The Hardware Asylum Podcast

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Just two guys talking tech, Dennis and Darren are experienced hardware reviewers, gamers and overclockers bringing you some of the latest tech dirt in the hardware world.

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Highlights from CES 2020 Trends, Builds and RGB Part 1
00:34:04
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.
Jan 19, 2020
Extreme Ryzen Memory Overclocking and Building a Threadripper 3
00:28:58
In this episode we dive into the latest memory overclocking world record set using the new Ryzen and Ballistix Elite DDR4 4000 and later spend some time looking at the real cost associated with building a Threadripper 3 system.
Dec 24, 2019
Exploring the new Threadripper 3960X
00:36:11
For the longest time Dennis was avoiding anything Threadripper. On paper the processor looked amazing, lots of threads and lots of power however, when it came down to it there was only a small number of instances where Threadripper shined. Despite this there is a HUGE Hype around the new 3900X Threadripper series and we investigate.
Dec 10, 2019
Building a PC for Call of Duty Modern Warfare
00:36:22
When new technology comes along there is always a land rush to be first to support it and how fast that adoption takes often determines if it is successful or just another failed experiment. NVidia has been pushing their RTX RayTracing technology hard and it is starting to show up in many modern AAA game titles including Call of Duty Modern Warfare (the 2019 edition)
Nov 10, 2019
The Different Types of Overclocking
00:37:13
Overclocking has been around for a long time starting with some of the oldest processors and crafty engineers who would tinker with jumper settings. Since then Overclocking has become more refined and divided up into distinctly different styles.
Oct 10, 2019
Computer Hardware Conspiracy Theory and EK Classic RGB P390 Watercooling Kit
00:39:00
In this episode the duo discuss the possibility that there might be a hardware illuminati controlling the major motherboard makers driving them to create similar products and messages every year.
Sep 24, 2019
Hardware Asylum Goes to PAX West 2019
00:43:06
In this episode Dennis and Darren finally attend PAX West and are once again confronted with the trials and tribulations of the trade show life learning about how to get the most from PAX. Bottom line the show was great but could be better after using learning these secret tips.
Sep 10, 2019
Boise LAN 10 and the Hardware Asylum CaseMOD Contest
00:31:16
zotac, zotac gaming, live to game, Muskin Memory, Mushkin ssd, mushkin, zotac video card, zotac 2060, zotac 2080 ti, zotac mek, mek mini
Aug 23, 2019
The latest RTX 2080 Super it is, well, Super
00:29:58
Hardware Asylum Podcast - In this episode we take an indepth look at the new RTX 2080 Super. This is the new high-end RTX replacing the 2080 and while faster than a Titan Xp, is still slower than the Ti. Btw. where is the Ti. oh ya its... Super.
Aug 11, 2019
Rebuilding the Core X31 and Repairing an EK GPU Waterblock
00:30:09
In this episode the Core X31 mod is going under the knife due to a rather unique hardware failure that eventually cascaded into a new motherboard, second video card and whole new water loop. Everything was going well until our ebay GTX 1070 Seahawk started leaking.
Jul 18, 2019
Borderlands 3 and The Hardware Asylum Casemodding Competition
00:38:36
We are still celebrating our 100th episode and in this Podcast Extra we are talking about Borderlands 3 and if it is worth pre-ordering the game and if so how much will you spend. Later we talk about casemodding and what is the distinction between a computer build and a computer mod. The results may surprise you.
Jun 26, 2019
100th Episode Highlights from Computex 2019 Pt2
00:31:24
In this episode we are celebrating our 100th episode and discussing some highlights from Computex 2019 including Silverstone, In Win, Gigabyte, MSI and Biostar. Yep Dennis actually visited with Biostar and they had something good to show.
Jun 17, 2019
100th Episode Highlights from Computex 2019 Pt1
00:35:31
In this episode we are celebrating our 100th episode and discussing some highlights from Computex 2019 including the 3rd generation AMD Ryzen launch and products from ASUS, EVGA, Phanteks, EK and Corsair.
Jun 15, 2019
Intel Roadmap Leaks and PlayStation 5 Speculation
00:33:50
In this episode we take a high level look at some hardware speculation including the recent Intel processor roadmap leak and what might be under the hood of the new PlayStation 5
May 24, 2019
Overclocking ROI on Coffee Lake and Extremely Fast Memory
00:32:06
In this episode we take a look at overclocking ROI between 8000 and 9000 series Coffee Lake CPUs and if getting the latest processor really is the best if you plan to overclock. Later the duo explore some of the fastest memory modules money can buy from HyperX.
May 10, 2019
Game talk with Battlefield Firestorm FarCry 5 and Borderlands 3
00:32:10
In this episode the duo talk about the games they have been playing including Battlefield 5 Firestorm, the new BattleRoyale addon to the open world shooter FarCry 5 and then speculate about Borderlands 3 and how good, or bad, it might be.
Apr 24, 2019
More SLI Overclocking Silverstone RGB and RayTracing on Pascal
00:28:47
This episode is filled with a trifecta of really good information starting with some HWBOT SLI records using the GTX 780 Ti followed by the attractive and easy to use RGB lighting system from Silverstone that does more than just RGB and finally some speculation talk about RayTracing on 10-series NVIDIA GPUs
Apr 10, 2019
Amazing Overclocking Adventures with LN2
00:39:11
In this episode we talk about the super busy month of March where our time was split between the Boise LAN 9.0 and Hackfort. These are local tech events in Boise Idaho that Hardware Asylum has participated in and put on a really cool LN2 overclocking demonstration.
Apr 01, 2019
What makes a great gaming PC
00:36:21
In this episode the duo go into depth on what makes a great gaming PC that is not only budget friendly but offers excellent value and will last for a very long time. Of course gaming means different things to different people and it is important to know and recognize the differences.
