh yeah, ultrabooks will soon get quad-cores. Finally, the crew talks about the planned 1920x1080 live build.
Aug 28, 2017
Episode 29: Threadripper reviewed and benchmarked, full Core i9 details, and 8th Gen Intel Eclipse
01:24:53
PCWorld's Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Adam Patrick Murray, and special guest Alaina Yee go over all the charts and graphs from AMD's Ryzen Threadripper review. After that they detail the full list of Intel's Core i9 chips and finish up covering the 8th Gen Great American Eclipse party! For audio listeners, don't forget you can tune in live on PCWorld's YouTube or Facebook in order to chat along with us.
Aug 10, 2017
Episode 28: AMD's Vega finally arrives, a cheap threadripper and questions answered
01:24:36
Gordon, Adam, Alaina and Brad talk about AMD's literally hot new Vega GPU and why you might want an 8-core Ryzen Threadripper. The crew also goes Full Nerd on your questions.
Jul 31, 2017
Episode 27: Threadripper mysteries, Ryzen 3 released, and plenty of cpu box talk
01:11:23
Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, and Adam Patrick Murray are joined by PCWorld's Executive Editor Melissa Riofrio to discuss Ryzen 3, solve Threadripper's core mystery, and answer your questions!
Jul 28, 2017
Episode 26: Threadripper pricing! AMD's ultimate budget chip, and is Vega heading for a fall?
01:42:51
This week the crew goes Full Nerd on AMD's shocking Threadripper pricing and wonders if Ryzen 3 is a Core i5 killer. Finally, does Vega Frontier Edition mean storm clouds are coming for RX?
Jul 18, 2017
Episode 25: Core i9 review, new Sound Blaster X, Xbox One X PC build, and your burning questions
01:26:38
Gordon, Brad, and Adam are joined once again by special guest Alaina Yee to go over some of the hottest news stories of the week. Including Gordon's Skylake X review, a brand new 32 bit Sound Blaster, and Alaina's Xbox One X PC build.
Jun 20, 2017
Episode 24: The core wars are upon us with the Core i9 vs Threadripper
01:29:29
Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Adam Patrick Murray, and special guest Alaina Yee cover all the hot news out of Computex and more! Don't bother watching Apple's 2017 WWDC keynote, your real PC talk is here.
Jun 05, 2017
Episode 23: Vega is here, Threadripper announced, and what's the deal with Core i9?
01:23:57
PCWorld's Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Adam Patrick Murray, and special guest Alaina Yee get together to talk about the weeks big PC hardware announcements. Topics include AMD's Radeon Vega, Threadripper - the 16-core CPU, and the rumors of Intel's Core i9 aka Skylake X. We finish it off with a bunch of audience questions!
May 19, 2017
Episode 22: Surface Laptop, AMD puts ads in drivers, AIB vs. Stock GPU coolers, and more.
01:06:12
This week Gordon, Alaina, Adam and Brad talk: Microsoft's new Surface Laptop and what Windows 10 S portends, AMD puts an add in its drivers and AIB vs. Stock GPU Coolers.
May 02, 2017
Episode 21: Radeon 500-series, Ryzen 5 and an overclocked GeForce GTX 1080 Ti!
01:31:01
This week Gordon, Adam, Alaina, and Brad give you the details on AMD's new Radeon 500 (aka Refreshion) as well as how much Ryzen 5 stomps Core i5. Finally Brad busts out the gourmet stuff with EVGA's wicked GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, finishing off with a really old Q&A segment.
Apr 21, 2017
Episode 20: Titan Xp rules all, Ryzen performance gets better, Optane is boring, and Xbox Scorpio
01:12:07
This week Gordon, Adam, Alaina and Brad wonder just how many damned GPUs Nvidia has up it sleeves, tell you just how and why Ryzen performance got better and just wonder what the point of Optane is. Finally, an all out war breaks out over Xbox Scorpio.
