Jordan, Geoff, and Cyril kick off this episode with listener mail, answering a question about DDR4 memory and the best hybrid hard drives. Then, our team navigates a slew of Intel Haswell stories ahead of the June 4 launch. Geoff and Cyril go on to discuss two exciting new cases from BitFenix and Corsair, after which Cyril reviews the Asus VivoTab Smart tablet and shares his poetic ode to the Kindle Paperwhite. Finally, Scott joins us from his press trip in San Jose, California to give us a deep dive on the powerful Radeon HD 7990 from AMD.
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RAM and Hybrid HDDs? – from Jay – (0:01:17):
“I built a computer last October and was wondering about ram. When did DDR3 come out and how long can it last till we get DDR4? I was wondering what you guys think about a Solid State Hybrid Drive like a Seagate Momentus 750gb sata 6.0?”
Haswell news roundup – (0:04:40) – Release date – ‘Iris’ IGP – Embedded DRAM – PSU compatibility issues – Enermax compatible PSUs
A quick look at BitFenix’s Prodigy enclosure – (0:15:27) – Read more
Asus’ VivoTab Smart ME400C tablet reviewed – (0:26:51) – Read more
An ode to the Kindle Paperwhite – (0:36:21) – Read more
That’s all, folks! We’ll see you on the next episode.