Podcast #221 - Intel Clover Trail, AMD's Trinity Desktop APUs, the Samsung 840 SSD with TLC, and more!

Subject: General Tech | October 4, 2012 - 02:56 PM |
Tagged: trinity, TLD, ssd, Samsung, podcast, nand, clover trail, APU, a8, A10-5800k, a10, 830

PC Perspective Podcast #221 - 10/04/2012

Join us this week as we talk about Intel Clover Trail, AMD's Trinity Desktop APUs, the Samsung 840 SSD with TLC, and more!

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

Program length: 1:21:21

Podcast topics of discussion:

  1. Week in Reviews:
    1. 0:02:23 Intel Clover Trail Details
    2. 0:16:05 Why Scott still uses Windows
      1. Mike Capps on Games for Windows Live
    3. 0:25:30 Borderlands 2 PhysX Testing
    4. 0:32:30 AMD Trinity A10-5800K APU Review
    5. 0:39:50 Samsung 840 Series 250GB SSD Full Review
  2. 0:49:00 This podcast is brought to you by alxTech
  3. News items of interest:
    1. 0:52:00 4TB Western Digital Hard Drives
    2. 0:53:45 Apple A6 uses hand drawn ARM cores
    3. 0:57:00 Steam for Linux beta in October
    4. 0:58:45 AMD Vishera Info Leaks
    5. 1:00:20 ASUS Shows silent Trinity APU builds
    6. 1:01:30 Why you care that AMD can't keep up
    7. 1:04:45 Kickstart TINY PCs
  4. Closing:
    1. 1:06:20 Hardware / Software Pick of the Week
      1. Ryan: Corsair Dominator Platinum Memory
      2. Jeremy: More gaming
      3. Josh: A fun, new combo!
      4. Allyn: Samsung SSD 840 - TLC, baby!
      5. Scott: Corsair HX 850W Power Supply
      6. Tim: Black Mesa: Source!
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  4. Closing/outro

October 4, 2012 | 03:58 PM - Posted by PapaDragon

I seen the Live broadcast last night! Awesome. Count me in for the 16 Geebees Platinum

October 4, 2012 | 05:36 PM - Posted by Cr1ms0ngh0st

Yes it was a good show last night and it would be nice to have that beautiful 16 Gb of Corsair ram.

October 4, 2012 | 09:57 PM - Posted by Dvon E (not verified)

Who wouldn't rant RAM in that sexy velcro case? Pick me, that 16GB Corsair would let my system FLY!

October 4, 2012 | 10:42 PM - Posted by Koreeth (not verified)

I would love to have the memory kit for a new build.

My puter is a bit long in the tooth and needs to be retired.

Though after watching the live video last night I thought that there would be a link to a contest page??

October 4, 2012 | 10:54 PM - Posted by Koreeth (not verified)

Of course while I was posting that, the contest page opened. ;)

October 5, 2012 | 10:40 AM - Posted by Dvon E (not verified)

There's a problem with this and similar contests. They require you to purchase a Facebook membership to enter. Don't tell me that Facebook is free; the tracking info FB gets is worth big bucks. Ask your lawyer what happens when this gets declared an illegal lottery.

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