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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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What if a server OS died and no one cared

07/10/2015 - 12:41

In a lack of foresight that will not take anyone working professionally in IT by surprise, 70% of business are ignoring the fact that Windows Server 2003 hits EoL next Tuesday.  The belief that what your clients don't know won't hurt them is...

SATA SSD Roundup

07/09/2015 - 16:37

[H]ard|OCP has just posted a roundup of four affordable SATA SSDs to show which would be the best one to pick up as the majority of users are not able to afford an NVME PCIe SSD.  The drives are all within $50 above or below $200, with the 850 PRO...

"We made a 7nm process chip and you can't have one!" - IBM

07/09/2015 - 14:30

The heavy hitting partnership of IBM, Samsung and GLOBALFOUNDRIES have designed and created the first chip built on a 7nm process using Silicon Germanium channel transistors and EUV lithography.  Even more impressive is their claim of 50% area...

Great deal on the AOC U2870VQE 28" 4K LED Monitor

07/08/2015 - 16:22

If you live somewhere you can visit or order from a Microcenter and consider a great value enough reason to use a TN based display then check out this deal on an AOC U2870VQE 28" 4K LED display.  Currently only $349+taxes you can get a 4k...

If you like turn based hex map combat keep an eye on Chaos Reborn

07/08/2015 - 14:53

Julian Gollop was involved in the original X-COM and recently completed a successful Kickstarter for Chaos Reborn, a single and multiplayer turn-based games of wizards warring for supremacy.  It is now available for both Windows and Linux on Steam...

That's not a USB charger, this is a USB charger!

07/08/2015 - 13:39

Bask in the glory that is this hacked together 33 port USB charger, created in the Netherlands as a workaround to connet the charges to the three rounded prongs used in Schuko sockets common in Europe.  This would of course work with NEMA plugs,...

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB DDR3-1600

07/07/2015 - 18:40

With falling DDR3 prices it makes sense to up the system memory on the Low End System to 8GB.  If you are really strapped for cash you can get a 4GB kit for $35 but it makes more sense to give your system more memory.  G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series...

MSI R7 250 2GD3 OC

07/07/2015 - 16:00

Until we can confirm the ability of the R7 3xx series to perform in AMD Dual Graphics, the best budget card to pair with your A10-7700K is the R7 250 as the R7 240 prices have been climbing.  If you do want a discrete GPU to add to your Low End...

Intel's clock is not just skipping a beat, it is definitely getting slower

07/07/2015 - 13:17

Last week Scott shared all that we can find out about Kaby Lake, Intel's asynchronous Tock between Skylake and Cannonlake.  Don't hold your breath for their release, nor for Cannonlake if DigiTimes sources are accurate.  If true,...

Is your game library getting huge? Maybe a 2TB SSD is the answer

07/06/2015 - 15:28

Samsung is extending their 850 EVO and Pro lineups to include 2TB versions of the popular SSDs thanks to the use of 3D-VNAND; three bit memory on the EVO and two bit on the Pro.  They are rated at the same speeds as their 500GB and above...