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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.

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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

    159. AMD Phoenix for Valve Deckard, Zen 4 AM4, Apple VR vs Quest 3 | SadlyItsBradley

    159. AMD Phoenix for Valve Deckard, Zen 4 AM4, Apple VR vs Quest 3 | SadlyItsBradley

    Tom & Brad discuss Quest Pro, PlayStation VR2, Lovelace, RDNA 3, Zen 4, and more!
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    0:00 Who is Bradley? What was it like following the swings in VR market share?
    8:34 Samsung & Google Cardboard
    10:57 PlayStation VR2 vs Quest 3 vs VALVE Deckard
    21:07 What will make VR mainstream? Lower prices? Better hardware?
    30:14 Does VALVE need to compete with Meta on pricing?
    38:57 AMD Phoenix in Holo Deck, Steam Deck 2, and Deckard
    49:32 Is "Little Phoenix" strong enough to do VR well?
    1:06:13 Is AMD ever going to make Mega APUs for Desktop?
    1:09:04 Can Intel keep up with Apple & AMD APUs?
    1:10:49 When will the GTX 1060 stop being the GPU standard?
    1:16:05 Nvidia Lovelace & RDNA 3 Pricing Expectations
    1:19:35 What's the max GPU Power Consumption we would tolerate?
    1:21:19 Could Zen 4 come to AM4?
    1:25:59 Will Nintendo get into VR? Will XBOX?
    1:30:39 Micro OLED, OLED on Silicon, Movement in VR Games
    1:39:50 Augmented Reality Development

    Check out Bradley’s Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/SadlyItsBradley
    Check out Bradley’s Website: https://sadlyinreality.com/
    MLID Phoenix Leak: https://youtu.be/JN0ygfN0-go
    Bradley Valve Deckard Leak Video: https://youtu.be/ovlbXVwoN8s
    Broken Silicon Episode with Oculus Engineer: https://youtu.be/8UGMeV5O7I0
    https://www.notebookcheck.net/Meta-Quest-2-Pro-Noted-analyst-offers-features-and-price-prediction-list.631444.0.html
    https://vr-compare.com/headset/valveindex
    https://www.anandtech.com/show/15624/amd-details-renoir-the-ryzen-mobile-4000-series-7nm-apu-uncovered/2
    https://www.tomshardware.com/news/amds-6nm-ryzen-6000-rembrandt-chips-have-zen-3-rdna2-and-ddr5
    https://www.maximintegrated.com/en/products/power/switching-regulators/MAX17480.html
    https://www.picoxr.com/us/neo3.html
    https://www.macrumors.com/2022/06/24/apple-headset-rumored-to-launch-in-january-2023/

    • 1 hr 51 min
    158. Lovelace & Raptor Lake Launch October, AMD Little Phoenix APU, ARC A380 Pricing

    158. Lovelace & Raptor Lake Launch October, AMD Little Phoenix APU, ARC A380 Pricing

    AMD, Nvidia, and Intel all seem to be targeting Quarter 4 for their big releases…
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    0:00 Zebra vs Hoarse Voice, Bonus 6G Episode is LIVE
    4:44 Reesie Health Update
    10:33 Ionizing Radiation, First OLED TVs (Corrections)
    16:34 Intel 4 Node Doubles Density or brings +20% Performance
    21:50 Intel Sapphire Rapids Delayed to Q2 2023 - Next to Bergamo
    31:31 Raptor Lake likely Launches October...after Zen 4
    42:14 Wait for Raptor Lake or Zen 4 with Vcache? Will 170w be enough for Zen 6?
    49:02 AMD Phoenix, Dragon Range, Mendocino, and Sonoma Valley Discussion
    1:00:19 Little Phoenix for Steam Deck 2 Leak
    1:10:09 Will Phoenix & Raptor Lake Mobile actually have good supply?
    1:14:16 Nvidia Lovelace Launches Q4 due to Oversupply Issues
    1:22:33 Alchemist Performance & Pricing Update
    1:26:44 Late 2022 Building Advice – Used Cards, OLED Monitors, RDNA 3
    1:31:16 Apple M2 Announced with 8-core CPU and 10-core GPU
    1:35:54 AMD Game Bundle, Intel 3 Node, Loongson CPUs (Wrap-Up)
    1:47:27 Metaverse, Bitcoin, XBOX June Showcase (Final Reader Mail)


