173 episodes

One brother is an Engineer, and the other is a Scientist. Both are hilarious and discuss the latest news, rumors, and developments going on in the Computer Hardware and PC Gaming Space.

Broken Silicon is Brought to you by the Youtube Channel: Moore's Law Is Dead, and its creator Tom.

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One brother is an Engineer, and the other is a Scientist. Both are hilarious and discuss the latest news, rumors, and developments going on in the Computer Hardware and PC Gaming Space.

Broken Silicon is Brought to you by the Youtube Channel: Moore's Law Is Dead, and its creator Tom.

Youtube Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRPdsCVuH53rcbTcEkuY4uQ

Patreon That Makes this Possible:
https://www.patreon.com/MooresLawIsDead

Music by SAHARA, who were awesome enough to give written permission to use their music. Please visit their excellent Alternative Rock Music at https://soundcloud.com/saharasuck

    172. RTX 4000 Performance Claims, DLSS 3 Analysis, Raptor Lake & ARC Pricing, RDNA 3

    172. RTX 4000 Performance Claims, DLSS 3 Analysis, Raptor Lake & ARC Pricing, RDNA 3

    We discuss the segmentation, performance, and margins of Nvidia Lovelace…and Intel ARC & RDNA 3!
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    0:00 It’s been a hard week for Tom & Reesie, MLID Plug from Jensen (Intro Banter)
    6:26 Leather Jacket Effect, MEMS, Chiplet Power Costs (Corrections)
    11:40 EVGA quits Nvidia due to Shrinking Margins and Disrespect
    34:39 RTX 4000 Series Reveal, Performance Claims, Segmentation
    54:44 Has Nvidia actually damaged their Mindshare?
    1:03:58 DLSS3 Looks Insane…is it too good to be true?
    1:16:55 RDNA 3 Competitiveness
    1:23:27 AMD Cuts MSRPs of Radeon RX 6000 and Announces RDNA 3
    1:26:27 ARC and Lovelace Profit Margins Leaked by MLID
    1:33:36 Intel ARC Officially Missed it's Promised Summer Launch
    1:42:54 Raptor Lake Pricing Leaked by MLID
    1:48:14 Rockstar Hacked - How bad is it?
    1:55:09 TSMC’s distrust of Nvidia, AMD Phoenix AIE, RDNA 3 in APUs (Wrap-Up)


    https://www.barrons.com/amp/articles/nvidia-graphic-card-prices-moores-law-51663778838
    https://www.jonpeddie.com/news/evga-wont-offer-nvidia-next-gen-series
    https://www.tomshardware.com/news/nvidia-reveals-secrets-of-ada-lovelace-gpus
    https://twitter.com/RyanSmithAT/status/1573190256492711936
    https://www.techpowerup.com/299096/nvidia-details-geforce-rtx-4090-founders-edition-cooler-pcb-design-new-power-spike-management
    https://youtu.be/qyGWFI1cuZQ
    https://twitter.com/ctnzr/status/1572328438354292736?s=20&t=DdMxCeW4VXuMsLqx8mrbAQ&fbclid=IwAR3MJwW12VcWdMbxrtiYPiwD9INQa6A1fj4yoFRmdcVkvbfe_zRO5rBYf8E
    https://www.techpowerup.com/299148/amd-cuts-msrps-of-radeon-rx-6000-series-graphics-cards
    https://twitter.com/sherkelman/status/1572208858252156928
    https://twitter.com/mooreslawisdead/status/1573340740830502912
    https://twitter.com/TheMalcore/status/1573459620856741888
    https://twitter.com/mooreslawisdead/status/1573340740830502912
    https://youtu.be/MH8J-u2Sui0
    https://youtu.be/JtLfN_lpr08
    https://www.gamingbible.co.uk/news/grand-theft-auto-6-leaks-confirm-setting-protagonists-20220919
    https://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/rockstar-grand-theft-auto-6-announce/
    https://www.pcgamer.com/busted-uk-police-arrest-17-year-old-hacker-in-connection-with-gta-6-leaks/
    https://m.mydrivers.com/newsview/805332.html
    https://wccftech.com/amd-already-has-next-gen-ryzen-phoenix-cpus-with-xilinx-ai-engine-running-in-labs/
    https://videocardz.com/newz/intel-core-i9-13900k-raptor-lakes-premium-packaging-design-leaks-out
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Nvidia_graphics_processing_units#GeForce_40_series

