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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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You got your FPGA in my Xeon!

06/19/2014 - 12:19

Intel has just revealed what The Register is aptly referring to as the FrankenChip, a hybrid Xeon E5 and FPGA chip.  This will allow large companies to access the power of a Xeon and be able to offload some work onto an FPGA they can program and...

Sound like a pro with Blue Microphones' Spark Digital Lightning

06/18/2014 - 16:45

The Spark Digital Lightning condenser microphone contains its own DAC which means that all the signal processing is done before the audio is sent to the device which you are recording to or broadcasting from.  That saves processor cycles on a PC but...

Fly like an eagle

06/18/2014 - 15:33

Creative geniuses have found another way to combine the Oculus Rift with other hardware to create something new, in this case it is a bird simulator.  Strap yourself in to the device and use your arms to flap the wings of your bird body and lean to...

Get some help choosing your next mobile device

06/18/2014 - 12:57

If you are overwhelmed by the choice of mobile products on the market and are looking for a little guidance this article at The Tech Report is a good resource.  Their staff have picked out what they feel are the best mobile devices from tablets to...

MSI Z97-Gaming 7

06/17/2014 - 18:23

To move to Z97 we are giving up on Thunderbolt but gaining M.2 which will allow you to exceed the speed allowed by SATA 6Gbs.  As well you gain a KillerNIC and a seriously impressive onboard audio solution which Morry covered in his review. ...

Intel Core i7-4790K

06/17/2014 - 18:11

The Devil's Canyon based i7-4970K has arrived and while it offers little incentive as an upgrade it is perfect to base a new system on.  Running faster than its predecessor at 4GHz base and 4.4GHz boost you will be getting the best Haswell part...

Plextor's M.2 PCIe SSD, the M6e

06/17/2014 - 17:48

The Plextor M6e M.2 SSD Series comes in 128, 256 and 512GB models and for those lacking a M.2 slot you can opt for the model below which ships with a PCIe 2.0 adapter for an additional $60.  One caveat that Legit Reviews offers immediately is that...

ASUS got a brand new brand; meet STRIX

06/17/2014 - 14:29

The new ASUS STRIX series, which currently has only one member, is a custom built card designed for silent operation by not spinning up the fans until the GPU hits 65C.  They've also doubled the RAM for the first model, the GTX 780 OC 6GB which...

Is it Bait and Switch or not?

06/17/2014 - 12:59

There is a wee bit of outrage in the community over the internals of Kingston's SSDNow V300 and PNY's Optima SSDs.  In both cases the internals being sold at the moment do not match the internals that were originally benchmarked and people...

EVGA goes all out with their first gaming mouse

06/16/2014 - 15:18

We first saw the EVGA TORQ X10 at CES and recently one arrived at Scott's doorstep so we will have a full review in the near future.  If you can't wait to see what this mouse is capable of  you can check this review at Hardware Canucks...