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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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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...

It's raining Men ... and Orks and Eldar

05/04/2016 - 14:00

The Dawn of War series has been very popular, well designed and as pretty as there were bloody; THQ and Relic even managed decent add-ons that surpassed your run of the mill DLC for the most part.  The trailer below gives you a CGI tease of what...

Psst Comrade! Want to buy some email account details cheap?

05/04/2016 - 11:39

272.3 million is a big number and sadly it refers to the number of email accounts which have been affected by a recent data breach.  The vast majority of the accounts are from Russia's but Yahoo accounts for 15%, Hotmail 12% and Gmail 9...

Is it more than just a name? The Corsair H80i v2 High Performance AiO cooler

05/03/2016 - 14:37

It is funny to think that just a few short years ago AIO watercoolers were rare as hen's teeth when you look at the number of models on the market today.  Manufacturers now offer multiple product lines and many are starting to refresh their...