This Week in Computer Hardware

Building a new computer? This Week in Computer Hardware is the show where you'll find out the latest in motherboards, CPUs, GPUs, and RAM you'll want to use when designing your machine. TWiCH gives you the latest in hardware benchmarks and what not-yet-released products might be on the horizon. Hosted by Ryan Shrout of PC Perspective and Patrick Norton.

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Records live every Thursday at 6:00pm PT/9:00pm ET.

July 20, 2012
#178: Buy Memory Now Before the Price Goes Up!

Windows 8 release date just in time for rising RAM prices, will PCI Express 3.0 speed up your GPU?, AMD prices dropping, hot servers, and more.

July 13, 2012
#177: These Drives Will Save Your RAID

Red hard drives save RAIDs, first things to do with a new PC, build portable GPUs, the Ouya console on Kickstarter, and more.

July 6, 2012
#176: Thunderbolt on Windows

Thunderbolt on Windows, AMD's Radeon 7970, Core i5 3470, Ryan builds a PC blindfolded, Nexus 7, and a silent GTX 680.

June 22, 2012
#175: Will Microsoft Surface Flatten the Competition?

Microsoft Surface, an affordable laptop graphics roundup, Western Digital's new routers, new Drobos on the way, and more.

June 15, 2012
#174: Phong Tessellation and Retina Displays

New MacBooks, phong tessellation vs MSAA, Western Digital is making routers, and yes, there are new Mac Pros.

June 9, 2012
#173: Computex, thunderbolt, tablets and notebooks, oh my!

Two screens, one notebook: Are they kidding? Thunderbolt for Ivybridge, Windows 8 tablets, some pretty stylin' notebooks coming from Computex, what OnLive does best, and more.

June 1, 2012
#172: Are You Windows 8 Curious?

Windows 8 curious, cheap SSD, Intel or Asus for overclocking, active noise cancellation fans, and more.