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.

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Last Episode : September 22, 2023 6:20pm

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Podcast #741 - Intel Meteor Lake, Early RTX 5090 Rumors, ROG Strix Scope II 96 Keyboard Review, AMD Anti-lag + MORE!
Confirmed 5

The fab five are back at it again. Well, maybe not "fab" in the traditional sense, or even in the silicon sense. But we recorded a podcast and talked about various things anyway. Please consult the list below.  It includes the usual security theater, gaming bits, and even a ROG Strix keyboard review for those of you that swing that way!

Recorded September 20, 2023.


00:00 Intro
01:10 Burger of the Week
02:50 Intel details Meteor Lake architecture - a big departure
11:58 Overreacting to very early RTX 5090 rumors
16:01 Mandatory Arc News - Intel's commitment to building GPUs
19:29 New AMD driver adds Anti-Lag support to Starfield (and more)
24:39 Intel talks about moving to glass core substrates
30:08 Podcast sponsor - Hello Fresh
31:29 Security Corner
41:30 Gaming Quick Hits
49:37 ASUS ROG Strix Scope II 96 Wireless keyboard review
1:00:24 Picks of the Week
1:14:49 Outro

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Published Friday
Podcast #740 - Starfield Gets DLSS, iPhone 15, Cable-Free RTX 4070, WiFi 7 Routers, more FragBox

We present for your approval just over one hour of hardware and gaming banter, from a personal computer perspective. Also we talked about iPhone stuff. Some of us are sorry about that.  Topical topics include Starfield, the lack of RX 7800 XT's, WiFi 7 and of course the Atari 2600.

00:00 Intro
00:51 Food with Josh
02:30 Starfield is officially getting DLSS
11:05 It's Apple season so we talk about the iPhone 14S (they are rounding up to 15)
17:54 TSMC on a buying spree
20:00 On the eve of the Arm IPO
21:21 ASUS has a cable-free RTX 4070
23:16 Wi-Fi 7 routers begin to appear - but why?
31:45 Mandatory Arc News
34:29 Security Corner
39:39 Gaming Quick Hits
47:51 A look at the completed FragBox review
52:31 Picks of the Week
1:06:21 Outro - take 1
1:07:14 Outro - take 2

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Published 09/15
Podcast #739 - AMD Radeon RX 7800 XT and RX 7700 XT Reviews, GPU Pricing Puzzlement, Starfield and MORE

Are you ready for a podcast filled with verbose discussion interrupted by digressions into random topics? You've come to the right place! 
We've got Security nightmares, Gaming updates, Starfield lunacy, regular lunacy, Intel Arc news and even Usenet!

00:00 Intro
01:41 Food with Josh
03:18 Radeon review - take one (with odd CPU cooler digression)
05:11 The actual Radeon RX 7800 XT and RX 7700 XT review
24:23 Josh reviews the XFX QICK 319 Radeon RX 7700 XT Black Edition
36:34 More RX 7700 XT price puzzlement
38:58 One more look at that Starfield bundle eBay auction
40:48 Podcast sponsor - Hello Fresh
42:13 Mandatory Arc News - the Starfield driver issue
46:41 A brief digression into old graphics APIs
48:22 Intel Core i9-14900K Geekbench leak
50:47 Usenet is still going strong
52:41 Podcast sponsor - DeleteMe
54:26 Security Corner
1:04:25 Gaming Quick Hits
1:10:59 Picks of the Week
1:20:14 Outro

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Published 09/09
Podcast #738 - Radeon RX 7800 XT & 7700 XT Announced, Falcon Northwest FragBox Review, and MORE

We decided to podcast yet again this week because, honestly, you demand it (you know who you are). The show must go on, and we had a lot to talk about this week - and sometimes we even sounded halfway intelligent! Like when we talked about the new Radeon cards, which bring the promise of $450+ midrange cards to AMD buyers. And we looked at the very compact - and ridiculously well-equipped - FragBox from Falcon Northwest (you know, that little PC that looks like a Playmate cooler?). 

00:00 Intro
01:39 Food with Josh
03:13 AMD Radeon RX 7800 XT and RX 7700 XT announced
12:08 Finally an update on FSR 3
14:39 Is MSI giving up on Radeon?
18:10 Mandatory Arc News: Battlemage in the lab already?
19:45 Starfield bundle going for a bundle
21:41 AMD warns of fake Starfield bundles
24:11 That ASUS mobo GPU power connector uses a server standard
27:41 Podcast sponsor - DeleteMe
29:18 Security Corner
41:23 Gaming Quick Hits
47:00 EPOS Impact 1060 professional headset review
57:14 Falcon Northwest FragBox review
1:12:34 Picks of the Week
1:23:20 Outro

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Published 09/02
Podcast #737 - NVIDIA DLSS 3.5 & Monster Earnings, Case-Top GPUs, DUHD and OLED Monitors & MORE

Do you like piña coladas, and getting caught in protracted discussions about DLSS 3.5 and NVIDIA quarterly financials? And that's just the FIRST HALF HOUR. You won't want to miss a single second of this episode. Also, there weren't any piña coladas. Sorry.  But there would have been if you had brought your own.  There is quite a lot of monitor discussion, right down to the Picks-of-the-Week(tm).  Also, there was only the one 737 plane.

