No BS Podcast http://www.maximumpc.com/taxonomy/term/75/ en No BS Podcast #235: Alienware's New Hardware, Chromebooks, and Gordon's Farewell http://www.maximumpc.com/no_bs_podcast_235_alienwares_new_hardware_chromebooks_and_gordons_farewell <!--paging_filter--><h3><img src="http://www.maximumpc.com/files/imagecache/futureus_imagegallery_fullsize/gallery/25449180-l.jpg" alt="maximum pc" title="maximum pc" width="250" height="376" style="float: right;" />All good things…</h3> <p>Let’s not bury the lede, as they say in the newspaper business: This issue of <em>Maximum PC</em> will be my last. After more than 200 issues, 16 Dream Machines, and lots of bent hardware, my time here is done.</p> <p>It has been a glorious time, too. When I started at <em>boot </em>(the predecessor to <em>Maximum PC</em>) fat CRTs were in, a Pentium II was the hotness, and real nerds had separate cards for 2D and 3D display. Heck, you had to have a separate MPEG2 decoder card just to play DVD-resolution videos, and Fast Ethernet cards, too.&nbsp;</p> <p>Yup, in other words, I have been at this a hell of a long time. When old-timers leave, they inevitably wax poetic about the fun times they had. You know, like the time we accidentally triggered the fire alarm system causing a building-wide evacuation, a fire truck to roll up, and a pretty pissed off stare from the facilities manager. That, of course, wasn’t as bad as the previous unnamed staffers who tested a “fire proof” data safe with a gallon of gasoline and a box of Duraflame logs. Somehow the tiny five-pound fire extinguisher didn’t work and, well, this time the fire fighters actually had something to put out when the fire truck rolled up to the parking lot.</p> <p>There are stories of prototype hardware shattered, motherboards exploded, CPUs bent, and pranks played on staffers, belly-aching laughs at the expense of, well, everyone, and the ever-exciting job of waiting for Santa Claus in the brown suit to bring the latest-and-greatest piece of hardware to test.</p> <p>Through it all, the PC has never disappointed me in my belief that it’s the most valuable technology tool known to mankind. It’s always there to solve any problem you might have. Need to create 250MB photo mosaics using hundreds of photos, and then project it on a wall and couple it with a touchscreen so people can zoom in and out to find themselves? The PC can do it. I know, because I did such a project recently using nothing but off-the-shelf parts, and with just two days to plan it out, too.</p> <p>And though I sound like a broken record, I’m going to say it again: The PC is not dead and there is no post-PC unless the future means that work and other things of consequence aren’t going to be done. For that, we need to thank the hardware and software vendors who continue to push forward because that is the only direction to go.</p> <p>It would also be wrong of me not to thank the current and former staff of <em>Maximum PC</em>. They have been some of the greatest journalists I’ve had the pleasure of working with.&nbsp;</p> <p>I’ll save my last few words for you though, the loyal reader of <em>Maximum PC</em>. Many of you have been reading the magazine for years and many of you have just discovered the wonders of the PC just recently. Thank you for one hell of a ride and always believing in the PC. I’ll be just like you now—a subscriber and reader of <em>Maximum PC</em>.</p> <p>- Gordon Mah Ung</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/q-eUkDl4m94" width="620" height="349" frameborder="0"></iframe></p> <div>You can download and listen to the audio version of <a title="235" href="http://dl.maximumpc.com/maxpc_235_20141030.mp3" target="_blank">Podcast #235 here</a>.&nbsp;</div> <p><a title="Download Maximum PC Podcast #235 MP3" href="http://dl.maximumpc.com/maxpc_235_20141030.mp3" target="_blank"><img src="/files/u160416/rss-audiomp3.png" width="80" height="15" /></a>&nbsp;<a title="Maximum PC Podcast RSS Feed" href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/maximumpc/1337" target="_blank"><img src="/files/u160416/chicklet_rss-2_0.png" width="80" height="15" /></a>&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/maximum-pc-no-bs-podcast/id213247824"><img src="/files/u160416/chicklet_itunes.gif" alt="Subscribe to Maximum PC Podcast on iTunes" title="Subscribe to Maximum PC Podcast on iTunes" width="80" height="15" /></a></p> <div> <h4 style="margin: 0px 0px 5px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 19px; vertical-align: baseline; letter-spacing: -0.05em; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-weight: normal; color: #990000;">Subscribe to the magazine for only 99 cents an issue:</h4> <h5><a title="Subscribe to Maximum PC Magazine" href="https://w1.buysub.com/pubs/IM/MAX/MAX_subscriptionpage.jsp?cds_page_id=63027" target="_blank">In print</a></h5> <h5><a title="Subcribe to Maximum PC Magazine on Zinio" href="https://www.zinio.com/checkout/publisher/?productId=500663614" target="_blank">On Zinio</a></h5> <h5><a title="Subscribe to Maximum PC Magazine on Google Play" href="https://play.google.com/store/newsstand/details/Maximum_PC?id=CAoww6lU&amp;hl=en" target="_blank">On Google Play</a></h5> <h5><a title="Subcribe to Maximum PC Magazine on iTunes" href="http://goo.gl/UIkW4" target="_blank">On iTunes</a></h5> <h5><a title="Subscribe to Maximum PC Magazine on Amazon Kindle" href="http://www.amazon.com/Maximum-PC/dp/B005XD5144/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1406326197">On the Amazon Kindle Store</a></h5> <h5><a title="Subcribe to Maximum PC Magazine on Your Nook" href="http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/maximum-pc-future-us-future-publishing/1119741259" target="_blank">On the Barnes &amp; Noble Nook Store</a></h5> <h4 style="margin: 0px 0px 5px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 19px; vertical-align: baseline; letter-spacing: -0.05em; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-weight: normal; color: #990000;">Stalk us in a number of ways:</h4> <p>Become a fan&nbsp;<a title="Maximum PC Facebook page" href="https://www.facebook.com/maximumpc" target="_blank">on Facebook</a></p> <p>Follow us&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/maximumpc" target="_blank">on Twitter</a></p> <p>Subscribe to us&nbsp;<a title="Maximum PC Youtube page" href="https://www.youtube.com/user/MaximumPCMag" target="_blank">on Youtube</a></p> <p>Subscribe&nbsp;<a title="Maximum PC RSS Feed" href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/maximumpc/1337">to our RSS feed</a></p> <p>Subscribe&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/maximum-pc-no-bs-podcast/id213247824" target="_blank">to the podcast on iTunes</a></p> <p>email us at:&nbsp;<a href="mailto:maximumpcpodcast@gmail.com">maximumpcpodcast AT gmail DOT com</a></p> <p>Leave us a voicemail at 877-404-1337 x1337</p> </div> http://www.maximumpc.com/no_bs_podcast_235_alienwares_new_hardware_chromebooks_and_gordons_farewell#comments 235 alienware departure gordon mah ung leaving maximum pc No BS Podcast No BS Podcast Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:56:46 +0000 Gordon Mah Ung 28817 at http://www.maximumpc.com No BS Podcast #234: Windows 10, Oculus Rift, Haswell CPUs http://www.maximumpc.com/no_bs_podcast_234_windows_10_oculus_rift_haswell_cpus <!--paging_filter--><h3>We play around with Windows 10 technical preview on the show</h3> <p>Brett Puttman and&nbsp;Scott Moschella from our video production crew join us&nbsp;<a href="http://dl.maximumpc.com/maxpc_234_20141008.mp3"><strong>on episode 234 of the No BS Podcast</strong></a>&nbsp;to talk about Windows 10 (we play around with the technical preview in the podcast), the state of broadband in the US, Oculus Rift Crescent Bay, Intel's CPUs, and the appeal of Apple products. Brett and Scott are techie guys who, in the course of their work, deal with Apple devices a lot. They have some pretty interesting insight into the Apple universe, and technology in general.</p> <p><iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/rbnRptgK0HU" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0"></iframe></p> <p><a title="Download Maximum PC Podcast #234 MP3" href="http://dl.maximumpc.com/maxpc_234_20141008.mp3" target="_blank"><img src="/files/u160416/rss-audiomp3.png" width="80" height="15" /></a>&nbsp;<a title="Maximum PC Podcast RSS Feed" href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/maximumpc/1337" target="_blank"><img src="/files/u160416/chicklet_rss-2_0.png" width="80" height="15" /></a>&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/maximum-pc-no-bs-podcast/id213247824"><img src="/files/u160416/chicklet_itunes.gif" alt="Subscribe to Maximum PC Podcast on iTunes" title="Subscribe to Maximum PC Podcast on iTunes" width="80" height="15" /></a></p> <div> <h4 style="margin: 0px 0px 5px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 19px; vertical-align: baseline; letter-spacing: -0.05em; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-weight: normal; color: #990000;">Subscribe to the magazine for only 99 cents an issue:</h4> <h5><a