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Hardware 26 - Clouds of Gigaflops

Posted on 7th Aug 2011 at 14:27 by Podcast with 3 comments

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Aaaand we're back for another enthralling hardware podcast. This week we've got Antony, Paul, Clive and Harry talking everything from fact to complete and utter fiction.

We start with a chat about PCI Express 3, whether we need it and why motherboard manufacturers are bringing PCI-E 3 motherboards to market already. If you're looking at a motherboard upgrade any time soon, should a PCI-E 3 compliant board be a priority?

We also have talk about AMD's forthcoming Bulldozer processors, with Antony telling us how he got on testing a number of Bulldozer-compatible Socket AM3+ boards earlier this month.

Also thrown in for good measure is a mention of Asus' soon to be released headset, and a discussion about whether the Antec Kuhler H2O 920 shows that closed-loop liquid cooling has come of age.

As always, we've also set up our weekly competition, the lucky winner of which will walk away with, errr, some random stuff from our labs (we're between prizes at the moment).

Hardware 26 - Clouds of Gigaflops Hardware 26 -
Take a look at what you definitely wont win

As ever, the bit-tech hardware podcast features music by Brad Sucks, and was recorded on Shure microphones. You can download the podcast direct, listen in-browser or subscribe through iTunes using the links below. Also, be sure to let us know your thoughts about the discussion in the forums.

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randis1981 8th August 2011, 02:24 Quote
please PC Hardware Buyer's Guide August 2011
randis1981 8th August 2011, 02:30 Quote
please review MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) LGA 1155
John_T 8th August 2011, 12:14 Quote
'Due South' - I loved that show! :)

I'm not sure if there's something wrong with your Shure microphones though - the sound levels are always up & down like a yo-yo...
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