Recorded August 23, 2023.

00:00 Intro
01:22 Food with Josh
03:24 DLSS 3.5 announced (with extended discussion)
16:33 NVIDIA earned so much money last quarter
28:17 Microsoft brings some PC Game Pass games to GeForce Now
30:00 The reviews are in - Ryzen 9 7945HX3D is the fastest gaming CPU
33:28 Samsung's dual-UHD 57-inch monitor
38:14 A trio of new OLED displays in the ASUS ROG Swift lineup
39:33 Minisforum Project DRFXI puts the GPU on top of the case
43:35 Podcast sponsor - DeleteMe
45:11 The status of the Windows 11 OOBE
49:24 Microsoft's Secure Time Seeding "feature"
53:11 Security Corner
1:00:04 Gaming Quick Hits
1:11:25 Picks of the Week
1:25:20 Outro

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Published 08/25
Podcast #736 - Intel Arc A750 Review, 96-Core Threadripper Leak, Inception Fix Hits Performance

Who would have guessed it? We gathered and we made podcast history, AGAIN. An hour (or more!) of content, just ready to be watched, liked, subscribed. Topics include:  Dell doesn't like getting caught, the Intel Arc A750 reviewed, Inception fix is going be a bummer, and security scares galore!  Enjoy!

00:00 Intro
01:23 Food with Josh
03:25 96-core AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX leaked?
05:17 The China-only Ryzen 5 7500F makes its way to the USA
08:17 Intel Tower acquisition cancelled
09:44 Dell fined for marking up monitors before discounting them
11:41 Mandatory Arc news
12:35 Up to 54 percent performance drop after AMD Inception fix
18:41 More Security Corner stories to terrify you
32:36 Podcast sponsor - DeleteMe
34:14 Gaming Quick Hits
38:38 Intel Arc A750 review
1:01:32 Picks of the Week
1:13:12 Outro

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Published 08/18
Podcast #735 - No High-End RDNA 4 GPUs? NVIDIA Bets Farm on AI, AMD Face Joins Intel, Delidding 13900KS plus more!

We're back with a podcast that's BIGGER and possibly BETTER than ever before. We talk about the latest news and rumors, and Kent goes absolutely crazy in his quest to tame the thermals from his Core i9-13900KS.  Security Corner scares with Inception and Downfall, Bots and Captcha, plus Gaming Quick Hits with deals and server shutdowns.

Topics in the list below.

0:00 Intro
01:29 Josh makes a bold statement about pens
03:38 Food with Josh
04:50 Ratchet & Clank update adds raytracing for AMD cards
06:12 Rumor suggests no high-end RDNA 4 GPUs
18:01 NVIDIA driver boosts Baldur's Gate 3 performance
20:07 NVIDIA says they bet the farm on AI
26:05 Intel reportedly working on a new DUAL CORE processor
29:16 Big tech really wants to invest in the Arm IPO
32:13 Robert Hallock joins Intel
33:45 Podcast sponsor - Hello Fresh
35:06 Security Corner
46:44 Gaming Quick Hits
52:51 Taming Intel 13th Gen Thermals
1:11:13 Picks of the Week
1:30:31 Outro

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Published 08/12
Podcast #734 - AMD Brings X3D to Laptops, New RDNA3 GPUs Coming Soon, AMD & Intel Earnings, Gaming Deals!

Podcast history has been made. The first and ONLY PC Perspective podcast number 734 has been recorded, edited, and uploaded. This is the video, as if you needed further proof.  We've got AMD gaming CPUs for laptops, Intel and AMD financials, RDNA3 GPUs getting better, security scares and gaming deals!

00:00 Intro
01:21 Food with Josh
02:40 AMD announces X3D for laptops
09:53 AMD confirms new enthusiast RDNA3 gpus this quarter
15:13 AMD quarterly financial results
19:08 Intel quarterly financial results
23:04 Intel USA fab expansion plans
27:06 Mandatory Arc coverage: new Sparkle cards
31:14 DirectStorage performance penalty
36:23 Windows 11 finally learning about high refresh rates?
38:10 Cablemod 12VHPWR adapter replacement
40:53 Podcast sponsor - Hello Fresh
42:14 Security Corner
48:28 Gaming Quick Hits
1:03:15 Pre-outro ramblings
1:06:30 Outro

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Published 08/04
Podcast #733 - AMD Phoenix Driver, Solidigm 61.44 TB SSD, Win11 Copilot, Mandatory Arc News, Helpful Tech!

