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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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A trio of mechanical keyboards from AiZO, the new MGK L80 lineup

08/22/2016 - 15:14

The supply of mechanical keyboards continues to grow, once Cherry MX was the only supplier of switches and only a few companies sold the products.  Now we have choice in manufacturer as well as the switch type we want, beyond the choice of Red,...

Use Bing in Edge for 30 hours a month and get ...

08/22/2016 - 13:26

If you remember Bing Rewards then this will seem familiar, otherwise the gist of the deal is that if you browse on Edge and use Bing to search for 30 hours every month you get a bribe similar to what credit card companies offer.  You can choose...

Serious mobile gaming power from ASUS, if you can afford it

08/19/2016 - 15:15

The mobile version of the GTX 1070, referred to here as the GTX 1070M even if NVIDIA doesn't, is a interesting part sporting 128 more cores than the desktop version albeit at a lower clock.  Hardware Canucks received the ASUS RoG G752VS OC...

Now we know what happened to Josh's stream; does your camera do YUY2 encoding?

08/19/2016 - 13:06

In their infinite wisdom, Microsoft has disabled MJPEG and H.264 encoding on USB webcams for Skype in their Adversary Update to Windows 10, leaving only YUY2 encoding as your choice.  The supposed reasoning behind this is to ensure that there is no...

More space than even Jimmy Stewart would need to satisfy his voyeurism

08/18/2016 - 14:59

Seagate designed the 10TB SkyHawk HDD for recording video surveillance by adding in firmware they refer to as ImagePerfect.  This is designed for handling 24/7 surveillance and extends the endurance life of the drive to 180TB a year, for the length...

Intel's new SoC, the Joule

08/18/2016 - 14:20

Intel has announced the follow up to Edison and Curie, their current SoC device, called Joule.  They have moved away from the Quark processors they previously used to a current generation Atom.  The device is designed to compete against...

Corsair's Dominator Platinum, 64GB of DDR4-3200

08/17/2016 - 16:15

It will certainly cost you quite a bit to pick up but if you have a need for a huge pool of memory the 64GB Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4-3200 kit is an option worth considering.  The default timings are 16-18-18-36 and the heat spreader and DHX...

Skyrim isn't done with you yet; full conversion Enderal arrives

08/17/2016 - 14:02

 Enderal: The Shards of Order is a complete conversion of the Steam version of Skyrim into a completely new game in a brand new world.  The mod is 8 GB in size and requires a separate launcher, both available at and you can expect...

That old chestnut again? Intel compares their current gen hardware against older NVIDIA kit

08/17/2016 - 12:41

There is a spat going on between Intel and NVIDIA over the slide below, as you can read about over at Ars Technica.  It seems that Intel have reached into the industries bag of dirty tricks and polished off an old standby, testing new hardware and...

Alphacool Eisbaer 240 CPU Cooler, the Germanic Icewind

08/16/2016 - 14:23

Alphacool's Eisbaer 240 AiO CPU watercooler sports a dual 120mm bay radiator along with a DC-LT pump.  The tubing is also designed by Alphacool and sports an interesting quick disconnect coupling which allows you to integrate another radiator,...