TR's big CES 2015 digest


All of our dispatches from the show
— 4:48 PM on January 11, 2015

Our shortbread-style CES digest is becoming a yearly tradition. This year, we have a record-breaking 65 stories. Every single one is listed below, sorted by section, in chronological order.

Highlights include Cooler Master's kinetic cooler, AMD's first FreeSync demo (which we captured on high-speed video), Nvidia's Tegra X1 system-on-a-chip, and the new Type-C USB connector, which we saw on an MSI motherboard as well as an impressively a tiny Adata thumb drive.

Cases, power, and cooling

  1. Thermaltake adds three new stackable cube cases
  2. Here's Gigabyte's humongous Waterforce cooler in action
  3. Build your own water cooler with Thermaltake's new kit
  4. $49 Carbide Series 100R is Corsair's most affordable case yet
  5. Corsair's H110i GT liquid cooler pairs dual 140-mm fans with software control
  6. Uber-slim SilverStone Mini-ITX cases can house dual-slot graphics
  7. SilverStone has new Sugo cases for Mini-ITX and microATX systems
  8. 1200W flagship added to Corsair's HXi PSU family
  9. New Antec cases have stylish looks, noise-reduction features
  10. Cooler Master's "kinetic" engine turns rotating heatsink into a fan
  11. ARM SoC fuels remote monitoring in Cooler Master concept PSU
  12. New Rosewill cases include slashed mid-towers, imposing skyscraper
  13. Cooler Master prototype melds vertical vapor chambers with CPU block

CPUs and GPUs

  1. Nvidia's Tegra X1 SoC has 8 CPU cores, Maxwell graphics
  2. Intel's Broadwell-U arrives aboard 15W, 28W mobile processors
  3. Cherry Trail shipping, first systems due in 1H'15
  4. Intel unveils button-sized Curie module for wearables
  5. GeForce GTX 965M quietly joins Nvidia's mobile lineup
  6. Super-small, superclocked GTX 970s mingle at Zotac
  7. AMD's Carrizo will face off with Broadwell-U, won't land in desktops
  8. $105 unlocked Kaveri quad coming to FM2+

Displays

  1. Acer's new G-Sync monitor laced with IPS goodness
  2. HP's new high-PPI displays include 4K and 5K units
  3. Five display makers now have FreeSync panels on the way
  4. Asus' IPS gaming monitors come in 120Hz, 4K G-Sync flavors
  5. Asus' MG279Q display melds IPS panel, variable refresh
  6. Asus' next jumbo 4K monitor will be ''way cheaper''
  7. Here's 240-FPS footage of AMD's FreeSync tech—and some new info

Keyboards and mice

  1. Cherry's RealKey tech promises uber-responsive, ghost-free keyboards
  2. Rainbow lights abound on Rosewill's new RGB100 keyboard
  3. Rosewill shows new-and-improved RK-9000V2 mechanical keyboard
  4. Rat Pro gaming mouse has swappable sensor, analog side scrolling

Mobile

  1. Acer unveils 15.6'' Broadwell Chromebook
  2. MSI's mechanical gaming notebook has dual GPUs, quad M.2 slots
  3. Asus' Transformer Book Chi family goes up to 12.5'' and 2560x1440
  4. Asus' curved ZenFone 2 handset packs 5.5'' display, Atom CPU
  5. 13.3'' Lenovo LaVie Z notebooks are ''world's lightest''
  6. Dell's XPS 13 ultrabook boasts amazingly thin bezels, 15-hour battery
  7. MSI notebook docks with desktop graphics module
  8. Asus' Core M-powered ZenBook is coming in Q1
  9. Here's a closer look at MSI's crazy Titan GT80 gaming notebook

Motherboards

  1. New MSI Z97 mobo sports a USB 3.1 Type-C connector
  2. Gigabyte's new X99 board is an overclocking champion
  3. Here are more glamor shots of MSI's USB Type-C motherboard

Storage

  1. WD demos SSHD prototype with SATA Express interface
  2. Samsung's 850 EVO goes portable in mini USB 3.0 SSD
  3. Crucial's new MX200 and BX100 SSDs are priced to move
  4. Kingston's quad-lane PCIe SSD coming in February
  5. Samsung starts mass-producing PCIe 3.0 SSD
  6. Corsair's Neutron Series XT SSD priced at $0.56/GB
  7. Adata's SandForce-powered PCIe SSD spotted at CES
  8. Adata puts Type-C connector on tiny USB stick, speedy RAID drive
  9. Plextor's next PCIe SSDs come in x4, Black Edition flavors
  10. Phison controller teams up with MLC NAND for Mushkin Striker SSD
  11. OCZ's new SSD controller has four Gen3 lanes, NVMe support

Systems

  1. HP's Haswell mini PCs start at $180
  2. Broadwell-U powers Gigabyte's latest Brix mini-PCs
  3. Syber invades living room with gaming PCs, in-home streaming prototype
  4. With Forge TV, Razer aims to bring PC gaming to the living room
  5. Broadwell NUCs have slimmer chassis, faster M.2 x4 storage
  6. Intel's Compute Stick is a $149 Windows PC to go
  7. Quad-core AMD SoC squeezes into pocketable mini PC

Miscellaneous

  1. Nvidia shows Tegra X1-based cockpit, driver-assist computers for cars
  2. Sub-$100 Diamond box captures video to SD cards, Ethernet shares
  3. Razer delves into VR with the OSVR initiative and $200 Hacker Dev Kit
  4. We got owned in a two-watt Quake III deathmatch

That's it for this year, folks!TR

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