PC Perspective Podcast

The editors of PC Perspective discuss the latest in-house product reviews and news from around the world that pertains to technology and PC hardware.

Website : https://www.pcper.com/

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Last Episode : March 18, 2023 3:14pm

Last Scanned : 6.8 days ago


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Podcast #714 - First Ryzen 7 7800X3D Benchmarks, 7950X3D Adventures, Windows VBS Slows GPUs, AI Ethics + more!

It's time for another week of Ryzen X3D discussion! Well, until about the 19 minute mark, anyway. There were a lot of other topics, and our original livestream began with an interview with Sapphire's PR manager Ed Crisler (to be released soon!). 
(Recorded March 15, 2023.)

00:00 Intro
01:12 Food with Josh
02:27 AMD's first official Ryzen 7 7800X3D benchmarks
06:09 Ryzen 9 7950X3D benchmarking adventures
18:57 Samsung wants to be world's #1 chipmaker
23:25 Microsoft fixes SMB Windows 11 copy speeds
26:06 Podcast sponsor - Kolide
27:12 Synology launches new 4-bay DiskStations
31:06 Microsoft lays off AI ethics team
33:08 Default Windows VBS setting slows down GPUs
34:46 Security Corner
42:43 Podcast sponsor - Factor
43:48 Gaming Quick Hits
50:59 Picks of the Week
59:17 Outro

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Published Saturday
Podcast #713 - AM4 still king, Nvidia fixes CPU use, Intel fixes power draw, AMD price cut, More RTX 3060's! +++

Not a heavy news week, but still much fun to be had!  But ... this makes for a 45 minute show after the fluff was removed (and if you like all the fun+ fluff, visit patreon.com/pcper !)  Radeon pricing adjustment, Agesa 24GB support issues, Nvidia hot fixes CPU usage, more RTX 3060's are probably on the way, TPM 2.0 is probably terrible, and AMD might preview FSR 3.0 and so much more!  

00:00 Intro
00:36 Food with Josh
02:27 NVIDIA issues hotfix for high CPU usage
04:13 AMD AGESA not yet supporting the new 24GB DIMMs, apparently
05:08 AMD platform maturity ramblings
08:02 Yet another RTX 3060 variant rumored
09:16 Microsoft vs 3rd Party UI customization utilities
11:51 Podcast sponsor - SaneBox
13:01 Radeon RX 7900 XT finally selling for $799
15:02 Intel Arc high idle power draw fix
17:09 Intel scraps Rialto Bridge server GPU
24:18 AMD to possibly show FSR 3.0 at GDC - DLSS 3 FG competitor
26:26 Cooler Master has a 4K high-refresh mini-LED monitor for under $1k
29:03 Podcast sponsor - Kolide
30:09 Security Corner
35:34 Gaming Quick Hits
41:19 Picks of the Week
46:12 Outro
46:32 Bonus clip: Josh turns the camera around!!!

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Published 03/10
Podcast #712 - Ryzen 9 7950X3D Launch, RTX Video Enhancement, Mandatory Intel Arc News, Nvidia Earnings + MORE!

We recovered from the Midwest ice storm that knocked out power at podcast HQ for a few days using one weird trick, and you'll never believe what happened next! (Recorded March 1, 2023.)

Intel Arc fresh takes, Ryzen 9 7950X3D perf talk, Nvidia financials, Microsoft asks you to stop using Chrome + security and gaming fun!

00:00 Intro
01:50 Burger of the Week
04:58 Ryzen 9 7950X3D launch
24:38 iGPU overclocking excitement
26:41 New mobile parts are faster than older ones
28:27 NVIDIA financials
33:46 Podcast sponsor - Factor
34:47 RTX video enhancement
38:09 Xbox games come to GeForce Now
39:31 Intel defers 3nm TSMC orders?
41:19 Mandatory Arc coverage
48:44 Podcast sponsor - Kolide
53:52 Microsoft really wants you to stop using Edge to download Chrome
55:53 Wear Minecraft Crocs in your round Meta cubicle
58:58 Josh wants to tell you that Anthony G joined Allied Gaming
1:01:59 Security Corner
1:06:37 Podcast sponsor - Sanebox
1:07:48 Gaming Quick Hits
1:15:24 Picks of the Week
1:21:59 Anti-pick and Outro

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Published 03/04
Podcast #711 - New RX 6000 Drivers, AI Shenanigans, The Very Affordable SP UD90 Gen4 SSD, Intel HEDT is back & MORE

Where did we learn to podcast like this? 7-Eleven probably.  Ryzen 7950X3D is available (in Europe), AI goes wild, AMD released RX 6000 drivers finally!  The PCIe 4 NVME SP UD90 is very decent, and Intel brings back some sort of HEDT CPUs.  Much more fun for episode 7-11 with dead IE, Security issues and RGB!

