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Building a new computer? This Week in Computer Hardware is the show where you'll find out the latest in motherboards, CPUs, GPUs, and RAM you'll want to use when designing your machine. TWiCH gives you the latest in hardware benchmarks and what not-y...Show More
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1:31:25 | Aug 29th

SSD prices are dropping! AMD's Ryzen 3600X: gaming sweet spot or a bad idea??? Speeding up SQL servers and your EXCEL spreadsheets, Fairphone 3, Apple batteries for security, and be quiet's Darkness. All that and more with Sebastian Peak and Patrick ...Show More

1:00:33 | May 23rd

New GPUs? We've got AMD NAVI rumours! Qualcomm's fighting an anti-trust ruling. Plus, your TP-Link security woes, Walmart's got cheap tablets, and Panic cranks out a new handheld gaming device! All that and more in This Week in Computer Hardware epis...Show More

52:40 | May 16th

ZombieLoad means you need to patch your Intel CPU. Again. A gorgeous folding ThinkPad laptop is coming from Lenovo, and HP's got a dual screen gaming laptop! SanDisk ships 1 terabyte microSD cards, be quiet! Dark Base 900 Rev 2 Case review and more! ...Show More

57:22 | May 9th

Google's new $400 Pixel 3a has a great camera AND a headphone jack!!! Google's smart home products are all Nest now, Lenovo's IdeaPad S940 reviewed, and Microsoft PowerToys goes open source!!! All that and more on TWiCH, This Week in Computer Hardwar...Show More

1:02:55 | May 2nd

Sebastian Peak and Patrick Norton rant about vertical video and discuss Samsung's pricey TV built to accommodate all that portrait footage out there. Plus Intel's Optane H10, global smartwatch shipments, Valve's new $999 Index VR headset, the EOS sil...Show More

1:09:50 | Apr 4th

Intel's new 56-core CPU is not an April Fool's joke! Alienware's Area-51M is on sale and tops out at $5,000! Plus, how good is a 10-year-old PSU? Also, a look at some gorgeous PC cases from be quiet! and Sentry. All that and more on TWiCH, This Week ...Show More
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46:05 | Jan 24th

1440P and the RTX 2060: Perfect Together!!! Overclocking and ray tracing updates for NVIDIA's RTX 2060. Plus, so many new phones, including a Xiaomi foldable and a plastic Pixel. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Sebastian Peak Download or subscribe to t...Show More
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1:06:05 | Nov 8th, 2018

Samsung's foldable smartphone, SSD hardware encryption is more obscure than secure, the modern iPad Pro's power, Western Digital's Ultrastar DC HC620 SMR Hard Drive, AMD's EPYC "Rome" Server Processor, the Nokia 3310 phone, and more! Hosts: Patrick...Show More
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52:04 | Jun 21st, 2018

Patrick Norton is joined by Josh Walrath to discuss the resignation of Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, Microsoft dashing hopes of VR support on Xbox One, Deathwish RAID racing, the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC), and more on this episode of TWiCH! Hos...Show More
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1:00:55 | Jun 7th, 2018

The Core i7 8086K is official, and Intel demos a chip with 28 cores running at 5GHz. That's cool, but we're really excited about Intel's new Low Power Display Technology. 24 hours of battery life on a Dell XPS 13??? Nice! AMD shows off 32 cores (SIXT...Show More
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1:10:11 | May 17th, 2018

Building a Steam Cache server, a 49" FreeSync 2 monitor from Samsung, early OnePlus 6T deets, Surface Hub 2, and Corsairs's 1000D: 18 fans and 4 radiators?!? Hosts: Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit...Show More
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52:52 | May 10th, 2018

You can finally afford to build a new PC: GPUs are back at MSRP! So many X470 motherboard options, Intel's 10 nanometer, Canon Lake delayed AGAIN, Lenovo Mirage Solo w/ Daydream vs. Oculus Go, and that Google VR180 Mirage Camera. Plus, U.2 drives are...Show More
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52:04 | May 3rd, 2018

