In this episode of The Paunchy Nerd, we search into the crystal ball and the rearview mirror.

This present day’s expose has the gang scoot over their predictions from final one year in addition to to predict the style ahead for PC hardware in 2021.

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Now that the gang’s picks for the appropriate PC hardware of 2020 have been topped, it’s time to search into the crystal ball. In this episode of The Paunchy Nerd, Gordon Ung, Brad Chacos, Alaina Yee, and Adam Patrick Murray make mettlesome predictions about what to place a question to from the field of computing in 2021, even when 2020 has proven that attempting to wager what the prolonged bustle holds is a fool’s game.

It’s no longer not likely even supposing. We initiating issues off by revisiting our PC predictions for 2020, made twelve prolonged months within the past—earlier than AMD toppled Intel’s desktop gaming dominance, earlier than Apple migrated Macs to ARM (with fabulous results), earlier than subsequent-gen graphics cards straight sold out, and earlier than we launched our candy Paunchy Nerd merch. We peaceful got plenty moral! In actuality, we anticipated AMD and Apple’s strikes. But we furthermore got hundreds flawed in yesteryear’s escalating debate, and predictions aren’t any relaxing without penalties. For these we got flawed, we literally enjoy our words. Every of us introduced our punishing delicacy, nonetheless the screw ups peaceful taste bitter with every bite.

With our bellies plump, we turn to new predictions, and a technique or the opposite, the lingering paper between our tooth doesn’t render us surprisingly gun-panicked. By the stop of the expose, we say over 50 various bets—some mettlesome, some no longer-so-mettlesome, some downright insane—on Intel’s prolonged-delayed 10nm processors, on how Windows 10 responds to ARM Macs, on PCIe 5 and DDR5, on the style ahead for graphics cards and their wise upscaling solutions, and heaps, rather more.

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