    https://www.techpowerup.com/295809/intel-4-process-node-detailed-doubling-density-with-20-higher-performance
    https://medium.com/@mingchikuo/intels-sapphire-rapids-shipment-delay-to-2q23-is-detrimental-to-intel-and-its-server-supply-chain-a1de691bd093
    https://twitter.com/mooreslawisdead/status/1538622486258008070
    https://youtu.be/MYJ_9zfqWUg
    https://youtu.be/rIN3IbA3vCY
    https://twitter.com/wxnod/status/1537824618613833728
    https://youtu.be/JN0ygfN0-go
    https://www.techpowerup.com/295926/amd-phoenix-point-zen-4-mobile-processor-powered-up
    https://www.techpowerup.com/295850/amd-ryzen-3-7320u-surfaces-possibly-the-mendocino-soc
    https://wccftech.com/nvidia-geforce-rtx-4090-october-rtx-4080-november-rtx-4070-december-rtx-4060-ces-2023-launch-rumor/
    https://videocardz.com/newz/nvidia-geforce-gtx-1630-delayed-rtx-40-series-launch-slips-by-a-month
    https://youtu.be/ARjeBywF7uo
    https://twitter.com/SkyJuice60/status/1537031000970371073
    https://twitter.com/3dcenter_org/status/1537435073774907394?s=21&t=oMgVBvr5ST4LeAiiAP2ztQ
    https://videocardz.com/newz/first-review-of-intel-alchemist-acm-g10-gpu-is-out-arc-a730m-is-outperformed-by-rtx-3060m-in-gaming
    https://videocardz.com/newz/intel-quietly-changes-official-arc-a380-memory-specs-its-15-5-gbps-not-16
    https://www.notebookcheck.net/Apple-M2-GPU-outdoes-its-own-hype-with-up-to-45-faster-performances-than-the-M1-in-GFXBench-and-up-to-13-5-in-Cinebench-R23.629517.0.html
    https://videocardz.com/press-release/apple-announces-next-gen-m2-silicon-with-8-core-cpu-and-10-core-gpu?s=03
    https://videocardz.com/newz/amd-raise-the-game-bundle-goes-live-after-a-month-saints-row-sniper-elite-and-forspoken-are-out-for-grabs
    https://www.tomshardware.com/uk/news/nvidia-arm-intel-alder-lake-expert
    https://www.techspot.com/review/2478-amd-ryzen-5600-upgrade/
    https://www.amd.com/en/products/graphics/amd-radeon-rx-6700
    https://www.techspot.com/news/94919-preview-core-i9-13900-engineering-sample-performance-looks.html
    https://videocardz.com/newz/intel-14th-gen-core-meteor-lake-p-die-shot-with-6-performance-and-8-efficient-cores-has-been-revealed
    https://twitter.com/iancutress/status/1536471424654778372?s=21&t=nKekRs5AxVEX3154QCA6SQ
    https://youtu.be/he6xyl_MHXY
    https://www.techspot.com/news/94921-chinese-chipmaker-claims-upcoming-cpus-feature-similar-ipc.html

    • 2 hr 11 min
    157. Raptor Lake vs Zen 4, Genoa vs Sapphire Rapids, Nvidia Lovelace | Level1Techs

    157. Raptor Lake vs Zen 4, Genoa vs Sapphire Rapids, Nvidia Lovelace | Level1Techs

    Wendell from Level1Techs joins to discuss the long term competitiveness of AMD, Intel, & Nvidia.
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    0:00 Who is Wendell?
    8:12 How is Intel doing? Is Pat succeeding?
    21:09 Why can't Intel launch anything on time?
    31:27 Raptor Lake vs Zen 4 Raphael - Does this matchup matter?
    45:50 Why AMD doesn't care if they lose desktop performance by 5-10%
    50:37 AMD Financial Investor Day Thoughts
    57:02 Balancing Compute & Gaming Performance in GPUs
    1:10:36 Steam Deck & Linux Gaming
    1:23:25 Intel Fishhawk Falls, Threadripper, Siena
    1:39:38 AMD Software
    1:47:33 How will AI Engines help the average user?
    1:56:55 Nvidia Lovelace Power Draw - A sign of the future?
    2:07:52 What do AMD, Intel, and Nvidia each need to focus on for success?