Mar 10, 2019
Aquacomputer Cuplex Kryos Next Overview and Building Your Own Water Loop
00:33:00
In this episode Dennis talks about his recent watercooling “opps” which turns into an informative session on building your own water loop, picking parts and if custom watercooling is worth it from performance and cost.
Feb 11, 2019
Playing the CES Sideshow and UnBoxing the Aorus Z390 Xtreme Waterforce
00:35:44
In this episode we talk about something Dennis calls the CES Sideshow and how we may attend CES but may never really see it. Later we look at one of the exciting new high-end motherboards from Aorus called the Z390 Extreme Waterforce with a full coverage waterblock.
Jan 27, 2019
Back from CES 2019 Drone Sharks and ROG Dominus Extreme
00:31:14
In this episode the duo are back from CES 2019 and will be giving a quick rundown on what they saw from Drone Sharks to ultra halo workstation class gaming motherboards
Jan 23, 2019
Things we are expecting from CES 2019
00:31:15
While other sites might be starting their year in reviews we have decided to look to the future and what CES 2019 might hold. Of course, there will likely be new motherboards, new AIOs and maybe even a few NVIDIA RTX video cards but that is easy to predict. For this episode we are reaching deep and looking at what could happen.
Dec 24, 2018
Can the Mighty T-Rex Save NVIDIA from RTX?
00:30:42
In this podcast we are once again talking 20-Series and RTX starting with the RTX 2080 AMP Extreme from ZOTAC followed by some NVIDIA (NVDA) gaming history and some looks into the future where there isn’t an excess of overpriced 10-Series and missed sales figures.
Dec 10, 2018
Maintain Custom PCs, Gaming and LAN Culture
00:31:03
In this episode we look back at Boise LAN 8.0 staring with the LAN build, prizes and gaming and dive deeper into the incidental costs of owning a custom PC and why the cost of entry is never just the sticker
Nov 24, 2018
Techutainment the 2080 TI and hot games for the holidays
00:36:53
In this episode the duo talk about fearmongering in the techtainment or techutainment space with dying RTX 2080 ti graphics cards and follow up with some of the hottest games of the fall season.
Nov 10, 2018
Exploring the Hype Behind The Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti
00:29:09
In this episode the duo talk about the hype surrounding the RTX 2080 Ti and other Turing architecture series GPUs from Ray Tracing to cost and the hidden skynet cores watching everything you do, and making it pretty.
Oct 23, 2018
Picking the right SSD and RGB LEDs are DEAD
00:30:04
In this episode we talk about SSD and which one is right for you along with going over the major differences you need to know and follow up with the question that RGB LEDs are dead because there is something new out there.
Oct 10, 2018
eSports Battle Royale and Fortnite System Prep
00:30:29
In this episode we interview Pat Soulliere from Crucial and Ballistix about the current state of eSports and the future of competitive gaming and talk specifically about what you can do to ensure your PC is ready for competitive gaming and Fortnite.
Sep 11, 2018
The Roots and Production of the Hardware Asylum Podcast
00:28:47
In this episode we look back at the history of the Hardware Asylum Podcast starting with issues getting started to how we build the show through continuous improvement. The trick is to experiment with new things, try new hardware and recognize issues so solutions can be discovered.
Aug 24, 2018
Threadripper 2 as the Next HEDT CPU for Enthusiasts
00:35:23
In this episode we talk about the new Ryzen Threadripper 2 processor and why it is better than the previous edition and more attractive than the X-Series Skylake.
Aug 10, 2018
PC Gamers Budget Build and PC Building Simulator on Steam
00:31:18
In this episode it is all about building a PC. Some say the PC is dead however we like to think the hobby is just taking off with builds getting cheaper and now games to help you simulate the process and experiment with different components.
Jul 24, 2018
Summer Project Watercooling Gear and 5Ghz vs Multi Core Processing
00:29:21
In this episode we take a look at some Protium watercooling parts from Singularity Computers including a pump cover, pump top and reservoir which can be combined in a variety of different ways. Later the duo discusses the problems with multi core CPUs and the 5Ghz barrier.
Jul 10, 2018
Three Great Games Shown at E3 2018
00:29:16
In this episode the duo give their impressions of three games shown at E3 by watching their game trailers. The games include Fallout 76, Dying Light 2 and Battlefield V, all of these games feature new technology and some amazing graphics.
Jun 25, 2018
Computex 2018 Trip Recap and Show Highlights
00:45:36
In this episode we highlights of Computex 2018 including some of the overall themes, RGB Takeover, X399 Gaming motherboards and maybe one of the best cases you will soon be able to buy.
Jun 23, 2018
We can Buy Video Cards Again?!?
00:33:41
In this episode we talk about the stabilization and availability of GPUs. Could it be from a decline in crypto or has the market finally shifted in response to something else. Find out in this episode.
May 12, 2018
More LN2 Adventures with the X299 Dark and 980Ti KPE
00:34:22
In this episode Dennis is expanding on is LN2 overclocking adventures and talking about overclocking on EVGA hardware and some of the challenges associated with overclocking specialized hardware.
Apr 24, 2018
Taking LN2 Overclocking on the Road
00:30:12
In this episode we talk about getting back into LN2 overclocking for a special show at the Boise LAN. Much like preparing for a LAN party there is a certain amount of pre-planning needed and serious time management to consider when overclocking for a crowd.
Apr 11, 2018
Building PCs for a Local LAN
00:27:30
In this episode extra we take a look behind the curtain at the decision process of building a PC and how a guy with almost endless hardware options decides what to assemble for a weekend of gaming.
