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We are back again this week to talk about some more HotHardware with our friends at TechVi. Topics include the new 890GX chipset from AMD, Western Digital's SiliconEdge Blue SSD, some fun with ATI's Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition and 6-screens, and porting Quake II and Quake III to the Motorola Droid...  Show Notes:0:25 - AMD 890GX SB850 Chipset Debut: Phenom II X6 Ready1:15 - WD SiliconEdge Blue 256GB SSD Review3:17 - Some Fun With A 6-Screen ATI Eyefinity Configuration5:59 - Forget About Doom: Quake 2, 3 Up And Running on Motorola Droid7:26 - Showing The Love: HH and Cyberpower PC Sweepstakes... Read more...
We are back again this week to talk about some more HotHardware with our friends at TechVi, including a new, affordable CULV notebook from Sony, AMD's upcoming 8 and 12-core processors, the FBI's investigation of school officials spying on a student via webcam, and the just released ATI Radeon HD 5830 graphics card...  Show Notes:0:20 - AMD Now Shipping 8, 12-core Processors To Early Customers, OEMs2:49 - Sony VAIO Y Series Notebook Review4:30 - FBI Investigating High Schools Alleged Webcam Spying7:01 - ATI Radeon HD 5830 Review: Filling The Gap8:20 - Showing The Love: HH and Cyberpower PC... Read more...
We are back this week to talk about some serious HotHardware with our friends at TechVi, including some new notebooks and netbooks from Lenovo and Acer, Intel and Nokia joining forces to create a new mobile platform, and a high-end, solid state drive from Micron that burned through our benchmarks... Show Notes: 0:30 - Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 2:40 - Acer Aspire One 532G with NVIDIA ION 2 4:49 - Intel an Nokia Announce MeeGo Mobile Platform 7:41 - Micron RealSSD C300 Overview 10:06 - Showing The Love: HH and Cyberpower PC Sweepstakes... Read more...
Our weekly video podcast with our friends at TechVi returns after a short CES-induced hiatus as we talk about some of the latest developments in the world of technology. In this show, we cover Intel and Micron's joint 25nm NAND Flash announcement, Alienware's new M11x tiny gaming notebook, the iPad, and the upcoming NVIDIA GF100. Show Notes: 0:16 — Intel and Micron Unveil 25nm NAND Flash 2:12 — Dell Alienware Diana Team Continues M11x Tease Tour 3:41 — iPad's Identity Crisis and Apple's A4 CPU Showstopper 7:03 — NVIDIA GF100 Architecture and Feature Preview 8:33 — Win a new rig from HotHardware... Read more...
In the latest installment of our weekly video podcast, we're sitting down with our friends from TechVi to talk about the Zotac HD-ND01 MAG nettop, six high performance PCs that are perfect for gaming, Intel's cancellation of their first discreet GPU in years, and we look at the New York Times "video games to avoid" list, which reads more like a "best of" this holiday season...    Show Notes: 0:53 — Zotac HD-ND01 3:00 — Six Affordable Gaming PCs 7:00 — Intel Cancels Retail Versions Of Gen 1 Larrabee GPU 8:07 — New York Times "Games to Avoid"... Read more...
We sit down with our buddies from TechVi, to talk graphic cards and Nettops this time around. First on the list? ATI's gigantic Radeon 5970, which other than topping performance charts, also tips the price scales more than most cards. On the lower end of the spectrum, we break down a new card from Zotac which is a low-power unit capable of fitting in well to a home theater setup without breaking the bank or a sweat. Also, Adobe has added hardware acceleration support in its latest build of Flash, which is perfect for lower-end computers to play back hi-def Flash content. Finally, MSI has come out... Read more...
We just finished our third video podcast with the good folks over at TechVi. In this installment, Marco explains mixing brands of graphics cards with Lucid's Hydra and Dave breaks down how Apple seems to be losing its software edge. We also talk about the big Intel and AMD settlement and its consequences, and a Core i7 based gaming notebooks. Show Notes: :30 — Home of HotHardware :43 — Sharing GPUs with Lucid's Hydra 2:36 — Decline in Apple software quality 4:41 — Laptop hunters 5:20 — Intel and AMD 7:30 — Core i7 gaming notebooks... Read more...
We just finished up our second podcast with the folks at TechVi. In this installments we talk about our recent performance tests on USB 3.0 and SATA 6G drives, Dave breaks down a "consumer level" $800 SSD with massive performance, plus two new notebooks running Intel’s CULV processors and a deep look at the Moto Droid.  Show Notes:0:20 — USB 3.0 Performance Preview1:30 — FusionIO PCI Express SSD4:05 — CULV Notebooks5:15 — Motorola Droid... Read more...
We have just posted our very first video podcast, with a little help from our good friends over at TechVi. In this installment, we talk about Apple’s recent announcements, ATI’s newest DX11 video cards, Windows 7 enhancements, plus a 256GB solid-state drive with built-in raid controller... Sources:Apple Updates iMac, MacBook, Remote, Time Capsule And MoreOCZ Z-Drive m84 PCI-Express SSD ReviewATI Radeon HD 5770 and 5750 Mainstream DX11 GPUsTop Windows 7 Features That Vista Should Have Had... Read more...
One of the bigger headlines this week is that Apple has let fly with their latest revision of OSX 10.6 aka Snow Leopard.  Stealing a little limelight from Microsoft's Windows 7 is none too easy we suppose but hey, we're all just PCs inside anyway, when you come to think of it, so can't we all just get along?  Of course we can.  A true Techie knows design elegance when they see it and for sure Snow Leopard is an OS that dazzles with glitz and glitter and delivers with solid utility and speed.  Heck we're even jonesing a little over Quicktime X's screencaster that lets you record... Read more...