title="Subscribe to Maximum PC Magazine" href="https://w1.buysub.com/pubs/IM/MAX/MAX_subscriptionpage.jsp?cds_page_id=63027" target="_blank">In print</a></h5> <h5><a title="Subcribe to Maximum PC Magazine on Zinio" href="https://www.zinio.com/checkout/publisher/?productId=500663614" target="_blank">On Zinio</a></h5> <h5><a title="Subscribe to Maximum PC Magazine on Google Play" href="https://play.google.com/store/newsstand/details/Maximum_PC?id=CAoww6lU&amp;hl=en" target="_blank">On Google Play</a></h5> <h5><a title="Subcribe to Maximum PC Magazine on iTunes" href="http://goo.gl/UIkW4" target="_blank">On iTunes</a></h5> <h5><a title="Subscribe to Maximum PC Magazine on Amazon Kindle" href="http://www.amazon.com/Maximum-PC/dp/B005XD5144/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1406326197">On the Amazon Kindle Store</a></h5> <h5><a title="Subcribe to Maximum PC Magazine on Your Nook" href="http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/maximum-pc-future-us-future-publishing/1119741259" target="_blank">On the Barnes &amp; Noble Nook Store</a></h5> <h4 style="margin: 0px 0px 5px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 19px; vertical-align: baseline; letter-spacing: -0.05em; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-weight: normal; color: #990000;">Stalk us in a number of ways:</h4> <p>Become a fan&nbsp;<a title="Maximum PC Facebook page" href="https://www.facebook.com/maximumpc" target="_blank">on Facebook</a></p> <p>Follow us&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/maximumpc" target="_blank">on Twitter</a></p> <p>Subscribe to us&nbsp;<a title="Maximum PC Youtube page" href="https://www.youtube.com/user/MaximumPCMag" target="_blank">on Youtube</a></p> <p>Subscribe&nbsp;<a title="Maximum PC RSS Feed" href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/maximumpc/1337">to our RSS feed</a></p> <p>Subscribe&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/maximum-pc-no-bs-podcast/id213247824" target="_blank">to the podcast on iTunes</a></p> <p>email us at:&nbsp;<a href="mailto:maximumpcpodcast@gmail.com">maximumpcpodcast AT gmail DOT com</a></p> <p>Leave us a voicemail at 877-404-1337 x1337</p> </div> http://www.maximumpc.com/no_bs_podcast_234_windows_10_oculus_rift_haswell_cpus#comments apple crescent bay Intel CPU laptops oculus rift Podcast windows 10 No BS Podcast Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:31:26 +0000 The Maximum PC Staff 28687 at http://www.maximumpc.com No BS Podcast #233: The Episode with SteelSeries http://www.maximumpc.com/no_bs_podcast_233_episode_steelseries <!--paging_filter--><h3>SteelSeries talks gaming headsets, mechanical keyboards, gaming mice, and more!</h3> <p>SteelSeries wanted to drop by to show off its latest <a title="siberia headsets" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/steelseries_extends_headset_portfolio_siberia_family_starting_60_2014" target="_blank">Sibera gaming headsets</a> so we thought we would round them up in the podcast room to talk about that and more. In addition to headset talk, on <a title="no bs podcast 233" href="http://dl.maximumpc.com/maxpc_233_20140930.mp3" target="_blank"><strong>episode 233 of the No BS Podcast</strong></a>, we discuss mechanical keyboards, wired/wireless gaming mice, the possibility of future Steam Machine peripherals, potential VR controllers, and much more.&nbsp;</p> <p><iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/9STj4_SLDLY" width="620" height="349" frameborder="0"></iframe></p> <p>As we’ve stated before, the old podcast format isn’t going anywhere, but we want the Maximum PC No BS Podcast to be the place where all the coolest PC industry insiders come. Are there any guests/companies that you would like to have on the show? Let us know in the comments below!</p> <div> <p><a title="Download Maximum PC Podcast #233 MP3" href="http://dl.maximumpc.com/maxpc_233_20140930.mp3" target="_blank"><img src="/files/u160416/rss-audiomp3.png" width="80" height="15" /></a>&nbsp;<a title="Maximum PC Podcast RSS Feed" href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/maximumpc/1337" target="_blank"><img src="/files/u160416/chicklet_rss-2_0.png" width="80" height="15" /></a>&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/maximum-pc-no-bs-podcast/id213247824"><img src="/files/u160416/chicklet_itunes.gif" alt="Subscribe to Maximum PC Podcast on iTunes" title="Subscribe to Maximum PC Podcast on iTunes" width="80" height="15" /></a></p> <h4 style="margin: 0px 0px 5px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 