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Real Name
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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Another look at Shuttle's DS57U barebones SFF system

08/10/2015 - 15:52

Madshrimps have just wrapped up testing the Intel Celeron 3205U powered Shuttle DS57U, a SFF system which can be mounted to the back of a monitor with VESA or placed beside your monitor in the included stand.  The presence of two serial ports, WOL...

Meet the ADATA XPG SX930 family of SSDs

08/10/2015 - 15:07

ADATA's new XPG SX930 series is aimed at enthusiasts on a budget, the 120GB is about $65, the 240GB at $110 and the 480GB at $200.  The SSDs use the JMicron JMF670H controller, not one we have seen before and they also have a pseudo SLC cache...

Running a small Win7 Domain and having bandwidth issues today?

08/10/2015 - 12:58

Microsoft promised that Windows 10 would not be pushed out to computers on a Domain, or at least allow you to block the update; a claim which has turned out to be slightly less than accurate.  If you are running a Windows 7 Domain which still relies...

The Intel SMM bug is bad, but not that bad

08/07/2015 - 13:31

The SSM security hole that Christopher Domas has demonstrated (pdf)  is worrying but don't panic, it requires your system to be compromised before you are vulnerable.  That said, once you have access to the SMM you can do anything you feel...

Wireless productivity, Logitech's MX Master and MX Anywhere 2

08/06/2015 - 17:26

Logitech is found on many desktops, both gamer and spreadsheet slaves often choose this familiar name in peripherals.  The Tech Report looks at two wireless mice aimed at those who use their mice to make money as opposed to war, the larger MX Master...

Can it Run VR? Crytek and Basemark Join Forces to Create Virtual Reality Benchmark

08/06/2015 - 14:14

With the release of Oculus Rift and various other head mounted displays you may be wondering if your current machine is powerful enough for you to use one of these devices or if you need to upgrade before you will enjoy the experience.  [inline:...

Everyone needs an automated elastic band turret

08/06/2015 - 12:50

With Black Hat in full swing anyone with even half a mind on their systems security is already depressed and likely to be even more so by the wrap up.  That is why you should all stare at this 3D printed, Arduino powered elastic band turret. ...

GIGABYTE launches their 100 Series Motherboards

08/05/2015 - 19:00

Gigabyte have launched their Z170 series of LGA1151 motherboard and you have quite a few to choose from.  The 10 motherboards that are being released are the GA-Z170X-UD5, GA-Z170X-UD3, GA-Z170X-Gaming 7, GA-Z170X-Gaming 5, GA-Z170X-Gaming 3, GA-...

Check out the architecture at Skylake and Sunrise Point

08/05/2015 - 15:20

By now you have read through Ryan's review of the new i7-6700 and the ASUS Z170-A as well as the related videos and testing, if not we will wait for you to flog yourself in punishment and finish reading the source material.  Now that you are...

Just imagine the lineup at the spawnpoint for the Falcon, or Slave 1 for that matter

08/05/2015 - 14:08

Thankfully a lineup will not be the problem as you will only be able to upgrade to a hero ship by locating a specific power-up present on the map, one hopes there is some randomness to this as otherwise both teams are likely to ignore each other as they...