The Full Nerd ep. 175: Ryzen 5900X and leaked GeForce Ti GPUs inspire rare hope

In this episode of The Full Nerd, things are finally looking up.

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In this episode of The Full Nerd, Gordon Ung, Brad Chacos, and Adam Patrick Murray dive deep into Ryzen machinations and rumors about “Ti” refreshes for not one, not two, but three of Nvidia’s GeForce RTX graphics cards.

Gordon kicks things off by explaining how AMD’s impossible-to-find Ryzen 9 5900X somehow made Amazon’s top-selling list, and why that inspires hope for future availability—but you won’t be able to run it on an older X370 motherboard. Maybe that’s a good thing though!

After that, Brad digs into rumors and leaks about upcoming “Ti” graphics card launches. Samsung accidentally confirmed the RTX 3050 Ti’s existence, and the GeForce RTX 3070 Ti and 3080 Ti could be right around the corner as well. Nvidia’s impending GPU mining counterstrike means these new-look GPUs are a big deal even if you’re not on the hunt for a high-end graphics card. We explain why before diving into a bunch of your questions.

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