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Jeremy Hellstrom
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Vancouver, BC

Call it, or PC Perspective I have been hanging out and then working for Ryan and the gang for years.  Apart from the front page you might find me on the BOINC Forums or possibly the Fraggin' Frogs if I have the time.

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What difference is it 2 you? X99 versus X299

08/17/2017 - 15:18

There has been a trend recently in which we see rather lacklustre improvements in Intel's CPUs and chipsets which have changed the reaction of many to new releases.  When a new chip drops enthusiasts no longer immediately switch to a diet of pot...

Cooler Master's MasterPulse MH320, bargain or bust?

08/17/2017 - 13:28

The MasterPulse MH320 gaming headset is a mere $40 on Amazon right now and TechPowerUp wanted to determine if it was a bargain or not.  The specifications are reasonable, 40mm neodymium drivers and a 20-20,000Hz frequency response, a bi-...

NVIDIA's Quadro vDWS creates Tesla powered servers

08/17/2017 - 12:48

NVIDIA have updated their GRID virtual PC architecture to allow up to 24 virtual desktops, each with a 1GB desktop, doubling the previous capacity of their virtual machine tool.  Along with this increase comes a new service called Quadro vDWS which...

Lian Li’s new PC-Q39 tempered glass Mini-ITX (wide) tower

08/16/2017 - 18:21

Lian Li have released an upgrade to the PC-Q37 with the new mini-ITX PC-Q39 with tempered glass side panel and a larger internal volume.  The aluminium case will be large enough to fit a three slot GPU, with the extra width allowing a separated...

Samsung's T5 provides a mobile storage junkies fix

08/16/2017 - 16:03

Hopefully Samsung changes its naming schemes before we hit T1000 but for now, as many people know a T5 is stronger than a T3.  If you missed Al's review, you should take a peek before heading to The Tech Report to benefit from his wisdom. ...

Only 10 days to train up for the Fragging Frogs VLAN #16

08/16/2017 - 13:33

That's right fellow gamers, in just over a weeks time you will be able to once again dedicate your Saturday to a truly noble effort, fragging friends, family and strangers in the 16th Fragging Frogs VLAN party.  It kicks off at 10AM EDT and goes...

Well that's not good, VGA RAM prices spike 30%

08/16/2017 - 12:41

DigiTimes is the bearer of bad news for fans of GPUs, as the supply challenges which have marked 2017 are now spreading to GDDR5(x).  This month the price has spiked up just over 30% and that trend is going to continue into September and perhaps...

Patriot’s Viper V570 RGB, a mouse for bargain hunting gamers

08/15/2017 - 15:52

For a $50 mouse, the Patriot Viper V570 RGB has a lot going for it.  There are weights you can use to adjust the heft of your rodent, an Avago 9800 sensor which can be adjusted from 800 to 3200 DPI and eight programmable buttons without counting the...

The overclocked laptop, Gigabyte's Aorus X5

08/15/2017 - 14:11

The Aorus X5 gaming laptop comes with a 300MHz overclock on the i7-7820HK, with a top frequency of 4.2 GHz and a 50 MHz overclock on the GTX 1070 base clock.  This is not usual for gaming laptops, which tend to be thermally stressed at stock clocks...

Qualcomm's new Spectra Module Program and ISPs

08/15/2017 - 13:35

Back in May Ryan covered the hardware that comprises Qualcomm's new SOCs, the Snapdragon 660 and 630 which will feature the new Spectra Image Signal Processors.  Today, The Tech Report have published a look at how these powerful new ISPs will...