19px; vertical-align: baseline; letter-spacing: -0.05em; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-weight: normal; color: #990000;">Subscribe to the magazine for only 99 cents an issue:</h4> <h5><a title="Subscribe to Maximum PC Magazine" href="https://w1.buysub.com/pubs/IM/MAX/MAX_subscriptionpage.jsp?cds_page_id=63027" target="_blank">In print</a></h5> <h5><a title="Subcribe to Maximum PC Magazine on Zinio" href="https://www.zinio.com/checkout/publisher/?productId=500663614" target="_blank">On Zinio</a></h5> <h5><a title="Subscribe to Maximum PC Magazine on Google Play" href="https://play.google.com/store/newsstand/details/Maximum_PC?id=CAoww6lU&amp;hl=en" target="_blank">On Google Play</a></h5> <h5><a title="Subcribe to Maximum PC Magazine on iTunes" href="http://goo.gl/UIkW4" target="_blank">On iTunes</a></h5> <h5><a title="Subscribe to Maximum PC Magazine on Amazon Kindle" href="http://www.amazon.com/Maximum-PC/dp/B005XD5144/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1406326197">On the Amazon Kindle Store</a></h5> <h5><a title="Subcribe to Maximum PC Magazine on Your Nook" href="http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/maximum-pc-future-us-future-publishing/1119741259" target="_blank">On the Barnes &amp; Noble Nook Store</a></h5> <h4 style="margin: 0px 0px 5px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 19px; vertical-align: baseline; letter-spacing: -0.05em; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-weight: normal; color: #990000;">Stalk us in a number of ways:</h4> <p>Become a fan&nbsp;<a title="Maximum PC Facebook page" href="https://www.facebook.com/maximumpc" target="_blank">on Facebook</a></p> <p>Follow us&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/maximumpc" target="_blank">on Twitter</a></p> <p>Subscribe to us&nbsp;<a title="Maximum PC Youtube page" href="https://www.youtube.com/user/MaximumPCMag" target="_blank">on Youtube</a></p> <p>Subscribe&nbsp;<a title="Maximum PC RSS Feed" href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/maximumpc/1337">to our RSS feed</a></p> <p>Subscribe&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/maximum-pc-no-bs-podcast/id213247824" target="_blank">to the podcast on iTunes</a></p> <p>email us at:&nbsp;<a href="mailto:maximumpcpodcast@gmail.com">maximumpcpodcast AT gmail DOT com</a></p> <p>Leave us a voicemail at 877-404-1337 x1337</p> </div> http://www.maximumpc.com/no_bs_podcast_233_episode_steelseries#comments 233 gaming mouse headset maximum pc mechanical keyboard No BS Podcast steelseries Gaming News No BS Podcast Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:27:09 +0000 The Maximum PC Staff 28639 at http://www.maximumpc.com No BS Podcast #232: GeForce GTX 980, Haswell-E, Minecraft, and Windows 9 http://www.maximumpc.com/no_bs_podcast_232_geforce_gtx_980_haswell-e_minecraft_and_windows_9 <!--paging_filter--><h3>The old format returns to discuss a ton of news</h3> <p>After speaking with a bunch of hardware insiders over the past few weeks, the <a title="no bs podcast" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/articles/no_bs_podcast" target="_blank">No BS podcast</a> is back to the original swing of things with <strong><a title="maximum pc no bs 232" href="http://dl.maximumpc.com/maxpc_232_20140918.mp3" target="_blank">episode 232</a></strong>. This jam-packed podcast brings the Maximum PC crew together to talk about several important topics which include the recent reveal of <a title="gtx 980 review" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/nvidia_geforce_gtx_980_review2014" target="_blank">Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 980</a>, <a title="haswell e" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/haswell-e_review_2014" target="_blank">Haswell-E</a>, Microsoft’s <a title="microsoft minecraft" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/its_official_microsoft_agrees_acquire_minecraft_maker_mojang_25_billion_2014" target="_blank">$2.5 billion Minecraft acquisition</a>, <a title="windows 9" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/microsoft_schedules_windows_9_event_september_30_2014" target="_blank">Windows 9</a>, and <a title="5k" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/dells_5k_monitor_pre_reviewed_2014" target="_blank">5K</a> monitors.&nbsp;</p> <p><iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/qqM_jrwFnxw?list=UUdLWXfNqKICJBpE8jVMm6_w" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0"></iframe></p> <p><strong>Update:</strong> <a title="iphone 6" href="http://www.cultofmac.com/288151/bigger-iphone-6-ultimate-fulfilment-steve-jobss-vision/" target="_blank">Here</a> is that Apple article Gordon was ranting about at the end if you're interested.