vertagear, security, samsung, ryzen 7000, rtx 4080, msi, amd, windows, microsoft

We can’t stay away from the tech news and reviews – and neither should you.  After doing this 700 times, the 701st time should be easier, right?

AMD lowered prices on their Zen 4 processors, but for how long? Also, we look at a massive aftermarket RTX 4080 from MSI, with none other than the SUPRIM X edition of the card. Plus other things, including a gaming chair review from Jeremy.  There’s plenty of security scares to raise your blood pressure, gaming news and the state of the GPU market!  Kick the show off with Food with Josh and get the rest of the details in the timestamps below.  Thanks!

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Show Topics


00:00 Intro01:11 Food with Josh 03:55 AMD Ryzen 7000 price drops 12:34 Samsung presents GDDR6W 16:15 NVIDIA’s Priority Access program 19:04 GPU shipments take a nosedive 23:26 Podcast Sponsor – TextExpander 24:42 Faster or slower to run 13900K with no E-cores? 27:41 Intel software-defined silicon rides again 30:57 Windows 11 slow? There’s a patch for that 35:13 NVIDIA patches 29 security vulnerabilities 39:12 Twitter and Meta leaks 42:15 Beware MSI Afterburner imposters 45:11 Gaming Quick Hits 49:15 MSI RTX 4080 SUPRIM X review 57:13 Josh’s Thustmaster Airbus review 1:02:56 Vertagear PL6800 gaming chair review 1:11:51 Picks of the Week
1:26:44 Outro

Picks of the Week

  • Josh: Another monitor!
  • Jeremy: Give the gift of backup with a 16TB IronWolf Pro NAS HDD?
  • Brett: Intel 660p M.2 2TB NVMe 3.0×4 (But QLC) $139
  • Sebastian:  Bad capacitors are the surprise gift this year

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  • Josh Walrath
  • Jeremy Hellstrom
  • Brett VanSprewenburg


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