    Level1Techs: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4w1YQAJMWOz4qtxinq55LQ
    Previous Level1Techs Episode: https://youtu.be/Lm1IGCb2KH8
    Low Latency Developer Tom Mentioned: https://youtu.be/B-Nti0FhRb8
    Dave Eggleston CXL/Optane/Memory Expert Episode: https://youtu.be/mCxHcvtpfAk
    https://ir.amd.com/news-events/analyst-day
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice_Lake_(microprocessor)#Xeon_Platinum_series
    https://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-delays-xeon-scalable-sapphire-rapids-again
    https://www.amd.com/en/corporate/pensando-acquisition
    https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/products/sku/212287/intel-xeon-platinum-8380-processor-60m-cache-2-30-ghz/specifications.html

    • 2 hr 20 min
    156. Arrow Lake vs Zen 5, Meteor Lake LGA 1851, Nvidia Lovelace Q4, RX 6700 10GB

    156. Arrow Lake vs Zen 5, Meteor Lake LGA 1851, Nvidia Lovelace Q4, RX 6700 10GB

    We discuss Intel’s long term competitiveness, the RX 6700 10GB, Lovelace launching Q4, & ARC Q3!
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    0:00 Slow news weeks, Depp vs Heard, 6-Slot GPUs (Intro Banter & Corrections)
    11:08 AMD X670 Extreme and B650 Motherboard Pricing
    21:16 Zen 4 IPC, Performance, and Power Consumption Update
    41:42 Did AMD intentionally “lower IPC” for higher clock speeds?
    44:24 Raptor Lake Performance and Release Date Update
    57:21 AMD’s APU Laziness, Mendocino/Dragon Range/Phoenix Update
    1:06:18 Meteor Lake BGA 2551 and LGA 1851 Update
    1:11:18 Meteor Lake Performance and Delay Leaked
    1:21:35 Is Sapphire Rapids Delayed?
    1:26:11 Arrow Lake & Intel's Future
    1:37:15 Alchemist Release Date Update
    1:41:14 RX 6700 10GB Leaked
    1:44:55 Igor’s Lab leaks Lovelace Production in Q3
    1:50:17 PlayStation State of Play
    1:55:11 Used Game Prices in an All-Digital World…
    1:59:16 ADL i5 beats i7 in Laptops, 138Hz OLED TVs, More FSR 2.0 Testing (Wrap-Up)
    2:06:39 Wireless Display Tech, VR Battery Life, EPYC APUs (Final Reader Mail)

    https://youtu.be/JnLbqB1FBu8?t=199
    https://twitter.com/mooreslawisdead/status/1532395430704734210
    https://twitter.com/mooreslawisdead/status/1532265363999805441
    https://www.anandtech.com/show/15850/the-amd-b550-motherboard-overview-asus-gigabyte-msi-asrock-and-others/39
    https://youtu.be/JnLbqB1FBu8?t=1342
    https://www.angstronomics.com/p/computex-beyond-the-coverage?s=w
    https://www.google.com/search?q=AMD+Zen+3+IPC+increase&rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS880US880&sxsrf=ALiCzsZKlE6tES_ZZJ2DG-IYUhrGfng7NQ:1654468120741&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiF04OFrpf4AhV3TjABHa43DMIQ_AUoA3oECAEQBQ&biw=1996&bih=1022&dpr=1.93#imgrc=eOjc0dHywbm1cM
    https://youtu.be/jjJodTVvGHQ
    https://benchlife.info/arrow-lake-s-and-meteor-lake-s-will-take-lga-1851-after-raptor-lake-s/
    https://twitter.com/mooreslawisdead/status/1533852774127095809

