Podcast #207 - Western Digital N900 HD Router, NVIDIA GT 640, Falling SSD prices, and more!

Subject: General Tech | June 21, 2012 - 04:03 PM |
Tagged: western digital, podcast, nvidia, N900, kepler, Intel, gt640, gpu, cpu, amd

PC Perspective Podcast #207 - 06/21/2012

Join us this week as we talk about the Western Digital N900 HD Router, NVIDIA GT 640, Falling SSD prices, and more!

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Hosts: Ryan Shrout, Jeremy Hellstrom, Josh Walrath and Allyn Malvantano

This Podcast is brought to you by MSI!

Program length: 1:17:19

Program Schedule:

  1. 0:00:58 Introduction
  2. 1-888-38-PCPER or podcast@pcper.com
  3. http://pcper.com/podcast
  4. http://twitter.com/ryanshrout and http://twitter.com/pcper
  5. 0:01:58 Join us for some cool live events this week! - http://pcper.com/live
  6. 0:05:15 Western Digital My Net N900 HD Router Review
  7. 0:19:00 Low-End Laptop Graphics Solution Comparison: Five Options Go Head-To-Head
  8. 0:22:03 Galaxy GeForce GT 640 GC 1GB DDR3 Review - GK107 is no GK104
  9. 0:30:17 This Podcast is brought to you by MSI!
  10. 0:31:00 Modest announcements at the last day of the AFDS
  11. 0:34:20 Western Digital and Seagate doomed to be marked as bad sectors?
  12. 0:37:45 How did we suddenly move past the $1/GB on SSDs?
  13. 0:40:25 SK Hynix to acquire Link_a_Media Devices for $248 million
  14. 0:44:30 Microsoft Surface announced, tablet to compete with iPad
  15. 0:52:40 Intel renames Larrabee to Xeon Phi
  16. 1:01:00 Hardware / Software Pick of the Week
    1. Ryan: Pegasus R4 Thunderbolt Unit - pushing 660 MB/s with RAID-0
    2. Jeremy: I change my mind … This is what I was promised!!
    3. Josh: I love the price drop!
    4. Allyn: Jawbone HD + The Nerd
  17. 1-888-38-PCPER or podcast@pcper.com
  18. http://pcper.com/podcast
  19. http://twitter.com/ryanshrout and http://twitter.com/pcper
  20. Closing

June 21, 2012 | 05:39 PM - Posted by Mark (not verified)

The best way to watch the vid is youtube.com/pcper, its there quicker then it is embedded here :-P

June 21, 2012 | 06:16 PM - Posted by Ryan Shrout

We can't keep up! :)

June 21, 2012 | 06:38 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Intel says Xeon Phi does Peak 1 TFlop double prec. floating point operations per sec.

nivida says Kepler GK110 will provide over 1 TFlop of double precision floating point operations per sec.

Only the bemchmarks will tell which processor is faster with the math!

However not having to code in openCL is a big PLUS for Intel with the vast store of x86 libraries out there!

http://www.nvidia.com/content/PDF/kepler/NVIDIA-Kepler-GK110-Architectur...

http://www.anandtech.com/show/6017/intel-announces-xeon-phi-family-of-co...

I hope pcper gets to benchmark both!

June 26, 2012 | 07:32 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Intel Xeon Phi steals top HPC tenders, more SKUs to come
Form vrzone.

http://vr-zone.com/articles/intel-xeon-phi-steals-top-hpc-tenders-more-s...

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