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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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Wherein the RX 470 teaches us a valuable lesson about deferred procedure calls

08/12/2016 - 17:44

When The Tech Report first conducted their review of the RX 470 they saw benchmark behaviour very different from any other GPU in that family but could not figure out what it was and resolve it before the mob arrived with pitchforks and torches demanding...

A mouthfull of a motherboard, the MSI X99A XPower Gaming Titanium Edition

08/12/2016 - 15:26

The list of features on this motherboard is as long as the name; five PCIe 3.0 16x slots, the  Game Boost overclocking knob, 10 SATA 6Gbps ports, one each of SEx, M.2 and U.2, 13 USB 3.1 ports including a single Type C, WiFi and Bluetooth ... all it...

Xaggerated claims from Intel? Psah, we've heard that googolplex of times before

08/12/2016 - 13:16

You might have caught our reference to this on the podcast, XPoint is amazingly fast but the marketing clams were an order or magnitude or two off of the real performance levels.  Al took some very nice pictures at FMS and covered what Micron had to...

Helicopter headphones from ARCTIC, for AirWolf enthusiasts and ... others

08/11/2016 - 15:51

Arctic has a rather unique product up for sale, an analog gaming headset modelled after the style you would see a helicopter pilot on TV wearing.  The P533 Military Stereo Headset utilizes the standard 40mm neodymium drivers common to many headsets...

Looking for some recommendations for mobile devices?

08/11/2016 - 14:57

While the article was published last month, the various devices picked by The Tech Report still represent the best available choices on the market ... at least in their eyes.  For instance nothing comparable to NVIDIA's Shield has been released...

Backdoors are bad Microsoft; hadn't this become very obvious already?

08/11/2016 - 12:48

Yes, even though this occurs on a regular occasion, we are to be shocked that another secret backdoor into a security product has been discovered, exploited and published.  In this case it is Microsoft's Secure Boot which has been unlocked and...

Playing with VR, Call of the Starseed edition

08/10/2016 - 14:13

When [H]ard|OCP looks at the performance of a VR game, be it a Vive or Rift title, they focus on the gameplay experience as opposed to benchmarks.  There are numerous reasons for this, from the fact that these games do not tend to stress GPUs like...

be quiet!'s Silent Base 800, moderate price and moderate features

08/10/2016 - 13:38

It has been quite a while since Lee's review of the be quiet! Silent Base 800 so it is worth revisiting this case over at The Tech Report.  The price has not changed from the original launch but there do seem to be more colours available, up to...

Retro nerd fight; something is amiss with the rebooted ZX Spectrum team

08/10/2016 - 12:44

If you like your drama and tech mixed you should pop over to the The Inquirer to read about what is going on behind the scenes at Retro Computers Ltd, who successfully crowdfunded the return of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum.  Two founders and former...

Mechanically sound, the Patriot Viper V760

08/09/2016 - 18:54

Patriot have been focusing on peripherals as of late, while still more commonly known for volatile memory they have branched out into numerous other product lines.  The Viper V760 uses Kailh switches equivalent to Cherry MX Brown; of the RGB LED...