Date: Sept 13, 2008
Hosted by Jordan Drake
Co-Hosts: Scott Wasson, Geoff Gasior, Cyril Kowaliski
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This week’s episode kicks off with the last bit of news we could squeeze out of Nvision 08. Scott, prompted by a listener question, discusses 3D display technology he saw at Nvidia’s event and its headache-inducing properties. Our editors then talk about the new sub-$100 Radeons, Microsoft’s bizarre (but possibly brilliant) ad campaign, gaming news, and more. To finish things up, Scott and Geoff chat about Intel’s latest SSD offering, the laws that govern the growth of the industry, and what the future might look like.
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3D Glasses? (0:02:17) – from Fighterpilot:
“I’d like to suggest that TR look into the 3D Glasses being advertised around the Net from time to time. I’m sure many people would like to know whether: 1.They do indeed work. 2.What difference/advantage do they give you in FPS gaming? 3. Is the technology really mature enough to bother with? 4. Are they usable on a standard monitor or will we have to wait for 120Mhz monitors (so I’ve heard)? 5.How do they effect your vision after wearing a pair for a while?”
Scott buys the Eee PC 1000H (0:08:13)- Read more
New Radeons pack a punch at under $100 (0:16:56)- Read more
Shareholder sues Nvidia over GPU failure cover-up (0:22:32)- Read more
TR’s gaming poll (0:36:51)- Read more
Crysis Warhead PC to cost $699 (0:40:20)- Read more
Scott and Geoff review the X25-M SSD from Intel (0:49:13)- Read more
That’s all, folks! Check back on September 20 for the next TR podcast.