Mar 26, 2018
Playing Vermintide 2 on the EVGA Podcast and Other Travel Stuff
00:33:33
This episode is a travel recap of a recent trip Dennis took to The City of Industry to visit with some mfg partners. Trips like this are pretty uncommon but when it comes to being a guest on the EVGA Podcast it was an opportunity that could not be passed up.
Mar 11, 2018
Headphones Make the Game
00:27:56
In this episode have a candid discussion on the topic of headphones and what spending a little extra on your set for gaming could get you.
Feb 25, 2018
Battlefield News from EA and Zotac GTX 1070Ti Amp Extreme
00:30:28
In this episode the duo goes over some of the new maps being released for Battlefield 1 and talks about a pretty solid indication that a new Battlefield game is in the works. Later they discuss the GTX 1070Ti Amp Extreme from Zotac along with other GPU news.
Feb 10, 2018
Hardware Asylum at CES 2018 Part 4
00:31:29
This is the fourth and final part of the Hardware Asylum CES 2018 coverage. In this episode we talk about “free day” which is basically the last day of the show and devoid of meetings. Some of the highlights include InWin, Sennheiser, Big TVs and some cars.
Jan 27, 2018
Hardware Asylum at CES 2018 Part 3
00:39:28
This is part three of our four part series dedicated to CES 2018. In this episode we talk about our day three meetings which were honestly some of the best of the entire show and include Thermaltake, HyperX, Creative and MSI
Jan 26, 2018
Hardware Asylum at CES 2018 Part 2
00:25:33
This is part two of a four part series dedicated to CES 2018. In this episode we talk about our day two meetings including some highlight with Gigabyte, Enermax, SilverStone, Zotac, RioToro and Alphacool.
Jan 25, 2018
Hardware Asylum at CES 2018 Part 1
00:26:14
This is part one of a four part series dedicated to CES 2018. In this episode we talk about some day zero and day one events including the Intel Keynote, Asus Media day, Phanteks, EVGA, AZIO and the FNATIC House of eSports
Jan 24, 2018
Meltdown and Spectre Performance Bringing Hardware Asylum into 2018
00:30:53
In this episode we look at the potential performance impacts of the Meltdown and Spectre exploits and talk about what Hardware Asylum has planned for 2018
Jan 10, 2018
Rants on Content Piracy External GPUs and Windows 7
00:32:25
In this episode Dennis talks about the unsavory practice of content piracy namely with the Hardware Asylum Podcast. The duo switch gears to discuss the world of external GPUs and follow up with Windows 7 and how the market share finally dipped below 50%.
Dec 24, 2017
RockitCool 99 Delidding and Watercooling Upgrades
00:30:16
In this episode we look at the benefits and history of delidding and why a tool like the Rockit 99 is beneficial and switch gears to address some cooling deficiencies in our latest View X31 watercooling project.
Dec 10, 2017
Anticipated Holiday Games for 2017
00:32:28
In this episode we look at some of the most highly anticipated games for the 2017 holiday season and it might surprise you that one has raked in over 27 million dollars.
Nov 24, 2017
PCI Express 4.0 and More 7 Days to Die
00:40:51
In this episode we try to get excited about the awesome power of PCI Express 4.0 and then take a deeper look into why 7 Days to Die is so much fun.
Nov 10, 2017
Maximum PC Dream Machine 2017 Discussion
00:32:25
In this episode we take a look at the Dream Machine build for 2017 and really take a look at the 18 grand pricetag required to build the ultimate gaming PC. Does any of it make any sense? Listen to find out.
Oct 24, 2017
Budget System Building: Old Hardare vs New Hardware
00:28:16
In this episode we revisit an old computer mod in an attempt to rebuild it from a network rendering server to a budget gaming rig only discover that some of the new Coffee Lake stuff is making us question our intentions.
Oct 10, 2017
One Year using Thermaltake Premium and New Casemodding Project
00:30:35
In this episode we look back on some of our past projects including the Core V51 fitted with a DIY watercooling loop with Thermaltake Premium gear and look forward to a new build using a Thermaltake View 31.
Sep 25, 2017
Intel HEDT Platform and X299 Motherboard Design
00:31:38
In this episode we take a look at the latest Intel High End Desktop (HEDT) platform based on the X299 chipset and LGA 2066 processors, what is good and what should have never been.
Sep 10, 2017
The impact Millennials have on our future
00:35:41
In this episode we take a candid look at some articles related to how Millennials are impacting our future and largely changing the way we look at everyday things from car ownership to wine bottle corks.
Aug 24, 2017
What to know when building a budget PC
00:36:53
This episode is all about building a PC on a budget including what you should be looking for and how much you should expect to spend.
Aug 10, 2017
Can your gaming PC make you money?
00:31:53
CryptoCurrency has been in the news these past couple months and in this episode we take a candid look at some of the craziness surrounding why digital money is popular and how a typical gaming rig, with RGB LEDs, can make you money.
Jul 24, 2017
How much heatsink do you really need?
00:39:34
In this episode it is all about cooling and we ask the question, "how much heatsink is enough" and make the distinction between aircooling and watercooling and some of the things you should consider.
Jul 10, 2017
Intel Core X-Series Overclocking and Rookie Rumble
00:28:01
This episode is all about performance and the realization that the enthusiast high-end desktop market is getting better, not worse. The duo talk about X-Series overclocking records and the performance the new X-series processors and X299 series chipset are bringing to the market.
Jun 19, 2017
RGB Lights on Memory and RX 500 Series Video Cards
00:31:05
In this episode we look at the two methods for handling RGB lights on memory modules look at some of the history behind lighted memory modules. Later we take an in-depth look at two RX 500 series gaming cards from Aorus and PowerColor.
Jun 09, 2017
Pitfalls of Playing Early Access Games
00:31:35
In this episode Darren talks about his experiences playing ARK Survival Evolved. This is an early access title that somehow costs $30 despite the mixed reviews.
