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The AnandTech Podcast, Episode 48: Computex 2018

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



Computex 2018: AMD has Fenghuang 15FF, a new graphics chip up for display

AMD had prior plans for the Computex 2018 and the exciting unveiling of Vega 20 on 7nm with 32GB of HBM2 was already decided. But to add more to the hype, AMD has announced their new project: Fenghuang 15FF.

What is Fenghuang 15FF?

Fenghuang 15FF is essentially a new graphics chip for APUs. The name “Fenghuang 15FF” is actually the internal codename for this graphics chip, with the current codename of DG02SRTBP4MFA applied.

Hardware Specifications

Speaking of the hardware specs this Zen+ APU family chip brings in, here’s a short list:

  • 4C/8T of CPU power
  • 3GHz clock speed
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Radeon RX 580 MECH 2 8G OC: MSI displays its MECH 2 branded card at the Computex 2018

MSI’s booth at the Computex 2018 event seems all lit up with the all-new MECH 2 branded graphics cards. MSI has put the AMD’s most selling graphics cards of the past, RX 570 and RX 580 variants on the show.

TORX 2.0 Cooling

The notable thing in the MSI’s new MECH 2 graphics cards is that they have TORX 2.0 fans embedded inside. Also, Zero Frozr technology sees them running silently for the most part, ‘exclusive heat sink and airflow control design’, and overclocking out of the box with MSI’s own Afterburner OC software.

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Did Intel Throw in the 28-Core Towel at Computex

Looks like AMD’s 32-Core Threadripper is resonating with a lot more folks than just enthusiasts. Intel just dolleyed out its Frankenstein 28-Core demos from the show floor in embarrassment according to this Tweet. #28CoreCoolingGate To give you some context, here is Intel’s cooling system used on its 28-Core demo yesterday. And here is AMD’s 32-Core cooler used on yesterday’s demo. Ongoing discussion …
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Rumor: AMD Launching Vega 20 on 7nm with 32GB HBM2 at Computex 2018

According to one of TweakTown’s sources, AMD will be launching their refreshed Vega 20 this week during Computex 2018. The card is made on the new 7nm node and comes with up to 32GB of HBM2. If you were expecting a new Radeon RX Vega graphics card for the consumer market and gamers, think again: Vega 20 with 32GB of HBM2 on 7nm will be for the professional/workstation markets. My source didn’t tell me the price but did say it would be “expensive.” Discussion…
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ASUS Teases ROG Android Gaming Smartphone For Computex Reveal

ASUS Teases ROG Android Gaming Smartphone For Computex Reveal We’ve been hearing quite a bit about ASUS’ upcoming Republic of Gamers (ROG) Android gaming smartphone in recent months. The company first gave us a hint that such a device was in the works back in April, and more recently the phone was tipped to debut at Computex. Today, we’re getting official word that a “new member” is joining the ASUS’ …
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Computex 2018: Acer Predator X27 gaming monitor to sport both HDR and G-Sync technologies

Enthusiasts including gamers and professionals are anxiously waiting for the upcoming Computex 2018 event which is bringing in the future of gaming monitors: NVIDIA’s upcoming 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming displays.

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Intel @ Computex: The keynote isn’t explaining the future plans at all!

For the past so many days, there is an uncertain state of knowledge regarding the Intel processors that are arriving this season. Well, some of the clarities have been made by Intel at the Computex.

The disappointing part is that the American based processor manufacturing company hasn’t suggested a new high-end desktop product but still, the speculations are solid enough to prove that Intel might bring a new CPU to the market next month.

Other than this muddle, Intel has recently confirmed problems with 10nm product roadmap which means no shift of mainstream series until later next year. Here’s Intel’s keynote from the Computex event:


AMD unveils 16-core Ryzen 9 1998X ‘Threadripper’ at Computex 2017

AMD unveils 16-core Ryzen 9 1998X ‘Threadripper’ at Computex 2017

Is it Intel’s Core i9 vs. AMD’s new 16-core Ryzen 9 CPUs? Looks like the competition between AMD and Intel is heating up! Recently, Intel had unveiled its newest range of extremely powerful ‘Core X-series’ desktop processors, a Core i9 family and …
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