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Low Volume #8: Render

Navigate to lowvolu.me to listen, or download the podcast here! Today’s hosts: the full cast! James Schell (Aibohphobia), Jay Mattison (Tek Everything), John Morrison (confusis) and Joshua Ramirez (PlayfulPhoenix). 1:01: The winner of the very first SFF Build Challenge is… Joshua’s Hitachi “Deathstar” build! Well played, well played. 5:07: One of our longest podcasts...

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NVIDIA Set to Announce Pascal GTX GPU’s Today

We’ve seen dribs and drabs of NVIDIA’s upcoming Pascal refresh for their consumer graphics cards – from leaks of reference shrouds, to rumored (if not highly questionable) benchmarks. But the most recent slew of data has enough substance to suggest that it’s the real deal, and the timing of the leak just before NVIDIA’s announcement of a livestream event later today...

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The SFF Build Challenge #1: A Gaming Rig Under $450

During the most recent episode of Low Volume, the crew and I kicked off a brand new segment of the show that will perhaps be the first series of content to be spread out across our podcast, SFF Network, and SFF Forum alike: The SFF Build Challenge! This segment is meant to take place on the last episode of Low Volume for every month, and, best of all, everything from the choice of build to the...

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Low Volume #7: Challenge

Navigate to lowvolu.me to listen, or download the podcast here! Today’s hosts: the full cast! James Schell (Aibohphobia), Jay Mattison (Tek Everything), John Morrison (confusis) and Joshua Ramirez (PlayfulPhoenix). 5:08: Joshua returns from Honduras! 6:10: SFF Network is now on Instagram. Our thanks to forum member jtrias21 (Jon) for curating content from SFF Network and beyond. 8:00: Zotac...

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Low Volume #6: Passive

Navigate to lowvolu.me to listen, or download the podcast here! Today’s hosts: John “confusis” Morrison, James “Aibohphobia” Schell, and Jay “Tek Everything” Mattison. A reminder: Supporters that subscribe to SFF Forum can listen to live shows, interact with us, and join in on “The Aftershow” where we answer questions and discuss topics that...

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Low Volume #5: Focus

Navigate to lowvolu.me to listen, download the podcast here, or watch on YouTube! Today’s hosts: Joshua Ramirez, James Schell, and John Morrison. Thanks to James Mattison, this and future episodes of Low Volume will have an accompanying video that illustrates what we discuss! Furthermore, listeners (and now viewers!) can expect podcasts to land every other Wednesday, on lowvolu.me, iTunes...

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Low Volume #4: LOSIAS

Navigate to lowvolu.me to listen, or download the podcast here! Today’s hosts: Joshua Ramirez, James Schell, John Morrison, and Jay Mattison. Our special guest this episode: Craig Brugger, of LOSIAS fame! A reminder: Supporters that subscribe to SFF Forum can now listen to live shows, interact with us, and join in on “The Aftershow” where we answer questions and discuss topics...

Announcements

Introducing Low Volume, a podcast all about SFF

Readers, I’m pleased to be able to announce the beginning of Low Volume, a podcast by myself, James, and John! Listeners who download our program on iTunes (once it’s live there) will uncover the following podcast description, which we think does a pretty good job of capturing what we’re looking to achieve with the show: An occasional podcast by the co-founders of SFF Forum and...

Editorial Feature

Let’s talk about reviews

SFF Network has been fortunate enough to be able to do a few product reviews since we started the site earlier in the year. In fact, we’ve actually been doing a lot more component testing in the past month or so, with a pile of forthcoming reviews now in the pipeline, and a few of these already published. To be honest, though, this push of reviews is somewhat unexpected for us, especially...

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Project mATX: An interview with Jeffinslaw

Jeffery is a member of a variety of forums (including SFF Forum), and has recently entered the realm of PC case design with ‘Project mATX’ – an enclosure meant to bring the ethos and principals of the acclaimed Compact Splash to the mATX form factor. In contrast to our debut interview with Josh Sniffen of NFC Systems fame, Jeff’s first strike at case design provides an...