The AnandTech Podcast, Episode 48: Computex 2018by Ian Cutress on June 15, 2018 9:00 AM EST
Wrapping up Computex 2018 with discussions about AMD's Threadripper 2 with 32 cores, Intel's new limited edition Core i7-8086K, and that really odd 28-core 5 GHz demo where Intel forgot to mention it was overclocked. Also some discussion on the best of the rest of the show, including G.Skill's Royal memory, gaming smartphones, ASUS' dual screen technologies, Intel's QLC NAND, and hardware for miners.
The AnandTech Podcast, Episode 48
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Total Time: 1 hour 42 minutes 37 seconds
01:07 Defining Extreme Workstation Processors (Intel and AMD)
02:53 AMD's Threadripper 2 announcement
10:51 Intel 28 core CPU at 5 GHz (overclocked)
33:24 Intel Core i7-8086K processor (Intel's first 5 GHz CPU)
41:59 Alva Jonathan (JagatReview) hits 7.2 GHz with LN2 on i7-8086K CPU
46:26 ASUS ROG Gaming Smartphone announced
52:13 G.Skill showcase Royal DDR4 memory
53:58 Tyan announce Ryzen with BMC
55:22 ASUS TUF Alliance going to be everywhere soon
58:14 ASUS Precog with dual screen prototype revealed and new Zenbook Pro
63:34 Intel 3D QLC and Micron 96-layer flash memory
67:10 UFS card readers: SMI, JMicron with finished designs out later in 2018
70:00 Realtek RTS 5762 SSD Controller, 3.5 Gbps read, 3 Gbps write
72:55 Plextor Quad SSD system featuring a Marvell PCIe switch
76:33 Seagate reveal Barracuda Pro 14 TB hard drive
78:32 802.11ax routers displayed from ASUS
80:05 Computex RGB focus over last few years
81:37 In Win Crown fans with rotating sub frame
83:09 Lian Li Strimer RGB PSU cable
88:06 Enermax $70 case with four RGB fans
89:18 3000 W PSUs from Afox and Qdion
96:52 Liquid-cooled mining systems, support for 16 cards per 4U rack
Edited by Gavin Bonshor
- Intel Confirms Some Details about 28-Core 5 GHz Demonstration
- AMD Reveals Threadripper 2: Up to 32 Cores, 250W, X399 Refresh
- The Intel Core i7-8086K Review
- ASUS Gaming Smartphone: 11mm-style ROG Phone with Speed-Binned Snapdragon 845
- G.Skill Trident Royal Crystalline DRAM: Premium Gemstone Glamour
- Cooler Master Announces TUF Gaming Alliance with ASUS
- UFS - USB Bridge Controllers for Card Readers, Hosts Incoming from JMicron & SMI
- ASUS Announces a Complete Lineup of 802.11ax Routers
- Lian Li Launches Strimer RGB PSU Cable
- Afox and Qdion Have 3kW PSUs for Cryptocurrency Miners
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asH98 - Saturday, June 16, 2018 - linkReally? Never in history has an extreme overclocker NOT offered full scale clarity in a demo, let alone the number one chip maker. BTW this chip is a unicorn, so as you tout Intel's CPU as a real product, in the end will confirm the obfuscation of the obfuscation. So let me be the first to call BS.
mjz_5 - Saturday, June 16, 2018 - linkAnandtech should be changed to IntelTech. They rarely review AMD based motherboards. Go read HardOCP if you want the truth
Ian Cutress - Sunday, June 17, 2018 - linkAMD Motherboard reviews:
GIGABYTE AX370-Gaming 5
MSI B350 Tomahawk
ASRock AB350 Gaming K4
MSI X370 XPower Gaming Titanium
ASRock X370 Gaming-ITX
Reviews in the pipe:
GIGABYTE X470 Gaming 7
ASRock X470 Taichi
MSI X470 Gaming Plus
Gavin is our AMD motherboard reviewer, and Joe is our Intel motherboard reviewer. Gavin recently was put on doing some extra APU content (delidding, frequency scaling), plus sliced his hand open and has been out of action aside from a podcast edit or two.
So you know, whatever.
gavbon - Sunday, June 17, 2018 - linkThe doctors and consultants said I shouldn't type for around 7 to 8 weeks...I'm already working on the next 2 x AM4 reviews, don't worry, they are coming!
MFinn3333 - Saturday, June 16, 2018 - linkPlease.
They showed Intel CPU's falling behind AMD's in their 2700X review and roasted Intel for not being forthcoming.
"One of our points to Intel was that the story around the 28-core announcement was not ideally communicated. (ed: this is an understatement) The systems holding the machines were not very well described in what they were doing, leading to massive amounts of speculation. "
Their conclusions are well written, well explained, and backed up by the facts.
Ian Cutress - Sunday, June 17, 2018 - linkHave you read our 2700X review? We were still writing as the deadline hit. The conclusion was completely non-committal for obvious reasons, so no idea where 'roasted Intel' came in - that was others taking our data and interpreting differently. We've since retested, did a test audit, found the issue, and the review is up to date.
asH98 - Sunday, June 17, 2018 - link'They showed Intel CPU's falling behind AMD's in their 2700X review and roasted Intel for not being forthcoming.'
What? Intel not forthcoming again!?
MFinn3333 - Sunday, June 17, 2018 - linkI was agreeing with you and I just posted it as a new thread instead of as a reply! I meant my post to be a reply to the guy saying it should have said change the name to inteltech.
If you were biased for Intel you never would have published the results for the 2700X but you went back and to show your work. I was trying to compliment you.
You roasted Intel in your comments regarding them not being forthcoming over their overclocked 28-core system requiring absurd cooling efforts that would have required more money than some computers.
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