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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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XFX Double D R9 290X

10/24/2014 - 13:44

If you picked up a G-SYNC display already then the EVGA GeForce GTX 970 ACX2 @ $330 is a good deal.  On the other hand the R9 290X is undisputably faster and with the current sale price of $300 after rebate is a far better buy!  The XFX Double...

Cooler Master's new Nepton 240M in action

10/24/2014 - 12:22

As with the previous generation the new Nepton 240M is designed with "ultra-fine micro channel" technology which quadruples the surface area of the radiator but does provide more resistance to air travelling through the rad.  Installation...

Avoiding online price creep

10/24/2014 - 11:29

Have you noticed that prices seem to creep up slightly every time you visit an online ticket site hoping for a deal?  As many are probably already aware, the cookies dumped on your machine when you browse allow the sites to keep track of how many...

Who rules the ~$250 market? XFX R9 285 Black Edition versus the GTX 760

10/23/2014 - 15:06

Currently sitting at $260 the XFX R9 285 Black Edition is a little less expensive than the ASUS ROG STRIKER GTX 760 and significantly more expensive than the ASUS GTX760 DirectCU2 card.  Those prices lead [H]ard|OCP to set up a showdown to see which...

The ASRock Z97 Extreme6 has a surprise for you M.2 fans

10/23/2014 - 12:19

For just under $200 the ASRock Z97 Extreme is a good base to build a Broadwell or Haswell platform on for significantly less than a brand new Haswell-E system.  The design is quite clean and well spaced out to allow the use of a large cooler along...

BitTorrent Sync; faster than OneDrive, Dropbox and Drive?

10/23/2014 - 11:34

BitTorrent is good for more than just downloading files of various natures, it has a tool called Sync which performs a similar task to solutions like Dropbox only more privately and apparently with more speed.  From the graph below you can see that...

Cooler Master mouse parade, up next is the Mizar Gaming Mouse

10/22/2014 - 14:51

The Cooler Master Mizar gaming mouse has a nice understated appearance with a 7 buttons and high end Avago ADNS 9800 sensor capable of 1000 Hz/1ms.  That mix of design and technology let Cooler Master retail the mouse at a reasonable price...

Borderland lunacy abounds

10/22/2014 - 12:49

As you may have noticed, Ryan and the gang from NVIDIA have been playing Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and giving out lots of prizes to viewers.  That is certainly enough to make anyone think positively about the newest installment of Gearbox's...

GeForce Game Ready Driver 344.48 WHQL

10/22/2014 - 11:52

"Game Ready" for Lords of the Fallen, Civilization: Beyond Earth, and Elite: Dangerous.  Grab it straight from NVIDIA or [inline:files/news/2014-10-22/dsr-auto-enabled-in-geforce-experience-640px.jpg] What’s New in...

Double your Win10 Preview, double your fun?

10/22/2014 - 11:26

Now calling number 9860; you may proceed directly to download or use the automated Update system to receive your newest installment of the Win 10 Tech Preview.  Do be warned that your installation size will increase as this download is as large as...