Podcast #725


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Jan 29, 2024

Podcast #725

Posted by PCPer Staff | Jun 3, 2023 | General Tech | 0 Allyn Malventano joins

Posted by PCPer Staff | Jun 3, 2023 | General Tech | 0

Allyn Malventano joins us for a very special (and storage-centric) episode! We talk about some of the things at Computex that captured our interest, and have an extended discussion about the promise of DirectStorage and how it could solve the GPU VRAM problem (if anyone actually implements it beyond that one game). Plus Jeremy has a fancy new desk to talk about, Josh reviews another racing wheel stand, and much, much more! (Thanks Allyn!)

Plenty more topics! Scroll down to the time stamps below.

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00:00 Intro 01:20 Burger of the Week 02:31 Solid-state SSD cooling? (plus NAND temp talk) 08:14 Crucial's T700 is a passively-cooled Gen5 SSD 11:41 Shouting at your PC for better performance 13:56 Noctua shows a 2nd Gen D15 cooler 15:43 Realtek offers low-power, low-cost 5GbE NIC 19:11 Remeber AGP Pro? ASUS is making PCIe Pro (sort of) 21:18 NVIDIA's trillion dollar moment – plus AI/ML chat 30:53 A world where NVIDIA makes CPUs, too? 33:09 Podcast sponsor: Bloomberg Careers 34:24 Featured topic: can storage save PC gaming? 1:07:11 WD Red power on hours warnings after 3 years in a NAS 1:14:48 Security Corner 1:20:19 Gaming Quick Hits 1:26:29 FlexiSpot Pro Plus Standing Desk E7 review 1:34:13 Monoprice Dark Matter GT Foldable Racing Stand review 1:41:43 Picks of the Week 2:04:36 Outro

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