Hot Ivy Bridge Chips, GeForce GTX 690, the True Cost of Printers, and Nook News on PCWorld Podcast #137
I lot of headlines this week proclaimed that Intel's new Ivy Bridge processors actually run a lot hotter than the Sandy Bridge processors they're set to replace. The truth is not that simple. We'll break it down for you in the podcast.
We also discuss the merits of Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 690 graphics card, which is essentially two GeForce GTX 680 cards for the price of...well...two.
Melissa Riofrio introduces us to the study of Ink-onomics, where you factor in the cost of buying the more expensive ink that comes with cheap printers. In general, if you print a lot, a more expensive printer will save you money in the long run.
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The Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight's built-in light makes it the best e-reader you can buy today. Read the full review
- Easy-to-hold, lightweight design
- Built-in LED light for reading in the dark
- Responsive touchscreen interface
- Physical page-turn buttons are still too stiff