Items tagged with Two and A Half Geeks

Hot on the heels of the release of AMD’s Ryzen 3000 series processors and Navi-based Radeon RX 5700 series, we’ve connected with the VP and General Manager of the Radeon Business Unit, Scott Herkelman, to discuss the launch, get a few technical questions answered, and get to the bottom of the “jebaiting” story. Show Notes: 02:15 – Scott’s Role As VP and General Manager of the Radeon BU 05:54 – What Did The Hardware Review Community Miss With The Radeon RX 5700 Launch? 10:45 – Radeon Image Sharpening versus NVIDIA DLSS 13:11 – What Happens During The Bring-Up Of A New GPU? 16:15 – Scott’s Thoughts On The Push For Real-Time Ray Tracing... Read more...
In this episode of HotHardware’s Two And Half Geeks wild and woolly webcast - Marco, Chris and Dave had a nice fireside chat about Google’s new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Android phones, the Acer Swift 3 laptop with Intel Optane, the Acer Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 performance with a sweet new card from EVGA, AMD’s Radeon Pro WX 8200 pro-graphics card and then kicked it round-table on rumors and announcements of Intel’s impending 9th Gen Core launch!  Catch the livestream recording below And don't forget to hit that reminder bell and subscribe to us on YouTube to get notified! Topics Covered In This Week's Episode: Google Pixel 3 And Pixel... Read more...
In this episode of HotHardware's Two And A Half Geeks webcast, Marco, Dave and Chris talk AMD Ryzen processors for desktop enthusiasts and gamers, AMD's Naples server platform based on the Zen architecture, NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, LG's hot new G6 Android flagship, the HP Elite x3 phone that proposes to deliver a Windows Office in your pocket, EVGA's innovative iCX cooling for graphics cards, Dell's XPS 15 with GeForce 10 and more! 04:56 - AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors 17:22 - AMD Zen-Based Naples Many-Core Server Platform 29:08 - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and more here 39:51 - EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 With iCX Cooling 44:40 - HP Elite x3 Smartphone Windows Office In Your Pocket 56:01... Read more...
In this latest episode of HotHardware’s Two and a Half Geeks, Dave, Marco, and long-time HH tech editor extraordinaire, Paul Lilly, discuss Intel's latest 18-core Xeons, the Broadwell NUC with Iris Pro and the Compute Stick, the slick Asus T300 Chi ultrabook, Samsung’s Galaxy S 6 and LG’s G4, our awesome Syber giveaway, which is running until the end of the month, and much more... Show Notes: 02:00 - Intel Launches Xeon E7-8800 and E7-4800 v3 Processor Families 08:33 - Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi 2-in-1 Ultrabook Review 18:43 - Intel Compute Stick PC Review: Tiny, Sleek, And Versatile 23:09 - Intel Broadwell NUC NUC5i7RYH With Iris Pro Graphics Mini-PC Review 26:27 - Ditching... Read more...
In our latest episode of HotHardware's Two and a Half Geeks, Marco, Dave and Iyaz discuss the Microsoft Surface 2, AMD's new Radeon R9 290X, Lenovo's Erazer X700 gaming PC, Samsung's Galaxy Note 3, Motorola's Project Ara modular smartphone concept, details of our latest sweepstakes where you can win and NVIDIA SHIELD Android game handheld system, and a whole lot more! 1:27 - Microsoft Surface 2 Windows RT 8.1 Tablet 10:57 - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 16:15 - Motorola Project Ara Module Smartphone Concept 24:15 - Lenovo Erazer X700 Gaming PC  29:50 - AMD Radeon R9 290X Gaming Graphics Card 35:40 - NVIDIA Super Spooky SHIELD Give-Away Sweepstakes Wrap-up!... Read more...
In our latest episode of HotHardware's Two and a Half Geeks, Marco, Dave and Iyaz discuss the ASUS Transformer Book T100TA Bay Trail-based 2-in-1 device with Windows 8.1, NVIDIA's G-SYNC technology and various PhysX and game dev-related announcements from NVIDIA’s recent event, Battlefield 4 game play and performance, the Falcon Northwest Tiki SFF gaming PC, details of our current giveaway where you could WIN AN NVIDIA SHIELD Android gaming system and a whole lot more! Show Notes: 01:31 - Preview: ASUS Transformer Book T100TA Bay Trail Tablet 05:46 - NVIDIA Shows Off Digital Ira Faceworks Demo Running On Next-Gen Logan Mobile SoC 08:58 - NVIDIA Reveals Powerful Game Development... Read more...
In this latest episode of HotHardware's Two and Half Geeks, Iyaz, Marco and Dave discuss Logitech's Wireless Bluetooth Boombox and the state of wireless connectivity, AMD's new FX-8150 8-Core Bulldozer CPU, id Software's Rage game, NVIDIA's 3D Vision 2 and the Asus VG278H 3D LCD, along with hints of our next contest where you could win a high fidelity PC! Show Notes: 1:05 - Logitech's Wireless Bluetooth Boombox 7:45 - NVIDIA's 3D Vision 2 and the Asus VG278H 3D LCD 11:45 - id Software's Rage 16:45 - AMD's new FX-8150 8-Core Bulldozer CPU 22:23 - Contest Details!... Read more...
