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Sebastian Peak
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Editor
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Kalamazoo, MI, USA
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A PC hardware enthusiast, audio enthusiast, and smartphone-obsessed person from Michigan, USA, Sebastian started writing for PC Perspective in 2014. A photographer as well, he has found a way to combine a love of both computers and macro lenses...and is on an endless quest to find the perfect computer case.

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NVIDIA Partners with SMI for Eye-Tracking VR Rendering Tech

07/21/2016 - 12:31

NVIDIA is announcing a "new technique" for VR using eye-tracking technology from SMI, and with this NVIDIA's researchers are working to "match the physiology of the human eye to heighten visual fidelity in VR". [inline:...

AMD Wraith CPU Cooler Review: Cool and Quiet

07/20/2016 - 17:36

AMD's Wraith cooler was introduced at CES this January, and has been available with select processors from AMD for a few months. We've now had a chance to put one of these impressive-looking CPU coolers through its paces on the test bench to see...

Report: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070M and 1060M Specs Leaked

07/20/2016 - 12:19

Specifications for the upcoming mobile version of NVIDIA's GTX 1070 GPU may have leaked, and according to the report at VideoCardz.com this GTX 1070M will have 2048 CUDA cores; 128 more than the desktop version's 1920 cores. [inline:...

Report: ARM Holdings Purchased by SoftBank for $32 Billion

07/18/2016 - 00:03

ARM Holdings is to be aquired by SoftBank for $32 billion USD. This report has been confirmed by the Wall Street Journal, who states that an official annoucement of the deal is likely on Monday as "both companies’ boards have agreed to...

RIOTORO PRISM CR1280 RGB Full-Tower Enclosure Review

07/15/2016 - 09:19

A newcomer in the PC enclosure space, RIOTORO has a lineup of unique-looking products to offer in a market flooded with options at every price-point. With this full-tower PRISM CR1280 enclosure the company says that they are providing not just a...

Performance and Conclusion

07/13/2016 - 00:17

I tested the Wraith cooler with the supplied AMD FX-8370 processor, running it through both simulated load and stress benchmarks. With the motherboard fan control settings at their default levels, the Wraith fan spun at 1700 RPM at idle, ramping up to...

Corsair Releases ML Series Fans With Magnetic Levitation Bearings

07/12/2016 - 09:42

Corsair has announced the launch of their ML Series fans, which use the company's new Magnetic Levitation Bearing, along with a custom rotor design. Corsair says this combination will "deliver higher airflow, lower noise and better cooling...

Qualcomm Announces the Snapdragon 821 SoC

07/11/2016 - 11:44

Announced today, the Snapdragon 821 offers a modest CPU frequency increase over the Snapdragon 820, with clock speeds of up to 2.4 GHz compared to 2.2 GHz with the Snapdragon 820. The new SoC is still implementing Qualcomm's custom quad-core "...

AMD Radeon Crimson 16.7.1 Software Released for RX 480 Power Issue

07/07/2016 - 14:50

As promised, AMD has released an updated driver for the RX 480 graphics card, and the Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.1 promises a fix for the power consumption concerns we have been covering in-depth. Note: We have published our full analysis of...

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2-in-1 Notebook Review

07/05/2016 - 10:47

Lenovo made quite a splash with the introduction of the original X1 Carbon notebook in 2012; with its ultra-thin, ultra-light, and carbon fiber-infused construction, it became the flagship ThinkPad notebook. Fast-forward to late 2013, and the...