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Every week Linus and Luke discuss the most current happenings in the technology universe.

    NVIDIA Keeps Disappointing Gamers - WAN Show September 25 , 2020

    NVIDIA Keeps Disappointing Gamers - WAN Show September 25 , 2020

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of Michael O'Brien):
    00:00:00 - Stream Start!
    00:00:03 - Don't refresh the live page!
    00:00:11 - Welcome to the WAN Show!
    00:00:22 - Topic #1: NVIDIA's Bonched Launch (Jump to 00:07:57)
    00:00:52 - Topic #2: Microsoft Buys ZeniMax (Jump to 01:03:04)
    00:01:28 - Note #1: Big NAVI to RTX 3080? (Jump to 01:25:54)
    00:01:41 - Note #2: Spotify, Tile, ProtonMail, and Basecamp v Apple (Jump to 01:26:02)
    00:02:07 - Intro
    00:02:58 - Unofficial Topic #1: World's Hottest LAN Party
    00:03:54 - Problems with running @ TjMax
    00:05:44 - How is might work
    00:07:57 - Topic #1: NVIDIA's Bonched Launch
    00:08:18 - Stock availability, no fancy packaging, et al.
    00:09:53 - That one time Linus ordered OEM packaging
    00:12:49 - Does NewEgg still do pre-builds?
    00:13:35 - Warehouse anecdote
    00:15:11 - LMG's company philosophy (It's and "OT" topic)
    00:18:18 - Unofficial Topic #2: Story Time with Luke & Linus
    00:18:18 - Luke's & Linus' complimentary anecdote
    00:20:47 - Until you're a boss...
    00:24:01 - Luke's wising up with age
    00:26:09 - Linus was a bully?
    00:27:44 - Was Luke ever a bully?
    00:29:44 - Back on Topic #1, take 1
    00:29:50 - NVIDIA's store's website leaking personal info
    00:30:01 - AIB cards crashing
    00:31:51 - Anthony. On the WAN Show. Why hasn't this officially happened?
    00:34:04 - AIB's selling slower cards on purpose
    00:34:44 - Unofficial Topic #3: No, Anthony was not driving
    00:35:05 - CEOs on interpersonal relationships
    00:36:47 - Why CEO's have to be careful
    00:38:52 - Luke hasn't met new staff
    00:39:20 - Back on Topic #1, take 2
    00:40:16 - Why Linus & Anthony didn't comment on 3090 pricing
    00:41:55 - "Marketed a workstation card to gamers"
    00:43:38 - The type that buys an RTX-3090-class card
    00:50:04 - 8K Gaming = 1st gen RTX?
    00:51:57 - Does it matter? Would you buy it?
    00:53:43 - What would Luke do?
    00:55:36 - Review the $30K TV?
    00:58:20 - Which GPU would Linus buy?
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    01:03:04 - Topic #2: Microsoft Buys ZeniMax
    01:03:14 - "7.5 BILLION...actually a gargantuan number"
    01:05:55 - Exclusives vs Independent Developers
    01:07:28 - Nintendo = $11B cash on hand + Nintendo Land
    01:09:02 - Unofficial Topic #4: More Story Time w/ Linus & Luke
    01:10:53 - Back on Topic #2
    01:11:25 - What could happen with Gaming in the future as a result?
    01:13:26 - Dreamhaven - Quality - $$$
    01:16:16 - What should they plan to not do...
    01:17:28 - CD Projekt Red?
    01:19:00 - Is this the "Netflix" model for Microsoft?
    01:20:50 - Xbox naming convention rant
    01:25:54 - Note #1: Big NAVI to RTX 3080?
    01:26:02 - Note #2: Spotify, Tile, ProtonMail, and Basecamp v Apple
    01:27:12 - lttstore.com new merch item
    01:27:28 - Look at this guy with this beard! (I think Linus might keep his)
    01:27:41 - Sweater models! *Note 9 not included
    01:28:20 - Buy 2
    01:29:36 - Branding is intentionally subtle
    01:32:17 - Super-Trash-Chats! (My wording)
    01:32:23 - WAN Show VOD on Floatplane
    01:34:17 - Work effort @ minimum wage jobs
    01:38:17 - Show's Over! Goodbye!
    01:38:24 - Outro!

