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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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Hmm, this better not be Civ V, take II

05/11/2016 - 14:04

Rock, Paper, SHOTGUN got a deeper look at Civ VI than just the launch trailer and it is hard to say if this will be a good one or not.  The armies will continue to be unstackable but they have created formations, allowing you to group a number of...

Updated colours for the Enthoo Pro M Acrylic Edition

05/11/2016 - 13:20

[inline:files/news/2016-05-11/enthoo.PNG] Phanteks updated their Enthoo PRO M Acrylic Window Edition with three new colours.  You can choose from Titanium Green, Brushed Black and Anthracite Grey.  [inline:files/news/2016-05-11/enthoo2.PNG]...

So long WiFi Sense, don't let the door hit you ...

05/11/2016 - 12:26

Here is an update we can get behind!  Windows 10 Build 14342 will no longer have WiFi Sense, that bizarre feature which Microsoft added which would pass on any of your stored WiFi passwords to your contacts as well as overriding your preferred...

MSI's Z170A SLI Plus, covering all the basics and a bit more to boot

05/09/2016 - 16:51

The MSI Z170A SLI Plus is a full sized ATX board with a lot of space on it, providing not only nice clean looks but also space for air to flow around components.  It is available for around $140, a decent price for the feature set it comes with....

Take a chance on Rosewill's Valens-700?

05/09/2016 - 13:39

Saving a bit of money on your PSU can seem like a good idea but the importance of a solid PSU is often overlooked.  Rosewill has been around for quite a while but their PSU's do not tend to end up in a lot of high end rigs.  [H]ard|OCP took...

Another reason not to use UEFI Secure Boot

05/09/2016 - 12:38

There are many good reasons to use the new UEFI Secure Boot under Windows 10 but there are also numerous reasons not to.  The latest is an issue with a specific Windows Update patch which was recently changed from an optional update to a recommended...

MyDigitalSSD Bullet Proof 5 Eco M.2; not quite within Ryan's pricing but still a good deal

05/05/2016 - 12:17

MyDigitalSSD's 480GB Bullet Proof 5 Eco M.2 is indeed available for $130 with the 240 and 120GB models also sporting attractive pricing.  The M.2 drive uses Toshiba TLC memory with decent overprovisioning, an eight channel Phison PS3110-S10C...

Well fork me, there is a schism at OpenWRT

05/05/2016 - 11:19

The Rebel scum known as the LEDE Project have broken away from the OpenWRT project in an unannounced move meant to increase transparency.  Jokes aside, The Register named seven of the developers who are part of this forking, a not uncommon practice...

Get ready to Limbo! GAMDIAS goes RGB with their new Hermes

05/04/2016 - 16:53

GAMDIAS chose to use Kailh switches as opposed to Cherry MX in their Hermes RGB keyboard but only those with very sensitive fingers will notice the difference.  The keyboard still allows you similar customization, if you want all your keys to be a...

AMD A10-7860K

05/04/2016 - 14:37

Godavari just got a refresh, offering better power efficiency while retaining more or less the same performance as previous models.  Josh took them and their new Wraith cooler out for a spin, showing that these still remain a great choice for a...