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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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Frame Time Monday; this time with the GTX 1080

06/27/2016 - 16:55

You have already seen our delve into the frame times provided by the GTX 1080 but perhaps you would like another opinion.  The Tech Report also uses the FCAT process which we depend upon to bring you frame time data, however they present the data in...

The impact of your CPU on gaming, Intel's 6700K verus 6950X

06/27/2016 - 14:40

[H]ard|OCP has been conducting tests using a variety of CPUs to see how well DX12 distributes load between cores as compared to DX11.  Their final article which covers the 6700K and 6950X was done a little differently and so cannot be directly...

Keep an eye out for big Toshiba NVMe drives

06/27/2016 - 12:26

Apeiron is a supplier of  NVMe over fabric links for businesses and will be releasing products based on a Toshiba NVMe SSD, which was being kept quiet until now.  You will not see these coming to a desktop near you but the announcement...

Mushkin's Triactor, 480GB of TLC for ~$110

06/24/2016 - 13:45

At about $0.23/GB for the 480GB model it would be hard to find a less expensive SSD without waiting for a sale.  There are those who will refuse the drive because of the use of 256Gbit TLC SanDisk flash and the Silicon Motion SM2256K controller but...

You were to bring balance to the ads, not leave us in darkness HTML5

06/24/2016 - 12:59

Upsetting news today from GeoEdge, not only is HTML5 not going to prevent drive by infections from ads but it also turns out that Flash was nowhere near as responsible for these infections as we thought.  Hard to say which of those two facts is more...

3DMark Sale and a brand new DX12 benchmark, Time Spy

06/23/2016 - 18:37

A new version of DirectX hitting the market means we need a new benchmark and once again Futuremark has delivered, with the Time Spy benchmark.  Right now 3D Mark is 80% off on Steam and if you pick it up you will get access to the new Time Spy...

Check out the impressive work done for the Computex GIGABYTE Case Mod Show

06/23/2016 - 13:15

Gigabyte hosted a showcase of impressive case mods from all across the planet at Computex and TechARP posted a slideshow of the best of them.  They are all quite incredible, going beyond basic modding to the creation of truly unique enclosures, from...

Several more RX 480's appear

06/22/2016 - 16:18

An astute reader spotted several more RX 480's on Newegg, lacking clock speeds but providing physical dimensions, albeit with what looks to be a stock image.  All three cards seem to be dual slot designs, XFX's card measuring 10" x 5...

Dawn of War III is looking ... different

06/22/2016 - 14:44

Relic was showing off what DoW III will look like in the usual E3 tradition, with an enhanced 'game play' video.  Heroes are somewhat different than in the previous game, instead of leading a squad they operate on their own, however Gabriel...

Intel still hasn't paid AMD the 1.2 billion USD anti-trust fine

06/22/2016 - 13:33

This is a saga for the ages and a snit worthy of any 2 year old child.  11 years ago AMD filed suit against Intel citing questionable business tactics Intel had been using worldwide.  Intel was offering discounted parts to retailers if they...