AnandTech Live Blog: The newest updates are at the top. This page will auto-update, there's no need to manually refresh your browser. Intel's annual CES keynote is upon us. This week they have already announced Intel with Radeon RX Vega M graphics and reiterated their commitment to PCs that are always connected. It will be interesting to see what information Intel is going to announce.
In an interesting turn of events this week, the VESA has announced that work has begun on the next generation DisplayPort standard. Citing the need for even greater amounts of display bandwidth, the standards association has stated that they’re looking to double the bandwidth available versus the current HBR3 signaling standard. The goal is to publish the standards update in the next 18 months, which would put an announcement in a 2019 timeframe with hardware in 2020 or beyond.
It seems only fitting that one of the two hardware based exploits to rock the CPU world this week was named Meltdown. Because for the last 24 hours or so, it feels like I’ve been on the verge of one just trying to keep up with all of the new information that has come out on this and the also aptly named Spectre exploit. Suffice it to say, it’s the kind of week we haven’t seen for a long time in the technology industry. But I’m getting ahead of myself, so let’s start at the beginning.
I'd like to say that we all actually stayed awake for this year's CES podcast. But I'm fairly sure @andreif7 was asleep for the first quarter or so...
Anyhow, 2017 was a light year for us for podcasts. I'm working to make 2018 a more active year on that front, so stay tuned. https://twitter.com/anandtech/status/954354253010735109
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Selecting a term
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