    https://www.techpowerup.com/295534/intel-shows-off-its-arc-graphics-card-at-intel-extreme-masters
    https://www.techpowerup.com/295491/amd-readies-radeon-rx-6700-non-xt-sapphire-custom-design-card-suggests-so
    https://www.notebookcheck.net/AMD-Radeon-RX-6700M-GPU-Benchmarks-and-Specs.515472.0.html
    https://www.techpowerup.com/295493/alleged-nvidia-ad102-pcb-drawing-reveals-nvlink-is-here-to-stay-launch-timelines-revealed
    https://www.igorslab.de/ad102-und-ad104-warum-es-zu-nvidias-neuen-geforce-karten-noch-gar-keine-echten-informationen-geben-kann/
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wr4PGa1sHFQ&ab_channel=PlayStation
    https://www.hardwaretimes.com/intels-12th-gen-core-i5-1240p-beats-the-core-i7-1260p-and-i7-1270p-with-a-slightly-higher-base-clock/
    https://www.hardwaretimes.com/intels-12th-gen-core-i5-1240p-beats-the-core-i7-1260p-and-i7-1270p-with-a-slightly-higher-base-clock/
    https://www.hardwaretimes.com/intels-12th-gen-core-i5-1240p-beats-the-core-i7-1260p-and-i7-1270p-with-a-slightly-higher-base-clock/
    https://videocardz.com/press-release/lg-launches-47-5-inch-oled-gaming-display-with-refresh-rate-up-to-138-hz
    https://wccftech.com/microsoft-azure-upgraded-amd-instinct-mi200-gpu-clusters-for-large-scale-ai-training/
    https://wccftech.com/intel-falcon-shores-xpu-to-push-high-performance-computing-to-extreme-multi-tiled-x86-cpu-xe-gpu-configurations-targeting-5x-performance-per-watt/
    https://videocardz.com/newz/intel-introduces-800w-rialto-bridge-next-gen-data-center-gpu-with-up-to-160-xe-cores
    https://www.forbes.com/sites/davealtavilla/2022/06/01/intel-arc-mobile-graphics-performance-preview-a-new-player-enters-the-gpu-game/?sh=6d35f406125e
    https://videocardz.com/newz/intel-next-generation-data-center-gpu-likely-codenamed-lancaster-sound
    https://www.techpowerup.com/review/god-of-war-fsr-2-vs-fsr-1-vs-dlss/
    https://www.techpowerup.com/295302/amd-rdna-3-gpus-to-support-displayport-2-0-uhbr-20-standard

    • 2 hr 19 min
    155. Lovelace VR Performance, PlayStation VR2 vs Quest 3, Apple VR | Oculus Engineer

    155. Lovelace VR Performance, PlayStation VR2 vs Quest 3, Apple VR | Oculus Engineer

    An Oculus Engineer joins to discuss upcoming VR devices, developing for them, and GPUs of the future.
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    0:00 Who is our guest? What got him into VR work?
    7:12 What does VR offer traditional gaming doesn’t? (Insidious is the Movie!)
    15:09 The History of VR before 2012 - From Virtual Boy to Oculus
    21:27 PlayStation's Instant (and fleeting) VR Dominance, Problems with Early VR
    30:57 Why PlayStation bet on VR, and XBOX didn't...
    37:01 Apple VR is Coming - What would be its Killer App?
    49:54 Will PS VR2 make VR Gaming mainstream?
    1:03:14 What games do PS VR2 & Quest 3 need to be successful?
    1:11:24 How important was Carmack to Oculus development?
    1:15:31 XR2 Programming
    1:20:20 What should the Quest 3 do well? What's the ideal VR Device of the Future?
    1:38:42 Will putting computers on our head give us cancer?
    1:43:49 Will shortages affect VR Pricing moving forward?
    1:45:16 When will VR be "Mom and Dad" mainstream?
    1:48:32 Lovelace Performance, RDNA 3, FSR 2.0 - How will VR be improved?
    1:56:14 When will we make walking work well in VR games?
    2:09:03 Besides VR, what's the next gaming experience revolution?
    2:14:38 Will RDNA 5 APUs match the PS5? When will we get 1000 Core CPUs?

    https://virtualspeech.com/blog/history-of-vr
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PlayStation_VR
    https://9to5mac.com/2021/04/03/opinion-apple-arcade-just-went-from-a-potential-flop-to-a-likely-success/
    https://www.psdevwiki.com/ps3/RSX
    https://www.qualcomm.com/products/application/xr-vr-ar/snapdragon-xr2-5g-platform?&cmpid=foxdus2231&gclid=CjwKCAjws8yUBhA1EiwAi_tpEQ9AYVIGvik8-i1AaGRamDOtpMNgXzgA-_vjvXD4YnoXKQwxV_FBXRoCYQcQAvD_BwE
    https://uploadvr.com/snapdragon-888-adreno-660/
    https://www.gfinityesports.com/vr/valve-index-2-release-date-specs-price-deckard/
    https://twitter.com/id_aa_carmack/status/1371485209603022853?lang=en
    https://www.khronos.org/openxr/