Apr 07, 2017
Episode 19: Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti, AMD Ryzen 5, Intel Optane, and more
01:27:41
This week Gordon, Adam and Brad tell you why the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti might be a great deal, spill on AMD's Ryzen 5 lineup and talk Optane.
Mar 21, 2017
Episode 18: Ryzen reviews are (finally) here and the Ultimate Geforce has landed!
01:46:04
This week Gordon, Adam and Brad talk what's right and what's wrong with Ryzen. Brad busts out the gourmet stuff with the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and we do an extended question and answer period.
Mar 03, 2017
Episode 17: Vega, GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, Ryzen benchmarks and GDC Preview
01:35:16
This week Gordon, Adam, Hayden and Brad talk rumors of Vega and GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, Gordon breaks down leaks and leaked performance of Ryzen vs. Kaby Lake and Hayden gives us the low-down on what to expect at this year's Game Developer Conference.
Feb 17, 2017
Episode 16: PC audio blowout with Ryan Schlieper from Creative Labs
01:22:23
This week Gordon, Adam and Brad host Creative Lab's Ryan Schlieper for some in-depth nerding about PC audio, the API wars and whether your computer will have a soundcard or not again. Tune in every other Tuesday on PCWorld's YouTube or Facebook for the live show and don't forget to leave a review!
Feb 07, 2017
Episode 15: Nvidia Shield, Geforce Now VS Geforce Now, Core i5 love (or hate), and more.
01:12:20
This week Gordon, Alaina, Adam and Brad talk Shield, GeForce Now vs. GeForce Now and ponder whether the Core i5 is dead or not. In the bonus round, the crew talks about just how much the PC gaming hardware market is worth.
Jan 24, 2017
Episode 14: Moar Ryzen, CES PC trends, exotic laptops
01:25:30
And we're back. This week Gordon, Hayden, Adam and Brad give you the latest on Ryzen and detail: HDR G-sync monitors, USB 3.1 headers, GeForce Now, backpack VR and more. Finally did they go too far? Acer shows off a $9,000 gaming laptop while Razer puts three 4K panels on a Razer Blade Pro.
Jan 10, 2017
Episode 13: Predictions for 2017
01:30:50
This week, Gordon, Alaina, Adam and Brad predict what will happen in 2017 and vow to literally eat their words if wrong. When will GTX 1080 ti come? What will happen with Ryzen? Will Vega be faster? Will Marty make it back in time to save Doc Brown? (Pardon this late post. The holidays.)
Jan 10, 2017
Episode 12: The Full Nerd Awards
01:12:04
This week Gordon, Hayden, Brad and Adam award the totally not real Full Nerd Prize to the best hardware and games of the year. And yes, the best CPU of the Year is a shocker!
Nov 30, 2016
Episode 11: Cheap PC buying tips, 8-core AMD Zen for $300?! and PS4 Pro vs. PC
01:29:43
Gordon Mah Ung, Alaina Yee, Brad Chacos and Adam Patrick Murray break out the tips on how to get PC hardware on the cheap. The crew then pours cold water on rumors that you'll be able to get an 8-core AMD Zen for $300. Finally, Brad breaks down the PlayStation 4 Pro's 4K capabilities vs. a cheap PC.
Nov 16, 2016
Episode 10: Tom Petersen of Nvidia talks G-Sync, SLI, VR and the future of PC gaming
01:48:35
This week Nvidia's Tom Petersen stopped by to give Gordon, Brad and Adam a frank talk on why G-sync is mo' better than AMD's FreeSync. Tom also tells us why Nvidia killed SLI on budget cards, gives us his opinion on the future of PC gaming, VR and answered every question you threw at him.
