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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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Onward Mil-Sim; more VR game testing

09/07/2016 - 13:30

Next up in [H]ard|OCP's series of VR game testing is Downpour Interactive's Onward, currently in early access and only available on the HTC Vive.  As with previous testing this is not about benchmarking the greatest GPU for the game but...

If you thought IoT security was already bad ...

09/07/2016 - 12:25

The research that SEC Consult has conducted shows that almost half of all IoT devices, from your router straight through to devices in hospitals and factories use public SSH host keys and X.509 certificates.  Since these keys are known far and wide...

A lot of cooling for a little system, the Corsair H5 SF AIO watercooler

09/06/2016 - 17:44

You can't judge a system by it's cover anymore, tiny systems that would appear to be an HTPC could in fact be a higher end gaming system thanks to the number of SFF enthusiast class boards released over the past year. Indeed one of the biggest...

Crucial's new MX300 SSD; new NAND means new sizes

09/06/2016 - 14:29

The MX300 series utilizes Micron 384G-bit, 32 tier floating gate, 3D TLC NAND which means that the capacities are a little different than we are used to.  1050GB is an odd number, the 978GB available after formatting even more so, but in the end the...

USB Type-C to HDMI is coming soon

09/06/2016 - 13:07

HDMI Licensing have agreed to allow a single cord converter that converts HDMI 1.4b to USB Type-C, no additional dongle required.  The HDMI Alt Mode will support all the features of the new HDMI standard, including 4k resolution and an audio return...

Have a thing for old disks? FLOPPYFlash, for those who like it at 3.5"

09/02/2016 - 12:48

It may be masochism or an extremely dated OS or piece of software you support but there are some people out there still using 3.5" floppy disks.  Trying to source new disks which are not yet dead to replace the ones that die on you will be a...

Build Log, in VR!

09/01/2016 - 17:43

Over at The Tech Report is a new build log, taking you through the steps of building a VR Ready machine.  The intent is to build a machine capable of giving you very good performance on a Rift or Vive, while leaving you with enough money to purchase...

Lian Li's skill in Heavy Armour has increased, they can now equip Ebonsteel cases

09/01/2016 - 13:53

If you like minimalist cases, the Lian Li Ebonsteel PC K6 is worth taking a peek at.  They relocated the buttons and I/O ports to the top of the case, which also sports a magnetically attached cover hiding 280x140mm mounting point for cooling....

Wireless VR, a possible upgrade coming to the HTC Vive

09/01/2016 - 13:18

Bulgarian based Quark VR have met with Valve representatives to demonstrate their almost wireless prototype for improving the experience of users of the Vive.  Their device is a small receiver that you wear on your body which transmits all necessary...

If you don't Ottoman-tically update your drivers, Radeon 16.8.3 has just arrived

08/31/2016 - 18:09

Similar to the release yesterday from NVIDIA, AMD's Crimson 16.8.3 hotfix has been timed for release with Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and the Battlefield 1 Beta.  This particular update will add Crossfire profiles for both games and also fixes an...