The Full Nerd ep. 76: Sapphire RX 590 Nitro+, misleading Optane PC ads, Black Friday hauls

On this episode of the Complete Nerd, Gordon Mah UngBrad ChacosAlaina Yee, and Adam Patrick Murray have a good time excellent offers and alert you about deceptive ones.

First, despite the fact that, we discuss one heck of a graphics card. We topped the Radeon RX 590 the brand new king of 1080p gaming when it introduced a pair weeks again, and the extremely custom designed Sapphire Radeon RX 590 Nitro+ makes it even higher. It’s superior. Brad explains why.

Then we flip in opposition to a debatable follow that reared its head once more all the way through Black Friday: Shops promoting PCs as having upper quantities of RAM by means of combining the mixed general of device RAM and Optane Reminiscence. Right here’s the article despite the fact that: Optane Reminiscence, regardless of the identify, impacts garage efficiency and isn’t in fact device reminiscence. The controversy rages lovely onerous in this one. Be certain that to take a look at Gordon’s article about deceptive Optane PC advertisements, too.

After all, the group stocks their Black Friday hauls, and other folks who grew to become in are living chime in with their juiciest buys, too.

You’ll witness all of it within the video embedded above. You’ll additionally watch The Complete Nerd episode 76 on YouTube (subscribe to the channel whilst you’re there!) or pay attention to it on Soundcloud if you happen to favor the audio on my own.

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