    • 2 hrs 5 min
    171. EVGA Leaves Nvidia, Titan Lovelace, RDNA 3 Ray Tracing & Efficiency, Intel ARC

    171. EVGA Leaves Nvidia, Titan Lovelace, RDNA 3 Ray Tracing & Efficiency, Intel ARC

    Marc Sauter joins to discuss RTX 4000, RDNA 3, & AXG’s Future. [SPON: Offset your carbon footprint at Wren https://www.wren.co/start/mooreslawisdead First 100 signups get 10 trees planted FREE!]
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    0:00 WARNING - EVGA Leaving Nvidia News broke during the recording!
    2:59 Who is Marc? How did golem.de get its name?
    9:34 Balancing Performance with Power Consumption
    13:08 RTX 4000 Series - What was Marc expecting after Ampere?
    28:53 EVGA Leaves Nvidia – Tom & Marc respond after talking to a source at EVGA
    36:54 From the 7970 to 290X – Did Marc think AMD would take more Market Share?
    48:55 Titan Lovelace (Mini) Leak - Is Nvidia going to make one?
    1:10:00 RDNA 3 RT & Efficiency – What can Tom confirm? What should we expect?
    1:26:58 Could RDNA 3 scale to 512-bit? Could efficiency come from disabled MCDs?
    1:42:12 Is AMD about to dominate laptops with Phoenix & RDNA 3?
    1:49:33 Will AMD become a "bad guy" if they become dominant?
    1:54:53 Intel ARC – What is likely to literally be cancelled?

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/marc-sauter-b61b8779/?originalSubdomain=de
    https://www.golem.de/specials/autor-marc-sauter/
    https://m.mydrivers.com/newsview/805332.html
    https://youtu.be/cZr_LWAlDkg
    https://www.tweaktown.com/news/88449/nvidia-geforce-rtx-40-series-gpus-waiting-in-warehouses-since-august/
    https://youtu.be/JPu4Zz61H8s
    https://www.anandtech.com/show/970
    https://www.aroged.com/2022/09/06/sales-of-desktop-video-cards-in-the-second-quarter-collapsed-by-36-in-money-and-22-6-in-pieces/
    https://www.angstronomics.com/p/amds-rdna-3-graphics
    https://www.mooreslawisdead.com/post/nvidia-s-ultimate-play
    https://www.tomshardware.com/news/evga-abandons-the-gpu-market-reportedly-citing-conflicts-with-nvidia

    • 2 hrs 15 min
    170. Ryzen 7000 vs Raptor Lake, ARC Cancelled, RTX 4080 Leak, Ampere Q4 Oversupply

    170. Ryzen 7000 vs Raptor Lake, ARC Cancelled, RTX 4080 Leak, Ampere Q4 Oversupply

    This episode leaks brand new details about Nvidia Lovelace, Intel Products, and RDNA 3 whispers!
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    0:00 Bulldozer & Haswell Owners in 2022 (Intro Banter)
    5:58 Reader Mail Names, RTX 3090 Ti vs 3090 Pricing (Corrections)
    11:06 Raptor Lake vs Raphael Gaming Performance, MT, pricing, and release dates
    26:24 Will DDR5 be enough for Zen 6? Why does the press not get the 7600X?
    39:57 Fake Leakers, and the state of Tech Journalism
    46:18 Intel finally Confirms ARC Specs amongst rumors of dGPU being Cancelled
    1:09:00 Was ARC’s Failure Raja’s fault?
    1:19:04 (NEW) RTX 4090, 4080, 4070 Release Date and Supply Leak
    1:33:09 RTX 4070 vs RTX 3060 Ti GDDR6X Supply...Jensen's Tightrope walk...
    1:39:08 U.S. Restricts Sales of Sophisticated Chips to China and Russia
    1:42:25 iPhone 14 Models Announced w/ nearly no increase in SOC Performance
    1:49:03 FSR 2.1, New AMD Naming, PS4 Unigine Heaven Benchmarks (Wrap-Up)
    1:55:32 AMD Phoenix AIE, Micro-Electromechanical Systems (Final RM)