When it came time to make an episode, we did this.  Solidigm blesses us with gigantic SSDs now, Futurama is back, the future of Windows is bloatware, and AMD finally offers a Phoenix driver.  Plus security scares with Mikrotik and Gigabyte and let's not leave out Ubuntu this time, eh?  Of course our non-stop coverage of everything Intel ARC continues unabated.  Enjoy!

00:00 Intro
02:35 Food with Josh
05:15 AMD unifies GPU drivers, adds Phoenix support
11:14 Faster, higher capacity HBM from Micron
13:14 Solidigm has a 61.44 TB SSD
17:14 Mandatory Arc Coverage
18:26 Crucial launches X9 Pro and X10 portable SSDs
22:55 Meet Windows 11 23H2
28:17 Microsoft up, Windows down
29:55 Hackaday accessibility tech prize
32:54 Futurama is back, again
36:51 Podcast sponsor - Hello Fresh
38:12 Security Corner
53:28 Gaming Quick Hits
59:46 Picks of the Week
1:14:56 Outro

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Published 07/29
Podcast #732 - ASUS Nabs NUC, RX 7800 Performance Rumor, Zero RTX 4060 Ti 16GB Reviews, and MORE

This week we gather yet again for an unforgettable hour. An hour you will cherish forever. Or, just skip around using the time stamps. We can't stop you.  Take in the Corsair DROP acquisition, the Asus Intel NUC acquisition, Linux acquiring marketshare, or the RTX 4060 Ti not acquiring any reviews.  Enjoy.

00:00 Intro
00:52 Food with Josh
02:39 ASUS agrees to terms to take NUC from Intel
06:32 BeeLink GTR7 puts Zen 4 in a tiny package
11:36 Radeon RX 7800 rumor
14:03 RTX 4060 Ti 16GB non-review
17:09 New AIDA64 version has preliminary Zen 5 support
18:10 Corsair aquires DROP
20:13 Linux accounts for nearly half of the Linux market
22:16 Apple Core-ner: How long will the last Intel Macs be supported?
25:21 Security Corner
35:08 Gaming Quick Hits
46:59 Picks of the Week
59:17 Outro

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Published 07/21
Podcast #731 - RIP Intel NUC / No RTX 4060 Ti 16GB Reviews? / Crucial T700 Gen5 SSD Performance

Another hour plus of tech talk from your favorite group of podcasters (and also Sebastian). Topics below. Recorded July 12, 2023.

00:00 Intro
02:47 Food with Josh
04:09 Intel to end NUC production
06:27 Buy a 2TB Intel 670p NVMe SSD for $69 while they last
08:17 The Radeon RX 7900 XTX hits $799 (briefly)
10:26 NVIDIA not seeding RTX 4060 Ti 16GB to reviewers
25:02 ThinkPad 701c upgraded via FrameWork motherboard and iPad screen
27:15 Brett's Apple Corner (AR headset discussion)
30:58 Google AR head quits
33:25 Podcast sponsor - Hello Fresh
34:47 Security Corner
44:48 Gaming Quick Hits
53:41 Crucial T700 Gen5 SSD review
1:05:39 Picks of the Week
1:15:29 Outro

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Published 07/15
Podcast #730 - RIP 12VHPWR Already? Microcenter Ryzen 5 5600X3D, Where is HYPR-RX? RTX 4080 Price Drop & MORE

Post-July 4th holiday here in the USA and everyone has all of their fingers. Which enables some of us to use clicky keyboards during the podcast recording! What could be more perfect. And just look at that list of topics.  Where's AMD HYPR-RX AMD?  Where's your Microcenter?  And where's that new power connector to replace 12VHPWR already?


00:00 Pre-roll and Intro
00:53 Food with Josh
03:22 RIP 12VHPWR already?
06:50 Microcenter exclusive Ryzen X3D
10:32 RTX 4080 sees a $200 price cut
12:57 Mandatory Arc coverage - a low-profile A380
15:17 Get your discounted Radeon RX 6950 XT while you can
17:22 Where is AMD HYPR-RX (and FSR 3.0)?
19:06 The Book 8088
22:31 YouTube limits some adblock users to 3 videos
24:28 Security Corner
34:45 Podcast Sponsor - Hello Fresh
36:11 Gaming Quick Hits
44:16 Monoprice 28-inch CrystalPro USB-C Monitor review
55:12 Picks of the Week
1:03:25 Outro

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Published 07/07