</p> <p><a title="Download Maximum PC Podcast #232 MP3" href="http://dl.maximumpc.com/maxpc_232_20140918.mp3" target="_blank"><img src="/files/u160416/rss-audiomp3.png" width="80" height="15" /></a>&nbsp;<a title="Maximum PC Podcast RSS Feed" href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/maximumpc/1337" target="_blank"><img src="/files/u160416/chicklet_rss-2_0.png" width="80" height="15" /></a>&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/maximum-pc-no-bs-podcast/id213247824"><img src="/files/u160416/chicklet_itunes.gif" alt="Subscribe to Maximum PC Podcast on iTunes" title="Subscribe to Maximum PC Podcast on iTunes" width="80" height="15" /></a></p> <h4 style="margin: 0px 0px 5px; 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Noble Nook Store</a></h5> <h4 style="margin: 0px 0px 5px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 19px; vertical-align: baseline; letter-spacing: -0.05em; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-weight: normal; color: #990000;">Stalk us in a number of ways:</h4> <p>Become a fan&nbsp;<a title="Maximum PC Facebook page" href="https://www.facebook.com/maximumpc" target="_blank">on Facebook</a></p> <p>Follow us&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/maximumpc" target="_blank">on Twitter</a></p> <p>Subscribe to us&nbsp;<a title="Maximum PC Youtube page" href="https://www.youtube.com/user/MaximumPCMag" target="_blank">on Youtube</a></p> <p>Subscribe&nbsp;<a title="Maximum PC RSS Feed" href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/maximumpc/1337">to our RSS feed</a></p> <p>Subscribe&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/maximum-pc-no-bs-podcast/id213247824" target="_blank">to the podcast on iTunes</a></p> <p>email us at:&nbsp;<a href="mailto:maximumpcpodcast@gmail.com">maximumpcpodcast AT gmail DOT com</a></p> <p>Leave us a voicemail at 877-404-1337 x1337</p> http://www.maximumpc.com/no_bs_podcast_232_geforce_gtx_980_haswell-e_minecraft_and_windows_9#comments 232 geforce gtx 980 haswell e maximum pc microsft minecraft No BS Podcast windows 9 News No BS Podcast Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:31:37 +0000 The Maximum PC Staff 28560 at http://www.maximumpc.com No BS Podcast #231: AMD and Origin PC Settle Past Dispute on the Show http://www.maximumpc.com/no_bs_podcast_231_amd_and_origin_pc_settle_past_dispute_show <!--paging_filter--><h3>Plus: AMD's commitment to high-end CPUs, DDR4, 5-way GPU support, 20nm GPUs, and more!</h3> <p>In a bit of a surprise to us, <a title="amd" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/tags/amd" target="_blank">AMD</a> and <a title="origin pc" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/tags/Origin_PC" target="_blank">Origin PC</a> wanted to come into the podcast room together for <a title="No BS podcast 231" href="http://dl.maximumpc.com/maxpc_231_20140828.mp3" target="_blank"><strong>episode 231 of the No BS Podcast</strong></a>. As you may recall, this pairing is kind of surprising considering that last October, Origin PC’s co-founder and CEO Kevin Wasielewski announced that the company would be <a title="origin pc drops amd gpus" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/origin_pc_now_dealing_exclusively_nvidia_graphics_claims_amd_gpus_are_problematic2013" target="_blank">dropping AMD graphics cards from its systems</a>, stating, “This decision was based on a combination of many factors including customer experiences, GPU performance/drivers/stability, and requests from our support staff.” He then later added, “Based on our 15+ years of experience building and selling award winning high-performance PCs, we strongly feel the best PC gaming experience is on Nvidia GPUs.”</p> <p>Well, not only did we get Wasielewski in the room, but we also got AMD’s VP of Global Channel Sales Roy Taylor and AMD’s Director of Public Relations Chris Hook to come on. In the show, the two parties settle their past dispute with Taylor suggesting that AMD is now committed to giving hardware partners like Origin PC more support and communication. In the podcast, he outlines some of the strategies to do so. Wasielewski also confirmed that you can now get AMD video cards in Origin PCs again and shot down any <a href="http://semiaccurate.com/2013/10/07/nvidias-program-get-oems-like-origin-pc-dump-amd-called-tier-0/" target="_blank">rumors</a> that Nvidia was compensating Origin PC to slander AMD late last year when the announcement came about.