May 24, 2017
Obsolete Intel Optane and Core King Ryzen
00:29:26
In this episode we bring back the subject of forced obsolesce and how Intel Optane is a form of that despite being completely worthless. We also discuss the new AMD Ryzen core king when Darren asks the question, "should I upgrade?" The answer may surprise you.
May 10, 2017
Shocking Trends in PC Hardware
00:38:00
This episode is all about emerging trends and how boredom can lead to innovation and having too much design freedom can lead to disasters. The modern computer case is the worst offender with award winning designs and a whole list of failures.
Apr 24, 2017
Testing the GTX 1080 Ti Against Two Popular Upgrade Theories
00:30:40
In this episode the duo discuss the power of the GTX 1080 Ti and as the question on of it is time to upgrade and test the overall price and performance against two popular upgrade theories. These help us determine when is a good time to buy new vs adding a second card to your system.
Apr 10, 2017
Taking Your Audio Quality to Eleven
00:33:42
In this episode we discuss the importance of audio in our everyday lives from the stereo in your car to the type of headphones you use while gaming. It is all important and can sometimes dictate the types of music you listen to and games you play.
Apr 02, 2017
Motherboard Overclocking Dependency, Hardware we’ve lost and EVGA iCX Technology
00:30:17
In this episode we look at how motherboards impact Kaby Lake overclocking from the standpoint of voltage control and later reminisce about obscure hardware we have owned and lost. The podcast wraps up with a quick look at new EVGX ICX cooling solution on a GTX 1070 SC2.
Mar 10, 2017
7 Days to Die, By Zombies
00:34:40
In this episode Darren gives us a rundown of a new game called "Seven Days to Die" which is an open world zombie shooter with crafting elements common to a game of Minecraft.
Feb 24, 2017
Kaby Lake Under the Knife and Computer Hardware Needs to Settle Down
00:32:53
In this episode Dennis talks about delidding a Core i7 7700K using the RockitCool Rockit 88 delidding tool and later discusses an article from PCGamer about the current state of gaming hardware and if things have gotten out of control.
Feb 10, 2017
Intel makes overclocking fun again with Kaby Lake
00:29:19
In this episode we discuss the new Intel Z270 chipset and Kaby Lake processors while diving into motherboard designs and the overclocking potential of the new Intel 14nm+ processor architecture.
Jan 23, 2017
Highlights from CES 2017 with Special Guests
00:27:46
A special look at CES 2017 with help from Rob Williams and Greg King of Techgage where we discus motherboards, VR, AMD and more.
Jan 11, 2017
Top 30 Games to Play this Holiday Season
00:27:51
In this episode we look over the 30 games we can’t wait to play according to The Verge. It is not an all inclusive list and as we found out was defined mostly by hype.
Dec 24, 2016
A Look at the Casemodding Community and Accurate Fan Testing
00:30:32
In this episode we take a look at the winners of the Gigabyte modding competition and the future of casemodding followed by the problem of fan testing.
Dec 10, 2016
Battlefield 1 Review and Gameplay Impressions
00:36:55
In this Podcast Extra Darren gives us a rundown of the final Battlefield 1 including player classes and gametypes.
Nov 25, 2016
DICE Overclocking at the BoiseLAN 4.0
00:24:45
In this Podcast Extra Dennis gives us a look at what it takes to overclock using Dry Ice and some of the stresses associated with overclocking in front of a live audience.
Nov 17, 2016
Pascal GTX 1050 Discussion followed by an In-depth Look at the HBT+ Gravity 6
00:31:31
In this episode the duo discuss the purpose of the GTX 1050 followed by an in-depth look at a new case from HBT+ called the Gravity 6
Nov 10, 2016
PCI Express 4.0 Corrosion Risks of Watercooling and Podcast on YouTube
00:30:01
In this episode the discussions are all technical starting with the motherboard impact of PCI Express 4.0 followed by the galvanic corrosion risks of watercooling and wrap things up with the Hardware Asylum Podcast on YouTube.
Sep 10, 2016
Changing the Face of Overclocking Competitions
00:25:12
In this episode we explore changing the face of overclocking competitions and discuss one notable effort to make that a reality.
Aug 24, 2016
Hardline Watercooling Loop Install and Gigabyte Mod2Win Contest
00:35:03
In this episode we debrief the entire process related to installing a hardline PETG watercooling loop including the pros and cons of day to day use. Later we cover the Gigabyte 30th anniversary casemodding competition called Mod 2 Win with the grand prize being a trip to CES 2017.
Aug 14, 2016
Details from LA and City of Industry Highlights
00:33:10
In this episode Dennis talks about his two day trip to LA to visit with Cooler Master and his other hardware partners.
Jul 23, 2016
All Things Pascal and the Cost of Being an Enthusiast
00:35:14
In this episode we talk about all things Pascal and touch on a few aspects that directly impact hardware enthusiasts, overclockers and hardware makers.
Jul 18, 2016
The Creative iRoar and Gigabyte X99 Designare-EX
00:36:48
In this episode we discuss the benefits of having the most intelligent speaker on the planet and do an unboxing of the Gigabyte X99 Designare EX, our first impressions may surprise you.
Jun 23, 2016
The 10 Most Influential Video Games of All Time
00:34:53
In this episode the duo take a trip down memory lane as they revisit the PCMag 10 Most Influential Video Games of All Time.
Jun 10, 2016
Upcoming Game Titles and X99 Refresh
00:37:43
In this episode we talk about some upcoming game titles including Doom, Borderlands 3 and Battlefield 1 and follow up with some exciting news on the X99 motherboard refresh
May 23, 2016
NVIDIA GTX 1080 Launch and Phanteks EVOLV Modding Project
00:32:50
In this episode we discuss the NVIDIA launch of the GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 graphics cards followed by an overview of a new modding project in the lab using the Phanteks EVOLV Tempered Glass Edition.