00:00 Intro
02:53 Burger of the Week
05:46 New Radeon RX 6000 drivers!
14:19 Google AI thing
21:17 Google GO is built for telemetry
24:56 Internet Explorer is nearly gone
26:27 Windows 11 RGB control
29:34 Intel graphics hampered by Windows Update
32:10 Security Corner
39:09 Gaming Quick Hits
44:15 SP UD90 SSD
48:01 Picks of the Week
57:51 Outro

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Published 02/18
Podcast #710 - Thermalright HCF Tames Core i9-13900KS, Mandatory Intel Arc Coverage, Tiny 11 and MORE

Intel Arc day 1 drives for Hogwarts, our review of the very fast Samsung 4TB T7 shield, the Thermalright Intel CPU frame works magic on the 13900KS, both Microsoft and Adobe want your PDFs, and Tiny 11 (no relation to Tiny Rick), why is Josh finally cleaning his room plus much more!!  

00:00 Intro
02:59 No burger this week?!
04:58 Mandatory Intel Arc coverage! A new driver... (and some rambling)
09:09 Discord was slowing NVIDIA VRAM? (NVIDIA fixes with new driver)
11:37 Thermalright contact frame made a HUGE difference with 13th Gen thermals
17:09 RIP Intel RKL
18:37 A Voodoo 5 6000 card is currently selling for $14k
23:30 Are Edge and Adobe conspiring to take over your online PDFs?
25:49 An alternative to Windows 11 is... tiny11
27:44 Podcast sponsor SaneBox
28:53 Security Corner
35:43 Gaming Quick Hits
42:07 Samsung Portable SSD T7 Shield 4TB review
45:26 Picks of the Week
58:14 Outro

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Published 02/11
Podcast #709 - Ryzen 7000X3D Pricing & Availability, Intel Lowers Arc Pricing & Boosts Perf, Intel & AMD Finances + MORE!

This week we assemble yet again to talk about AMD's big reveal - and now that the wait for Ryzen 7000X3D Series pricing and availability information is over, the wait for physical Ryzen 7000X3D Series product begins.

Not to be outdone, Intel has lowered Arc A750 pricing and provided a new driver with even faster DX9 performance! Just don't look at their quarterly financial statement. AMD, on the other hand, had a good quarter. Josh talked about both. (Full list of topics below.)

00:00 Intro
02:29 Food with Josh
04:37 AMD announces Ryzen 7000X3D pricing and availability
14:01 Intel lowers Arc A750 price and boosts DX9 perf
21:50 An incongruous story about a PSU
25:20 Podcast sponsor - Factor
26:23 Intel Quarterly Financials
39:34 AMD Quarterly Financials
50:52 Podcast sponsor - Rocket Money
52:01 Smartphone sales dive
57:16 Security Corner
1:03:14 Josh talks about Samsung 980 Pro firmware
1:05:34 Gaming Quick Hits
1:07:41 Picks of the Week
1:13:55 Outro

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Published 02/04
Podcast #708 - More Ryzen 7000X3D Rumors, 64-Core Threadripper PRO ThinkStation Review, and MORE

It was a day just like last Wednesday. A day in which we talked about more PC hardware and software news, including more contradictory information about upcoming Ryzen 7000 Series X3D processors. We talked at great length, and we did it live. This version however, is not live.  Subjects can be found in the time stamps below.


00:00 Intro
01:54 Burger of the Week
03:33 Arc 4090! (driver)
04:24 More Ryzen 7000 X3D rumors
05:35 Media begins testing DirectStorage...with one game
08:39 MorePowerTool will never work with RDNA3
11:16 Beware of painted VRAM
13:28 Buy a Ryzen 7000 CPU, get Jedi Survivor
17:26 Companies upset by lack of wi-fi connected appliance owners
20:56 This week in German graphics card sales
24:28 Security Corner
31:28 Gaming Quick Hits
34:53 Lenovo ThinkStation P620 with 64-core TR 5995WX
50:53 Picks of the Week
1:01:05 Outro

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Published 01/27
Podcast #707 - Intel Launches Core i9-13900KS, New Laptop RAM Standard, Monoprice Speakers, Apple M2 + MORE

This time we report, speculate, paraphrase, and pontificate on another week's worth of product launches, press releases, and insecurity news. Also, a burger.  Apple M2's many things, Intel does 13900KS and Gen 4 scalable Xeons, CAMM winns finally, 30TB of Micron and Monoprice small speakers.  See the timestamps below for all the rest!

