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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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Intel's low end refresh, the die shrunk Braswell family

04/01/2015 - 19:56

Intel has released four low powered 14 nm Braswell SoCs, with Airmont cores and Generation 8 graphics to replace the current Bay Trail-D processors currently being sold. There are two Celeron models with two cores as well as Celeron and Pentium model...

Samsung's 850 EVO now comes in M.2 flavour too

03/31/2015 - 19:01

As Al's review of the 850 EVO exists in a cat like superposition of being biased both for and against Samsung, perhaps you would like a second opinion.  That is where The Tech Report's review comes in handy, which was published just a few...

Hints of things to come from AMD

03/31/2015 - 12:18

The details are a little sparse but we now have hints of what AMD's plans are for next year and 2017. In 2016 we should see AMD chips with ARM cores, the Skybridge architecture which Josh described almost a year ago, which will be pin compatible...

Nice rack! It would look better if you added a Noctua NH-U9S or NH-D9L

03/30/2015 - 19:32

You might want to hold off reading this review as these coolers are very likely to grace our pages in the near future but if you can't wait then HiTech Legion is the place to go to check out these small coolers from Noctua.  The 125mm NH-U9S...

Gigabyte's Z97X Gaming 7, a decent motherboard all around

03/30/2015 - 15:57

The Gigabyte Z97X Gaming 7 motherboard offers a nice balance between price and performance, at $172 it is a bit pricey but when on sale for around the $150 mark it is a great deal.  The onboard audio provided by Realtek's ALC1150 produced very...

It seems Microsoft is not abandoning the Surface Pro series

03/30/2015 - 13:35

While the ARM based Surface model seemed likely to disappear there are many hints that the Surface Pro models powered by x86 processors are going nowhere and that even Windows RT will stick around.  More evidence came today from The Register who...

Saved so much using Linux you can afford a Titan X?

03/27/2015 - 16:02

Perhaps somewhere out there is a Linux user who wants a TITAN X and if there is they will like the results of Phoronix's testing.  The card works perfectly straight out of the box with the latest 346.47 driver as well as the 349.12 Beta; if you...

Learn a bit more about Knights Landing

03/27/2015 - 14:23

Today a bit more information about Intel's upcoming Knights Landing platform appeared at The Register.  The 60 core and 240 thread figure is quoted once again though now we know there is over 8 billion transistors on the chip, which does not...

Return of the Sharkoon; death to all other mice!

03/26/2015 - 15:55

Sharkoon is back with a brightly coloured and reasonably priced gaming mouse, the Shark Zone M20.  It sports nine buttons including the DPI toggle which ranges between 400 - 3200 DPI and in the back is a compartment to hold the weights which ship...

What helium shortage? I have a bunch stored in my HGST drive

03/26/2015 - 12:32

The new generation of helium filled HDD from HGST take their longevity seriously, rating them at 2.5 million hours MTBF.  This generation also has 7 disks squeezed into the shell, with current capacities reaching 8TB and a shingled 10TB model...