Leo Laporte, Lance Ulanoff and Ge Wang Talk Apple's iPad, What brand of hard drive lasts longest: Puget Systems Jon Bach talks failure rates for PC Parts. Crysis benchmarks on Veronica's Bargain Gaming PC, Core Temp, InstantJury, Dropbox Hacks and more!
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The parts are here, put together and benchmarked. So how much faster is Veronica's new mid priced gaming PC than her old machine? We've got Crysis numbers and more! Like does World of Warcraft play any better? Is she ready to crush Roger in Left for Dead 2? Watch the video to find out!
Want to know how hot your CPU is running? CoreTemp is a clean and simple tool you can use to track how well than new water cooling systems works, how hot things get when you overclock, or, well, any other question that asks "how hot is my processor running!" It's free; we use it all the time ourselves.
What brand of hard drive lasts longest? What part of your PC is most likely to die? What PC parts maker should you avoid??? Puget Systems gets a fair amount of attention on the internets for odd projects like the Mineral Oil Submerged Computer but the company is mostly about building quality machines... and founder Jon Bach's been keeping track of the parts that fail, and the parts that last an he's here to share the info!
InstantJury is a fun and fast way to solve disputes between roommates, co-workers or family members. No facts, just their side, your side, and a jury of your peers! One of my favorite aspects of the site is getting to see what the wagers are on the cases... a shot at the local bar? Cleaning the litter box for a month? A lot rides on your votes!
Can you run Dropbox on a thumbdrive? Yes you can, Nick, using Dropbox Portable. Just install .net framework 3.5 first... and pay attention to the directions! TKTK That Dropbox Bittorrent hack? You can find it in Maximum PC's awesome 15 Things You Have To Know About Dropbox!
Jake wants to get his Mom Skyping on her Mac. One problem: her older Macbook doesn't have a webcam. Can he get her a netcam for $20 or $30? Veronica's got the answer in the video!
"Is it safe to charge a laptop using a differnet charger than the one that came with it?" Yes, C.P., if you pay attention to a few important rules! Find out what they are in the video!