    https://youtu.be/hluSmgNm0ZQ
    https://youtu.be/jZktgrI8Kp8
    https://youtu.be/IstA56IAeVA
    https://www.igorslab.de/en/intel-raptor-lake-argumentation-aids-from-the-blue-foil-king/10/
    https://wccftech.com/intel-13-generation-cpus-raptor-lake-final-specifications/
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQNd0_X6Ca8&t=414s
    https://youtu.be/gw9yMgX1svY
    https://youtu.be/hluSmgNm0ZQ
    https://game.intel.com/story/intel-arc-graphics-qa-hardware-specs/
    https://youtu.be/l9Bv52ZYp-E
    https://youtu.be/cZr_LWAlDkg
    https://www.techpowerup.com/298712/intel-expects-to-lose-more-market-share-to-reconsider-exiting-other-businesses
    https://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-expects-continued-market-share-loss-throughout-2023-will-likely-exit-more-businesses
    https://www.newegg.com/asrock-arc-a380-a380-cli-6g/p/N82E16814930076?Description=Intel%20A380&cm_re=Intel_A380-_-14-930-076-_-Product
    https://hardforum.com/threads/my-arc-380-adventure.2021738/#post-1045442397
    https://videocardz.com/newz/amd-radeon-rx-6600m-laptop-gpus-sold-as-desktop-cards-are-much-cheaper-than-rx-6600
    https://www.pcworld.com/article/1063563/rtx-4000-launch-likely-at-nvidias-september-gtc-event.html
    https://videocardz.com/newz/alleged-geforce-rtx-4090-gpu-runs-at-3-0-ghz-scores-20k-points-in-timespy-extreme
    https://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-promotes-raja-koduri-to-executive-vp-following-arc-gpu-development
    https://twitter.com/mooreslawisdead/status/1569110668967612416
    https://videocardz.com/newz/geforce-rtx-3060-8gb-and-rtx-3060-ti-with-gddr6x-memory-to-launch-end-of-october
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/31/technology/gpu-chips-china-russia.html
    https://www.apple.com/apple-events/
    https://www.golem.de/news/a16-fuer-iphone-14-apples-silicon-zwangspause-geht-weiter-2209-168150.html
    https://www.apple.com/iphone-14/specs/
    https://wccftech.com/fsr-2-0-added-to-deep-rock-galactic-coming-soon-to-saints-row/
    https://videocardz.com/newz/amd-fsr-2-1-is-now-available-reduces-shimmering-and-ghosting
    https://videocardz.com/newz/gpu-z-update-will-limit-nvidia-engineering-sample-gpu-leaks
    https://www.techspot.com/news/95915-amd-announces-new-naming-scheme-2023-mobile-processors.html
    https://wololo.net/2022/09/05/overclocked-ps4-shows-fairly-impressive-benchmark-numbers/
    https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2022/09/07/xbox-elite-series-2-evolving-with-more-ways-to-play/
    https://www.lboro.ac.uk/microsites/mechman/research/ipm-ktn/pdf/Technology_review/an-introduction-to-mems.pdf

    • 2 hrs 7 min
    169. Anonymous Intel Engineer talks Ryzen 7000, AMD Zen 6 ST, Sapphire Rapids Delays

    169. Anonymous Intel Engineer talks Ryzen 7000, AMD Zen 6 ST, Sapphire Rapids Delays

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    0:00 Who is our guest today?
    7:06 Misconceptions about working at Intel, Communication within the Company
    17:19 Pat Gelsinger and Management - What's wrong? What's getting better?
    27:29 What do Intel Engineers think of Ryzen 7000? What about AM5 longevity?
    38:51 Zen 4 vs Golden Cove die size – Is Intel impressed? Is Gracemont small?
    42:18 What should Zen 6 focus on? Is MT as important for Zen 5 as it was for Zen 1?
    50:19 Intel Raptor Lake vs AMD Raphael Segmentation, Increasing TDPs
    55:43 Intel Cancelling Optane
    59:56 Sapphire Rapids & Fishhawk Falls Delays - What's going on?
    1:12:42 Will MTL be competitive? Will Emerald Rapids be delayed like SPR?

