After far too long, the AnandTech Podcast is back just in time for the biggest consumer electronics show of the year, CES 2015. This year we have lined up an all-star cast of AnandTech staff to cover the entire show, from PC to SoC and everything in between.

We kick things off with Intel's just-launched Broadwell-U family of CPUs before switching sides to AMD and looking at their FreeSync adaptive-synchronization technology and forthcoming Carrizo APUs. Then it’s all about vendors, including Asus and their new ZenFones and Windows 8 Chi 2-in-1s, MSI and their latest GT80 and GS30 laptops, and Lenovo with the shockingly light LaVie laptop. Not to be outdone, Dell also has their new XPS 13 and Alienware machines on display, all the while Occulus once again steals the show with their impressive “Crescent Bay” headset prototype. Finally in the home stretch we take a look at all things mobile, including Microsoft’s latest Lumia devices, the Snapdragon 810 powered LG Flex 2, and NVIDIA’s Tegra X1.

The AnandTech Podcast - Episode 30
Featuring

  • Dr. Ian Cutress: Host, Editor for Motherboards and Processors
  • Ryan Smith: Editor in Chief, Editor for Graphics
  • Jarred Walton: Editor for Notebooks
  • Joshua Ho: Editor for Smartphones
  • Brett Howse: Windows on Smartphones, Notebooks
  • Brandon Chester: Smartphones and Software

iTunes
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Total Time:  1 hour 15 minutes 26 seconds

Outline h:mm


00:00 - Start and Introductions
00:49 - Intel Broadwell-U
05:49 - Intel Cherry Trail
07:42 - AMD FreeSync
14:42 - AMD Carrizo
16:19 - ASUS Zenfones
19:37 - ASUS Transformer
21:44 - MSI Laptops - GT80 Titan
25:05 - MSI Laptops - GS30 Shadow
27:40 - MSI USB 3.1
31:34 - Lenovo LaVie
Sidenotes:
  • 1.7lb is 771g,
  • Magnesium is 12th in periodic table (weighted non-radioactive isotope atomic weight 24.305)
  • Lithium is 3rd (weighted non-radioactive isotope atomic weight 6.94)
36:09 - Dell XPS 13
37:08 - Dell Venue 8 7000
38:38 - Dell Alienware
40:28 - Oculus Crescent Bay
48:16 - Microsoft Lumia
51:09 - LG Flex 2
57:56 - Tegra X1
1:08:06 - GTX 965M
1:09:21 - Best of CES
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  • nevertell - Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - link

    Whilst I do not want to say anything bad about you guys, it will be weird listening to the podcast and not hearing Anand or Dr. Klug's voices. Reply
  • JarredWalton - Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - link

    There is no Dr. Klug -- only Dr. Ian Cutress. The rest of us were far less dedicated to our studies I think. :-) Reply
  • tspacie - Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - link

    The direct links are for Podcast 29 - Computex Reply
  • Ryan Smith - Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - link

    D'oh. Find & replace has let me down.

    Fixed.
    Reply
  • JlHADJOE - Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - link

    Thank you very much! It's been too long since the last Anandtech podcast. Reply
  • sciwizam - Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - link

    Some mentioned that the Dell Venue 8 7000 is not shipping, I think you can buy them now at Best Buy and Dell.

    http://www.dell.com/us/p/dell-venue-8-7840-tablet/...
    Reply
  • JarredWalton - Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - link

    That was me I'm sure -- and it's one of many small errors that slipped into the podcast. CES tends to be such a whirlwind that trying to keep track of what's available and what is "coming soon" is often very difficult. Anyway, the price point is definitely high, but if you're buying a Dell laptop you might be able to get one at a much lower price in the future. Reply
  • MrCommunistGen - Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - link

    SO HAPPY to once again have an Anandtech podcast to listen to!! I won't have time to listen until I'm home from work, but thanks in advance to everyone! Reply
  • Blassster - Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - link

    <3 Reply
  • ruthan - Thursday, January 15, 2015 - link

    Pleas get rid out that stupid Dr. preffix stuff is ridiculous, just Ian dude would be better. Reply

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