Podcast #712 – Ryzen 9 7950X3D Launch, RTX Video Enhancement, Mandatory Intel Arc News, Nvidia Earnings + MORE!

We recovered from the Midwest ice storm that knocked out power at podcast HQ for a few days using one weird trick, and you’ll never believe what happened next! (Recorded March 1, 2023.)

Intel Arc fresh takes, Ryzen 9 7950X3D perf talk, Nvidia financials, Microsoft asks you to stop using Chrome + security and gaming fun!

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Show Topics


00:00 Intro
01:50 Burger of the Week
04:58 Ryzen 9 7950X3D launch
24:38 iGPU overclocking excitement
26:41 New mobile parts are faster than older ones
28:27 NVIDIA financials
Podcast sponsor – Factor
34:47 RTX video enhancement
38:09 Xbox games come to GeForce Now
Intel defers 3nm TSMC orders?
41:19 Mandatory Arc coverage
48:44 Podcast sponsor – Kolide
53:52 Microsoft really wants you to stop using Edge to download Chrome
55:53 Wear Minecraft Crocs in your round Meta cubicle
58:58 Josh wants to tell you that Anthony G joined Allied Gaming
1:01:59 Security Corner
1:06:37 Podcast sponsor – Sanebox
1:07:48 Gaming Quick Hits
1:15:24 Picks of the Week
1:21:59 Anti-pick and Outro

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