Low Volume #6: Passive

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  • 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 don’t make the cut for the podcast! Shows are recorded every other Saturday on the weeks before we upload.
  • 1:06 – The Intel Skull Canyon NUC launches, a powerful update to the NUC line.
    • The new Skull Canyon NUC comes with an i7-6770HQ, dual M.2 slots, Iris Pro 580 graphics, and support for an external GPU dock.
  • 6:05 – Razor Core GPU dock launches at $499.
    • An exciting development for computers like that Skull Canyon NUC, but is it worth the price?
  • 13:08 – Nobody expects the Span…Lian Li to announce flagship SFX-L power supplies!
    • Thanks to SFF Forum member veryrarium for the heads up on these.
    • 550W Gold and 750W Platinum rated units, OEM looks to be Enhance. No word on price or availability yet
  • 18:10 – CableMod launches their Configurator service for custom PSU cables.
    • Cut to length, individually sleeved, and color matched PSU cables for the lazy.
  • 25:40 – Passive cooling discussion.
    • Keeping your computer cool without those pesky fans.
  • 43:42 – This episode’s ‘Favourite Forum Fread of the Fortnight’: Origin of you nickname
    • Members of the community discuss the origin and meaning of their online nicknames.

So much for our previous announcement of releasing every other Wednesday, a perfect storm of schedule issues, technical problems, and travel delayed this one. Hopefully we can stay on track for the next episode though!