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Jeremy Hellstrom
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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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Meet the Intel Core i7-5775C Broadwell CPU

07/20/2015 - 17:58

To keep it interesting and to drive tech reviewers even crazier, Intel has changed their naming scheme again, with C now designating an unlocked CPU as opposed to K on the new Broadwell models.  Compared to the previous 4770K, the TPD is down to 65W...

Stop me if you've heard this before; change your .exe and change your performance

07/20/2015 - 14:00

Thankfully it has been quite a while since we saw GPU driver optimization specific to .exe filenames on Windows, in the past both major providers have tweaked performance based on the name of the executable which launches the game.  Until now this...

AMD's hopes for the second half of 2015

07/20/2015 - 13:16

It has not been a pretty year for AMD with overall sales of $942m representing 34.6% drop from this time last year and even the graphics portion seeing a 54.2% drop which resulted in loss of $147 million.  In part this is because all PC component...

Look at the wee X99 board; ASRock's X99E-ITX/ac

07/17/2015 - 17:57

This ASRock board will not be for everyone, many enthusiast who want to build an X99 system are not looking for a mini-ITX board but there are always some who want a lot of power in a small area.  The form factor limits this board to a single PCIe 3...

What's hot in the mobile segment right now

07/17/2015 - 16:29

Wondering what is hot in the mobile world right now?  Well, you can see what The Tech Report thinks are the best mobile computing devices in their latest round up right here.  They have four recommended tablets, ranging from the low cost Google...

A world without SIMs?

07/17/2015 - 15:36

If you hate trying to read the numbers off of your SIM card and are sick of their continual shrinking then Apple and Samsung's plan to make the SIM card extinct may be good news.  If you have a phone with dual SIMs or remove the SIM when you...

Win10 RTM must be official as HP plans to start selling devices with the new OS on the 29th

07/16/2015 - 13:54

The Register has heard from HP and the rumours are indeed true; you will be able to pre-orderd devices from them with which will arrive with Windows 10 installed on July 29th, they will even cover shipping within the US for you.  Retail stores are...

Total War offers you the Catbird seat, Warhammer style

07/15/2015 - 15:28

It looks like Total War:Warhammer will be teasing us with animations of some of the units we will see in the new game, starting with the Demigryph a smaller and ride-able version of that worlds Griffons, which you do not want to annoy.  You can...

Don't go burning your motherboards but do be aware of this UEFI rootkit

07/15/2015 - 12:43

Yet another revelation has come from the Hacking Team leak, a UEFI based rootkit which can infect computers and will survive AV scans and even a drive replacement.  The rootkit is designed specifically for the BIOS designed by Insyde which are found...

teSports Shock 3D 7.1, virtual surround to hear them sneaking up on you

07/14/2015 - 19:37

teSports Shock 3D 7.1 has two 40mm drivers with a 20Hz-20KHz range that can emulate 7.1 sound for positional audio when you are gaming.  In addition to gaming, eTeknix listened to a variety of audio sources and found the headset to be useful for...