This Week in Computer Hardware

Oct 30th 2014

This Week in Computer Hardware 291

Should I Avoid Samsung's SSDs?

DCS LIVA Mini PC, Intel Broadwell-E, and the MSI GT80 Titan.
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Hosts:Patrick Norton and Ryan Shrout Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton review the DCS LIVA Mini PC and Steiger Dynamics Maven Core HTPC with GTX 980 and CableCARD. Sony PS4 and Xbox One already hitting performance walls, the Intel Broadwell-E is expected for Q1 of 2016, AMD Radeon R9 290X is now selling for $299 (after MIR), people are experiencing GTX 970 coil whines, The Alienware 13 comes with an optional external graphics amplifier, and the MSI GT80 Titan laptop with a mechanical keyboard coming soon. Download or subscribe to this show at Send your computer hardware questions to We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Thanks to Cachefly for the bandwidth for this show. Running time: 01:05:06