    • 1 hr 38 min
    RTX 3080 Scalpers are JERKS - WAN Show September 18 , 2020

    RTX 3080 Scalpers are JERKS - WAN Show September 18 , 2020

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    Timestamps: (Courtesy of Michael O'Brien)
    00:00:00 - Stream Start!
    00:00:04 - Hey, what's up guys!?
    00:00:15 - Topic #3: Apple Fall Event (Jump to 00:39:41)
    00:00:19 - Topic #2: RTX 3080 & Scalping (Jump to 00:16:15)
    00:00:26 - Topic #4: PS5 Pricing Announcement (Jump to 00:51:47)
    00:00:55 - Topic #5: TikTok & WeChat Banned ( not covered )
    00:01:04 - Topic #1: NVIDIA Kills SLI (Jump to 00:03:11)
    00:01:36 - Intro
    00:02:14 - Unofficial Topic #1: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Passing
    00:03:11 - Topic #1: NVIDIA Kills SLI
    00:03:46 - And that is a kill steal, time of death, cause fo death
    00:05:51 - Bummed Linus, but why?
    00:07:01 - Compared to NVLink
    00:08:34 - What is actually happening
    00:10:33 - Games with native support
    00:11:33 - Why should this not matter, practically
    00:13:51 - Big vs little x 2
    00:15:00 - Inte Xe ("ex-ee", not "zee") note
    00:16:15 - Topic #2: Scalping w/ RTX 3080
    00:16:33 - Hardware Canucks' response
    00:17:25 - Linus' Good 'Ole Days as an NCIS Product Manager
    00:21:51 - TechTuber's responses & reason
    00:24:11 - Community of End User's response
    00:27:33 - Manufacturer's expectations over the years
    00:29:33 - Reviewer & "Buddy" promotion of new products
    00:30:27 - lttstore.com - RGB Keyboard T-Shirts - Limited Edition
    00:32:23 - Maybe no LTX 2021
    00:34:40 - LTT CPU T-Shirt prize winner update
    00:35:48 - Sponsors!
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    00:37:48 - MSA MAG B550 Tomahawk - Link in description
    00:39:41 - Topic #3: Apple Fall Event
    00:39:48 - Spec breakdown
    00:40:33 - Apple vs Android
    00:41:40 - Luke's pondering with Linus
    00:44:04 - Tablets vs large phones & UX
    00:46:08 - Use case of tablets today
    00:47:58 - Apple Watch details + Linus' watch idea
    00:50:56 - [Apple] Watch SE
    00:51:47 - Topic #4: PS5 Pricing Announcement
    00:51:47 - XBox vs PS5, who won? FIGHT!
    00:53:03 - Linus BANS Luke
    00:53:49 - Sony's Plan vs Microsoft's Plan
    00:55:24 - Luke's counter argument
    00:57:47 - Console + subscriptions costs
    01:01:45 - Linus' take on consoles vs PC gaming
    01:04:55 - Linus' thoughts on being a gamer
    01:07:24 - Overall thoughts on console market positioning
    01:08:39 - Speculation on Nintendo Switch Pro
    01:12:03 - Note #1: TikTok & WeChat Banned
    01:12:09 - Note #2: NVIDIA's ARM/Arm purchase
    01:12:42 - Note #3: lttstore.com is hiring
    01:13:55 - 6 positions are open for hiring
    01:14:41 - pseudo-hiring for LTT forums
    01:17:36 - Superchats!
    01:18:45 - RTX 8000 Quadro vs RTX 3080
    01:19:02 - LTT Merch = Linus' wardrobe?
    01:20:51 - LMG Pizza Party Day!
    01:22:07 - PS5 Game prices
    01:22:45 - Bye!
    01:22:47 - Outro!

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Maybe we should all just buy an Xbox... - WAN Show September 11 , 2020

    Maybe we should all just buy an Xbox... - WAN Show September 11 , 2020

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of Michael O'Brien):
    00:00:00 - Stream Start!
    00:00:47 - Topic #2: Xbox Series X & S (Jump to 00:46:28)
    00:01:11 - Topic #4: WD mislabels drives, in the wrong way (Jump to 01:17:06)
    00:01:27 - Topic #3: AMD Event Announcement (Jump to 01:14:32)
    00:01:34 - Topic #1: Linus' rant on missing Ampere (Jump to 00:03:00)
    00:02:52 - Intro
    00:03:00 - Topic #1: Linus on Ampere
    00:21:33 - Unofficial Topic #1: Watercooled Chair
    00:34:29 - Sponsors!
    00:46:28 - Topic #2: Xbox Series X & S
    01:14:32 - Topic #3: AMD Zen 3 & RDNA 2
    01:17:06 - Topic #4: WD Labeling 7200 RPM drive as 5400 RPM
    01:21:19 - Unofficial Topic #3: Linus' Tech Bounty program
    01:29:50 - Superchats!
    01:36:43 - Goodbye!
    01:36:49 - Outro!