May 16, 2016
Fallout 4 DLC Discussion and How to Bend Hardline
00:42:41
In this episode we discuss the price hike for the Fallout 4 Season Pass and if it is really worth the money and Dennis tells you about bending hardline tubing.
Apr 24, 2016
PLEX Smart Media Server
00:27:29
In this episode we talk about the PLEX Smart Media Server and how it can be used to make your media consumption better and shareable with friends.
Apr 14, 2016
Getting the Most from your Enthusiast Activities
00:32:51
In this episode we talk about the impact that enthusiast activities have and how market shifts can really hinder the growth of extremely popular subcultures.
Mar 10, 2016
Sound BlasterX H5 G5 Overkill LAN Rig and Dying Light The Following
00:31:01
In this episode it is all about gaming from the awesome BlasterX virtual surround headset to overkill LAN Gaming Rigs and the Dying Light: The Following expansion.
Feb 25, 2016
Should you Watercool your PC and a First Look at the Gigabyte Z170X SOC Force
00:39:22
In this episode Dennis talks about the ins and outs of watercooling your pc followed by an overview of the new Gigabyte Z170X SOC Force motherboard.
Feb 16, 2016
Fun Times Playing Fallout 4 and Sapphire Nitro R9 Fury
00:32:30
In this episode Darren gives his impressions from playing Fallout 4 and Dennis treats us with some Sapphire Nitro R9 Fury speculation.
Jan 24, 2016
Highlights from CES 2016
00:39:21
In this episode Dennis gives us a debrief of the items he saw at the Consumer Electronics Show 2016
Jan 17, 2016
M.2 SSD Drive Technology and 2015 Podcast Highlights
00:31:39
In this episode the topic is the M.2 SSD from speed to compatibility with a touch of overclocking. We also do a quick look back on 2015 with some podcast highlights
Dec 22, 2015
Custom Painting a Core V51 and Impressions of Battlefront
00:30:01
In this episode of the Hardware Asylum Podcast Extra we talk about custom painting a TT Core V51 and Darren gives us his impressions of Star Wars Battlefront.
Dec 14, 2015
Minecraft: A Simple yet Complex Game
00:30:49
In this episode Dennis and Darren talk about their experiences with Minecraft from playing to modifications.
Nov 25, 2015
Gigabyte Target OC Comp, Fallout 4 System Builds Online gaming Communities
00:38:14
In this episode we give you an overview of the Gigabyte Target OC Competition, look at some system builds for Fallout 4 and get a glimpse at how one clan handles their server admin duties.
Nov 17, 2015
Technology in Golf and Hot Games for the Holidays
00:29:32
In this episode Dennis talks about golf and how technical a simple game can be and the duo go over what games they are looking forward to in the fall.
Oct 23, 2015
Skylake in the Lab and the EVGA GTX 980Ti FTW
00:35:51
In this episode we talk about some of the important features of Skylake and take a high level look at the EVGA GTX 980Ti FTW Classified Killer.
Oct 12, 2015
Maximum PC Dream Machine and Dreamcasting the Borderlands Movie
00:41:21
In this podcast extra Dennis and Darren pick apart the Maximum PC Dream Machine and look at why sometimes extreme for the sake of extreme isn’t smart. They also go over a list of actors Forbes picked to star in the new Borderlands movie, the results may surprise you.
Sep 24, 2015
New Forum Video Card Testing and Widescreen Gaming
00:44:55
In this episode Dennis and Darren talk about a wide variety of topics starting with the new forum at Hardware Asylum and then transition into how video cards are testing on the site followed by the benefits of 21:9 widescreen gaming.
Sep 10, 2015
Windows 10 an S10 and X99 Upgrades
00:44:33
In this episode the duo talk about Windows 10 upgrades followed by an S10 project update and a quest to build an X99 Gaming computer.
Aug 24, 2015
EVGA GTX 980TI Classified and MSI X99A Godlike
00:34:15
In this episode Dennis and Darren talk about two exciting pieces of hardware to come out of Computex and are now available, The GTX 980 Ti Classified and MSI X99 Godlike
Aug 10, 2015
Asylum Builds Section and Less Technical Computex
00:32:42
In this episode Dennis explains the purpose of the new Asylum Builds section and Darren tries to live vicariously by learning more about what else you can do in Taiwan.
Jul 10, 2015
Computex Bonus Ramblings Editors Optical Switches and More
00:24:01
In this special bonus extra episode we get to hear some of the juicy bits that were cut from the main show.
Jun 28, 2015
Computex Predictions Revisited
00:23:59
In this episode Dennis gives us his debrief of the exciting things he saw at Computex 2015 and is finally able to say his show predictions came true.
Jun 26, 2015
Gigabyte X99 Champion Challenge and GTA:5 Mods
00:25:24
In this episode the duo look at the Gigabyte X99 Champion Challenge competition on HWBot and highlight 10 great mods for GTA:5
Jun 12, 2015
Details from the LA Tour and MSI X99A Gaming 7 Review
00:33:29
In this episode Dennis details his recent LA Hardware Tour including a visit with CyberPowerPC and later gives a quick review of the MSI X99A Gaming 7 Motherboard.
May 25, 2015
Crazy Stuff on the Internet Popcorn Time and Massdrop
00:26:58
In this episode Darren walks us thru some of the crazy stuff he found on the Internet including a Torrent site called Popcorn Time and a deal site called Massdrop
May 12, 2015
Gaming Talk: Dying Light
00:34:44
In this episode the duo talk about the new Zombie survival game, Dying Light, and discuss what makes the game so much fun to play, and keep playing.