Oculus Go Review... affordable VR is actually affordable! GPU prices keep dropping, Dell's XPS 15 2 in 1 and Kaby Lake G... and Intel's latest Optane SSD... fastest ever! Hosts: Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton Download or subscribe to this show at...Show More
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37:51 | Apr 26th, 2018

Nvidia's Tegra has a pretty big flaw... want to run linux on your Switch??? Samsung's got new 970 PRO and 970 EVO NVMe SSDs!!! Snap Spectacles 2.0, Dell's new 27" ultra-thin monitor, and is AT&T slowing down eSIM adoption??? All that and more in This...Show More
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53:00 | Apr 19th, 2018

AMD's new Ryzen 7 2700X and Ryzen 5 2600X Reviewed!!!! Western Digital's Black and SanDisk Extreme PRO M.2 1TB NVMe drives are OUTSTANDING, another new NUC from intel, and a 14TB HD! Hosts: Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton Download or subscribe to ...Show More
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40:25 | Apr 12th, 2018

Android OS Security Update??? Sometimes the manufacturers LIE! AMD's got Spectre 2 patches, but we don't have a Ryzen 2000 release date yet. ICY DOCK's new 16 bay beast is awesome, and... wait... what??? Intel's Kaby Lake-G doesn't use Vega? Find out...Show More
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52:55 | Apr 5th, 2018

Intel Coffee Lake 6-Core Mobile CPUs, 2018 TV picks with Robert Heron, new Mac Pros coming ... in 2019, Spectre V2 update updates, and arc welding w/ a PC PSU!!! Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron Download or subscribe to this show at https:/...Show More
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45:44 | Mar 29th, 2018

The new Dell XPS 13 9370... we've got reviews! Apple's new educational iPad... it's got a pencil! Intel's VR-ready SuperNUC for gamers... we've got benchmarks. Crucial's SSD Bargain, Microsoft's Denali, and some stupid fast memory. Hosts: Patrick N...Show More
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38:20 | Mar 8th, 2018

What's wrong with Intel's new Optane 800P??? Fix a dead Oculus Rift, Seasonic has 600 silent watts, AMD's Project ResX means a free boost for certain games... all that and more coming up on This Week in Computer Hardware Episode 456! Hosts: Patrick...Show More
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59:05 | Mar 1st, 2018

Ryzen 5 2400G GPU Compute Performance, Samsung's new Galaxy S9 and S9+, Huawei's MateBook X Pro, 5G cities named by T-Mobile and Sprint, Western Digital's SN720 and SN520 NVMe SSDs, Logitech's G603 Wireless Gaming Mouse and G613 Mechanical Keyboard r...Show More
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57:03 | Nov 16th, 2017

DRAM prices are going UP fast! Reviews of Lenovo's Star Wars: Jedi Challenges AR game, Huawei's MateBook E, Alienware's 34" Curved Gaming Monitor and Scythe's latest CPU coolers! Microsoft's Surface book 2 is pricey, but tempting, OnePlus 5T is a bar...Show More
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49:00 | Nov 9th, 2017

New Intel CPUs get Radeon Graphics now... and Raja Koduri just left AMD to build discrete GPUs for Intel. Intel Optan P4800X 750GB review... hint, it's fast!!! And why iPhones might win the battle for best low light camera! Hosts: Patrick Norton and...Show More
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50:50 | Nov 2nd, 2017

8th Gen Intel Quad Core Mobile CPUs Benchmarked: the Kaby Lake Refresh is FAST... and faster on some laptops than others! NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Review!!! Two new Intel Optane SSDs, the PCIe 4 specs are here, and did we mention LIGHTSABERS??? (Le...Show More
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1:04:05 | Oct 26th, 2017

