Computers Byte Back
By Grebog
About this podcast
Computers Byte Back is a podcast by Grebog and Malkor who will delve into the depths of computer hardware. We will strive to go into the deeper details on what makes some hardware better than others and where the future of the type of hardware we are discussing is going to be like in the near future.

Episodes (Total: 22)
Dec. 20, 2010 · 00:23:40
This episode, per email request, Malkor and Grebog discuss air cards. They cover what is out there and what is coming so that you know what you should be looking for if you are interested in getting an air card. And they even compare these to your standard internet connection to give you an idea […]
Nov. 18, 2010 · 00:27:00
Grebog and Malkor try to keep memristors simple to understand. And at the end they go into one of their classic rambles about a possible future.
Nov. 3, 2010 · 00:39:43
Inkjet printer, laser printers, and dot matrix printers, oh my! Grebog and Malkor talk about all the details of various types of printers and what you should consider when purchasing one for your computer.
Oct. 20, 2010 · 00:40:45
This is the long awaited episode where Malkor and Grebog discuss their high end gaming machine. After they did some talking and revealed what they picked, they learn that they apparently picked a lot of the same hardware.
Aug. 25, 2010 · 00:41:09
Malkor and Grebog discuss the elusive budget gaming computer. We discuss our methods and designing and finding hardware. One goes the extremely dirt cheap route, while the other takes the more commonly used method.
Aug. 17, 2010 · 00:26:12
Malkor and Grebog cover a lot of information on computer cases. We dig into the cases to give you the information you may need if you were to go buy a case. Also, at the end Grebog throws out a challenge to Malkor, so listen in to hear more.
Aug. 4, 2010 · 00:43:38
Grebog and Malkor are back. We are recording again and in the first episode recorded since we have come back is about keyboards and mice. If you are looking to learn more on keyboards and mice and some of the interfaces and features available then take a listen.
July 27, 2010 · 00:32:29
The long awaited episode 14 is out. Grebog and Malkor talk about monitors and what you should be looking for when shopping around. We talk about the CRT, LCD, and the HD TVs as monitors. Also, at the end is a short message from Grebog about the podcast.
July 4, 2010 · 00:27:03
Times change and so do optical drives. Grebog and Malkor talk about the various optical drives and the media they use. After that we discuss the trend of what was and what likely will be for optical media and most media.
June 29, 2010 · 00:35:39
Soundcards bring the experience to you and surrounds you. Grebog and Malkor talk about various aspects about soundcards and what makes up some of the settings for them. At the end Grebog discusses the audio input cards designed for recording.
June 13, 2010 · 00:38:29
If you ever wanted to know some of the core mechanics and history of computer hard drives, then this is the episode for you. Malkor and Grebog also talk about how to short stroke your spindle hard drive and answer the question of what you can or may have to do if you have a […]
June 8, 2010 · 00:45:46
Learn the basics about what to look for in hard drives. Malkor and Grebog discuss the different communication protocols and the other various specifications on hard drives and what pertains to a spindle hard drive and a solid state hard drive. We also let you know what you need to look for to get an […]
May 31, 2010 · 00:28:50
As the video cards advances, Grebog and Malkor take a stand. This week we discussed some of the ins and outs of ATI and Nvidia cards. We even discuss the importance of DirectX 10 and 11. All this and some random obscure facts and humor in the middle of the recording that was sort of […]
May 23, 2010 · 00:30:17
In this episode Grebog and Malkor go into the details of video cards. We cover the basics of what makes up a video card, whether it be a stand alone or an integrated version.
May 16, 2010 · 00:33:27
In This episode Grebog and Malkor go into the details of AMD and Intel north bridge chips. They discuss what makes them similar and also unique and how to tell what naming conventions mean when looking at the part numbers. And as usual, we delve into the news for motherboards which includes USB 3.0 and […]
May 9, 2010 · 00:25:52
In this episode Grebog and Malkor discuss the basic features of motherboards. We talk about the form factors all the way to the different protocols and communication standards found on motherboards. Next Episode: AMD and Intel Northbridge and what they offer for motherboards.
May 2, 2010 · 00:57:32
What is RAM? – Random Access Memory. Grebog and Malkor delve into the depths of RAM. We talk about the extreme details that make RAM work and the important information that will help you understand what to look for in RAM. Also some bleeding edge tech is discussed and how it could effect the future […]
April 25, 2010 · 00:43:22
The 3rd and final episode about processors. We cover the details that make the Intel processors what they are today. Grebog tries to make a prediction of where he sees the processors heading in the immediate future. Finally Grebog and Malkor delve into the comparison of AMD and Intel processors and where they stand.
April 18, 2010 · 00:28:37
Learn what makes AMD processors special as we discuss the ins and outs of the various microprocessors by AMD. We cover from the Athlon to the Phenom II X6, but as always this topic is constantly changing. My Podcast Alley feed! {pca-cb80a26bc433b26340f8ea8a560bffda}
April 11, 2010 · 00:44:16
In this episode Grebog and Malkor cover the basic technology common in most microprocessors. If you want to learn what makes a processor tick, then this is a good introductory to that. In the following episodes we will cover the key features between AMD and Intel processors.