Nov 01, 2016
Episode 9: $110 GeForce card, Razer Blade Pro, Battlefield 1 and mechanical keyboard showdown
01:04:42
Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Hayden Dingman and Adam Patrick Murray talk about Nvidia's new hunnert dollar GeForce GTX 1050 and Razer's super thin and super fast Razer Blade Pro. Hayden gives us the details on Battlefield 1 and why it might be the game of the year. Finally, Hayden takes the Pepsi-challenge on a stack of keyboards to see if anyone can really tell the difference between different color Cherry keyboards.
Oct 21, 2016
Episode 8: $500 PC build challenge, gaming laptops and 4K gaming
01:08:44
Brad Chacos, Alaina Yee, Adam Patrick Murray and Gordon Mah Ung show off the latest in monster gaming laptops and discuss why they're awesome. Brad also gives his advice on what you need to run 4K gaming and why you do and don't need it. The crew then show off four different $500 builds configs and argue over who made the best PC (Hint: Gordon's is the best because he wrote this.)
Sep 29, 2016
Episode 7: AMD Zen price predictions, PlayStation 4 Pro vs. PC and what's the best GPU?
01:07:07
Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos and Hayden Dingman predict how much AMD's highly-anticipated Zen chip will cost and debate whether the PlayStation 4 Pro is up to snuff. Brad then walks you through the best GPU for YOUR needs. And the crew debates Star Wars vs. Star Trek.
Sep 13, 2016
Episode 6: Titan X Pascal, FragBox 2, RX 460, RX 470 and gaming headsets
01:08:27
This week, Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos and Hayden Dingman discuss Titan X Pascal performance, show off an insane PC and learn the latest on AMD's new budget RX 460 and RX 470. Finally, Hayden gives you his insight on wireless gaming headsets.
Aug 02, 2016
Episode 5: Kaby Lake-X, Skylake-X, Budget GPU catfight and the world's largest hard drive
01:07:10
Brad gives us the full skinny on why the RX 480 makes more sense than the GTX 1060 for most, the crew dives into the rumors of Kaby Lake-X and Skylake-X and whether Intel would eliminate low-end sockets. For show-and-tell in the Builder's Corner, Gordon busts out the world's largest consumer hard drive. Plus audience questions.
Jul 20, 2016
Episode 4: GeForce GTX 1060, Radeon RX480 and Budget PC Builds
01:09:06
This week on the Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos and Alaina Yee dig into Nvidia's budget wonder, the GeForece GTX 1060. They also discuss if AMD's Radeon RX480 is still killing PCs or not. Finally, the crew tears apart Gordon's budget build specs.
Jul 11, 2016
Episode 3: Special guest Will Smith, a $500 eSports PC and a bunch of old games.
01:31:14
This week on the Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos and special guest Will Smith of FooVR.com dive into the rabbit hole of virtual reality. We also talk about an AMD-based $500 eSports PC. And Will is shocked to find out how much the 10-core Broadwell-E costs.
Jun 23, 2016
Episode 2: Intel's 10-core Broadwell-E and AMD's Radeon RX480
01:06:22
This week on the Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Hayden Dingman and Brad Chacos dig into Intel's crazy 10-core Broadwell-E CPU, the "I can't believe it's so cheap" AMD Radeon RX 480 and audience questions.
Jun 06, 2016
Episode 1: Intel's bad-ass Skull Canyon, GeForce GTX 1070 vs. 1080
00:57:42
This week on the Full Nerd: Gordon Mah Ung, Alaina Yee and Brad Chacos dish on Intel's "game-worthy" Skull Canyon teeny tiny PC and ponder whether you put your cash down for a GeForce GTX 1070 or GTX 1080. Finally, we answer audience questions as best as we can while Gordon swerves down the road.
May 25, 2016
Episode 0: GeForce GTX 1080, Battlefield 1!? and is it safe to build a PC?
01:11:31
This week on the Full Nerd: Gordon Mah Ung, Hayden Dingman and Brad Chacos discuss the glory of Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070; whether to go Skylake or Broadwell-E and what the what? Battlefield 1? We also answer your burning question.
May 11, 2016