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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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Checking out the MSI GTX 1070 Gaming Z

07/25/2016 - 18:51

The Tech Report had a chance to see what the MSI Twin Frozr VI cooler can do to a GTX 1070, they have just wrapped up a review of the Gaming Z edition of that NVIDIA card.  It comes with a respectable frequency bump when you enable OC mode, 1657 MHz...

Seasonic Flagship PRIME 750W, when they upgrade they mean business

07/25/2016 - 16:53

It has been about a year since Seasonic released a brand new PSU as they do not tend to flood the market with incremental upgrades to their PSU families.  While this may hurt their business a little as newer users do not see reviews or...

You can run your RX 480 on Linux kernel 4.7

07/25/2016 - 13:12

For now we are awaiting the benchmarks but with the release of this new kernel, Linux users will be able to run the new RX 480 from AMD.  The new kernel also contains a new security feature called LoadPin which ensures that kernel-loaded files come...

HiFiMAN's high end, high priced Edition X Planar Magnetic Headphones

07/22/2016 - 15:50

As opposed to the more common dynamic driver, the Edition X uses lighter and more responsive planar drivers.  These tend to provide much better sound but also come with a very hefty price tag, in this particular case an $1800 one.  That puts...

The Red Team is the new black

07/22/2016 - 12:39

It is reasonable to expect more in depth analysis from Josh about AMD's earnings this quarter but the news is too good not to briefly mention immediately.  AMD brought in $1.027 billion in revenue this quarter, a cool $68.7 million higher than...

Will you still need me when I'm sixty; four generations of mid ranged GTXes on Linux;

07/21/2016 - 14:04

Phoronix took a look at how NVIDIA's mid range cards performance on Linux has changed over the past four generations of GPU, from Fermi, through Kepler, Maxwell, and finally Pascal.  CS:GO was run at 4k to push the newer GPUs as was DOTA, much...

Oh the things you see in VR presentations; the RX 460 for instance

07/21/2016 - 13:02

TechARP spotting something unexpected at the Radeon RX 480 launch in Malaysia, a Radeon RX 460.  One suspects that the picture below does not represent its final form but it does give you an idea of the dimensions and the outputs which seem to...

Scythe's Fuma cooler, stocky and quiet but not ready for overclocking contests

07/20/2016 - 16:12

Scythe's Fuma heatsink is a fair size at 137x149x130mm with a weight of 920g, including the two 120mm fans, though shorter than many on the market.  That stock design could cause some problems if your RAM has impressively sized heatsinks but for...

Remember when Fallout was an isometric RPG? Want a Fallout 1.5?

07/20/2016 - 14:54

The crew over at Resurrection Team have been working for a decade on a new Fallout game based on the Fallout 2 engine.  Originally released in Czech, they have recently released the English translation, for free for anyone to use as long as you have...

Ya, so our IoT enabled toasters need patching ... oh, only around 5 million, why is that a problem?

07/20/2016 - 12:45

The Register brings up the issue of IoT security once again today, this time looking at the logistics of patching and updating a fleet of IoT devices.  Amazon is focusing on dumb devices with a smart core, the physical device having the sensors...