The Full Nerd Episode 2: Prices get extreme, from Broadwell-E's high to Radeon RX480's low

This isn’t the place for baby steps into hardcore hardware. No, you have to go full nerd in order to appreciate PCWorld’s latest video show and podcast. Every two weeks, executive editor Gordon Mah Ung and senior editor Brad Chacos will be joined by a special guest to riff on hardcore tech topics like PC gaming, video cards, CPUs, and other rarefied forms of silicon, metal, and plastic

In Episode 2 of The Full Nerd, Gordon and Brad are joined by games reporter Hayden Dingman to hash out the week’s nerdiest topics:

  • Core i7-6850X vs. Core i7-6700K vs. Xeon: Which makes more sense and which is faster?
  • Oh yes they did, AMD’s Radeon RX 480 GPU will cost $200. But will it really perform?
  • Does the Asus Avalon float your boat, or is it just another proprietary dead end? 
  • Your burning questions regarding PC components and PC building. (Have a question? Drop it in the comments or email and we’ll try to answer it in the next episode.)


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