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Real Name
Jeremy Hellstrom
Title
News Frog
Location
Vancouver, BC
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Call it K7M.com, AMDMB.com 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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Living in VIVO 24K, a unique looking PSU

02/17/2017 - 18:13

VIVO is certainly not a top of mind brand name, which is part of the reason [H]ard|OCP were interested in reviewing their 24K 650W PSU.  The top, front and back of the PSU feature a honeycombed design which not only give it a unique look but also...

The Genius SP-925BT bluetooth speaker, the sound is larger than the price tag

02/17/2017 - 17:09

If you are looking for an inexpensive bluetooth speaker that you won't worry about taking to the beach or other places it is at risk of harm, the $30 Genius SP-925BT is not a bad choice.  It features two 50mm speakers and a passive sub-woofer,...

Good news everybody! Those 30 second Youtube ads are going the way of the dodo

02/17/2017 - 15:35

Perhaps someone at Youtube noticed that most people flip to another tab or browser window during those unskippable ads that are frequently played at the beginning of videos.  Whatever the cause of the sudden outbreak of common sense, as of 2018...

Need an AMD processor right this instant? Perhaps Ashes of the Singularity Escalation with it?

02/16/2017 - 19:25

Do you have a desperate need for a new processor, which precludes waiting for Ryzen to arrive?  Newegg and AMD have launched a giveaway you might be interested in, a free copy of Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation with the purchase of certain 6 or...

MSI's wee AERO ITX family of NVIDIA graphics cards

02/16/2017 - 15:35

MSI have just release their new series of ITX compatible GPUs, covering NVIDIA's latest series of cards from the GTX 1050 through to the GTX 1070; the GTX 1080 is not available in this form factor.  The GTX 1070 and 1060 are available in both...

BOINC on your phone?

02/16/2017 - 14:24

If you are not familiar with the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Networked Computing, aka BOINC, then hopefully it is because you devote your spare processing power to Folding@Home.  If you are still unfamiliar, it is a way to divvy up huge data...

What's so bright about the Genius Scorpion M8-610?

02/15/2017 - 16:00

The symmetrical design of the Genius Scorpion M8-610 will ensure comfort no matter what your chirality is, something that is seemingly more uncommon in gaming mice these days.  The Avago ADNS-9800 laser sensor can provide between 800 to 8200...

50GB of high resolution Fallout, finally a use for that 8GB of VRAM?

02/15/2017 - 14:33

[H]ard|OCP took a look into the effect on performance the gigantic high resolution texture pack has on system performance in their latest article.  For those who want the answer immediately, the largest amount of VRAM they saw utilized was a hair...

Vulkan is not extinct, in fact it might be about to erupt

02/15/2017 - 13:29

The open source API, Vulkan, just received a big birthday present from Intel as they added official support on their Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs under Windows 10.  We have seen adoption of this API from a number of game engine designers, Unreal...

Crucial expands their MX300 line of SSDs all the way up to 2TB

02/14/2017 - 18:51

Last June Al took a look at the Crucial MX300 750GB and its ability to switch its cache dynamically from TLC to SLC, helping Crucial improve how they implemented this feature along the way.  It proved to be a great value for the money; not the best...