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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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More shiny zombies; Dying Light is brought to you by a similar engine to Dead Island

03/11/2015 - 13:56

Dead Island used Chrome Engine 5 and Dying Light will use the sixth version of this engine which should give you an idea of the look and scope of this game.  As for performance, look no further than this article from [H]ard|OCP which details the...

Hey Cortana, your father is 20 now! Hope you fare better than BOB

03/11/2015 - 12:37

For those who have seen the interface in the YouTube video before; we apologize for the mess you just made on your floor but the younger generations should be reminded of what has come before.  Microsoft Bob was released 20 years ago yesterday and...

The new 4GB ASUS Strix GeForce GTX 960

03/10/2015 - 17:48

The ASUS Strix Series is popular around PC Perspective thanks to the hefty factory overclocks and the quiet and efficient DirectCU II cooling.  We have given away 2GB versions of the GTX 960 and Josh recently wrapped up a review of the tiny GTX 750...

A well built and reasonably priced case from Silverstone, the PS11B-W

03/10/2015 - 14:50

At 215.3 x 426.5 x 481.5mm (8.5 x 16.8 x 19") the SilverStone PS11B-W is built for ATX motherboards but it is not so large a micro ATX board would look ridiculous installed within it.  The simplicity of the design is reflected in the $50 asking...

Will a 1000W SilverStone PSU get the 7 year itch?

03/10/2015 - 13:42

Seven years ago [H]ard|OCP reviewed a SilverStone Olympia 1000W PSU and it has seen regular usage since then, which lead them to wonder if there have been any changes now that the PSU is four years past warranty.  The testing did reveal certain...

It has been a rough quarter for the tech industry

03/10/2015 - 12:36

There is quite a bit of news on how various component manufacturers have fared at the beginning of 2015 and not much of it is good.  Gigabyte has seen revenues drop almost 20% compared to this time last year and a significantly higher overall drop...

The ROCCAT Tyon; this mouse is nubbed for your pleasure

03/09/2015 - 17:20

Counting the different mouse wheel directions and the Easy-Shift button alternate pressing you can program up to 32 different buttons on the Roccat Tyon mouse.  As even the mouse wheel can be programmed to function completely differently between...

Gigabyte's Super OverClocking X99 board

03/09/2015 - 14:49

There are a lot of features on the Gigabyte X99 SOC Champion and if you want Haswell-E and can afford DDR4 it is currently on sale at Amazon for $310, expensive but in range with other flagship boards.  It is capable of supporting triple and quad...

The Viper is a 2800MHz Patriot

03/09/2015 - 13:55

It is rather hard to get excited about DDR4 memory as it does not seem to offer much of an improvement over DDR3 nor is it affordable.  On the other had it is the only way to get Quad channel performance out of your X99 board and it is more power...

Meet Intel's low powered Broadwell based Xeon D

03/09/2015 - 12:23

Intel's new entry into the low powered server chip market will be called the Xeon D and will be 14-nm process with tri-gate transistors and a TDP ranging from ~25-45W.  The chip will use Broadwell cores with 64K of combined L1 cache and 256K of...