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Scott Michaud
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Kingston, ON, Canada

Scott joined PC Perspective in May 2011. Prior to PC Perspective, Scott has worked on personal projects and has completed degrees in Physics and Education from Queen's University. Currently PC Perspective is the only place to find his published works. Other ventures related to computing, physics, math, education, and technology are currently in progress. He is also a geek, go figure.

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MSI Announces Four Custom GTX 1080s (Six SKUs)

05/29/2016 - 16:46

Beyond the Founders Edition, MSI has prepared six SKUs of the GTX 1080. These consists of four variants, two of which have an overclocked counterpart to make up the remaining two products. The product stack seems quite interesting, with a steady...

ASUS Announces ROG Strix GTX 1080

05/28/2016 - 16:00

The Founders Edition versions of the GTX 1080 went on sale yesterday, but we're beginning to see the third-party variants being announced. In this case, the ASUS ROG Strix is a three-fan design that uses their DirectCU III heatsink. More...

Rumor: Thoughts on NVIDIA's High-End Pascal GPUs (GP102)

05/26/2016 - 14:21

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CRYENGINE Source Goes Public on GitHub

05/25/2016 - 00:43

So, a few months ago in March, Crytek announced that CRYENGINE V would be licensed under a “pay what you want” business model, which extends down to free -- nothing up front and no royalties. It supports DirectX 12 and a Mono-based framework...

NVIDIA Releases 368.22 Drivers for Overwatch

05/24/2016 - 17:36

Yesterday, NVIDIA has released WHQL-certified drivers to align with the release of Overwatch. This version, 368.22, is the first public release of the 367 branch. Pascal is not listed in the documentation as a supported product, so it's unclear...

Microsoft Releases Windows 7 "Convenience" Roll-Up

05/18/2016 - 14:40

I know this sounds like yet another story where Microsoft attempts to ram Windows 10 down your throat, but it's not (apart from a potential interpretation of the last paragraph). It's been about six-and-a-half years since Windows 7 launched, and...

A New Focus on NVIDIA's Ansel

05/17/2016 - 08:00

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Compare and Contrast Mapping

05/17/2016 - 03:20

A sizable portion of NVIDIA's presentation discusses how things are typically done, with each situation compared to the way Ansel operates. I'll go over three of these:

Final Fantasy X and X-2 Confirmed for PC... Launches Today

05/12/2016 - 06:01

Okay, so we're starting to get just about every main-line Final Fantasy title on the PC platform. They haven't always arrived in good condition, with Final Fantasy XIII having major user interface issues, which were mostly (but not entirely)...

AMD Releases Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.2 Beta

05/11/2016 - 22:53

For the second time this month, hence the version number, AMD has released a driver to coincide with a major game release. This one is for DOOM, which will be available on Friday. Like the previous driver, which was aligned with Forza, it has not been...