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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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Read the build log and then try to win the Damagebox 2015

11/10/2015 - 14:29

The Tech Report have built a few Damageboxes over the years and 2015 is no different as they have just completed the build and are now running a contest to give it away.  The concept behind the Damagebox is to build a powerful PC that runs at a...

Parsing the alphabet soup which is the current SSD market

11/10/2015 - 13:10

This has been a huge year for SSDs with a variety of new technologies and form factors to keep track of, not to mention the wide variety of vendors now shipping SSDs with a plethora of controllers embedded within.  [H]ard|OCP has put together a...

Choose your own pump, the Monsoon Modular Reservoir System

11/09/2015 - 16:51

As you can see in the picture below the Monsoon Modular Reservoir System requires some assembly before it can be used but once you have set it up you will have a unique looking reservoir.  The clear tube that holds your cooling liquid is perfect for...

Shopping for mobile devices?

11/09/2015 - 15:19

It is the season of sales and shopping and mobile devices are always in demand, which is why The Tech Report could not have timed the newest update to their Mobile Device Guide any better.  From tablets ranging in price from $200-500 to a range of...

Toshiba's new Skylake powered Portégé series

11/09/2015 - 14:59

The Inquirer hasn't received a model for review yet but they did get a quick peek at the new line of Portégé business laptops from Toshiba.  The new models are the 13.3" Portégé Z20t-C, 14" Portég...

MSI Z170A Gaming M7, a board nicely balanced in performance and price

11/06/2015 - 14:00

At $220 currently the MSI Z170A Gaming M7 sits comfortably between a value board and a flagship model.  The heatsinks not only look good but provide decent cooling as well, as [H]ard|OCP points out in their review.  As far as connectivity goes...

You got air in my LiOn battery! Oh wait ...

11/06/2015 - 12:48

Many great discoveries happen accidentally, when a scientist is attempting to create a new material or upgrade an existing one, only to stumble upon something different or to achieve the desired results in an unexpected way.  Such was the case for K...

New kit on the block; the KLEVV Cras DD4-3200MHz 16GB kit

11/05/2015 - 16:17

KLEVV is an unfamiliar brand but it falls under the purview of SK Hynix so they are not completely without a background in the field.  They have released a 4x4GB DDR4-3200 kit with timings of 16-18-18-36 @ 2T.  The plain exterior of the DIMMs...

Be careful where your USB Type-C cords come from

11/05/2015 - 15:53

The introduction of USB 3 Type C has been welcomed by everyone who has to twist a USB cable three times before it will plug in but that reversible functionality could also pose a risk.  An engineer from that Alphabet company warns that because the...

Welcome to the Inner Sphere; Battletech makes it

11/04/2015 - 13:53

This will not be the Mechwarrior of old, the new Battletech game will be turn based and resemble the tabletop version of the game in more ways than the faster paced Mechwarrior and Mech Commander series.  As mentioned in the interview by Rock, Paper...