The Full Nerd ep. 136: AMD B550 motherboards, exploring the vintage PC gear in Gordon’s garage

In this episode of The Full Nerd, Gordon Ung, Brad Chacos, Adam Patrick Murray, and special guest Keith May of Wccftech talk about new AMD hardware before taking a stroll down memory lane.

We kick this off by discussing AMD’s newly revealed 3rd-gen Ryzen 3 processors and long-awaited B550 motherboards, a tandem that aims to bring blazing-fast PCIe 4.0 speeds to the masses with affordable pricing—though you’ll be waiting a couple months more before the new boards hit the streets. We also wade into whether or not it’s still a good idea to buy a four core, eight thread chip for a gaming PC. (Spoiler: yep!)

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