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Scott Michaud
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News Editor
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Kingston, ON, Canada
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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.

Beyond PC Perspective, you can find Scott at several places throughout the internet:

 

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AMD Updates Its Users About RX 480 Power Issues

07/06/2016 - 20:11

In the next 24 hours or so, AMD will publish Radeon Software 16.7.1, which addresses the power distribution issues in the AMD Radeon RX 480. The driver makes two major changes. First, AMD claims that it will lower the draw from the PCIe bus. While they...

Valve Announces TF2 "Meet Your Match" Update

07/06/2016 - 17:48

Conveniently just after Overwatch received its Competitive Play update, Valve has announced the Meet Your Match update to Team Fortress 2. This update includes Competitive Mode, which is a ranked, 6v6 gametype, which sounds even more like Overwatch. Only...

Rumor: Reddit Finds Listings for RX 460, RX 470, RX 480, and "RADEON 490"

07/06/2016 - 17:32

Unfortunately, I don't have a Sapphire SSC ID, so I cannot verify these myself. That said, a Reddit user by the name of CBwardog found a few extra listings on the company's drop-down menu for products which really shouldn't exist yet. The...

NVIDIA Releases 368.69 WHQL Drivers for Dirt Rally VR

07/06/2016 - 17:10

A Game Ready Driver has just launched for DiRT Rally VR. GeForce Drivers 368.69 WHQL increments upon the last release, obviously adding optimizations for DiRT Rally VR, but it also includes a few new SLI profiles (Armored Warfare, Dangerous Golf, iRacing...

Vive, DisplayPort, and GP104 Apparently Don't Mix For Now

07/06/2016 - 07:15

NVIDIA is working on a fix to allow the HTC Vive to be connected to the GeForce GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 over DisplayPort. The HTC Vive apparently has the choice between HDMI and Mini DisplayPort, but the headset will not be identified when connected over...

AMD Denies Rumor that RX 480 Has Disabled CUs

07/06/2016 - 07:01

Apparently, some people think that AMD will be releasing an RX 490 based on Polaris 10 with an extra four compute units, bringing the total number of stream processors to 2560. I'm guessing that people expected it to be a nice, round number or...

Razer Announces BlackWidow X Tournament Edition

07/05/2016 - 17:45

Well this is interesting. Razer has announced the BlackWidow X Tournament Edition, which is a new tenkeyless mechanical keyboard that uses Cherry MX Blue switches. This is interesting, because it does not use Razer's own switches -- not even as a...

Xbox Play Anywhere Has Been Formalized

07/05/2016 - 17:18

Microsoft is launching Xbox Play Anywhere this fall, which allows games that are purchased on Xbox Store and Windows Store to be available on the other for no additional cost. [inline:files/news/2016-07-05/microsoft-2016-window10xboxplayanywhere.png] To...

MSI DUKE GTX 1080 and 1070: More GP104 Versions!

07/05/2016 - 07:01

Getting a custom-cooled GTX 1080 (for around its MSRP) basically involves monitoring Newegg for a good business week or two, several times per day, pouncing on whatever isn't marked-up. Whether it's low supply or high demand, add-in board vendors...

The 8-Bit Guy (and Friends) on Cassette Tapes for PCs

07/05/2016 - 02:52

Some old PCs didn't have storage, so users needed to add programs manually by typing in the source code. As The 8-Bit Guy explains, one of the first consumer solutions was to attach a cassette tape to the computer through analog audio cables. They...