00:00 Intro
01:11 Burger of the Week
02:50 Intel launches Core i9-13900KS
04:27 More Intel: the 4th Gen Xeon Scalable processors
09:52 Apple announces M2 chips and things that use them
18:58 CAMM might be the new laptop memory standard
23:18 Put your Radeon RX 7900 XTX under water
25:04 G.Skill Flare X5 6000 CL32 Ryzen memory
29:53 Podcast sponsor - Rocket Money
31:08 Razer NAGA v2 mouse
33:14 Micron 9400 Pro enterprise SSDs
36:23 Security Corner
44:32 Gaming Quick Hits
47:00 Monoprice DT-3BT desktop speaker review
54:18 Picks of the Week
1:02:33 Outro

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Published 01/20
Podcast #706 - Ryzen Non-X CPUs, AMD Responds to XTX Throttling, Sapphire NITRO+ Review, Password hacking + MORE

Our second show of 2023, and, debatably, our best so far this year.  AMD responds to XTX throttling, our Sapphire NITRO+ RX 7900 XTX GPU review, so many security issues (password hacking), AMD Ryzen Non-X CPUs are upon us almost, will MSI's Afterburner flameout?  Adobe really thanks you for training its AI + so much more!  Drop in for the tech news, stay for the food segment, and let the banter pull you along.

00:00 Intro
02:04 Food with Josh
03:49 AMD Ryzen non-X CPUs
12:40 AMD responds to Radeon RX 7900 XTX throttling
15:41 MSI Afterburner flaming out?
18:17 Meta ending support for Quest VR
21:42 Adobe opting users into AI training
22:57 Security Corner
35:22 Gaming Quick Hits
37:05 NLR Free Standing Monitor Stand review
44:09 Sapphire NITRO+ Radeon RX 7900 XTX review
56:47 Picks of the Week (and some rambling)
1:09:22 Outro

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Published 01/15
Podcast #705 - Ryzen 7000 X3D CPUs, Nvidia RTX 4070 Ti Review, RX 7900 XTX Thermals, Solidigm P44 Pro + MORE!

Kicking off the PCPer 2023 podcast by ... podcasting!

The 4070 Ti review you needed!  The roasting of the RX 7900 XTX continues.  Solidigm P44 Pro drives ... Intel reborn? (yes essentially)  Also Intel lets loose with a slew of skus.  ASUS WiFi spider-looking router!  Security tears!  Gaming smiles!  Josh brings the food.  And much more...

00:00 Intro
02:10 Food with Josh
04:10 AMD Ryzen 7000 X3D announcement
12:46 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti review
35:38 Podcast sponsor - Rocket Money
36:53 New Intel processors at CES
40:11 No Intel Battlemage until 2024??
41:53 AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX thermal issue
43:19 Phison has the first PCIe 5.0 SSD
46:05 ASUS has the first quad-channel WiFi 7 gaming router
47:50 Security Corner
53:01 Gaming Quick Hits
56:24 Solidigm P44 Pro SSDs reviewed
1:00:18 Picks of the Week
1:07:34 Outro

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Published 01/06
Podcast #704 - Ryzen 7000 non-X CPU Rumors, Intel Graphics Shakeup, Fractal Ridge Review, & MORE

It's the last show of 2022, but we didn't do a "year end" retrospective thing.  Another week of tech news, some food with Josh and a nice review of the Fractal Ridge from Kent.

00:00 Intro
01:13 Food with Josh
02:45 AMD Ryzen non-X CPU rumors / current prices
11:29 Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Ryzen 5 7600X
18:26 How smart is SAM with Navi 31?
20:43 A keyboard with its own GPU...among other things
25:07 Podcast Sponsor - TextExpander
26:22 A story about webcams for some reason
30:16 Thermaltake's ToughPower GF3 ATX 3.0 PSU
31:24 Intel Graphics Group breakup
33:52 Security Corner
40:22 Podcast Sponsor - Rocket Money
41:31 Gaming Quick Hits
47:06 Fractal Ridge review
1:09:34 Picks of the Week
1:15:43 Outro

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Published 12/22
Podcast #703 - Radeon RX 7900 XTX & XT Review - is RDNA 3 Broken? - Driver Fixes Coming + MORE!

