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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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NZXT adds a trio of cases to their lineup, and a brain as well

10/19/2017 - 19:37

To start with the most interesting of the four product announcements from NZXT, take a look at the Grid+ V3.  This is a smart fan controller which offers both voltage and PWM control via the CAM software suite. [inline:files/news/2017-10-19/...

Dive into MSI's GH70 7.1 gaming headphones

10/19/2017 - 16:15

The MSI MSI Immerse GH70 gaming headset sports a Solid Steel Design, RGB Mystic Light as well as Hi-Res Audio and a variety of other marketing terms, however we are far more concerned with its price and performance.  The price is $130, the 7.1 sound...

Today's shocking news; GPU vendors like the current mining trend

10/19/2017 - 13:26

At least some people are happy about the current GPU market and the effect cryptocurrency mining is having on it.  Indeed from the profit reports DigiTimes mentions, GPU vendors are making better profits from the current craze than the miners are,...

Studying the effect of frequency and timing for Coffee

10/18/2017 - 16:20

The performance of AMD's Ryzen chips depend heavily on the frequency of the RAM installed thanks to how Infinity Fabric works.  TechPowerUp decided to see how sensitive Intel's Coffee Lake processors are, testing the performance with RAM...

How much does the driver matter when playing Forza 7?

10/18/2017 - 13:59

[H]ard|OCP recently used Forza 7 in their GPU benchmarks and discovered that AMD's Vega 64 outperformed the GTX 1080 by a noticeable margin.  NVIDIA responded by releasing two new drivers in quick succession, claiming performance improvements of...

Stalkers can choose to spend $1000 on a mobile ad instead of a private eye

10/18/2017 - 13:12

Forget big brother tracking you via your phone, anyone with a bone to pick can stalk you via ad supported apps on your phone for around $1000.  Researchers conducted some disturbingly effective experiments where they created a banner which displayed...

The World's Only X299 Mini-ITX Motherboard: ASRock X299E-ITX/ac

10/17/2017 - 16:56

ASRock have done something very impressive, created a mini-ITX X299 motherboard. [inline:files/news/2017-10-17/X299E-ITXac(L1).png] The tight confines of this board have not stopped them from including numerous features.  There are dual Intel NICs...

The new Windows 10 VR update falls upon us

10/17/2017 - 15:12

Today marks the launch of the Windows 10 Fall Creators update which will be pushed out to your machine some time in the near future.  Microsoft will be taking it slowly, so if you do not see the update yet do not fret as it will come to you...

AORUS' X5 V7-KL3K3D gaming laptop, no external monitor required

10/16/2017 - 16:59

Instead of attaching ye plain olde 1080p fixed refresh rate display to the X5 V7-KL3K3D gaming laptop, Gigabyte chose a 2880x1620 G-SYNC display which is capable of up to a 75Hz refresh rate.  As the laptop is powered by a GTX 1070, you will be able...

Someone out there will be excited, Logitech's brand new MX Ergo trackball

10/16/2017 - 15:58

You do not see trackballs every often anymore; new product launches even less.  There are a group of users who will be very interested in this updated trackball from Logitech, either due to personal preference or a run in with carpal tunnel they...