    • 2 hr 26 min
    154. ZEN 4 Bombshells, Mendocino APU, X670 & B650 Extreme, Nvidia Farts at Computex

    154. ZEN 4 Bombshells, Mendocino APU, X670 & B650 Extreme, Nvidia Farts at Computex

    We discuss the latest Computex reveals, AMD’s potential SP6 Threadripper Platform, and more!
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    0:00 Favorite Drinks, Hardware Dreams & Nightmares (Intro Banter)
    9:20 Silicon Tape Out Costs, macOS porting (Corrections & Omissions)
    12:46 AMD Kinda Details Zen 4 Architecture at Computex
    24:25 MLID definitely got IPC Wrong - but clock speeds, core counts, etc was correct
    31:30 Zen 4 vs Raptor Lake Gaming Performance, Zen 4 with Vcache
    41:31 Will we get quadcore Zen 4 SKUs?
    46:31 AMD Mendocino APU with Zen 2 + RDNA 2
    56:02 X670E, X670, B650 Motherboards Detailed by AMD
    1:08:38 Zen 5 and Zen 6 Details Leaked by MLID
    1:18:03 AMD SP6 32 Core Zen 4 Leaked by AdoredTV - New HEDT Platform?
    1:26:20 Can AMD compete in supply with Intel & Nvidia?
    1:31:40 Userbenchmark.com is a complete Joke!
    1:36:41 Is the 6750 XT an ok replacement for the RX 6800?
    1:39:51 Nvidia Farts at Computex
    1:44:22 Apple Forced to use USB-C, RX 6950 XT Overclocked Infinity Cache (Wrap Up)
    1:49:25 Will Q4 be a great time to build? Is Nvidia doomed after the ARM fail? (Final RM)

    https://www.bajasae.net/app/CompetitionResources.aspx
    https://www.bajasae.net/app/SmartScheduleViewer.aspx?scheduleid=43523eb1-4e96-4a50-87d6-a0e66a9ce759
    https://youtu.be/BRtBB2VnF8M
    https://twitter.com/greymon55/status/1528717091682996224
    https://twitter.com/mooreslawisdead/status/1528806198392328192
    https://twitter.com/mooreslawisdead/status/1528814892400123905
    https://twitter.com/mooreslawisdead/status/1528807673898090496
    https://videocardz.com/newz/amd-ryzen-7000-zen4-raphael-desktop-engineering-sample-cpu-with-16-cores-has-been-spotted
    https://www.tomshardware.com/news/amd-mendocino-zen-2-apus-rdna-2-graphics
    https://www.amd.com/en/products/apu/amd-ryzen-9-6980hx
    https://twitter.com/patrickschur_/status/1315788414877347850?lang=en
    https://angstronomics.substack.com/p/site-launch-exclusive-all-the-juicy?s=r
    https://youtu.be/6yFn85I5PbY
    https://youtu.be/_NhM02NE8c8
    https://twitter.com/mooreslawisdead/status/1526965958287495170
    https://www.theverge.com/2022/5/11/23066661/apple-iphone-15-drop-lightning-port-usb-c-2023-prediction-rumor
    https://csrreportbuilder.intel.com/pdfbuilder/pdfs/CSR-2021-22-Full-Report.pdf
    https://twitter.com/witeken/status/1525031590522408960?s=21&t=QAjD5KVyk8p8a2-gXxDv7A
    https://www.techspot.com/review/2463-amd-radeon-6950xt/
    https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/04/framework-will-sell-you-its-laptop-motherboard-without-the-laptop-for-399/
    https://twitter.com/mooreslawisdead/status/1528619628150374400
    https://www.tomshardware.com/news/hot-chips-34-schedule-reveals-intels-3d-foveros-ambitions-for-meteor-lake-arrow-lake-cpus
    https://github.com/SmokelessCPU/UniversalAMDFormBrowser

    • 2 hr 2 min

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