    https://www.techspot.com/review/2131-amd-ryzen-5950x/
    https://www.techspot.com/review/1940-amd-ryzen-9-3950x/
    Zen 4 vs Raptor Lake Pricing Analysis: https://youtu.be/jZktgrI8Kp8
    Raptor Lake Launch Date and Pricing Leak: https://youtu.be/hJUUpuKvSLU
    https://www.google.com/search?q=number+of+employees+at+GM&rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS880US880&oq=number+of+employees+at+GM&aqs=chrome..69i57j35i39l2j0i512l7.5433j1j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
    https://www.google.com/search?q=number+of+employees+at+intel&rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS880US880&oq=number+of+employees+at+Intel&aqs=chrome.0.35i39j0i15i22i30l2j0i22i30j0i390l2.7560j1j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
    https://www.theverge.com/2012/3/6/2847197/sony-tablet-p-review
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sony_Xperia_Tablet_Z

    • 1 hr 27 min
    168. Ryzen 7000 Analysis, Zen 4 X3D Q1, Raptor Lake Pricing, RTX 4090 in Production

    168. Ryzen 7000 Analysis, Zen 4 X3D Q1, Raptor Lake Pricing, RTX 4090 in Production

    We dissect AMD’s Raphael Reveal, leak 7980X details, leak Raptor Lake Pricing whispers, and more!
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    0:00 Jensen vs Tom's Spatulas, Third Person Writing (Intro Banter)
    5:17 Nvidia Orin for Nintendo Switch 2, AMD APU Efficiency, Meteor Lake (HC34)
    16:03 AMD Zen 4 Revealed – 13% Higher IPC, 29% Higher ST, 30-50% Higher MT
    27:33 Zen 4 Efficiency, Zen 4c Hints, Zen 4 Emulator Performance
    40:09 Zen 4 X3D Performance, Launch Dates, and Laptop Variants
    47:25 R9 7980X was Cancelled Leak – Why AMD is saving their best yields for Q1…
    54:52 Intel Pricing Increase Leak, Raptor Lake vs Zen 4
    1:05:58 Nvidia to stay aggressive with AIB Assistance amongst bad Earnings
    1:13:49 RTX 4090 24GB Allegedly in Production, Jensen Confirms Lovelace
    1:19:22 PS5 Price Increases, Dual-Sense Edge, A770, XeSS Detailed (Wrap-Up)
    1:28:41 Ending Last Gen, PlayStation 5 Availability, Intel DX11 Lies (Final RM)

