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Scott Michaud
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News Editor
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Kingston, ON, Canada
Bio

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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Breaking News: League of Legends Is Hard. "Intro Bots" Soon.

07/07/2014 - 16:13

MOBAs are known to be intricate, unforgiving PC games. League of Legends is one of the most popular at the moment (#1 PC game in terms of hours played for May 2014 according to Raptr). It is free to install and play, with small purchases to unlock more...

Google I/O 2014: Android Extension Pack Announced

07/07/2014 - 03:06

Sure, this is a little late. Honestly, when I first heard the announcement, I did not see much news in it. The slide from the keynote (below) showed four points: Tesselation, Geometry Shaders, Computer [sic] Shaders, and ASTC Texture Compression....

Rob Pardo, Former Chief Creative Officer at Blizzard, Resigns

07/06/2014 - 03:08

After 17 years at Blizzard, the developers of the Warcraft, Diablo, and StarCraft franchises, Chief Creative Officer Rob Pardo resigned on July 3rd. He was credited as the lead designer of StarCraft: Brood War, Warcraft III and its Frozen Throne...

DDR3 Overclocking World Record: 2.31 GHz

07/06/2014 - 02:53

About a week ago, HWBOT posted a video of a new DDR3 memory clock record which was apparently beaten the very next day after the movie was published. Tom's Hardware reported on the first of the two, allegedly performed by Gigabyte on their Z97X-SOC...

Oculus Rift Shipments Suspended to China

07/05/2014 - 03:11

The popular VR headset development kit, Oculus Rift DK2, is no longer available for order in China. The reason, according to their subreddit, is due to "extreme reseller purchases". In other words, because too many were purchased with the...

Intel Shows Interest in Mantle?

07/03/2014 - 18:18

Intel confirms that they have approached AMD about access to their Mantle API. The discussion, despite being clearly labeled as "an experiment" by an Intel spokesperson, was initiated by them -- not AMD. According to AMD's Gaming Scientist...

Intel's Knights Landing (Xeon Phi, 2015) Details

07/02/2014 - 02:55

Anandtech has just published a large editorial detailing Intel's Knights Landing. Mostly, it is stuff that we already knew from previous announcements and leaks, such as one by VR-Zone from last November (which we reported on). Officially, few...

EVGA Torq X10 Gaming Mouse Preliminary Review

06/27/2014 - 07:48

This review comes before the end of the pre-order period. The reason why I targeted that deadline is because the pre-order perks are quite significant. First, either version of the mouse is listed for about $50 off of its MSRP (which is half price for...

Benchmark, Drivers, EVGA's Perspective, Pricing, and Conclusion

06/23/2014 - 17:30

Because this was my first, real mouse review, I did not have any prior methods of benchmarking mice. Also, because the pre-order period is almost over, I gave myself a hard cutoff. In that time, I only came up with one benchmark: "How quick can I...

So Watch_Dogs Graphical Mods Didn't Take Long...

06/18/2014 - 01:32

The "PC Master Race" meme has some merits. Gamers who care about a title, given some technical knowledge, will often make it look better than the developers intended. Skyrim and Grand Theft Auto IV can both look better than most next-gen...