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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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Sony Unlocks One More Jaguar Core in the PS4

11/29/2015 - 21:12

Of the eight Jaguar cores that Sony added to the PlayStation 4 APU, two were locked down the console's operating system and other tasks. This left the developer with six to push their workloads through. This was the same as the Xbox One until...

NVIDIA Grants $200,000 to UoT for Cancer Research

11/29/2015 - 17:52

The University of Toronto has just received a $200,000 grant from the NVIDIA Foundation for research in identifying genetic links to cancer. The institution uses GPUs to learn and identify mutations that cause the disease, which is hoped to eventually...

Fix Coming for AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition

11/29/2015 - 17:25

Users have been reporting that the latest AMD graphics driver, Radeon Software Crimson Edition, has been incorrectly setting fan speeds. Some users report that the driver spins up fans to 100% and others report that they slow down to 30% regardless of...

Rumor: Abu Dhabi Fund Seeks to Sell GlobalFoundries

11/29/2015 - 16:45

Several years ago, AMD spun off their chip manufacturing infrastructure into a company, which was named GlobalFoundries, and became a fabless integrated circuit designer. This transaction meant that AMD would be free to shop around when they needed...

Old Video About an Older Gaming System...

11/29/2015 - 07:33

So I missed this one until yesterday, when Dave Voyles of Microsoft tweeted it out. While the video was published in 2011, it doesn't have too many views and this topic only gets better with age (pretty much). [inline:files/news/2015-11-29/nintendo-...

MSI & Thermaltake Make Motherboard-Specific Water Block

11/29/2015 - 07:01

Normally a water block presses against the CPU heatspreader, but this one is a bit different. MSI and Thermaltake decided to team up and make a motherboard-specific cooler that pulls heat away from the CPU and the motherboard's VRM MOSFETs. This way...

Rumor About Samsung's Upcoming Flagship Phone

11/28/2015 - 21:05

The follow-up to the Samsung Galaxy S6 is already being rumored, which people are obviously calling the Galaxy S7. The last two phones were unveiled at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, which takes place in late February / early March....

LG Invests $1.6 Billion in $8.7 Billion OLED Factory

11/28/2015 - 17:27

LG Display announced that they are investing $1.6 Billion USD to build an OLED panel factory in Paju, South Korea. This initial cost will cover the building, the “foundations” of the clean rooms, and basic infrastructure such as water and...

PC Gaming Services Want Your Black Friday Money Too

11/26/2015 - 23:22

While everyone's in a turkey and gravy coma, retailers are hoping that you'll feel a bit browsy with your drowsy. Black Friday deals are popping up everywhere; some are good, but some are token at best... including the Black Friday sale on tokens...

ASUS 20th Anniversary Gold Edition GTX 980 Ti Announced

11/26/2015 - 21:42

As most of our readers are well aware, the graphics market is dominated by two GPU vendors, both of which sell chips and reference designs to add-in board partners. ASUS is one of the oldest add-in board partners. According to their anniversary website,...