Apr 25, 2015
Orange and Black Attack Stack, Custom Watercooling and The Beast
00:38:17
In this episode we look at an exciting HAF Stacker build, Custom Watercooling and a new LN2 container called the Beast
Apr 13, 2015
Borderlands 2 Hardcore 1Life and Dying Light
00:34:37
In this episode Dennis talks about the Borderlands 2 1Life Challenge while Darren gives his review of the Zombie Survival Game Dying Light
Mar 24, 2015
Gigabyte Big XTU Challenge and Smart Watches
00:43:12
This episode is all about time starting with the Gigabyte Big XTU Overclocking Challenge followed by an overview of the LG G Watch R Android smart watch.
Mar 12, 2015
Gaming talk: Battlefield 4, Assassins Creed Black Flag, Sim City and Others
00:30:41
In this podcast extra the duo talks about the games they have been playing and why they keep coming back to play more
Feb 24, 2015
New Podcast Gear HyperX Cloud II Review and Overclocking the 980 Classified
00:37:03
In this episode we talk about Las Vegas fun, New podcasting gear, the HyperX Cloud 2 Headset and overclocking the EVGA GTX 980 Classified on LN2.
Feb 10, 2015
Highlights from CES 2015
1:02:38
In this episode Dennis talks with a special guest about their experiences at CES 2015 and what was exciting at the show.
Jan 26, 2015
Home Theater Gaming Trends
00:25:35
In this episode we announce a 2015 custom case give away and look at Black Friday console sales and the future of home theater gaming.
Dec 24, 2014
Gigabyte Motherboard Evolution and Changing Overclocking Competitions
00:45:41
In this episode we look back on the evolution of the overclocking motherboard and discuss how live overclocking needs to change.
Dec 15, 2014
Borderlands Pre-Sequel and Cyberpower PC Syber Gaming
00:41:09
In this episode the duo give you their impression of Borderlands The Pre-Sequel and how it weighs against Borderlands 2. For those looking to add a pc to their home theater CyberpowerPC has a machine you may want to check out.
Nov 24, 2014
MOA 2014 Grand Final Event Discussion with Surprise Lightning
00:39:10
In this episode Dennis gives you a rundown of what happened at the MOA 2014 Grand Final in Taipei and even came back with some unicorn overclocking hardware.
Nov 10, 2014
Building a X99 Haswell E Machine and Budget Gaming Upgrades
00:39:10
In this episode Dennis gives you the basics for building a Haswell-E system and Darren talks about budget gaming build upgrades.
Oct 10, 2014
Battlefield 4 CTE Experience and The Xtreme Project
00:33:24
In this episode Darren talks about his Battlefield 4 CTE experiences and Dennis brings you up to speed on a side project he has been working on.
Oct 01, 2014
MOA Qualifier Results and the EVGA X99 Classified
00:30:36
In this episode we bring you our Computex 2014 wrap up and talk about the MSI MOA Americas Qualifier.
Sep 15, 2014
Wireless Headphones and High End Motorcycles
00:26:55
In this episode Darren talks about a new wireless headphone purchase and Dennis rambles on over his new motorcycle.
Aug 26, 2014
Computex 2014 Wrap Up and MSI MOA Americas Qualifier
00:38:56
In this episode we bring you our Computex 2014 coverage wrap up and talk about the MSI MOA Americas Qualifier.
Aug 13, 2014
Overclocking Discussions Recorded Live in Taipei
00:40:34
In this episode Dennis pulled in two special guests To help talking about the overclocking scene during Computex, Massman from HWBOT and Trouffman from Overclocking TV.
Jun 29, 2014
Borderlands 2 Pre-Sequel and Battlefield 4 DLC
00:28:52
In this episode Darren takes us thru the new BF4 Naval Strike DLC and Dennis rants on about Borderlands 2 the Pre-Sequel and why it will be awesome.
Jun 11, 2014
The Seven Biggest Dick Moves in Games
00:25:18
In this fun segment Darren takes us thru the 7 Biggest Dick Moves in Video Games.
May 23, 2014
Computex and Overclocking the GTX 780 Ti Classified
00:29:35
This is a technical episode including Overclocking at Computex and Overclocking the GTX 780 Ti Classified
May 10, 2014
Radio Control Cars HPI Savage and XMods
00:25:39
In this episode Dennis admits that his hobbies extend beyond the computer world and reach into the culture of MiniTrucks, Motorcycles and Radio Control cars, more specifically Nitro R/C.
Apr 24, 2014
Frankenstein Builds CyberPowerPC Zeus Mini and LanETS Overclocking
00:32:25
In this episode Dennis and Darren talk about Frankenstein computer builds the CyberPowerPC Zeus Mini and touch on an overclocking livestream from Montreal Canada.
Apr 10, 2014
Gameplay Betas and Collectable Games
00:30:22
Dennis and Darren got to participate in the Titanfall beta and played a little Elder Scrolls Online Beta with some mixed results.
Mar 25, 2014
OC Sandbagging and PS4 First Impressions
00:32:24
In this episode the duo discuss sandbag scores in overclocking competitions and Darren talks up his new PS4 and why it is winning the console wars.
Mar 11, 2014
Interview with Massman from HWBOT
00:32:21
In this episode we talk with Pieter about his start into overclocking and you might be surprised that it wasn't to increase gaming performance.
Feb 24, 2014
What is Vegas? And Why We Like It
30:44
In this episode Dennis and Darren talk about their recent Vegas trips in January 2014 and what makes Vegas so fun.
Feb 18, 2014
CES 2014 Lookback and PC Building Trends
00:36:25
In this episode Dennis and Darren give a look back on CES 2014 and analyze the current PC building trends in the US.
Feb 07, 2014
November Giveaway Winner Kingpin Video Card 4-way SLI goodness and is 4k a waste
35:12
In this episode Dennis and Darren congratulate the November Giveaway winner, have an in-depth discussion regarding some new EVGA products and conclude with reasons why 4K shouldn’t be on your shopping list.
