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Real Name
Jeremy Hellstrom
Title
News Frog
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Vancouver, BC
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Call it K7M.com, AMDMB.com 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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G-SYNC is sweet but far from free

08/12/2014 - 14:36

Ryan was not the only one to test the ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q G-Sync monitor, Overclockers Club also received a model to test out.  Their impressions of the 27" 2560 x 1440 TN panel were very similar, once they saw this monitor in action going...

Let's hope DDR4 is less expensive than DDR3 3100MHz

08/12/2014 - 13:09

Currently available for a mere $870 the 8GB DDR3-3100 dual channel kit from ADATA with timings of 12-14-14-36 has to be among the most expensive consumer RAM available on the market.   We can only hope that DDR4 does not arrive at a similar...

Intel is disabling TSX in Haswell due to software failures

08/12/2014 - 12:07

Transactional Synchronization Extensions, aka TSX, are a backwards compatible set of instructions which first appeared in some Haswell chips as a method to improve concurrency and multi-threadedness with as little work for the programmer as possible....

Aftermath of the Fragging Frogs VLAN #7

08/11/2014 - 17:52

Several rowboats worth of snacks, a couple of canoe-fulls of assorted beverages and boatloads of fun were had this weekend in the highly successful 7th Fragging Frogs VLAN; if you missed it there will be another chance some day but you really missed an...

SilverStone's Fanless Nightjar 520W PSU keeps picking up awards

08/11/2014 - 16:23

Just over a month ago Lee took a look at Silverstone's Fanless Nightjar PSU, giving it a Gold Award.  It has now arrived in [H]ard|OCP's torture chamber so you can see how well it works with a different system.  At the lowest load level...

Kaveri on Linux

08/11/2014 - 14:40

Linux support for AMD's GPUs has not been progressing at the pace many users would like, though it is improving over time but that is not the same with their APUs.  Phoronix just tested the A10-7800 and A6-7400K on Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 3.13...

It's not just Broadwell today, we also have Seattle news

08/11/2014 - 12:47

AMD has been showing off a reference Seattle-based server at Hot Chips and The Tech Report had an opportunity to see it.  Eight 64-bit Cortex-A57 chips are set up in pairs, each pair sharing 1MB of L2 cache while the 8MB of L3 cache is accessible by...

Only 1 more sleep to go before the Fragging Frog's VLAN #7

08/08/2014 - 18:25

If you haven't yet signed up in the official thread, stocked up on snacks and beverages and reserved all of the weekend for gaming then maybe this will excite you enough to change your plans. By the way, Play Battlefield 4 Free for a Week. Origin...

There is a GTX 760 in Gigabyte's Brix

08/08/2014 - 16:17

This particular Brix is a lot more powerful than most with an i5-4200H and what they refer to as a GeForce GTX 760 with 6GB of GDDR5.  The GTX 760 is not quite the same as the desktop version, with 1344 shaders as opposed to 1152 and a slightly...

HGST refreshes it's Ultrastar Enterprise SSD line

08/08/2014 - 13:16

HGST has refreshed their 12Gbit/s SAS series of Ultrastar SSDs with denser 20nm which has upped the read speeds though the writes do suffer somewhat.  As they are enterprise drives they have rather impressive lifespans, the 800GB is rated at 25 full...