AMD’s Radeon HD 3870 is a fine GPU for the money. It doesn’t outperform Nvidia’s GeForce 8800 GTX, and it lags far behind the extravagant 8800 Ultra, but it does deliver a phenom— er, make that a tremendous price/performance ratio.
It’s been 10 years since my first Tannoy encounter. I auditioned the company’s exquisite studio monitors as an associate editor at Electronic Musician, and the acoustic bliss I experienced then lingers still. With that remembrance renewed, I couldn’t wait to hear Tannoy’s i30. Boy, was I disappointed.
This week, Gordon, Andy, and Will talk about leaked internal Microsoft emails, AMD's new 4-GPU Crossfire X systems, hacking EAX5, Dave "The Console Defender" Murphy. Then, we take a brief detour into the lab before answering a ton of reader questions!