The long-anticipated RDNA 3 launch has finally happened. Are you still excited? Do you want to know what Josh thinks about it? What about that other guy? You know, the Canadian? Sad security news, gaming updates plus way MORE as you can clearly see from the timestamps below.

00:00 Intro
01:32 Food with Josh
03:13 Radeon RX 7900 Series review and discussion
28:40 Is RNDA 3 broken?
32:04 High idle power fix coming (and further RDNA 3 discussion)
37:03 Podcast sponsor - Coda
38:18 AIDA64 update
39:31 Rumored Intel 13th Gen non-K performance
41:55 Corsair Vengeance DDR5-6000 built for AMD
47:00 Windows 7 and 8 support fully ends in January
48:25 Podcast sponsor - RocketMoney
49:32 Security Corner
54:34 Gaming Quick Hits
59:48 Podcast sponsor - MasterClass
1:01:15 Picks of the Week
1:08:50 Outro

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Published 12/17
Podcast #702 - Intel Arc DX9 Update, AMD Ryzen 7000 X3D Rumors, Cooler Master ORB X, Moore's Law and MORE

It's awards season, and we have an award-winning podcast for you this week. Just read the reviews:

"Josh steals the show in this delightful podcast. Five stars."
- JoshTekk Reviews

Full list of subjects below. Please, for the safety of those around you, try to contain your excitement.

00:00 Intro
00:21 Food with Josh
01:56 Intel Arc DX9 update
05:50 Report on Radeon RX 7900 launch supply
09:01 Ryzen 7000 X3D at CES?
15:26 Microsoft working on mobile "super app"
18:05 Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus Gaming Edition
21:07 Podcast Sponsor - MasterClass
22:28 AMD says Moore's Law isn't dead
28:57 Handcrafted Electrostatic Headphones
33:06 The ORB X
36:52 Apple kills photo scanning
38:08 Lastpass hacked again
41:36 More browser 0-day fun
43:00 Podcast Sponsor - RocketMoney
44:07 Gaming Quick Hits
49:53 Picks of the Week
55:31 Outro

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Published 12/10
Podcast #701 - AMD Ryzen 7000 Price Drops, MSI RTX 4080 SUPRIM X, Vertagear Gaming Chair, Slow Win11? + more!

AMD lowered prices on their Zen 4 processors, but for how long? Also, we look at a massive aftermarket RTX 4080 from MSI, with none other than the SUPRIM X edition of the card. Plus other things, including a gaming chair review from Jeremy and the state of the GPU market. Don't forget all the super scary security issues! Full list in the time stamps below.

00:00 Intro
01:11 Food with Josh
03:55 AMD Ryzen 7000 price drops
12:34 Samsung presents GDDR6W
16:15 NVIDIA's Priority Access program
19:04 GPU shipments take a nosedive
27:41 Intel software-defined silicon rides again
30:57 Windows 11 slow? There's a patch for that
35:13 NVIDIA patches 29 security vulnerabilities
39:12 Twitter and Meta leaks
42:15 Beware MSI Afterburner imposters
45:11 Gaming Quick Hits
49:15 MSI RTX 4080 SUPRIM X review
57:13 Josh's Thustmaster Airbus review
1:02:56 Vertagear PL6800 gaming chair review
1:11:51 Picks of the Week
1:26:44 Outro

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Published 12/03
Podcast #700 - RTX 4080 Review, High GPU Prices Explained, GN Solves 4090 Connector Mystery, 1-click AMD boost!

We have made it to episode 700!!! Sure, only half of the crew made it this far, but that's just how it goes. It's a war of attrition, and Jeremy was there from episode one (Josh joined a bit later). And this week we decided to gather, virtually, once again, and talk about the most affordable graphics card ever made!

RTX 4080 review, gaming PC building vs consoles, Nvidia earnings, some good security news for once, and more!


00:00 Intro
01:39 Food with Josh
03:08 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 Founders Edition review
36:07 You aren't dreaming...it's NVIDIA quarterly earnings coverage!
42:34 Podcast sponsor - Masterclass
44:03 Did Gamers Nexus solve the 4090 connector mystery?
55:47 AMD's EPYC new server processors
1:00:53 Josh talks memory controllers
1:04:23 AMD brings HYPR-RX to Radeon Software next year
1:06:09 Google settles Android tracking lawsuit
1:08:02 Lenovo patches UEFI vulnerability
1:10:01 Gaming PSA
1:13:12 Picks of the Week
1:25:45 Outro

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Published 11/19