Dec 16, 2013
The Nostalgia for Old Games
00:27:38
In this episode Dennis and Darren talk about their recent game activity and how some of the old games are still the best.
Dec 13, 2013
Level 10 GT Modding Project
27:50
In this episode Dennis talks about modding the Level 10 GT and the process required to spray automotive pearl.
Nov 25, 2013
Launch of Ninjalane v4.0 and MSI MOA Grand Finals
31:36
In this episode we talk about the official launch of Ninjalane v4.0 aka Hardware Asylum and the results of the MSI MOA Grand Final 2013.
Nov 12, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - Budget Builds using AMD
15:54
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode Darren talks about building a budget system using AMD FM2 Trinity
Oct 24, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - Mobile Phone Upgrades and Games we are playing
47:37
Ninjalane Podcast: In this episode the duo talk about the current state of mobile devices and how they have really become more of a fondle device and less of a communication tool. Later they update us with the games they have been playing including some that aren’t so good.
Oct 10, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - Next Gen Console (PSV vs XB1) and Overclocking Motherboards EVGA ASROCK
39:59
Ninjalane Podcast: In this episode Darren brings up the topic of next gen consoles including what games will be available for the PS4 and XB1 and Dennis reminds us that Ninjalane does motherboard reviews.
Sep 23, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - New Recording Gear!
12:22
Ninjalane Podcast: There comes a time in the growth of any podcast when you have to say goodbye to your existing gear and get something new.
Sep 23, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - Lets Talk About Home Servers
18:15
In this episode Dennis talks about his recent home server hardware upgrade which sparks a network storage discussion.
Aug 27, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - MOA 2013 Semi Final Results, EVGA 780 Classified and Tablets are Different
31:19
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode Darren wants to know the results of the MOA 2013 Semi Finals. Dennis talks about the amazing EVGA GTX 780 Classified and the Duo exchange views about the latest Slate/Tablet devices.
Aug 12, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - Overclocking Talk With a Paintballer
21:40
In this episode Dennis interviews one of Darren's paintball buddies about his computer skill and asks the important question, Do you overclock?
Jul 24, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - MOA 2013 Semi Finals, De-lidding the Haswell and Death of the Point and Shoot
34:14
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we cover the MOA 2013 Semi Finals, the process of removing the heatspreader from a Core i7 4770K and the death of the point and shoot camera.
Jul 15, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - Borderlands DLC and The Last of Us
19:46
Ninjalane Podcast - This episode is all about great new games, First the last great DLC for Borderlands 2 and The Last of Us which has one of the highest metacritic ratings ever.
Jul 01, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - Computex 2013 Wrap-Up and NVidia GTX 700 Series
39:46
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode Dennis talks about his trip to Computex 2013 and Darren also gives his impressions on the new 700 series from nVidia.
Jun 27, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - Paintball at SuperGame
27:14
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode Darren talks about his annual trek to SuperGame to play competitive paintball and win stuff.
May 24, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - MSI MOA 2013 Qualifier, Bitcoins and Mass Effect Trilogy
41:23
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode Dennis and Darren talk overclocking with MOA 2013, discuss the impact of Bitcoins and ramble on about some of the cool games coming out.
May 13, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - The Tech of Concerts
23:49
Ninjalane Podcast Extra - In this episode Dennis and Darren discuss their experience at a KMFDM concert including some of the tech used at a modern industrial show.
Apr 25, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - 3D Printing and Borderlands 2 Ultimate Vault Hunter
42:43
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode Dennis and Darren discuss 3d printing and the impact the level cap increase in Borderlands 2
Apr 12, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - GTX Titan, Free 2 Play and Cooler Master Interview
40:43
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode Dennis and Darren discuss the new GTX Titan from nVidia and later touch on Free 2 Play games and wrap things up with an interview with Cooler Master.
Mar 26, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - Travel Planning and MS Surface Talk
18:43
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode Dennis and Darren discuss entertainment planning while on the road and why is the Surface bad.
Feb 25, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - Console Hardware, HWBot Aquamark Wrapper and EVGA Interview
33:15
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode Dennis and Darren talk about Next Gen console hardware, The new HWBot benchmark wrapper for Aquamark3 and an exclusive interview with Jacob from EVGA.
Feb 11, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - Borderlands 2 Farming
20:24
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we talk about farming in Borderlands 2 and how it impacts the modern PC game.
Jan 28, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - CES 2013 Highlights
45:43
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we take a look at the CES 2013 coverage and get a little more detail in what is planned for the future.
Jan 25, 2013
Ninjalane Podcast - 7990 Devil 13 and the Allure of the Lighting
16:39
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we talk about the new PowerColor Devil 13 video card and the allure of having high-end hardware.
Dec 24, 2012
Ninjalane Podcast - Forced Obsolescence, No More LGA? And Mainstream Watercooling
34:48
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we talk about planned obsolescence of modern hardware, touch on the LGA rumor and wax poetic with watercooling.
Dec 10, 2012
Ninjalane Podcast - Borderlands 2 Tips Tricks and Chat
25:37
In this episode we talk about the Borderlands 2, our experiences and some of the things you should know about the game.
Nov 24, 2012
Ninjalane Podcast - Enthusiast Gaming Keyboards and Holiday Shopping Season
33:24
In this episode we talk about the current state of the enthusiast gaming keyboard market and our plans for the upcoming holiday shopping season
Nov 09, 2012
Ninjalane Podcast - What makes a review site pt2, First time overclocking, MOA Grand Finals and Video card voltage
36:28
In this episode we continue our discussion of what makes a review site and where the money comes from. Darren does some overclocking with his 2600k and we give you the results of the 2012 MOA Grand Final.
