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Jeremy Hellstrom
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Vancouver, BC

Call it, or PC Perspective I have been hanging out and then working for Ryan and the gang for years.  Apart from the front page you might find me on the BOINC Forums or possibly the Fraggin' Frogs if I have the time.

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07/03/2015 - 15:43

This is a tough choice, the GTX 980 will give slightly better performance but costs about 15% more, which is one of the reasons AMD's R9 390X gets the nod.  The second reason is the 8GB of RAM as this system will have two cards and that larger...

You can fit a lot of coolers in the Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV ATX

07/03/2015 - 14:28

If you were impressed by the Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV case that Sebastian recently reviewed but use a cooler a bit larger than the Corsair H105 and were wondering if the case was big enough for you, [H]ard|OCP has your back.  They've confirmed that...

Windows 10ish, coming July 29ish

07/03/2015 - 13:23

No rumours this Friday but more confusion out of Redmond as Microsoft announces that the July 29th launch date for Windows 10 may or may not apply to you.  Brave members of the Windows Insider program will be able to install the new OS on that date...

When the going gets tough, the TUF get going to ASUS

07/02/2015 - 18:17

The TUF series of ASUS boards are recognizable thanks to the Thermal Armour which covers the vast majority of the board and are marketed as having mil-spec components to outlast other motherboards using the same chipset.  This board supports quad...

Checking out the new Kindle Paperwhite

07/02/2015 - 16:54

The insides of the third generation Kindle Paperwhite match the Voyage, a Freescale i.MX6 SoloLite 1GHz chip, as do the outsides with a new 300ppi screen.  Connectivity has been expanded to Wi-Fi as well as an available 3G model and there is also a...

More fancy new memory, STT-RAM from Avalanche

07/02/2015 - 13:31

STT-MRAM, Spin Transfer Torque Magnetic Random Access Memory, actually uses the spin of an electron to record a 1 or 0 making it quite scalable, though Avalanche's current proof of concept is built on a 55nm process.  Avalanche is hoping that...

Stories of Mel; a Portal 2 mod of decent length and better pricing

07/01/2015 - 15:49

Stories of Mel is a Portal 2 mod which takes place between the two games, with a length that sounds similar to the original game.  There is new music, voice acting and even a redesigned Portal gun all available for free for owners of Portal 2 on...

WiFi Password sharing, a little known Windows Phone feature is about to hit the big time

07/01/2015 - 15:25

Wi-Fi Sense has been a feature on phones running Windows 8.1, entering in your password on the phone would allow a computer logged in with the same Microsoft account to connect to your own wireless, with the password stored and encrypted on a Microsoft...

Small in stature, big in performance; CyberPower's Infinity Xtreme Cube

06/30/2015 - 19:23

The impressively name Infinity Xtreme Cube from CyberPower is a rather impressive machine and not just because of their use of a 400GB Intel 750 M.2 PCIe SSD for storage.  The system is built on a Gigabyte X99M-Gaming 5 with an i7-5820K processor,...

A new type of switch on the Matias Tactile Pro

06/30/2015 - 15:56

The Matias Tactile Pro is made by a mysterious entity called The Keyboard Company but is branded as Matias.  It uses their own type of switches which they mention are ALPS inspired and MadShrimps found them to be almost as loud as a typewriter but...