    https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/autonomous-machines/embedded-systems/jetson-orin/
    https://www.techpowerup.com/gpu-specs/geforce-rtx-3090-ti.c3829
    https://www.notebookcheck.net/Apple-M2-Pro-SoC-might-be-fabricated-on-TSMC-s-N5P-node-instead-of-the-initially-rumoured-N3-process.642242.0.html
    https://www.semiaccurate.com/2022/08/18/did-intel-delay-meteor-lake/
    AMD Zen 4 Reveal: https://youtu.be/WcH_7xsYtUk
    https://youtu.be/EvCFDqEioyk
    https://youtu.be/TUEiqYFgt1w
    https://twitter.com/chiakokhua/status/1561522959583682562
    https://wccftech.com/intel-13th-gen-raptor-lake-cpus-listed-online-core-i9-13900k-for-700-us-core-i7-13700k-for-480-us-core-i5-13600k-for-325-us/
    https://www.digitimes.com/news/a20220822PD201/amd-cpu-gpu-intel.html
    https://twitter.com/mooreslawisdead/status/1560683482489274371
    https://www.cnbc.com/2022/08/24/nvidia-reports-slowing-growth-after-earlier-warning.html
    https://wccftech.com/nvidia-confirms-exciting-new-next-generation-gpus-coming-soon-geforce-rtx-40-unveil-hinted-september/
    https://www.techpowerup.com/298151/nvidia-ceo-confirms-rtx-40-series-ada-reveal-in-september-launch-aimed-at-not-cannibalizing-ampere
    https://twitter.com/harukaze5719/status/1562384736147779584
    https://www.techpowerup.com/298094/sony-announces-dualsense-edge-wireless-controller
    https://press-start.com.au/news/playstation/2022/08/29/new-ps5-model-cfi-1202b-cfi-1202a/
    https://blog.playstation.com/2022/08/25/ps5-price-to-increase-in-select-markets-due-to-global-economic-environment-including-high-inflation-rates/
    https://www.techpowerup.com/298053/nvidia-geforce-rtx-4080-could-get-23-gbps-gddr6x-memory-with-340-watt-total-board-power
    https://gamerdays.intel.com/promotion/liquidhaus-arc-giveaway/
    https://youtu.be/frlXry38tJo
    https://www.newegg.com/asrock-arc-a380-a380-cli-6g/p/N82E16814930076?Description=Intel%20A380&cm_re=Intel_A380-_-14-930-076-_-Product&quicklink=true
    https://youtu.be/SufEtMxQNbg
    https://newsroom.intel.com/video-archive/video-architecture-day-2020-event-replay/#gs.a475xi
    https://youtu.be/oGtwga6Afsg

    • 1 hr 48 min
    167. Russia’s Tech Sector, War over TSMC, Intel Fabs, RDNA 4 vs Nvidia | Asianometry

    167. Russia’s Tech Sector, War over TSMC, Intel Fabs, RDNA 4 vs Nvidia | Asianometry

    Asianometry joins to discuss Taiwan, the future of Russia’s Tech Sector, and Intel / AMD / Nvidia.
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    0:00 Who is Jon of Asianometry?
    3:51 Asianometry (and Tom’s) Original Videos
    7:09 Biggest Misconceptions about Taiwan
    12:11 Why TSMC can't "just move" somewhere else...
    17:51 When will TSMC focus on making trailing nodes cheaper?
    23:02 What is Russia’s best node? How far behind is the Russia's Semi Industry?
    33:35 Will China save Russia’s Tech Sector?
    46:36 Is China serious about taking Taiwan? Is the USA serious about defending it?
    56:20 What type of conflict is possible over TSMC? Who would feel the most pain?
    1:16:15 What is China’s “Redline” over Taiwan? Would Intel benefit?
    1:24:38 Intel in 2022 – Where do they stand? Where will they go?
    1:31:10 AMD in 2022 – What do they need to focus on moving forward?
    1:36:02 NVIDIA’s Future – Will RDNA 4 be a major problem for them?
    1:44:27 Angstroms, 3D Stacking, TSMC 3nm
    1:53:36 Dealing with YouTube Drama


    Check out Asianometry: https://youtu.be/TRZqE6H-dww
    Video on Russia’s current node tech: https://youtu.be/N_4R4X7AWtU
    Video on China’s current x86 Processors: https://youtu.be/zd6iZFPiCFQ
    Rise of Nvidia: https://youtu.be/TRZqE6H-dww
    Jason Fields from Angry Planet Episode: https://youtu.be/sOeoLrDa0fA
    Government Engineer Episode: https://youtu.be/a1wTGgdAVGw
    Tech Consultant Episode: https://youtu.be/faqo332WKRU
    Daniel Nenni 2: https://youtu.be/w8JmHsKhP9g
    Daniel Nenni 1: https://youtu.be/O4DgXtxkZNg
    Perun Analysis of Sanctions’ affect on Russia: https://youtu.be/qGGwO99fQaI?t=1800
    Perun Video on Chinese Military Modernization: https://youtu.be/mH5TlcMo_m4
    https://twitter.com/mooreslawisdead/status/1560683482489274371
    https://wccftech.com/samsung-fourth-place-matured-nodes-2021/
    https://knometa.com/news/?post=china-039-s-share-of-global-wafer-capacity-continues-to-climb

    • 2 hrs 4 min

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