Oct 10, 2012
Ninjalane Podcast - GTX 660 TI SLI Performance What Makes a Review Site Pt1
29:17
In this episode we talk about the new GTX 660 Ti graphics card and some of the benefits of SLI in overclocking and gaming. We later go on to discuss what makes a review site and how Ninjalane is different.
Sep 10, 2012
Ninjalane Podcast - Family Games Roccat Kave Review GSKill Trident X DDR3 2400Mhz
35:11
In this episode we talk about games the family plays, Darren reviews the Roccat Kave Gaming Headset and we give a preview of the GSKill TridentX DDR 2400Mhz memory
Aug 14, 2012
Ninjalane Podcast - Heatsink Design is More Mass Better The Slate and Windows 8
31:48
Ninjalane Podcast – In this episode we talk about heatsink design and the importance of mass when it comes to cooler selection and speculate on Windows 8 and if a cheap OS and Surface tablets will drive sales.
Jul 12, 2012
Ninjalane Podcast - Skyrim Tower Defense Processor Selection for Overclocking CyberpowerPC
32:57
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we talk about the Ultimate Tower Defense Mini Game, Discuss processor selection for competitive overclocking and revisit the CyberpowerPC Gamer Xtreme.
Jun 10, 2012
Ninjalane Podcast - Diablo 3 and Game Demos What is Kickstarter and Prepping for MOA
37:03
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we talk about the new Diablo 3 demo and the importance of the game demo, What is kickstarter and some of the projects we are supporting, and finally prepping for MOA and what it takes to compete.
May 07, 2012
Ninjalane Podcast - Server Update Choosing a Video Card How Much Monitor HWBot Team Update
32:01
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we give an update to the new Ninjalane server project and discuss the process of finding a new video card after the GTX 680 shakeup. Later we talk about how much monitor you really need and Dennis gives an update on the Ninjalane HWBot team.
Apr 12, 2012
Ninjalane Podcast - New Servers Games Games Games Travel Gadgets
34:44
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we talk about the new Ninjalane server project and why servers are built the way they are and later touch on some of the games we have been playing lately. The podcast wraps up with our favorite travel gadgets.
Mar 19, 2012
Basic Casemodding Listener Mailbag Interview with a Top Overclocker
38:24
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we talk about basic casemodding tekniques and how to turn that plain box into something cool, we answer some of your questions and interview one of the top US overclockers
Feb 09, 2012
Ninjalane Podcast - Elder Scrolls V Skyrim Gigabyte X79 Danger Den Watercooling
25:47
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we talk about playing Elder Scrolls V Skyrim and how getting 80 hours in might not be enough, we also discuss the new Gigabyte X79 UD3 and LGA2011 platform and wrap things up looking at the new Danger Den M6 CPU waterblock.
Jan 14, 2012
Ninjalane Podcast - HWBot Country Cup 2011 Games we have played and want to play
32:25
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we talk about the HWBot Country Cup 2011 and how it relates to US overclockers and volley over some of the best games we have played this year and a few we can't wait to try.
Dec 10, 2011
Ninjalane Podcast - Volt modding 8800 GTX Hardware Enthusiast Cost of being Competitive
26:22
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we discuss a new overclocking project to voltmod a BFG 8800 GTX and talk about what it takes to be a hardware enthusiast and the cost of being competitive.
Nov 12, 2011
Ninjalane Podcast - EVGA Z68 FTW Games we are Playing Extreme Overclocking Party
44:00
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we take a look at the new EVGA Z68 FTW Motherboard along with Some of the games we have been playing and discuss the details surrounding the first ever Ninjalane Extreme Overclocking Party.
Oct 10, 2011
Ninjalane Podcast - PC Upgrade Strategy Issues with Streaming Media Casemodding Freestyle
24:55
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we discuss pc upgrade strategy some issues with streaming media and a casemodding project gone wrong.
Sep 09, 2011
Ninjalane Podcast - Overclocking Motherboard Design Video Card Selection
27:43
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we discuss overclocking motherboard design including the new Gigabyte X58-OC and Video card selection, hot clocked or not.
Aug 10, 2011
Ninjalane Podcast - Duke Nukem Forever Favorite Asus Product Listener Mailbag
24:39
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we discuss the much anticipated game Duke Nukem Forever and our experiences playing it, Favorite Asus products, and answer some questions from the listener mailbag.
Jul 18, 2011
Ninjalane Podcast - Tablet Wars Single Stage Phase and Computex
51:47
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we discuss the tablet computers namely Asus Transformer and Asus Slate, Super cooling with Single Stage Phase and Dennis checks in to talk about Computex.
Jun 12, 2011
Ninjalane Podcast - Aftermarket Heatsinks Sandy Bridge Memory Summer Vacation
44:14
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we discuss the importance of aftermarket heatsinks, the real way to choose sandy bridge memory modules, and summer vacations in faraway lands.
May 10, 2011
Ninjalane Podcast - Multi GPU Index HWBot Tips Favorite Web Comics
30:18
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we discuss the Multi GPU Index and why it is important for enthusiast level motherboard, some HWBot tips, tricks and team update, then wrap up with some of our favorite webcomics.
Apr 05, 2011
Ninjalane Podcast - Sandy Bridge HWBot Team Battlefield BC2
30:53
Ninjalane Podcast - In this episode we discuss some of the differences between the new Sandy Bridge processors, some fun stuff with the HWBot Team, and how to score with Bad Company 2
Mar 10, 2011
Ninjalane Podcast - November NPD HWBot Team 3DMark 11 and Tech Deal Sites
30:35
Ninjalane Podcast - November NPD In this podcast we talk about the latest NPD (from November 2010), The Ninjalane HWBot team, Futuremark 3dMark 11, and Deal Sites.
Jan 16, 2011