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Real Name
Jeremy Hellstrom
Title
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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Kingston's new HyperX member, the Cloud II Pro gaming headset

01/28/2015 - 17:14

Kingston's HyperX Cloud II Pro Gaming Headset can work as just a normal over the ear headset thanks to the removable microphone and 3.5" jack but provides more functionality when you use the inline 7.1 audio DSP connected to a USB port. ...

The Bard's Tale is back baby!

01/28/2015 - 14:06

Ah the sweet days of exploring Skara Brae on an Apple ][e, trying to figure out how to make it down a street or corridor without being teleported back to where you started and trying to figure out if you want to promote your magic user to a sorcerer or...

Tired of patching Flash? You might not need to worry as much anymore

01/28/2015 - 13:28

Youtube has finally ditched Flash as the default player for video in Chrome, Internet Explorer 11 and Safari 8.  If you use the beta builds of Firefox you will also be provided HTML5 video by default but as of yet the official release will still be...

GIGABYTE's clean looking X99 Gaming 5

01/27/2015 - 14:17

If you like a nice clean black motherboard design with a few red highlights then the Gaming Series from Gigabyte is a great choice and their new X99 Gaming 5 will let you update to DDR4 and Haswell-E.  The four PCIe 3.0 slots can support up to x16/...

Hats and short term sales to the rescue in Greece?

01/27/2015 - 12:37

In 2008 Gabe Newell contacted a Greek academic economist by the name of Yanis Varoufakis to see if he would be interested in consulting with Valve on how to create a successful shared economy as well as how to balance payments globally and between the...

All may not be well in Samsung-ville, some EVOs are slowing down again

01/26/2015 - 17:27

In the fall it was confirmed by Samsung that stale data on some 840 EVO drives would suffer performance degradation and released a tool to mitigate the issue which Al reviewed here.  The Tech Report recently heard of some cases of drives slowing...

A beautiful and quiet water cooled gaming machine

01/26/2015 - 15:42

Pictured below is a VisionTek R9 290 using a watercooler custome designed by EK Water Blocks for a limited edition of CryoVenom R9 290 LE and gives this build some serious GPU power.  As this system build is being done by Silent PC Review a generic...

Lies, damned lies and statistics

01/26/2015 - 13:15

Backblaze is a moderately sized hosting company with about 40,000 disks set up in their own style of arrays called Storage Pods, which are open sourced so that you can build one yourself if you so desire.  Every once and a while they put out...

The Reeven Steropes cooler is flat as a pancake

01/23/2015 - 18:54

The Reeven heatsink stands a mere 125x60x129 mm and weighs barely over a pound even with the included fan installed.  This will be perfect for an incredibly thin system and with its small foot print it won't interfere with your RAM as it is not...

The GIGABYTE FORCE M63 mouse strips for you

01/23/2015 - 14:29

The newest in Gigabyte's Raptor lineup is the FORCE M63 gaming mouse, with sensitivity adjustable between 50 to 4000 DPI and a pack of weights which allow you to adjust between 1.8 to 21.3g.  The sensor is an Avago a3090 and the buttons all use...