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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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The renewed FX-9590, still up to 5GHz

06/23/2014 - 15:05

Hardware Canucks have just let out AMD's secret on a new take on a Vishera processor, the FX-9590 which will come with a Cooler Master Seidon 120 AIO LCS which will add $40 to the original $320 price tag.  The base clock of the 8 CPUs will still...

Some good news on competition for a change; SSDs may be getting cheaper

06/23/2014 - 12:38

If the information provided to DigiTimes is correct we may be in for a price war between SSD manufacturers.  We have seen price drops in flash memory, especially with the advent of TLC and asynchronous flash which have been heartily approved by most...

MSI Z97M-G43

06/22/2014 - 17:44

It's time to move up to Z97 with a great price on MSI's Z79M-G43 mATX board.  Onboard DVI, D-SUB, HDMI and DP, along with a total of 4 USB 3.0 and 6 USB 2.0 give a lot of flexibility.  There are 4 SATA 6Gbps ports but it is the M.2 port...


06/22/2014 - 17:26

This month on NewEgg is a sale on the modular Corsair CX430M, enough power for the Budget Build with the added bonus of less case clutter since you only need to plug in the cables you will be using.  It has a single 6+2 PCIe power connector if you...

Gaming Evolves, a new and improved Raptr App is here

06/20/2014 - 14:01

AMD's Gaming Evolved app powered by Raptr has just undergone some changes that focus on those who like to show off their gaming skills and tricks with others.  Updates to their H.264 support now allow you to stream your gaming to Twich with no...

It is slim but not that quiet; BeQuiet's Shadow Rock Slim

06/20/2014 - 13:42

For those who's cases are small and CPU sockets are crowded the enormous dual fan 1kg heatsinks you commonly see are not an option.  BeQuiet has a smaller cooler called the Shadow Rock Slim which is a much better choice.  As the name...

Origin wants to know if you will love them now

06/20/2014 - 13:03

[H]ard|OCP spotted a brand new feature on Origin called Game Time, which allows you to play a full version of a game for a limited time.  They are launching this feature with 48 hours of Titanfall, if you plan on playing make sure to clean up your...

Gigabyte's torture tested Black Edition Z97X-Gaming G1 WiFi-BK

06/19/2014 - 15:45

The Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming G1 WiFi-BK is serious about PCIe slots, the four 16x slots can all run simultaneously at 8x speeds which is fairly rare for a Z97 board and is due to the presence of a PLX PEX8747 chip.  Gigabyte also provided some serious...

You got your FPGA in my Xeon!

06/19/2014 - 12:19

Intel has just revealed what The Register is aptly referring to as the FrankenChip, a hybrid Xeon E5 and FPGA chip.  This will allow large companies to access the power of a Xeon and be able to offload some work onto an FPGA they can program and...

Sound like a pro with Blue Microphones' Spark Digital Lightning

06/18/2014 - 16:45

The Spark Digital Lightning condenser microphone contains its own DAC which means that all the signal processing is done before the audio is sent to the device which you are recording to or broadcasting from.  That saves processor cycles on a PC but...