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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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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...

NVIDIA Limits GTX 1080 SLI to Two Cards

05/11/2016 - 21:57

Update (May 12th, 1:45am): Okay so the post has been deleted, which was originally from Chris Bencivenga, Support Manager at EVGA. A screenshot of it is attached below. Note that Jacob Freeman later posted that "More info about SLI support will be...

DOOM Will Receive Vulkan Patch "Shortly After Launch"

05/11/2016 - 17:17

Update: May 11th @ 6pm EDT NVIDIA has released new footage, which is both higher quality and longer. It is still running on the Vulkan API, although the graphics card has been switched out to the Titan X. The game is running at 1080p, 120-degree FOV,...

Here Comes the Maxwell Rebates

05/10/2016 - 18:50

The GTX 1080 announcement is starting to ripple into retailers, leading to price cuts on the previous generation, Maxwell-based SKUs. If you were interested in the GTX 1080, or an AMD graphics card of course, then you probably want to keep waiting. That...

What Are NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition Cards?

05/09/2016 - 16:00

During the GeForce GTX 1080 launch event, NVIDIA announced two prices for the card. The new GPU has an MSRP of $599 USD, while a Founders Edition will be available for $699 USD. They did not really elaborate on the difference at the keynote, but they...

AMD Releases Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.1 Beta

05/09/2016 - 13:05

This is good to see. AMD has released Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.1 to align with Forza Motorsport 6: Apex. The drivers are classified as Beta, and so is the game, coincidentally, which means 16.5.1 is not WHQL-certified. That doesn't have...