</p> <p>Taylor also asserts that AMD’s graphics drivers have gotten a lot better over the past year, but admits this wasn’t always the case and that the company is still getting burned by that bad reputation.&nbsp;</p> <p>While Gordon was away on vacation, he did submit several questions for the rest of the crew to ask on the air, and in the show we cover a ton of ground from topics that range from:</p> <ul> <li>The possibility of 5-way GPU support</li> <li>AMD’s renewed commitment to battling Intel at the high-end CPU market</li> <li>AMD’s plans to start using DDR4</li> <li>Origin PC and AMD’s thoughts on Valve’s upcoming <a title="maximum pc steam machine" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/everything_you_need_know_about_steam_machines_2014" target="_blank">Steam Machine</a> initiative</li> <li>AMD’s take on the&nbsp;<a title="oculus rift" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/tags/oculus_rift" target="_blank">Oculus Rift</a>/VR</li> <li>Freesync monitor availability</li> <li>Why <a title="AMD ssd" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/amd_reportedly_gearing_sell_radeon-branded_line_ssds_2014" target="_blank">AMD is getting into the SSD market</a></li> <li>AMD’s presence (or lack thereof) in the laptop/gaming notebook segment</li> <li>20nm GPUs</li> <li>And then we of course top it off with your fan questions!&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/dTB2Uk43LKU" width="620" height="349" frameborder="0"></iframe></p> <p>The old format isn’t going away, and Gordon’s rants will return, but in the meantime, give this episode a listen, and let us know what you think!</p> <p><a title="Download Maximum PC Podcast #231 MP3" href="http://dl.maximumpc.com/maxpc_231_20140828.mp3" target="_blank"><img src="/files/u160416/rss-audiomp3.png" width="80" height="15" /></a>&nbsp;<a title="Maximum PC Podcast RSS Feed" href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/maximumpc/1337" target="_blank"><img src="/files/u160416/chicklet_rss-2_0.png" width="80" height="15" /></a>&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/maximum-pc-no-bs-podcast/id213247824"><img src="/files/u160416/chicklet_itunes.gif" alt="Subscribe to Maximum PC Podcast on iTunes" title="Subscribe to Maximum PC Podcast on iTunes" width="80" height="15" /></a></p> <h4 style="margin: 0px 0px 5px; 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For those unfamiliar with the AMD exec, Huddy has spent time working at ATI, AMD, Nvidia, Intel, and is now back at AMD. He’s also widely considered one of the pioneers of DirectX. Suffice it to say, he knows his stuff.</p> <p>In this special edition of the podcast, we pick his brain on a variety of topics relating to AMD. Easily the most exciting part of the discussion is the fact that Huddy doubles down on AMD’s assertion that <a href="http://www.maximumpc.com/amd_says_nvidia%E2%80%99s_gameworks_clear_and_present_threat_gamers_2014?page=1" target="_blank">Nvidia Gameworks presents a threat to PC gamers</a>, most notably by adding lines of code to games that would hinder performance on AMD graphics cards (It’s some pretty damning assertions). 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The crew also talks abou the possibility of <a title="cheap 4k monitor" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/intel_senior_exec_predicts_4k_monitors_will_drop_below_400_2015" target="_blank">cheap 4K monitors</a> and ponders if any of them would actually want to run a 4K monitor at home over a standard 1080P panel. There’s also a lively discussion about why HP would put <a title="android laptop" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/hp_announces_14-inch_android_laptop399" target="_blank">Android on a its new laptop</a> and if Chromebooks are “worthless.” That plus staff picks, questions from readers, and a full helping of bile and sarcasm from one of Gordon’s signature rants.