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Your source for hardware analysis and news from the most trusted in Tech Since 1997. The Official AnandTech Podcast gets to the bottom of the latest tech without watering it down. No sensationalism, no fluff, just the truth - powered by data driven analysis.
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Your source for hardware analysis and news from the most trusted in Tech Since 1997. The Official AnandTech Podcast gets to the bottom of the latest tech without watering it down. No sensationalism, no fluff, just the truth - powered by data driven analysis.






The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 48

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 47

Today at Intel’s Data Center Memory Summit, the new ‘Apache Pass’ Optane memory DIMMs were announced, with capacities from 128 GB to 512 GB. This new 3D XPoint type of memory is focused on allowing persistent memory support on servers, and will be avaialble with the next generation of Xeon Scalable processors (which Intel has not announced yet). Also on the docket from Intel was some information on their high-density QLC 3D NAND solid state drives, and we have details on when they should...


The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 46

The recent discussions at AnandTech have been about the latest updates in desktop computing. We recently went live with our Ryzen 2000-series review of all four processors, and our subsequent follow up with regards how operating systems like Windows rely on timers of different accuracy to account for time passing. In this podcast we cover the details of both topics, and then discuss how Intel's 'Core with Radeon RX Vega' is not a true Vega chip, but is actually built on AMD's Polaris...


The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 45

In early February, GlobalFoundries did something completely unexpected: for the second time in ten years, they invited a few select press and analysts to visit one of their fabrication plants (‘fabs’), where they make AMD processors, IBM silicon, and ASICs from a variety of companies. We were invited to Fab 8 in upstate New York, GF’s leading edge fab, which will be the site of the company’s 7nm and EUV offerings that will propel the fastest processors over the next three-to-five years. To...


The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 44

It’s hard to talk about gaming in 2017 without mentioning PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Joining me on the Podcast today is Chris Dring, a veteran of games journalism, writer for almost 20 years, and an old high-school friend. This is a podcast I’ve wanted to do for a while: Chris has a unique insight into the gaming industry, having published a literal shed load of magazines covering the industry and events such as E3, as well as interviewing most of the high-profile and indie elements of...


The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 43

LAS VEGAS, NV – The annual CES show is biggest of AnandTech’s main six shows of the year, and with it comes a wall-to-wall meeting schedule with press events starting two days before the show is supposed to start. After clocking up the miles and calling many taxis, we managed to get an hour before flying home to discuss the headlines and highlights from the show. Key topics included the Intel, AMD, and NVIDIA keynotes, and we go through a number of prominent show announcements that might...


The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 28

Recorded live from Mobile World Congress 2014, on this episode Anand Shimpi & Brian Klug discuss all things mobile. Anand & Brian kick things off with a discussion recapping our recent expose on Imagination's PowerVR Rogue architecture, before segueing with a discussion of SoC core counts and core wars on both the CPU and GPU side. Anand and Brian then get into the ARM Coretex-A53 and its adoption in high core count designs, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 600 series, and then what Intel is up to at...


The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 27

Recorded live from CES 2014, on this episode Anand Shimpi & Brian Klug discuss Intel's mobile product launch with the VP & GM of Mobile Comm. group, Hermann Eul. Anand & Brian also discuss the recently launched Mac Pro, Qualcomm's Toq and other smartwatches, Asus's ZenFone smartphones, Brian's switch from AT&T to T-Mobile, Sony's latest smartphones, NVIDIA's Tegra K1, and the fluctuating CPU core counts in CPUs.


The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 25

Anand Shimpi & Brian Klug discuss Intel's Bay Trail, Haswell E/DDR4 spotted at IDF, ASUS' Transformer Book T100, new improvements to the Moto X camera, LG's G2 and the new iPhones


The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 24

Anand Shimpi & Brian Klug discuss the BenchmarkBoost findings, implications of CPU governor optimizations for mobile benchmarks, the new Nexus 7, Android 4.3 & TRIM, Chromecast and the Moto X.


The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 23

Anand Shimpi & Brian Klug talk about Nokia's Lumia 1020, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, the HTC One mini, a giant battery for the Galaxy S 4, Aptina and the ARM Cortex A12.


The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 21

On the list for this episode are Google Glass, Google IO, the HTC One/SGS4 Google Play Edition, Galaxy NX, Galaxy S 4 Active, Snapdragon 800, Exynos 5 Octa, WWDC, Haswell ULT, ARM vs. Intel and the Xbox One vs. PS4.


The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 20

Anand Shimpi, Brian Klug & Vivek Gowri discuss Samsung's Galaxy S 4. Also on the list for this episode are Crucial's $600 960GB M500 SSD, the HTC First, ASUS' FonePad, the T-Mobile iPhone 5 and Galaxy Note 8.0.


The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 19

Anand Shimpi, Brian Klug and Vivek Gowri talk about the HTC One, Samsung's Galaxy S 4 and Facebook Home.


The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 18

Anand Shimpi & Ryan Smith discuss the world of GPUs in 2013. Recapping GTC 2013, NVIDIA's GPU roadmap disclosure, AMD's Radeon Sky and 7990 as well as the newly launched Radeon HD 7790 and GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost. FCAT is also up on the table this week.


The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 17

Anand Shimpi, Brian Klug, Dr. Ian Cutress and Ryan Smith get together before MWC 2013 to discuss some of the major announcements of the past week. The HTC One, Tegra 4i, NVIDIA's GTX Titan and Sony's PlayStation 4 are all on the list for today.

The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 16

Anand Shimpi, Brian Klug & Dr. Ian Cutress set expectations for Haswell and discuss Intel's TV initiative. Brian updates us on the removal of unofficial LTE support from the Nexus 4 as well as Broadcom's first LTE baseband. Surface Pro, the Pebble smartwatch and the Tesla Model S controversy are also on the list this week.


The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 14

Live from CES 2013, Anand, Brian and Jarred chime in with some of the highlights of the show. The crew went over Qualcomm's new Snapdragon SoCs announced at the show. Brian checked out the Allwinner A31 and Odna's $249 V972 tablet that uses the same panels as Apple's iPad 4. Jarred shared his thoughts on Ultrabooks and notebook displays, as well as Micron's DDR4 and SSD announcements from the show. Surface Pro, Haswell GPU performance and 7W Ivy Bridge round out the discussion.

The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 13

Anand Shimpi, Brian Klug & Dr. Ian Cutress discuss their best products of 2012. Haswell and Valley View are up for discussion as well. Brian goes on a rant about mobile operators removing fieldtest from smartphones. Brian also discusses Ubuntu for smartphones, the new Go Pro Hero 3 Black and some final words on the Galaxy Camera. The trio talks a bit about the ARM vx x86 power articles as well.


The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 12

Anand Shimpi, Brian Klug & Dr. Ian Cutress discuss the rumors surrounding Intel's Broadwell being available onlyl in a BGA package and the future of the DIY desktop PC industry. Brian Klug updates us on Qualcomm's next-generation Krait 300 core.