Hardware 27 - The Biology One

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September 6, 2011 | 07:28

Tags: #hardware-podcast #ssd

Companies: #crucial #hp

This week, Clive, Antony, Paul and Harry sit down to diligently avoid work cast a pod about the latest goings on in the PC hardware industry.

First on the agenda, rather predictably, is HP's recent announcement that it's pulling out of the computer hardware market; a move that affects not only its PC manufacturing business, but also its printer and tablet lines. It's a move that shocked the industry, but is it a sign of what's to come?[break]

We also have a chat about a recent survey, which claims that over 50 per cent of people have had problems with data integrity on SSD or flash storage devices. It's a finding that Harry (the SSD King) finds slightly unbelievable.

Meanwhile, we also find time for a reader question about whether or not old cases can still deal with modern hardware.

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As always, we've also got our weekly competition, the lucky winner of which will walk away with, a Roccat Taito mouse mat. This features a heat-treated nano pattern surface, which Roccat claims will offer an unparalleled tracking surface.

As ever, the bit-tech hardware podcast features music by Brad Sucks, and was recorded on Shure microphones. You can download the podcast direct, listen in-browser or subscribe through iTunes using the links below. Also, be sure to let us know your thoughts about the discussion in the forums.
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