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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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This high end multi-GPU 4k showdown includes overclocking

07/29/2014 - 13:27

We have seen [H]ard|OCP test ASUS' STRIX GTX 780 OC 6GB and R9 290X DirectCU II before but this time they have been overclocked and paired up for a 4k showdown.  For a chance NewEgg gives the price advantage to AMD, $589 versus $599 at...

Cooler Master's new V-Series; good on the inside but perhaps lacking on externals

07/28/2014 - 16:25

With a total rated power of 650W and two PCIe 6+2 power connectors the CM V650S seems to be aimed at entry level gaming systems but the $180 price tag suggests a high end PSU.  It is partially modular and it bears an 80 Plus Gold rating but perhaps...

What is in a brand? The tale of two low cost SSDs

07/28/2014 - 14:52

Two drives are competing for the budget segments money on Legit Reviews, the $250 Corsair Force LX 512GB and the $240 ADATA SP610 512GB SSD.  512GB should be enough for most budget users to store their needed software on and save them the cost of an...

Oculus Rift Dev Kit 2 is starting to arrive, more pixels and less screen door

07/28/2014 - 13:37

The two top improvements in the second Oculus rift are aimed to reduce the screen door effect by changing the display to a full 1080p OLED screen and the inclusion of Valve's low persistence of vision feature to reduce the image smearing that DK1...

Samsung 850 Pro 1TB

07/27/2014 - 17:54

The new Samsung 850 Pro is the fastest and most resilient SSD on the market thanks to the new 3D flash memory onboard. 1TB with a decade long warranty could mean this ends up being a long term storage drive on your next build.

Samsung Electronics Samsung 850 Pro

07/27/2014 - 17:40

The jump to the Samsung 850 is more than just a number change, it introduces 3D flash to the market.  For a little bit more than an 840 you will see better performance over time as Al's testing shows it does not fragment as much as previous SSDs...

Silverstone's Raven RV05 is much smaller than the original

07/25/2014 - 14:52

The newest Raven from SilverStone is the RV05 which continues the unique look and motherboard orientation of the Raven series. The filtration system continues in the same pattern as previous models with most of the removable screens accessible without...

Every Commie64 game on an SD card is retrotacular

07/25/2014 - 12:31

Over at Hack a Day is a link to a project which will warm the hearts of old gamers everywhere, a tape reader emulator for the C64.  Built using a Arduino Nano V3 with an added SD card reader and with a rather low level of difficulty to build there...

BioStar's Hi-Fi Z97WE motherboard

07/24/2014 - 14:33

BioStar's Hi-Fi Z97WE is so named for the EMI shield over the Realtek ALC892 audio codec though on the board The Tech Report tested it was less than effective at blocking noise from interfering with the headphone out when the GPU was under heavy load...

The new netbook?

07/24/2014 - 13:32

According to DigiTimes we may see a resurgence of netbooks, this time powered by Bay Trail which will make them far more usable than the original generation.  There are three postulated tiers, the $200-250 range of 10.1-15.6" models and $250-...