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Nvidia 3000 Series IS COMING - WAN Show Sept 4, 2020

    Nvidia 3000 Series IS COMING - WAN Show Sept 4, 2020

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    Timestamps: (Courtesy of Michael O'Brien)
    00:00:00 - Stream Start!
    00:00:31 - Hello!
    00:00:37 - Topic #1: Nvidia 3000 Series (Jump to 00:02:17)
    00:01:03 - Topic #0: Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (*Not covered*)
    00:01:12 - Topic #2: Intel Tiger Lake Announcement (Jump to 00:36:41)
    00:01:22 - Topic #3: Super Mario Brothers 35th Anniversary (Jump to 00:42:12)
    00:01:39 - Intro
    00:02:17 - Topic #1: Ampere/RTX 3000
    00:02:30 - General feature overview
    00:04:49 - RTX 3090 Specs, $1499
    00:06:31 - RTX 3080 Specs, $699
    00:07:24 - 2000-series vs 3000-series pricing, new & used
    00:09:42 - Release date recap
    00:10:01 - CUDA core count, new = old
    00:11:09 - By Our Powers Combined, lttstore.com
    00:12:05 - RTX 3070 Specs, $499
    00:16:35 - Release cycle duration vs performance uplift
    00:18:14 - Release excitement vs Logic
    00:21:22 - DigitalFoundry's benchmark flaw?
    00:24:06 - Wait for reviews, then buy, skip the hype
    00:26:21 - Riley's hot take
    00:28:41 - Luke's conclusive summary
    00:29:50 - Hot take on new features
    00:32:42 - How many will use them?
    00:33:49 - Convert to lttstore.com streaming
    00:35:21 - Meme moment
    00:36:42 - Topic #2: Intel Tiger Lake
    00:37:18 - It's "ex-eee" graphics, not "zee"
    00:38:14 - Project Athena product validation, by Intel
    00:40:32 - Ambiguity around Intel's launch dates
    00:42:12 - Topic #3: Super Mario Bros 35th Anniversary thingy!
    00:42:42 - RC car you can drive via your Switch
    00:43:18 - Channel Super Fun re-enactment?
    00:46:05 - Super Mario 3D All Stars Packet bundle
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    00:51:51 - Meme moment
    00:51:57 - Unofficial Topic #1: Cats vs Dogs
    00:53:36 - Unofficial Topic #2: Battery Free GameBoy
    00:54:52 - What is it though?
    00:59:15 - Unofficial Topic #3: Floatplane Live on App Store
    01:00:42 - Dark Mode Everything
    01:01:51 - Unofficial Topic #4: "Cyborg" pig
    01:02:53 - FitBit in your skull
    01:04:12 - Black Mirror ftw?
    01:05:05 - Google's algorithms at work
    01:07:12 - Riley's summation of Luke's comparison
    01:11:07 - Superchats!
    01:11:45 - Inception Nvidia 3000-series question
    01:14:50 - Riley's mustache!
    01:15:38 - Goodbye!
    01:15:42 - Outro!

    • 1 hr 16 min
    NVIDIA CONFIRMS Your PSU Can't Handle RTX 3000 - WAN Show August 28, 2020

    NVIDIA CONFIRMS Your PSU Can't Handle RTX 3000 - WAN Show August 28, 2020

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    Timestamps: (Courtesy of Jesse Ferguson)
    0:27 - Topic Rundown
    1:40 - Intro
    2:10 - Epic vs Apple Lawsuit Update
    8:20 - Looking at EBay iPhone’s with Fortnite installed
    20:42 - Floatplane iOS App pulled [Update 2]
    27:50 - [Headline Topic] New RTX 3000 information in regards of PSU
    34:55 - Discussion of increasing Graphic Card prices in the used market
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    54:10 - Corsair has filled an IPO
    1:11:10 - Would Luke buy Corsair shares?
    1:19:49 - Would Linus buy Corsair shares?
    1:26:20 - [Strawpoll] Would viewers buy Corsair
    1:27:00 - Apple preparing its own Search Engine?
    1:28:40 - Russian hackers infiltrate Tesla
    1:31:50 - YouTube Superchats
    1:36:15 - Outro

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Flight Sim 2020 will CRUSH Your Gaming Rig- WAN Show August 21, 2020

    Flight Sim 2020 will CRUSH Your Gaming Rig- WAN Show August 21, 2020

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    00:00:32 Welcome to the WAN SHOW!
    00:00:45 TOPICS
    00:02:50 ROLL THE INTRO
    00:03:30 *Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 - HEADLINE TOPIC*
    00:17:50 *Facebook'en'ing of OCULUS - TOPIC*
    00:24:55 *SPONSORS*
    00:28:28 Back to the show!
    00:28:41 *Back to Facebook*
    00:35:40 *Apple supplying parts to independent repair shops (not as cut and dried as you might think) - TOPIC*
    00:54:46 *XBOX Series X architecture deep dive - TOPIC*
    01:04:11 *BREAKING NEWS... The RTX 3090 has been pictured - TOPIC*
    01:09:38 ***UNSUBSCRIBE FROM LTT, you heard it here first.***
    01:10:47 ***SUPERCHATS***
    01:19:02 OUTRO
    01:19:09 Leafy (YouTuber) gets account terminated!
    01:21:24 WifeySauce gets her own YouTube channel and raid ensues

    • 1 hr 23 min

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