10 big CES reveals that PC enthusiasts need to know about
A glimpse into the high-octane future of the PC.
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!