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The Full Nerd ep. 99: Ryzen 3000, Radeon RX 5700, and GeForce RTX Tremendous reviewed


We’re just one present away from our milestone 100th episode, however this one may be much more thrilling. On this episode of The Full Nerd, Gordon Mah UngBrad Chacos, and Adam Patrick Murray dig into the earth-shattering {hardware} releases that rocked the PC this week.

Over the previous seven days, we’ve seen the hotly anticipated launch of AMD’s Ryzen 3000 CPUs and Radeon RX 5700 series graphics cards, each constructed utilizing the industry-leading 7nm manufacturing course of. These components kick ass, and for the primary time in a very long time, AMD has seized the CPU crown from Intel (although Intel nonetheless holds an edge in some eventualities). Even Intel’s Core i9 chips have little or no room left to maneuver within the shadow of the monstrous 12-core, 24-thread Ryzen 9 3900X.

Along with 7nm, the Radeon RX 5700 GPUs are additionally constructed utilizing an all-new “RDNA” graphics structure that repair lots of the drawbacks in earlier Radeon GPUs, however they’ll’t fairly match Ryzen’s killer blow. That’s as a result of Nvidia tried to steal AMD’s thunder with the launch of new GeForce RTX “Super” graphics cards that successfully shift efficiency down a worth tier, with the $399 GeForce RTX Tremendous delivering frames on par with the unique $499 RTX 2070, and the $499 RTX 2070 Tremendous almost matching the unique $700 RTX 2080. Their launch prompted AMD to slash Radeon RX 5700 series pricing earlier than the next-gen graphics playing cards even launched.

So yeah, it’s been a busy week. We had a lot to speak about that the episode clocks in at almost two hours lengthy, one of many longest exhibits we’ve ever had.

You’ll be able to witness all of it within the video embedded above. You may as well watch The Full Nerd episode 99 on YouTube (subscribe to the channel when you’re there!) or hearken to it on Soundcloud should you favor the audio alone.

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Have a PC- or gaming-related query? E mail thefullnerd@pcworld.com and we’ll attempt to reply it within the subsequent episode. You may as well be a part of the PC-related discussions and ask us questions on The Full Nerd’s Discord server. Lastly, be sure you observe PCWorld on FacebookYouTube, and Twitch to look at future episodes reside and decide our brains in actual time! 



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