10 big CES re­veals that PC en­thu­si­asts need to know about

A glimpse into the high-oc­tane fu­ture of the PC.

PCWorld (USA) - - News / Intel Launches 5 Core Chips - BY BRAD CHACOS

An omi­nous Spec­tre ( go. pc­world.com/sptr) hung over CES 2018’s PC an­nounce­ments, as the in­dus­try grap­ples with how to pro­tect against dev­as­tat­ing CPU ex­ploits ( go.pc­world.com/xplo) that melt down se­cu­rity on damned near ev­ery com­puter on the planet. But put all that aside for now: 2017 was one of the best years for PC hard­ware ever, and at CES 2018, the PC kept the pedal firmly planted to the me­tal.

In­tel and AMD joined forces on a pow­er­ful chip. Nvidia pushed gam­ing dis­plays way past the lim­its of what we’ve seen so far. Next-gen routers and VR head­sets made their de­but. Heck, Asus used an op­ti­cal il­lu­sion to make multi-mon­i­tor set­ups even more im­mer­sive!

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