AMD announces laptop versions of Ryzen CPU w/ Radeon Vega graphics and claim they have "world's fastest processor for ultrathin notebooks." Is that claim legit? We discuss in the podcast! Meanwhile, NVIDIA's made the GTX 1070 Ti official, it's still ...Show More
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1:08:06 | Oct 19th, 2017

KRACK attacks impact EVERYTHING that uses WiFi...are you doomed? Logitech MX Ergo Trackball reviewed, AMD Raven Ridge APU... we've got performance leaks! Magic Leap raised another half-billion dollars for their Mystery VR Tech, ZTE brings back the fl...Show More
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1:07:31 | Oct 12th, 2017

NVIDIA GTX 1070Ti? If the rumors are true, it's $400 GTX 1080!!! Western Digital's new tech promises 40TB HDDs, Oculus Go standalone VR, Oculus Rift & Touch pricing update, Shure SE215 Earphones, and more! All in this episode of TWiCH, This Week In C...Show More
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55:33 | Oct 5th, 2017

Pixel 2 and Coffee Lake! Reviews of Intel's Core i7-8700K & Core i5-8400, AMD's dropping Ryzen prices, Intel's VROC tested, Windows Mixed Reality hits October 17th, and hey, ThinkPad just turned 25! All that and more on TWiCH, This Week in Computer H...Show More
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56:20 | Aug 3rd, 2017

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 & Vega 56 details, Wolfenstein 2 Optimized for Vega, Threadripper 1900X for $549, Acer's VR headset at a reasonable price, Dell's U3818DW monitor, and more on This Week in Computer Hardware! Hosts: Ryan Shrout and Patrick Nort...Show More
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48:00 | Jul 13th, 2017

AMD Ryzen Threadripper... we've got a ship date and prices you're gonna love, Intel just launched a ton of XEON processors, & Monoprice's AKiTiO Node GPU Toaster Reviewed! All that and more, in TWiCH Episode 423. Hosts: Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norto...Show More
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51:33 | Jul 6th, 2017

Radeon Vega Frontier Edition... we've got benchmarks! Seasonic's got an affordable PSU w/ a 10 year warranty, the Token Ring might replace your credit cards and your 2FA tools, and Robert Heron joins us with 4K UHD TV picks from $700 to $20,000! Just...Show More
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44:00 | Jun 29th, 2017

AMD Radeon Vega Is Here!!!! Intel's 545S... an affordable SSD, Samsung Galaxy S8+ and OnePlus 5 reviews... and mining specific GPUs. That's a thing now! All that and more in This Week In Computer Hardware episode 421! Hosts: Ryan Shrout and Patrick ...Show More
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59:30 | Jun 22nd, 2017

Intel's Core i9 Benchmarked... AMD's EPYC new CPU... 802.11AD is stupid fast at close range, does TCL have a $600 4K TV worth buying?... Don't drop your Surface Laptop, Focal's Spark, all that and more on This Week In Computer Hardware! Hosts: Ryan ...Show More
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46:25 | Jun 15th, 2017

First impressions of the new iPad Pro! Is bitcoin mining profitable again??? Samsung's SICK 49" ultrawide display... and Alienware's sicker 240Hz G-Sync and FreeSync displays. And hey, it's the Xbox One X!!! Hosts: Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton Do...Show More
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1:02:08 | Jun 8th, 2017

HomePod, the 5K iMac Pro... ain't that expensive, MacBook update, where's Threadripper...and an 8K UltraSharp Monitor from DELL. All that and more coming up on This Week In Computer Hardware! Hosts: Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton Download or subscr...Show More
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51:00 | Jun 1st, 2017

Computex 2017 is here, Intel's gunning for AMD's Ryzen with new Core i9 CPUs. HP, Lenovo, and Asus are building Snapdragon-powered Windows machines, AMD's RX Vega is pushed to late July, and check out the new 200mHz G-Sync Ultrawide gaming monitor fr...Show More