&nbsp;</p> <p><iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/x_DiU7hGLts" width="620" height="465" frameborder="0"></iframe></p> <div> <h5 style="margin: 0px 0px 5px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 17px; vertical-align: baseline; letter-spacing: -0.05em; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-weight: normal; color: #990000;"><a style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent; color: #cc0000; text-decoration: none;" title="maximum pc no bs 225" href="http://dl.maximumpc.com/maxpc_225_20140605.mp3" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.maximumpc.com/sites/future.p2technology.com/files/imce-images/rss-audiomp3.png" width="80" height="15" style="margin: 0px; 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We then address&nbsp;<a title="Alienware Steam Machines" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/alienware_expects_steam_machine_will_be_least_profitable_system_2014" target="_blank">Alienware's prediction that its Steam Machines</a>&nbsp;will be its least profitable system yet, and speculate as to what may be Alienware's long-term strategy with Valve. Next up, Alaina gives us the scoop on Microsoft's announcement regarding the fact that the&nbsp;<a title="Xbox One will be sold without Kinect" href="http://www.gamesradar.com/xbox-one-kinect-bundle/" target="_blank">Xbox One will no longer require the Kinect to function</a><span style="text-decoration: underline;">.</span> We follow that up with&nbsp;Tom's breakdown of the&nbsp;<a title="FCC Votes to Consider Paid Priority on the Internet" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/fcc_votes_consider_paid_priority_internet_2014" target="_blank">FCC's take on Net Neutrality.</a>&nbsp;Afterwards, Clark discusses autonomous vehicle legislation, including the news that the&nbsp;<a title="DMV Approves a set of rules and regulations" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/california_paves_way_testing_self_driving_cars_public_roads_september_2014" target="_blank">DMV recently approved a set of rules and regulations</a>&nbsp;governing the use of these cars. 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border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 19px; vertical-align: baseline; letter-spacing: -0.05em; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-weight: normal; color: #990000;">Editors' Picks</h4> <p style="color: #000000; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; letter-spacing: normal;"><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">Tom McNamara: <a title="Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fox.cosmos" target="_blank">Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey</a></span></p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Jimmy Thang: <a title="How Long to Beat" href="http://www.howlongtobeat.com/" target="_blank">Howlongtobeat.com</a></p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Clark Crisp:<a title="2048 Puzzle" href="http://gabrielecirulli.github.io/2048/" target="_blank">&nbsp;2048 Puzzle</a></p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; 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We then discuss&nbsp;<a title="Wolfenstein's system requirements" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/core_i7_class_cpu_64-bit_windows_os_needed_play_wolfenstein_new_order" target="_blank">Wolfenstein's crazy demanding system requirements,</a>&nbsp;from an i7 CPU to eating up 50GB of storage, and what it may indicate for the future of PC gaming. Afterwards, we discuss new hardware features on the&nbsp;<a title="Gigabyte 9 Series Motherboards" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/gigabyte_unveils_bunch_9_series_motherboards_anticipation_refreshed_haswell_launch_2014" target="_blank">9 series motherboards</a>&nbsp;as manufacturers prepare for the upcoming&nbsp;<a title="Haswell Refresh Prices" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/pre-order_price_list_and_specs_pop_refreshed_haswell_cpus_2014" target="_blank">Haswell refresh</a>. We eventually touch on the future of enterprise storage in the wake of&nbsp;<a title="San Disk 4TB SAS SSD" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/sandisk_goes_big_launches_industrys_first_4tb_sas_solid_state_drive_2014" target="_blank">San Disk's new 4TB enterprise drive,</a>&nbsp;and how SSD technology is rapidly advancing compared to traditional HDDs. 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Josh will be greatly missed, but will continue to write as a freelancer for us.</p> <p>We then shift gears back to hardware to discuss AMD's blazing fast&nbsp;<a title="AMD R9 295X2" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/amd_unleashes_dual-gpu_radeon_r9_295x2" target="_self">R9 295X2&nbsp;card</a>. Afterwards, we put&nbsp;<a title="Nvidia Takes on Mantle" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/nvidia_takes_mantle_enhanced_dx11_driver_2014" target="_self">Nvidia's new driver</a>&nbsp;to the test and discuss its incremental boosts in gaming performance. 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