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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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Core i7-6950X

06/07/2016 - 19:12

The Core i7-6950X is indeed the most powerful processor on the planet and also one of the most expensive by a fair margin.  10 cores at 3.5GHz, Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 and 25MB of Smart Cache do indeed effect your performance as you can see...

MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition

06/07/2016 - 15:57

The GTX 1080 Founders Edition cards are beginning to arrive and be available for purchase at something near the MSRP.  MSI's is currently in stock, with a limit of one per customer.  Keep an eye out for changes as custom cards arrive,...

The frequency of Pascal reviews is still increasing

06/07/2016 - 15:50

With Computex behind us it is time to catch up on all the reviews which were launched during the show, including [H]ard|OCP's review of the GTX 1070 Founders Edition.  Their testing was done using an NVIDIA provided driver, GeForce 368.19 the...

Looking for a new CPU? You will be waiting until January at the earliest

06/07/2016 - 14:45

Bad news upgraders, neither AMD nor Intel will be launching their new CPUs until the beginning of next year.  Both AMD's Zen and Intel's Kaby Lake have now been delayed instead of launching in Q4 and Q3 of this year respectively. ...

The Vives are coming

06/07/2016 - 14:18

As of today if you order an HTC Vive VR Headset you should receive it mere days after you place your order, no longer is it a preorder process where you would need to wait an indeterminate amount of time.  The package will cost you  $799US or $...

Silverstone's TD02-E, decent all round and easy on the pocket

06/06/2016 - 16:01

A few years back you may remember that  Morry did a review of the SilverStone Tundra Series TD02 AiO watercooler.  More recently, Modders Inc reviewed the newer model the TD02-E, part of their high performance line.  The waterblock is...

FSP's new Hydro X series; technically the less expensive model?

06/06/2016 - 14:55

With all the hoopla and brouhaha caused by Computex last week some smaller launches were missed, such as the FSP Hydro X 650W PSU.  This particular PSU is non-modular but does carry a five year warranty, an 80 Plus Gold rating and a single 12V rail...

What did we just tell you about bloatware?! Now ASUS Live Update is the risk of the day

06/06/2016 - 14:26

After last week when several laptop OEMs, including Lenovo once again, were caught installing highly insecure bloatware on their laptop you might hope that this week would be different.  Sadly you would be mistaken as once again software...

Rounding up the i7-6950X reviews

06/03/2016 - 16:55

You have seen our take on the impressively powerful and extremely expensive i7-6950X but of course we were not the only ones to test out Intel's new top of the line processor.  Hardware Canucks focused on the difference between the  ~$1700...

Just say no to Accelerator support applications; yet another Lenovo vulnerability

06/03/2016 - 16:10

At some point they may learn but obviously not yet as Lenovo's Accelerator support application opens two vulnerabilities for systems with the application installed.  As it uses unencrypted transmissions during the update process and does not...