In this latest episode of HotHardware's Two and Half Geeks, Dave, Iyaz and Marco discuss the Asus G74SX 17-inch gaming notebook, our round-up of 3 Terabyte hard drives from Seagate, Western Digital and Hitachi, AMD's upcoming Bulldozer-based Interlagos 16-core server-class processor, the Zotac Zbox Nano AD10 Small Form-Factor PC and details of our Labor System Giveaway contest! Show Notes: 1:01 - ASUS G74-SX-A1 Gaming Notebook Review 5:01 - AMD Begins Revenue Shipments Of Bulldozer-Based 16-Core "Interlagos" Processors 7:47 - 3TB Hard Drive Round-up: Hitachi, Seagate, WD 12:27 - Zotac Zbox Nano AD10 Small Form-Factor PC Sneak Peek 17:00 - HotHardware's Labor Gaming System Giveaway Sweepstakes... Read more...
In this latest episode of HotHardware's Two and Half Geeks, Dave, Iyaz and Marco talk about the Kingston Wi-Drive that adds wireless storage to iOS devices, Intel investing 300 million bucks in UltraBook development, the Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet K1 and other things lurking in Dave's lab. We also answer a few interesting reader questions, offer hints of a cool new contest and a whole lot more! Show Notes: 00:55 - Kingston Wi-Drive Review: Add Storage To iOS Devices 04:47 - Intel Capital Creates $300 Million Ultrabook Fund 07:59 - Lenovo IdeaPad K1 Tablet Sneak Peek 11:17 - Thermaltake Level 10 GT Snow Edition Sneak Peek 11:42 - Reader Questions... Read more...
In this latest episode of HotHardware's Two and a Half Geeks, Dave, Iyaz and Marco discuss Samsung's Droid Charge 4G Verizon LTE smartphone, NVIDIA's new GeForce GTX 560 GPU, the MSI Slim X370 AMD Fusion Powered Notebook, Nintendo's draconian EULA for the Gameboy 3DS and hints about our next contest and killer gaming rig give-away... Show Notes: 01:10 - Samsung Droid Charge 4G Verizon Smartphone Review 04:39 - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Debuts: ASUS and MSI 07:21 - Nintendo's 3DS EULA Raises Privacy, Content Ownership Concerns 11:32 - MSI X-Slim X370 Fusion Powered Ultraportable Review 15:51 - Contest Hints - A new gaming rig is coming soon.... Read more...
In this latest episode of HotHardware's Two and a Half Geeks, Dave, Iyaz and Marco discuss Intel's new Z68 Express chipset with Smart Response Technology for Sandy Bridge processors, Samsung’s hot new 4.5-inch Infuse 4G Android smartphone, an ASRock Vision 3D HTPC with NVIDIA’s 3DTV Play technology and why consumers experience a 4 year itch with their technology and PCs... Show Notes: 00:52 - Intel Launches Z68 Express Chipset for Sandy Bridge 03:18 - Samsung Infuse 4G for AT&T Preview 06:30 - ASRock Vision 3D HTPC with NVIDIA 3DTV Play 10:40 - Study Shows Computer Users Experience A 4 Year Itch 14:25 - AMD Fusion Developer’s Conference Invites and Contest... Read more...
In this latest episode of HotHardware's Two and a Half Geeks, Dave, Iyaz and Marco talk about the iPad 2, Intel's latest Sandy Bridge Core i5 processor for notebooks, NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 590 dual-GPU powerhouse graphics card, see through LCD prototypes from Samsung, and we discuss details of our latest amazing contest in which someone can win an awesome new 3D Gaming PC, built by MAINGEAR... Show Notes: 00:47 - Core i5-2520M Sandy Bridge-based Asus K53E notebook 03:55 - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 Review 06:40 - Apple iPad 2 Review 10:02 - Samsung See-Through LCD Prototypes 12:09 - HotHardware's Killer 3D Gaming Rig Spring Fling Sweepstakes... Read more...
In this latest episode of Two and a Half Geeks, Dave, Iyaz, and Marco discuss the all new AMD Radeon HD 6990 monster dual-GPU graphics card, the new Core i7 990X Extreme Edition six-core processor, Intel's SSD 510 Series Solid State Drive, Apple's Reality Distortion Filter (RDF) at the iPad 2 launch and hints of our latest contest and killer gaming rig giveaway. Show Notes: 00:58 – AMD's Radeon HD 6990 Dual-GPU Monster 03:19 – Intel's Core i7 990X Extreme Edition 6-Core Processor 05:19 – Intel SSD 510 Series 6Gbps Solid State Drive 07:34 – Apple's Reality Distortion Filter At The iPad 2 Event 11:21 - Hints of the next completely awesome HH Contest and the winner of... Read more...
This week on Two and A Half Geeks, we muse on the latest gadgets and gizmos we recommend in HotHardware's Holiday Gift Guide, what's hot and not about the Samsung Galaxy Tab, why playing video games at work can be good for employee productivity, Intel's upcoming Sandy Bridge processor for desktops and notebooks and we field HH reader questions in an effort to try and stump the "half-geek" among us (ahem... Iyaz). Show Notes: 00:38 - Samsung's Galaxy Tab HH Review 03:13 - HotHardware's Holiday Geek Gift Guide 05:08 - Video Games Are Good For You, Especially At Work 08:05 - Reader Mailbag Question - Real Neil's Asks About Intel's Sandy Bridge Processor 12:08 - HotHardware's Holiday Sweepstakes... Read more...